The Fairmont Banff Springs


About Fairmont Banff Springs

  • Winter Season: November  – April
  • Summer Season: May  – October
  • Province: Alberta
  • Accommodation: Yes, on site
  • Min Age: 19
  • Jobs: Room Attendant, Barista, Food Porter, Front Desk Agent, Guest Services Attendant, Host/Hostess, Reservation Agent, Royal Service, Spa Reception Agent, Steward (Dishwasher),
  • Interview Locations: Online via Zoom or in persion in Australia

Located in Canada’s first National Park, Fairmont Banff Springs is surrounded by pristine Canadian wilderness and offers unmatched adventure in every season of the year. The three iconic ski resorts (Norquay, Sunshine Village & Lake Louise Ski Resort) within an hour drive will keep you busy exploring all winter long. During the summer months, discover some of the best hiking in Canada with the thousands of kilometers of trails to discover throughout Banff National Park.

With 750 rooms, Fairmont Banff Springs is an amazing place to gain hospitality experience as you work and live in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Staff Perks

Double Occupancy Rooms:

These open-concept, dorm-style rooms feature a ¾ wall separating the bedroom area from the living room area. They may accommodate up to two people and include a private bathroom with a stand-up shower plus a kitchenette with a fridge, stove, sink, and cupboard space. The size of the unit is approximately 392 sq ft.

Cost: $15/day per person.

Colleague Facilities:

  • Living Room/Common Area.
  • Laundry Facilities (open 24hrs).
  • Fire Pit & Barbeque Area (Summer Only).

Size of Hotel: This property boasts 750 rooms.

Staff Housing: The Fairmont Banff Springs comes with on-site staff housing. Rooms are usually 2 per room with single beds and awesome facilities for staff. Housing is allocated by The Fairmont. Once you have a job contract is when you can send through any requests of who you want to live with. 

Easy! Just ring us on 1300 295 579, or email

The Fairmont Banff Springs comes with on site staff housing. Rooms are usually 2 per room with single beds and awesome facilities for staff. Housing is allocated by The Fairmont. Once you have a job contract is when you can send through any requests of who you want to live with.

Banff is only a 20 mins walk away which boasts various clubs, bars and plenty of evening activities. This is where all the action is!!

Predominantly housekeeping and back of house roles. There are limited front facing roles in the front of house for experienced hotel front desk applicants and a range of front and back of house food and beverage roles. The range and number of roles changes from season to season based on the number of returning staff.

This employer is world renown so it will look great on your resume. For those looking to climb the management ladder, you will need to stick around for back to back seasons. Keep in mind Fairmont Banff Springs is part of the Accor Group who operate various hotels around the world. Should your performance be outstanding you could transfer to an employer in your home country. Those wanting to start a career in hotels…our recommendation is start in Housekeeping. Why? Simply because when you get to be a front desk or hotel manager you will have complete appreciation and understanding of how the back of house operates.

You also have the opportunity to transfer to other Fairmont locations like Whistler, Jasper or Lake Louise.

No – This property does offer a range of staff benefits (please see our website). However staff are offered to salary sacrifice for an upfront ski pass to one of the Big 3 mountains and pay it off.

The TWHC will assist with your first seasons contract. The ball is in your court – we help you get the job, you need to work hard to keep it. Ongoing extension of contracts are based on seasonal performance and at the determination of management, as is housing. Fairmont Banff Springs operates year round.

Saturation of Aussies is high, Banff is a very popular area.

The temperature during the summer is lovely but can get nippy as soon as the sun dips below the mountains. In the winter this location can get down to -20 on a regular basis

Banff Springs is just out of Banff township is an easy 4mind drive or 20min walk in to town. Banff is around 1.5hrs from Calgary airport

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