Are you into experiencing a full life and making memories? Do you love having people over to your home, going out on adventures, or making a person's day? Are you driven to make things come together or ensuring everything is working smoothly? Your skills and experience could be exactly what we’re looking for. Our guests keep coming back because they love this place and our people. If you want to be a part of it, join our team!
Lisa Jaager, Assistant General Manager
Located on the shores of Okanagan Lake, just off the road at 13011 Lakeshore Drive S in Summerland, BC.
The SWR team is a close-knit community made up of a range of personalities. You can always find someone to enjoy the sunset on the beach or jump in for a swim at the end of the dock. Several groups make use of the free kayak and SUP rentals, and try out other SWR boating options throughout the summer. Our social committee hosts fun team events approximately every month such as the annual pumpkin carving contest, our Christmas party, birthday celebrations and more.
In addition to team member events, it's important for our employees to enjoy coming to work. We care about creating an inviting and supportive atmosphere where your team lead is approachable.
No, most of our team members already live locally. However, there are many options in the community for extended seasonal stays.
Most of all, we care about your willingness and desire to be a part of our team culture and possess a passion for creating amazing vacation experiences for our guests.
Some positions require Serving it Right and/or SuperHost certifications. All positions offer on-the-job training and support to ensure you feel equipped to perform your job well. All previous hotel and guest service experience is considered helpful but not required.
Yes! Our team is comprised of several employees who started in entry level, front line positions and who have worked their way into management roles. Take a look at our benefits page to learn more. link
We keep our team local and showcase our Okanagan destination to visitors from all over the world.
Yes! Please refer your friends and family to join our team as well and we will keep your recommendation in mind during their interview process.
We hope you'll adopt and live out our resort mission and passionately serve our guests based on our team values. Our team members possess a great attitude and willingness to learn. Working together to support our team members is our priority. It has been proven over and over; prime guest experience flows from an inspired and appreciated team.
We feel it's our responsibility to provide the tools and opportunity, and then appreciate our people for their efforts. With that in mind, it's up to you to jump on board with SWR's purpose of creating an amazing experience for our guests every day.
Summerland is a small town on the lakeshore in beautiful Okanagan Valley. It's a hidden gem in BC's renowned Wine Country. Several events and festivals run throughout the year, plus over 30 local wineries, breweries, and cideries bring in visitors from around the globe. There is a host of outdoor activities close by, ranging from kayaking, hiking, and ziplining in the summer to snowshoeing, skiing, and fat biking and more in the winter.
Summerland Waterfront Resort is a cherished place associated with warm family memories for our new and returning guests, as they discover how wonderful Summerland is.
Each employee is provided with a uniform applicable to their position. You're required to keep it clean and expected to arrive ready for your shift with a professional mental disposition and appearance. It is your responsibility to acquire appropriate professional footwear and outerwear, suited for your daily work. From time to time, our team members receive additional bonus 'swag' such as our signature bucket hats!
If you’re ready to jump into a workplace that values its people, let’s get this process moving and find the right role for you. We are excited to meet you!