Hiring Fairs

Hiring Fairs

Interview with Canadian employers this August.
Holding interviews between August 6th - 16th.

Available Positions Frequently Asked Questions

What's it all about?

Our Canada Hiring Fair allows our Premium programme participants to potentially get hired before they leave for Canada. Apply or upgrade to our Premium programme now to get your job, and maybe even your accommodation sorted before you land in Canada!

Meet with a number of employers from Canada who will be interviewing both in person at our Head Office in Aston Quay, Dublin or via Skype. Select your desired position below, date & time of your interview and we’ll do the rest.

You should receive a confirmation via email within 3 days of reserving your interview slot below. If you don’t receive a confirmation within 3 days, please email canada@usit.ie to confirm directly.

Four Seasons

Four Seasons Hotel is an international luxury hospitality company. At Four Seasons, each learning activity is aimed at impacting the guest experience and supporting the culture of the company. We build competence and confidence in our employees, thus enabling us to sustain a competitive advantage in service excellence.

Hotel Clique

Clique Hotels & Resort is a luxury brand of Condos in Canmore and Calgary recognized for providing high quality service to our guests and providing a great and fun place to work for our colleagues.

Salary starting from $15.00/hr and up with benefits that include discounted gym memberships, discounted hotel stays for you and your family, discounted ski passes, benefits plan that includes life insurance, travel insurance, extended health case, dental and vision care for full-time employees after the applicable waiting period.

Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain is an alpine ski resort in Ontario and is a major destination for skiers. Open all season round, Blue Mountain has an activity or attraction to suit everyone's interest.

A Few Good Lads

A Few Good Lads is the Premier Construction Recruitment Agency in Vancouver. We connect highly motivated and skilled workers with Canada's leading construction companies. We are a people to people organization, providing opportunities to those who have recently arrived or are due to arrive in Canada. We take pride in our ethical practices and consultative approach, always aiming to find the perfect job for the right candidates.

Salary starting from $17.00/hr - $32.00 DOE, varies depending on position. Airport pick-up upon arrival is included.

Banquet Server

Gather and transport supplies needed for the set-up of a function. Set-up buffet tables according to hotel and function requirements. Properly set-up tables and ensure all tables and chairs are set in a clean and neat manner prior to leaving for the shift. Previous experience in related position.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Guestroom Attendant

You would be responsible for cleaning, dusting, sanitizing and supplying all guest rooms assigned daily, according to procedures. This is a very physical job in nature, so you must be comfortable lifting between 15-25lbs overhead on a regular basis, squatting, bending, and being on your feet all day.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Host(ess)

Set up the host(ess) stand, review the reservations book and make recommendations as to the set-up of the room. Develop a complete working knowledge of the menus, menu ingredients and what is unavailable for the day. Address guest dissatisfaction immediately and inform the manager of the action taken. 6 months previous food & beverage experience is ideal.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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House Attendant

Inventory and maintain the cleanliness of all linen closets and empty trash. Re-supply guest room supplies in the linen closet and armoires daily. Keep all guest corridors and stairwells neat, vacuumed and dusted. Assist in putting on bed skirts, turning mattresses, removing and hanging sheers and drapes.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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In Room Dining Server

Deliver food orders including any special needs or requests to the guest room in a timely manner. Breakdown, clean and set-up of room service tables, condiments set-ups, flatware, dishware, and room service side stations. Position requires Serving it Right Certification and experience in food & beverage.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Overnight Cleaner

Deep clean the lobby, elevators, public area restrooms, employee locker rooms, guest corridors, the Spa and Fitness Club, and other service areas. Perform floor care. Properly remove trash from designated areas and dispose trash in a central area.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Overnight Steward

You would be responsible for the cleaning, maintenance, and sanitization of kitchen equipment and kitchen production areas in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe work environment.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Server Assistant

Serve and clear food and beverage items in an unobtrusive and professional manner. Carry tray, bus and reset tables with linen, chine, glass and silver. Breakdown any buffets, displays or side stations when needed. This position requires a Serving it Right Certification and experience in a related position.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Ski Concierge Assistant

Set-up and maintain spa including refreshments, locker rooms, work out area and pre-treatment area. Handle all guest interactions with the highest level of hospitality and professionalism, accommodating special requests whenever possible.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Spa Attendant

Assist other staff with set-up and breakdown of their respective treatment areas. Set-up and maintain spa including refreshments, locker rooms, work-out area and pre-treatment area.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Steward

Clean and sanitize china, glass, and silver using dishwashing machine; load and unload dishware and flat ware from dishwashing machine and store properly. Safety set-up, clean and utilise the silver burnishing machine to clean, polish, sort and transport silver following a daily/ weekly schedule.

