Careers

Want to be apart of something Great? Do you or someone you know love living and promoting the cottage lifestyle? Want to help families create traditions that will last a lifetime? Join the Great Blue Resorts Team! We have a variety of career opportunities available including sales, management, administrative, lifeguards, landscapers and more! Click on the job title below to learn more.

If you want to learn even more about what it’s like to work at Great Blue Resorts, watch our Careers Videos at the bottom of this page.

 

Resort Property Management


Posted on
Submission Deadline May 20, 2019


Who are we?

Great Blue Resorts owns and operates 9 private resort properties located throughout Ontario’s cottage country. These properties are made up of small seasonal resorts offering outright ownership of beautiful pre-manufactured Recreational Cottages for seasonal vacation enjoyment. Our resorts have full facilities including community areas, swimming pools, splash pads, multi-sports courts, playgrounds and beaches.

What does a Great Blue Resorts Property Manager Look Like?

We are always looking for great talent and are seeking qualified candidates to join our Property Manager teams across Ontario to help support our existing resorts. Our Property Managers are fundamental in the overall success of the business through ensuring a clean, safe, well maintained resorts.

Our Property & Facilities Operations Manager is responsible for the overall resort operation, facilities and property management, providing a clean, safe and well-maintained property for our recreational cottage owners through proactive leadership.  This is a hands-on role, with a strong knowledge of and physical expertise in property infrastructure, including water and septic systems.

You’ll oversee the maintenance team and facilitate PM’s (Preventative Maintenance), installation, repair and upkeep of our equipment including mechanical systems.

In addition, you are responsible for –

  • Identifying infrastructure challenges and work with Property team to resolve and maintain effective maintenance program of facilities including pool, splash pad, buildings, septic and water system and equipment.
  • Establishing property, grounds, facilities, buildings and equipment maintenance schedules
  • Organizing, submitting and overseeing all capital improvements. Prepare an annual “Management Action Plan”
  • Effectively lead the team through daily and weekly meetings, reviewing targets, progress, setting weekly goals and course correction
  • Safeguarding and implement changes to insure the overall integrity of the resort
  • Design and implement safety programs
  • Oversees the hiring and use of contractors and contracted maintenance employees working on company property and equipment, ensuring they work safely and efficiently.
  • Addressing facility breakdowns that can occur after work hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Working with the available resources and oversees projects, purchases, preventative maintenance and work orders.
  • Scheduling maintenance employees to work on projects, repairs, and preventative maintenance in a timely manner.
  • Plan, organize, and implement a maintenance program for the property.
  • Obtain and use proper equipment for the various maintenance and repair activities required to maintain all property systems
  • Arrange for training for self, and other maintenance employees if necessary, to ensure safe and appropriate procedures are followed at all time
  • Use appropriate checklists to perform scheduled inspections, repair and maintenance of all buildings, equipment, amenities, and property
  • Health & Safety inspections
  • Ensure maintenance tools, workspace and equipment are in good working order and organized
  • Obtain quotes, plan and support major development renovations, ensure that the work is completed properly and under proper procedures and safely
  • Complete workorders through Maintenance job system
  • Responsible for specific budget items, will be accountable for the financial results of those budget items
  • Monthly inventory – of all supplies (maintenance, electrical supplies etc.) and request for re-order of supplies when necessary
  • Manage all property assets
  • Receive and record arrival of all supplies and equipment that pertain to the Maintenance operation
  • Treat all guests with respect and ensure their stay here is as enjoyable and comfortable as possible
  • Ensure all guests reported issues are rectified ASAP and communicated with Front Desk to advise it is completed

What’ in it for you?

