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Fern Resort is an amazing place to work. If you’re looking for exciting new challenges, an opportunity to hone your skills, and a fun work environment with awesome staff perks, we’d like to meet you!

Current Vacancies At Fern Resort


Job Description: Reporting to the Executive Chef, the Dishwasher is responsible for ensuring the dishes/cutlery are cleaned to resort standards and stored in their proper areas along with a general clean-up of dish and kitchen areas.

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Job Description: Reporting to the Head Lifeguard, the Lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of the guests while in and about the pool area, and to maintain the upkeep of the pools and their surroundings.

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Line Cook

Job Description: Reporting to the Executive Chef and Sous Chef, the line cook is in charge of preparing food, setting up other necessary supplies and contributing to the daily preparation of menu items as required.

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Room Attendant

Job Description: Reporting to the Executive Housekeeper, the Room Attendant is responsible for maintaining the overall comfort and cleanliness of guest rooms, the Main Inn lobby, hallways, washrooms, staff accommodations and other various areas of the resort when requested as standards permit. Working collaboratively with the Laundry Manager, In-room Supervisor and other departments.

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Waterski Instructor

Job Description: Reporting to the Waterfront Manager, the Waterski Instructor is responsible to ensure the safety of the guests while in and about the dock area, to teach water skiing, to assist the Boat Dock when necessary, in a friendly manner and drive the boats properly and safely.

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If you’re interested in any of the positions listed, please send your resume in PDF or Word format to or mail it to Human Resources, 4432 Fern Resort Rd. Ramara, ON L3V 0Z1.

**Fern Resort is an equal-opportunity employer. Job plans for accessibility accommodation will be created when needed on an individual basis**

Applying is easy!
1. Email your resume in PDF or WORD format to
2. Put the job or jobs you’re applying for in the Subject line of the email and indicate somewhere if you’re interested in FULL-TIME, PART-TIME or either.
3. Feel free to introduce yourself in the email message and ask any questions you may have about start dates etc.



Thank you for thinking of Fern Resort as your future employer. We are looking for year-round employees, College/University students, co-op students, and local high school students (or those from out of town with local accommodation in the summer). Fern can offer prospective employees fun work experiences, excitement, and the opportunity to meet many new friends and make some great memories.

1) Fern Resort is a year-round four-and-a-half-star American Plan Resort located on Lake Couchiching just outside of Orillia. We have 103 rooms and cater primarily to families from mid-June to Labour Day. We offer many facilities to our guests which our staff is able to use as a privilege. Go to to check out the rest of our site to learn more about us.

2) During the off-season (September to April), contact Human Resources for available jobs. For seasonal (summer) employment we hire Dining Room Servers, Dining Room Assistant Servers, Dishwashers, Lifeguards, Playvillage Supervisors, Room Attendants, Recreation Staff, Waterskiing Staff, Boat Dock Staff, and Kitchen Staff.

3) We take applications from starting January for seasonal positions and at any time for off-season positions. If we wish to interview you we will contact you via your email. Please ensure to include an active email address you monitor regularly.

4) To qualify for a summer position at Fern you must be available from mid-June to Labour Day Monday. Hours from May to mid-June are only on a part-time basis. Full-time does not start until mid-June. If you are not available until Labour Day you would not be offered a position.

5) Fern has limited staff accommodations available for those 18 years of age or older. Single is $85.00 and double/ triple is $69.00 per week including 3 meals per day. Single rooms are not guaranteed. If you are not 18 or older you would need to have alternative accommodation in the area to qualify for a position.

6) For those 18 and over, pay wages start from $16.55 per hour. Rate of pay for under 18 years is $15.60 per hour. Wages will increase as per Ontario’s Wage Regulations as required.

If you are interested please send your resume in PDF, Word or Excel format to or mail to Human Resources, 4432 Fern Resort Rd. Ramara, ON L3V 0Z1.

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