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WE ARE Fern

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, we’d like to meet you!

We’re passionate about the resorting industry and we’re looking for people who want to be part of our dynamic team. We have multiple casual part-time and full-time seasonal positions available and we can help you find the best fit for your unique skills. Ask about our seasonal perks.

Play where you work. Full time and seasonal employment at Fern Resort

We are currently accepting applications for Summer 2021 employment

Thank you for thinking of Fern Resort as your future employer. We are looking for College/University students, co-op students and local high school students as well as 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. We have a number of departments with a number of employment opportunities to apply. Join the Fern team this summer and have the summer of your life at our exclusive lakeside resort. We look forward to discussing the benefits of becoming part of our family.

Please contact Daniela Downing for current job opportunities.

Summer Job Opportunities

Dining Room Server: Job is to serve the guests meals in a professional and friendly manner according to Fern Resort standards. Will need to work split shifts, weekends and holidays. Job requires a lot of walking.

Dining Room Assistant Server:  Assist Servers by transferring meals from the kitchen to the Servers in the dining room, and remove dirty trays back to the kitchen. No previous experience is necessary. Will need to work split shifts, weekends and holidays. Job requires a lot of lifting and walking.

Lifeguard:  Ensure the safety of the guests in and around our indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs. Lifeguards are required to clean the pools/hot tubs, test the water regularly, and keep the pool areas around the pool clean. Lifeguards are also required to lead water aerobics poolside. Current NLS required and membership must be provided. .

Kitchen Garde Manger:  Responsible for the daily preparation of salads and cold menu items. To prepare daily sandwiches, salads, items for the barbecues and buffets. To maintain the quality and sanitation levels in the department. Clean your area after each meal. Assist in other areas of the kitchen if needed. 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. Job requires a lot of standing.

Kitchen Dishwasher & Kitchen Helper: To wash all dishes, pots, and cutlery and sweep and mop the kitchen after each shift.  Put kitchen deliveries away when needed. Shifts are 8am – 4pm and 5pm – 10pm. Shifts would be a mixture of both time starts as well as weekdays and weekends.

Snack Bar Attendant:  Duties are to sell popcorn, candy, pop, etc to guests as well as some short order cooking (hamburgers, hotdogs, french fries etc), vacuum and mop entertainment areas as well as clean tables and arrange chairs. Stock and clean the snack bar daily.

Playvillage Supervisor:  To supervise the children in your care and ensure their happiness and safety while following daily program schedule set by the Director. To clean the toys, equipment and area to ensure the standards set out by the resort are maintained. Must obtain a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Check. 

Housekeeping  Room Attendant:  To maintain and clean public areas and guest’s rooms. To ensure the resort cleanliness meets the standards set by the resort.

Housekeeping Runner:  To ensure that all the laundry runs and garbage is picked up regularly during the day, and the room attendants receive supplies they need.

Night Office Attendant: To ensure the areas of resort are running smoothly and that the staff and guests are comfortable during the night by checking all guest, staff and maintenance areas, answering phones and doing office duties. Must obtain Criminal Record Check.

If you are interested please send your resume in PDF, Word or Excel format to danielad@fernresort.com or mail to Daniela Downing, 4432 Fern Resort Rd. Ramara, ON L3V 0Z1.

WANT TO WORK AT FERN RESORT? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

Thank you for thinking of Fern Resort as your future employer. We are gearing up for another exciting year. 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. Please contact Daniela Downing for current job opportunities.

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 105 rooms and cater mostly to families from mid-June to Labour Day. We offer many facilities to our guests which our staff are able to use as a privilege. Go to fernresort.com to check out the rest of our site to learn more about us.

2) During the off-season (September to April), contact Daniela Downing for available jobs. For seasonal (summer) employment we hire Dining Room Servers, Dining Room Captains, Dishwashers, Lifeguards, Play Village 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 19 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 19 or older you would need to have alternative accommodation in the area to qualify for a position.

6) For those 18 and over most pay wages range from $14.25 to $15.00 per hour. Rate pay for under 18 years is $13.40 per hour.

If you are interested please send your resume in PDF, Word or Excel format to danielad@fernresort.com or mail to Daniela Downing, 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.

FUN ON THE WATER

With close to two kilometres of waterfront there is so much fun to be had on, in and around Lake Couchiching. And as if that is not enough, we have two outdoor pools, one indoor pool, hot tubs saunas and steam room. See how you can enjoy the water at Fern.

KEEPING EVERYONE BUSY

Join our sports staff daily in one of 8 age appropriate scheduled activities programs Our sports directors are experts in having fun leading you through a range of activities, fun tournaments and crafts. And we don’t stop there. Each evening head to Bergwen’s theatre were a range of professional entertainers will have the entire family laughing, shocked and amazed. See our entire weekly line-up.

YOUR FUN, YOUR WAY

What is it you need to relax when you get away? Is it pushing your self in an activity, getting in touch with nature, sharing a laugh with a friend or simply taking time for yourself? No matter how you define it, we have the facilities and atmosphere to make your time with us rewarding.

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