Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge jobs
Head office: Toronto (Ontario}
Year of creation: 1907
Type of company: private subsidiary
Sector of activity: luxury hotels and resorts
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is part of the banner that includes more than 105 hotels in thirty-three countries. In 2006 it merged with Raffles Hotels and Resorts and with Swissôtels to form FRHI Hotels & Resorts. Each of these brands is positioned in the luxury and upscale markets with its own distinctive flair and operates under its own name. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts distinguishes itself by offering a sense of heritage and sophistication combined with warm and personal service. It also offers vacation-ownership properties and residences in prime city centers as well as in resort areas near a beach, golf course or ski hill. The Fairmont hotels are one of Canada’s oldest and iconic hotels. Many were built in the late 19th and early 20th century by the Canadian Pacific Railway and the Canadian National Railway to attract and entertain visiting dignitaries and wealthy tourists. There are over twenty Fairmont hotels across Canada in major cities and tourist friendly locations.
Fairmont Hotels and Resorts relies upon its approximately 10,000 employees across Canada to effectively and efficiently run its hotels. From frontline positions, such as porters, to concierges and managers, all personnel require a dedication and passion for their position to ensure a memorable experience for guests. As in any hospitality endeavor, service with a smile is welcomed and encouraged.
Fairmont Hotels and Resorts offers employees a competitive pay along with a comprehensive health and wellness plan. Also included are paid sick days, paid vacation and employee discounts on hotel rooms around the world. Lunch and snacks are provided while on duty as well as a cell phone. The employer, additionally, matches employee pension plan contributions and provides maternity and paternity leave.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts encourages professional development and growth opportunities from within. New and tenured employees can access comprehensive training and continuing education through The Global Learning Center, an online teaching community and a Fairmont endeavor. The employer provides and prepares employees for careers in the hotel industry as well as offering internships and the possibility of reassignments to preferred locations.