Work in the Region

Dreaming of a change of pace? Make the move to the Nordegg & Abraham Lake region and see why we love living here.

Ready to make the move to work and live in the region where you love to play? Come for a visit. Spend a few days in town, stop by the local businesses to see where you might be a good fit, meet the locals and see what you think of the lifestyle that comes with living in a small mountain community.

Find out more below about working with us at Nordegg Adventures, the Nordegg Canteen and our Explore Nordegg & Abraham Lake partners.

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Nordegg Adventures + Nordegg Canteen

We’re looking for people who are passionate about outdoor adventures, food and our region.

Our goal is to inspire people to play outside, explore the places we love and experience the activities we’re passionate about. We do this through guided adventures in the region and the Nordegg Canteen, our little restaurant in Nordegg.

If you’re interested in joining us, email your resume to Danielle Fortin, General Manager, at danielle@nordeggadventures.ca.

We’re not currently actively looking to fill any positions but are always looking for great individuals to join our team. Think you’d be a great fit? Send us a message with your details and we’ll keep you in mind as we hire.

Here are a few of the positions that may be available.

Casual Guide

Your Role

You’ll be working directly with guests, delivering great experiences and ensuring a safe environment.

All guides are expected to drive charters and shuttles in addition to guiding tours. You can focus on specific areas like hiking, sightseeing or food but we prefer guides who are willing to cross-train and deliver the full roster of adventures we offer.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, you’ll be responsible for anything and everything involved in delivering tours. This includes:

  • Keeping a safe work environment;
  • Preparing and organizing all the materials and supplies required for the tour;
  • Engaging guests and promoting all aspects of Nordegg Adventures;
  • Operating a 16 passenger bus, passenger van or car in a safe, legal and comfortable manner;
  • Delivering tours according to established itineraries;
  • Managing cash, product inventory and company equipment;
  • Cleaning the vehicles, checking equipment and filing reports after each tour;
  • Following processes to ensure a great guest experience;
  • Recommending new tours and activities based on market feedback;
  • Helping the team whenever needed.

About You

You’re the right person if you have:

  • A love for the outdoors and the Nordegg & Abraham Lake region;
  • An obsession with providing every guest with a great experience;
  • A love for sharing and connecting with people;
  • Group management skills, including being a confident and engaging public speaker;
  • Knowledge of the local area and a natural curiosity to explore;
  • The ability to work independently for long hours in all kinds of weather conditions;
  • A willingness to go above and beyond, to jump in and get your hands dirty;
  • The ability to think on your feet;
  • The desire to learn and the willingness to ask for help;
  • Positive energy, pride in everything you do and outstanding work ethic;
  • A class 4 Alberta driver’s license with a clean record;
  • A current standard first aid certificate;
  • The ability to do the activities offered on tours and to lift 50 pounds;

The Details

This is a casual position with no guaranteed hours. You must be available to work various shifts including Saturdays and evenings.

We provide in-house training to make sure you are comfortable driving our vehicles and that you have the tools needed to deliver our tours. Specific tours may require that you obtain additional certifications before you can be considered to guide them.

Starting wage is $17 per hour.

Canteen Summer Staff

Interested in spending the summer exploring the Nordegg region? We’re looking for one more team member to join us at the Canteen for the summer!

We all do a little of everything, from taking orders to scooping ice cream and flipping burgers depending on what’s needed but this position is primarily in the kitchen.

Your Role

Reporting to the Food & Beverage Manager, you’ll be working as part of the team to serve delicious meals for our guests. This includes:

  • Working in the kitchen to do prep, cook meals and clean up.
  • Scooping ice cream, making coffee and assembling orders.
  • Working the order window, greeting guests and taking their orders.

About You

You’re the right person if you have:

  • A love for the outdoors and the Nordegg & Abraham Lake region;
  • A willingness to go above and beyond, to jump in and get your hands dirty;
  • The ability to think on your feet;
  • The desire to learn and the willingness to ask for help;
  • Positive energy, pride in everything you do and outstanding work ethic;
  • The ability to do physical work;
  • Past kitchen experience and/or training (preferred but not required);
  • ProServe training (can be obtained within the first week of work).

The Details

The position is Thursday to Sunday (including evenings), working through our busiest days making sandwiches, fries and salads.

This position is supported by the Canada Summer Jobs program. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 30 to be eligible. The starting wage is $17 per hour, 32 hours per week from July 5 to September 5.

Local Employers

Many of our partners and local tourism businesses hire staff throughout the year. Visit our partners below to find out more about any openings they currently have on their team.