Working in Whistler
There is an endless list of businesses and industries to work for in Whistler. There are restaurants, bars, coffee shops, tour operators & activity providers, a movie theatre, recreation centre, retails stores, hotels, office jobs, construction and cleaning jobs as well as working for the mountain, Whistler Blackcomb.
Our online Job Board is the best resource for finding work in Whistler!Find a Job
Welcome to Whistler!
- Get settled and find your bearings faster by reading the Whistler Survival Guide published by the Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS).
- Meet loads of other new folks and long-time locals at Welcome Week every November.
The Whistler Chamber offers a variety of training and workshops that can help you prepare to work in Whistler.UPCOMING TRAINING
Know the certification requirements before you apply! If you want a job serving alcohol, you’ll need a BC Serving It Right certificate. If you are working with food you may need a FoodSafe certificate and many jobs will require that you have First Aid training.
Depending on where you work and your level of responsibility, you can make anywhere from minimum wage at $13.85 per hour to much more. Many jobs in the service industry, such as serving or bartending, also include cash tips. Keep in mind that many businesses offer perks such as subsidized housing, ski passes and cash bonuses if you stay until the end of the season.
There are ten statutory holidays in British Columbia each year.