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Season: November/December through to April

Province: Alberta

Accommodation: Yes, limited staff housing is available

Min Age: 18

Jobs: Lift Operations, Daycare, Tube Town, Servers, Bussers and Line Cooks

Interview Locations: Australia

Nations Eligible to Apply: Anybody who is eligible to obtain a Canadian Working Holiday Visa

Wages: Starting at minimum wage ($15.00 per hour) with possible increase depending on position or skill

Welcome to Mt. Norquay, your home away from home. Norquay is a family-friendly ski resort that is filled with a rich history from our 94 years of operation, and is fondly referred to as the locals’ gem. We are most well-known for our incredible background in ski racing, our vast array of events and fun activities, and being only ski hill right in downtown Banff. Come join our ever-growing family and learn how great it is to work on the mountain with some of the best friends you will ever make.


Every year we have thousands of applicants who send in their resumes, make phone calls, and stop by for a visit in hopes that they can obtain a job with us at Mt. Norquay. We look for applicants who stand out from the crowd with big smiles, can-do attitudes, and dedication to the ski hill industry. Many jobs can be obtained with no background on a ski hill, but some positions will require previous experiences.

Current Jobs Available at Mt. Norquay:

  • Lift Attendants
  • Tube Park Attendants
  • Bussers and Cashiers
  • Servers
  • Child Care Drop-In Facility
  • Line Cooks


Staff housing is available for most of our employees hire through The Working Holiday Club, but it is not guaranteed for all positions.  By mid September your Department Manager will contact you with a confirmation.  Employees can also find their own accommodation within the community of Banff

None of our staff housing is on-hill, but we have a complimentary staff bus that picks up our employees all through town and brings them up to the hill. Norquay is an easy 5 minute drive from Banff so our employees get to enjoy everything Banff has to offer.

Norquay offers clean and affordable accommodation for some full-time employees at a number of locations around Banff. All of our residences are fully furnished, complete with household appliances, and generally include a shared room and access to communal kitchen and living areas.  Our dedicated Housing Team works to ensure employees who choose to reside in employee housing have a safe, comfortable, and respectful place to call home

Please contact for any questions regarding staff housing, or inquiries about how to find a place to live in town.


Find out for yourself why it’s pretty hard to call this work.

Unlimited skiing outside of work hours, an awesomely close-knit team, amazing perks.  A season at Norquay is to be part of our friendly crew, learn new skills, have great fun while you earn, and experience work and play on-mountain.

As we’re just a stone’s throw away from the town of Banff, you’ll be close to all the action and calling this home in no-time.  With temporary workers arriving from all parts of the world season-after-season, Banff becomes a dynamic hub for those seeking new opportunities, the chance to meet new people, and experience all parts of life in Banff National Park.

When you join the Norquay team, you join the fam.  We’re all friendly, down-to-earth types here, on hand to show our new employees the ropes ‘til they get the hang of it.  We like to enjoy our work, and make the most of being on the mountain.  It’s not surprising that so many of our employees return year after year.

Employment with Norquay means: great daily training, a staff pass, reciprocal or discounted skiing at many different resorts in western Canada, free transportation from the town of Banff to Norquay, awesome staff discounts, oh – and great staff parties.

If the thought of getting paid to spend your days here sound pretty good, send us your application.

Employee Perks

  • Full seasons pass for Mt. Norquay during your active term of employment
  • Access to free & discounted ski days at roughly 23 resorts in Western Canada
  • Free group ski or snowboard lessons subject to availability (gratuities not included)
  • 3 Free days of Rental equipment.  Try before you buy!
  • Free snow tubing
  • Free Transportation to work & Banff
  • Ride Breaks
  • Staff pricing and drinks in the pub.
  • Discounted staff meals.
  • 25% off tuning, waxing and repairs on your skis or snowboards or greater discounts with the purchase of a Tune Card
  • 25% off of all retail merchandise
  • Family will receive 50% off of Norquay tickets and passes
  • Monthly Staff Events including NHL hockey trips, curling, Ski Trips to other resorts, Christmas party & end-of-season party.
  • Accommodation is located in down town Banff.  Minute walk to night life, locals specials, shopping, attractions and more.  Feel like your part of a community.

The Working Holiday Club