Each year, we have a number of seasonal full time positions available (May 1 to mid October). These positions are generally filled by March 1 so it is important to get your resume in by early February. However, sometimes there are one or two positions still open in April, so you are welcome to submit a resume at any time.
2013 SEASONAL JOBS
Ontario Waterway Cruises Inc. operates an overnight 45 passenger ship KAWARTHA VOYAGEUR on the Rideau Canal and the Trent-Severn Waterway between Ottawa and Big Chute Marine Railway near Georgian Bay.
Servers (dining room setup, serving, cleanup, dishes, bar, food prep, housekeeping)
Deckhands (handling lines, cleaning, laundry, housekeeping, dishes, food prep, bar)
Cooks (preparation and ordering from preset menus and inventories, galley cleaning and prep dishes)
Season: All jobs from April 29 to October 18. (an employment contract is to be signed)
Work Schedule: Most cruises are for 5 day duration. All crew rotate, working 2 cruises on and 1 cruise off, which means normal rotation is 10+ days on and 4+ days off (reporting for duty by 2:30 pm at the ship on the fifth day).
Transportation: Our van transports crew going on and off rotation between Orillia and the ship, whether it is in Ottawa, Kingston, Peterborough or Big Chute. Free parking is available at our Orillia home base.
Hours: Each cruise (5 days) includes 49 hours of work, time-tabled according to the ships routine.
Pay Rate: $11.25 per hour (there is no deduction for room and board or uniform)
Room and Board: Crew live aboard ship (when they are working) and share a 3 berth cabin. The crew enjoy the same menu as the passengers.
Training: Ship safety and regular duties training will be conducted from April 29 to May 10.
Interested applicants should forward a typed resume to:
Robin Ackert - Hospitality Manager
by one of the following methods:
Ontario Waterway Cruises Inc.
Box 6, Orillia, ON
Fax (705) 327-8038