Whistler RV Park and Campground
Whistler RV Park and Campground, a year round park, located 15 km from Whistler, BC, has an immediate opening for a campground management couple. The park is brand new and recently opened. Enhancements will continue for the next three to four years. We are looking for community minded entrepreneurs that will help us build this business.
The park has 102 RV sites and the campground has 44 seasonal tent sites, catering primarily to the RV and park model RV market. The managers will take care of all the promotion, reservations, accounting, and major mechanical repairs, showing park model RV’s for sale, plus maintaining the established flower gardens, establishing and managing the small retail shop operation, perform the grounds maintenance and related functions, including cleaning washrooms, gardening, and painting.
Hospitality experience is not essential, however, strong managerial backgrounds are. Participation in the local business community, Whistler Tourism Association, and the Chamber of Commerce is required.
Both individuals need to enjoy helping people, whether it is to meet their needs regarding a camping spot, or assisting in finding a great restaurant or hiking trail.
While the duties will vary seasonally, the following is required:
§ Offer tourism information and promote local area
§ Maintain and repair facility, gardens, equipment and supplies
§ Respond to inquiries and solve problems
§ Oversee operation of retail shop
§ Use business management skills
§ Use sales and marketing skills
§ Complete financial management tasks, such as managing front office books
§ Use administrative skills including reservation system
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
§ Experience in tourism is an asset
§ Previous experience at a RV park and-or campground required
§ Knowledge or previous experience in physical plant maintenance and of campground operations is an asset
§ Customer service skills are required
§ Water Certification
§ Knowledge of the local area, region, and tourism industry are generally requirements
§ Marketing and promotional skills are required
§ Financial management skills
§ Good communication skills and strong organizational skills
§ Risk management skills an asset
§ Ability to speak a second language (German) is an asset
§ Post-secondary programs in tourism or business required
§ National occupational certification as a Campground Operator is an asset
§ First aid is a requirement
Compensation is commensurate with results and includes a one bedroom suite on site for the year.
Please send resume and cover letter to Ash@WhistlerRVPARK.com.