Resort & Outdoor Employment
    Canada has a wealth of employment opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Parks, resorts, conservation and wildlife areas are a few options available. There are career opportunities, as well as temporary or seasonal jobs, with a wide range of jobs. Positions have a variety of responsibilities requiring a diverse set of skills ranging from cashiers, to field workers to managers. Students are often sought for seasonal positions.

Parks and conservation areas hire summer employees for interpretation, assisting visitors, booking campsites and a broad range of other jobs. Biology and environmental students have the opportunity to assist in wildlife or ecology studies. If your looking to land a job at one of Canada's numerous resorts, the variety of opportunities ranges from hospitality management, to cooking, serving, cleaning or even general handy work. If you have the skills (certification is usually key) you might want to apply for the best job we know of - guideing in the outdoors. Whether rafting, canoeing, backpacking or climbing, getting paid for what you love to do, has just gotta be it!


Employment - By Province


British Columbia


New Brunswick


Northwest Territories


Nova Scotia


Prince Edward Island



Yukon Territories

Employment by Category

Employment - General

Employment Web Sites - Outdoors and Resorts

  • Cyber-Sierra - Excellent site for outdoor related jobs
  • EEP - Great resource for environmental career information
  • Environmental Jobs - Very good resource for finding outdoor employment
  • Outdoor Action Guide - From one of the pioneers, definitive outdoor information on the internet - a career guide!

Guides and Outfitters

Lands and Forests

Nature, Environment and Ecology


Resorts, Snowboarding/Ski Hills


Student Exchange Programs


Tree Planting

Working in Canada - Looking for employment from outside Canada

There is also the Student Work Abroad Program and the Working Holiday Programs which
you should inquire about, check with your consulate.


All contents copyright 1995-2009 by White Cat Ventures Ltd.


Press here if you have arrived at this page without
the navigation bar on the left