Location
The Four Seasons Resort, Whistler
Contract
6 - 12 Months Minimum
Accommodation
Subsidised
Start Date
Mid Nov - Mid Dec
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Banquet Server

Gather and transport supplies needed for the set-up of a function. Set-up buffet tables according to hotel and function requirements. Properly set-up tables and ensure all tables and chairs are set in a clean and neat manner prior to leaving for the shift. Previous experience in related position.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Bartender

Prepare alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for the bar and restaurant. Welcoming customers, listening to customers to determine beverage preferences, making recommendations, and taking drink orders.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Chef de Partie

Prepares large and small volume orders and oversees the morning and afternoon operations. Participate in menu development, function sheets, and scheduling of staff.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Front Desk Agent

Responsible for checking in and out of guests. Provide information to guests about the hotel, available rooms, rates and amenities and answer any queries. Welcome guests upon their arrival in a friendly and professional manner and assign rooms. Maintain updates records of bookings and payments.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Housekeeper

Carries out a variety of cleaning duties such as, dusting, mopping, sweeping, vacuuming, and washing of walls, floors, glass, stairwells, shower stalls and bathtubs, etc. Carries out room upkeep and making and remaking beds as well as changing linen.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Kitchen Helper

Performs any combination of following duties to maintain kitchen work areas and restaurant equipment and utensils in a clean and orderly conditions. Washes and peels vegetables, using knife or peeling machine. Keep kitchen areas clean and sanitized.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Line Cook

Prepare all food according to set recipes or prep lists. Assist in all areas of the kitchen as required. Prepare own preparation for menu items. Stock, replenish, and keep all stations clean. Monitor fridges, freezers and loading docks for cleanliness.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Prep Cook

Follow the prep list created to plan duties. Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they can be organised and easily accessible. Prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, cutting meat, etc.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Server

Take food and drink orders from customers accurately and with a positive attitude. Help customers select food and beverages by presenting menu. Maintain table setting by removing courses as complete and replenishing utensils. Obtain revenues by totalling charges; issuing bill; accepting payment; delivering bill and payment to host.

Location
Hotel Clique, Canmore
Contract
6 - 12 Months
Accommodation
Shared Accommodation
Start Date
15 Sep - 15 Oct
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Call Centre Associate

Sell and/or reserve lodging and recreation for leisure, group and conference guests. Provide customers with detailed information about Blue Mountain. Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Previous sales experience and call centre experience is an asset.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time & Part Time
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Nov 4th - Dec 9th
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Chef de Partie

Prepares large and small volume orders and oversees the morning and afternoon operations. Participate in menu development, function sheets and scheduling of staff. Assist in maintaining proper par levels of food products, inventory and food ordering. Minimum of 5 years cooking experience.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Oct - Nov
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Front Desk Representative

Provide professional and personalized interaction with guests throughout the check-in/ check-out process. Handle guest and internal resort inquiries. Answer phones in a professional and friendly manner. Ability to display exceptional customer service skills. Two years Front Desk/ Office or related experience or College diploma/ degree.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time Seasonal
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Nov 5th - Dec 10th
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Guest Services Representative

Handle sales transactions for tickets, lessons and attractions; be confident with managing guest expectations and aware of what solutions are available to ensure satisfactory service recovery. Promote, encourage and administer season pass sales, processing, mailing, pick-up and all related logistics and policies. Extensive computer experience and technical skill required.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time Seasonal & Year Round
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Nov 4th - Dec 9th
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Housekeeping Room Attendant

Perform essential duties of the daily housekeeping services in assigned units and common areas to standard, within specified time limits. Responsible for assisting in the removal of trash, recyclables and dirty linens as seen fit or directed. Must be physically fit. Previous experience in housekeeping is an asset.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time & Part Time
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Nov 21st - Dec 12th
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Kitchen Helper

Scrape waste from dinnerware and put it in the dishwasher. Prepare food, such as peel vegetables, wash lettuce, or other non-cooking tasks. Monitor fridges, freezers and loading docks for cleanliness. Previous dishwashing experience is a definite asset.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time Seasonal
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Dec 7th - 14th
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Ski Lift Operator

Responsible for the safe operation of their assigned lift. Provide physical assistance to guests when required. Ensure all guest using the lift have a valid ticket or pass. Responsible for establishing and maintaining all operational aspects of all assigned lifts including ramps, mazes, tools and signs. Ski/Snowboarding experience is an asset.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time & Part Time Seasonal
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Dec 1st - 14th
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Line Cook

Take food orders from guests and communicate the order to other staff. Prepare all grilled items including hamburgers, chicken, etc. Prepare own preparation for menu items. Stock, replenish and keep all stations clean. A minimum of 2 years prior kitchen experience is necessary, preferably in a cooking position.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time Seasonal
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Dec 7th - 14th
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Public Spaces Associate

Mopping, sweeping and vacuuming floors. Monitor and maintain cleanliness of common area spaces throughout shift. Empty garbage and recycling receptacles and removal. At least 6 months experience in a similar role would be an asset.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time Seasonal
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Nov 21st - Dec 12th
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Service Attendant (Food & Beverage)

Acts as a cashier for the self-serve food locations. Wipe all table and counter surfaces to consistently maintain a clean environment. Ensure all cutlery is polished and restocked frequently. Assist in maintaining the washrooms which includes sweeping, mopping, emptying of trash and cleaning all surfaces.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time Seasonal
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Dec 7th - 14th
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Starbucks Barista

Prepares quality custom made beverages, whole bean and food products in a consistent manner for all customers; adheres to Starbucks recipe and presentation standards. Operates cash register and maintains a clean and organized store. Previous customer service experience is an asset.

