Assistant Manager Position - Wicked Hostels - Calgary


I have 1 position open for a hard-working backpacker/hosteller to work in small start-up hostel in Calgary, AB. Wicked Hostel - Calgary is Calgary's newest boutique backpacker hostel. My current employee has to go home :( The digs are sweet, the location is amazing, the closest you can possibly be to the Stampede/Saddledome and within blocks of Calgary's 4 major entertainment areas, plus it comes with all of the amenties backpackers should be used to.

Major Duties include:
Front Desk - taking bookings, check-ins, potential guest walkthroughs, answering guest questions
Cleaning - taking down/making up beds, sweeping, bathrooms, washing/drying sheets/clothes
Cash-handling - taking money/cashing out after your shift
Tour-desk - assisting guests with forward travel/tour booking
Customer-service- making sure every guest has a remarkable time while at the hostel
Brainstorming - we are constantly looking for new ideas to make the hostel the best in Canada

Previous backpacking/hostelling experience necessary
Exceptional customer service/people-skills
Understanding the idea of under-promise and over-produce when dealing with guests.
Hospitality experience a plus
Basic computer skills
Most importantly, I am looking for someone who loves hostelling, loves people and is just an all-round wicked person.

We offer a free dorm bed for employees
Competitive pay - 40 hr weeks
Depending on the season we plan on offering perks such as free dinners out, free sporting events, Stampede tickets, Pub crawls, ski tours basically the chance to have a once in a lifetime experience in Calgary, AB

If you are extrordinary and feel this is the role for you, please let me know a) why you would like to work with us and b) why you should work with us.






Job first posted: 05 August 2010