Kumsheen is looking for a River Lunch Coordinator this season to join our team of energetic, adventurous, and friendly staff. This is a great opportunity to work & live in one of the most beautiful areas in BC, at an incredible family-run adventure resort.
About the position:
Kumsheen’s River Lunch Coordinator (RLC) is responsible for all aspects of providing lunch for full-day rafting trips. Beginning at the onsite Resort kitchen, the River Lunch Coordinator calculates, preps, and packs all food and supplies required to serve the famous Kumsheen burrito lunch riverside to our hungry full-day rafters. Before the rafters arrive, the RLC sets up the lunch site ensuring everything is ready on schedule and up to Kumsheen’s standard. After lunch is complete, the RLC is responsible for dismantling, cleaning, and returning it all to the Resort, in time to begin prep for the next day.
The RLC oversees the River Lunch Assistant, works closely with the Guest Experience team, the Head Chef, and the River Operation Managers, and works under the direction of the General Manager/AGM.
Key responsibilities include:
Coordinating lunches for all rafting trips including daily departures of the Legendary Thompson, as well as special departures (Upper Thompson, Fraser River Hell’s Gate, Raft Guide School) packed lunches
Prepping food including calculating the correct amount of food depending on the number of rafters, dicing/slicing vegetables, cooking rice, etc.
Packing all coolers, drink carafes, and required supplies and transporting all to the riverside lunch site located about 20 minutes from the Kumsheen Resort
Daily set-up and take-down of the lunch site, including tables, drink station, garbage and recycling cans, lawn games, etc.
Basic maintenance of the lunch site including picking up garbage, cleaning picnic tables, cleaning outhouses, notifying the campground team when lawn mowing is needed, etc.
Inventory and ordering of all food/stock/supplies
Maintenance/cleaning of the River Lunch kitchen
Access to outdoor recreation in one of the most beautiful regions in BC (including free rafting!)
Steady 5-day on/2-day off work schedule
Paid training and overtime
Access to subsidized resort-based staff accommodation
Access to the Kumsheen Resort facilities (including pool and hot tub!)
Professional workplace and equipment
Opportunity to grow your career in the outdoor industry
Restaurant and retail discounts, family/friend rafting passes, family accommodation discounts, and more!
Successful applicants will possess the following attributes:
Extremely organized with close attention to detail
Self-motivated with time management skills
Positive attitude and a great team player
Basic food prep skills, including
Experience working in a kitchen or cafe is an asset
Valid driver’s license is required, experience driving/reversing trailers is an asset
FOODSAFE Level 1 is required
Serving It Right is an asset
We thank all applicants for their interest but are only able to consider candidates with valid authorization to work full-time in Canada
We pride ourselves on our talented and enthusiastic team members. If you think you'd be a great addition to our team, we'd be delighted to hear from you.
Please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.APPLY NOW! • RIVER LUNCH COORDINATOR • Kumsheen Rafting Resort
Post Date: January 23, 2023 Deadline for Application: March 31, 2023
1345 Trans Canada Hwy
We are Western Canada’s premier rafting company, located in the heart of the Fraser Canyon. Kumsheen is known across Canada and around the world for our friendliness, the smooth professional way we run our resort, and our flawless safety record. Since 1973, we have taken over 250,000 people for the ride of their lives, and we’ve brought them all back, wet and safe.
The Kumsheen Resort is situated in the spectacular White Canyon, approximately 6 km from Lytton, BC. Perched on our private 15-acre flat above the Thompson River, the Kumsheen Resort is unique in the rafting industry and allows guests to enjoy some of the finest whitewater rafting in Canada, then return to a luxury base and enjoy our accommodation, services and amenities.