Location
The Blue Mountain Resort
Contract
Full Time & Part Time Seasonal
Accommodation
Included
Start Date
Nov 15th - Dec 14th
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Apprentice Electrician

Looking for skilled electrical apprentices for residential and commercial sites. Must have a willingness to learn, show initiative and wanting to learn the trade. Minimum 6 months experience on a residential or commercial site. Must have a general understanding of circulatory and wiring principles. Physically fit (able to lift up to 50lbs).

Location
Vancouver
Accommodation
Not provided
Start Date
September onwards
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Carpenter Helper

Must be able to operate power tools. Take direction from the leading hand and be able to work by yourself unassisted. Assist the Carpenter in framing, cutting and measuring appropriate lengths. must be physically able to lift up to 50lbs. Minimum 1-year Carpentry experience.

Location
Vancouver
Accommodation
Not provided
Start Date
September onwards
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Commercial & Residential Electrician

Looking to hire qualified electricians for residential and commercial sites. Responsible for installing, replacing and repairing electrical controls and panel boxes. Must be able to troubleshoot and isolate faults & install overhead cables. A good knowledge of health & safety is essential.

Location
Vancouver
Accommodation
Not provided
Start Date
September onwards
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Labourers

No experience needed but a willingness to learn is a must. Perform daily site maintenance to ensure the site is clean. Able to take direction from the site supervisor and get the job done safely. Load and unload & move materials towards working areas. Must be physically fit and able to lift up to 50lbs. Have a good attitude and be a good communicator.

Location
Vancouver
Accommodation
Not provided
Start Date
September onwards
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Shotcreting and Shoring Labourers

You’ll be working with our drilling and shotcreting team changing drill steel, packing anchor bar and rebar. Installing rebar/ mesh and pulling air & shotcrete hoes. Willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Must be physically fit and able to lift 50lbs unassisted. Experience using basic powder and construction tools.

Location
Vancouver
Accommodation
Not provided
Start Date
September onwards
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Lead Carpenter

The ideal candidate will have experience with all areas of carpentry and have the ability to perform at the highest level, from foundation to finishing and everything in between. 5+ years’ experience in residential renovation.

Location
Vancouver
Accommodation
Not provided
Start Date
September onwards
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Hoist Operator

Inspect and record pre-shift inspections on hoist equipment and cables. Maintain good housekeeping in and around hoist ways. Report malfunctions or defects to supervisor. Current and valid Hoist Operator Certificate (BC CSA equivalency). Experience would be preferred but not essential.

Location
Vancouver
Accommodation
Not provided
Start Date
September onwards
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Swapping Co. Meath for British Columbia

We got our visas, booked the flights and landed in Vancouver in September. Nearly three months on and I still love it here. Currently, I'm in Whistler working at the Four Seasons Resort. Everyone I've met so far have been so friendly, welcoming and feel like family now...

- Niamh Byrne

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I be eligible to attend the hiring fair?

    You must be part of our Canada Premium programme to attend the hiring fair. If you are not a Premium participant, you can contact your USIT agent or canada@usit.ie to upgrade or apply to the Premium programme.

  • What is included in the premium programme?

    The Premium programme includes an invite to our hiring fair to secure a job before you leave, 2 years travel insurance, 2 year IEC visa, Canadian SIM card, luggage tag and a one way flight from Dublin to Vancouver, Toronto or Calgary. For more information, you can read more here.

  • What if I can’t attend the hiring fair but would still like to apply for a position?

    If you can’t travel the distance to our Dublin office, you can also do the interview from home! Just make sure to give your Skype ID to your USIT agent or contact canada@usit.ie and we will forward your details to the employer.

  • Is there a limit as to how many positions I can apply for?

    You can apply for as many positions as you want. If you want to apply for a number of positions under the same employer, make sure to let your USIT agent know. Make sure you apply for as many positions as you desire to broaden your opportunities.

  • What do I need to do/ bring prior to the interview?

    You don’t need to bring anything with you to the interview but yourself! Make sure you arrive at least 10 minutes prior to you interview to give yourself time to get ready and sign in. Don’t forget to send an updated copy of your CV and maybe even a cover letter to your agent. Remember to dress smart and prepare the usual interview questions. Be yourself, don’t be afraid to show your personality, smile and make great eye contact throughout.

  • Can I book an interview even if my visa has not been approved yet?

    Some of the employers are willing to interview you even if your visa has not yet been approved.

  • Can I cancel/reschedule my interview?

    You can cancel or reschedule your interview any time but you need to make sure you advise your USIT agent as soon as possible.

  • Is accommodation provided?

    Accommodation is provided for most of the positions available. If accommodation is not provided with the job, you will have to look for accommodation yourself, there are many websites online that can help you find your perfect accommodation that suits your budget. Once you have your job in the bag, we suggest you look for accommodation as soon as possible to avoid stress when you arrive in Canada. If you arrive to Canada and haven’t found a place to stay yet, you can stay in a hostel for a while until you’ve found your own accommodation.

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