  • Generous Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits program
  • Training and support
  • Continued growth opportunities
  • Generous vacation
  • Skills & Qualifications Required

    • A minimum of 5 years property project and operations management which may include experience as a, Property General Manager, Multi-unit property manager, Property Operations Manager, Golf Superintendent, or other operations related expertise
    • Diploma in Engineering Technology, Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Proactive thinker, logical problem solver, hands on solutions provider
    • Ability to hold team, vendors accountable and make change as needed
    • Construction contract negotiation
    • Construction project management – knowledge of permits, building code
    • Provincial Health & Safety Procedures
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Working at Heights
    • Emergency Response
    • CPR with AED
    • Experience with plumbing, electrical, HVAC preferred
    • Physical requirements for this position include the ability to lift 30 lbs., climb stairs, walk between buildings, stoop kneel, and bend and have hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
    • Heavy Equipment Operator experience – skid steer, backhoe, tractor
    • Septic System knowledge and maintenance experience
    • Small Drinking Water Systems knowledge and maintenance experience

     

    If you are a take charge manager with the above qualifications, looking for a long-term career opportunity, with a growing company, this may be the right fit for you.

    Great Blue Resorts… Family Traditions Start Here!

    Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Sales Reps for Cottage Resorts

Location: Muskoka, The Kawarthas
Posted on
Submission Deadline June 15, 2019


Job Type: Full-Time

Great Blue Resorts is an industry leader in resort cottage sales. If you are looking to earn the most and learn the most … join the best!

What’s in it for You?

  • Base Salary plus Uncapped Commissions of $90,000 to $120,000
  • Uncapped Bonuses and Commissions
  • Renowned Sales Training
  • Career development, coaching and support
  • Comprehensive Benefits package
  • Unlimited growth opportunity

Do you Have What it Takes?

  • Are you prepared to do what it takes to earn a 6 figure income?
  • Are you an honest and ethical communicator on the phone and in person?
  • Are you independent but can work on a competitive sales team?
  • Are you prepared to work evenings, weekends and holidays?
  • Are you open to relocate for additional growth opportunities?

Who are We?

We are Great Blue Resorts and we own cottage resorts across Ontario. We provide families with an opportunity to enjoy a cottage lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of traditional cottage ownership.

What Does the Job Look Like?

You will be working weekends, when our resorts do most of their business. During the week you’ll be making calls, working through a database of prospects (no cold calling), and generating your own leads, conducting sales tours, and talking to our existing owner for referrals. It’s 5-6 days a week in the busy season and although our resort properties have seasonal opening dates, we sell on every day of the year.

It’s rewarding, fulfilling, lucrative and fun for those who are prepared to really get in and make it happen.


We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Resort Front Desk associates

Location: Ontario
Posted on
Submission Deadline June 16, 2019


Our Resort Front Desk associate role in Great Blue Resorts is fundamental in the overall revenue success of the resort.

This position is key to managing resort revenue, guest services and administrative activities in our Welcome Centre. The Resort Front Desk associate is the right-hand support for the Operations Manager.  The Resort role is similar to that of a Hotel Front Desk role in that you are the first face of communication between cottage owners and guests and are the positive ambassador of the resort.

What’s in it for you?

  • $14-$18 per hour
  • 24-40 hours per week 
  • Discounts on resorts
  • paid breaks
  • Working in a fun hospitality environment on beautiful resorts across Ontario

What are the Qualities of a successful Resort Lead?
• Organized
• High Energy
• Positive Attitude
• Good Team Player
• Effective Communication Skills
• Knowledge of Computer Systems
• Sales Focused

If you are a looking for a great summer job on a fun resort in bustling Niagara, we have the right job for you.  Apply TODAY!

Great Blue Resorts… Family Traditions Start Here!

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Revenue Operations Managers for Ontario Cottage Resorts

Location: Ontario
Posted on
Submission Deadline June 15, 2019


Company Background

OUR PROMISES, VALUES & GREAT ATMOSPHERE

Great Blue Resorts owns and operates 9 recreational cottage resorts across Ontario including Niagara, Muskoka, Kawarthas, Prince Edward County and Land ‘O Lakes regions. Great Blue Resorts fills the void that exists in the Ontario Cottage and Vacation Home market place by providing family friendly resorts in great locations. We offer quality products and services for a reasonable price to both cottage owners and resort guests and we are looking for a few great leaders to join our team.

 

What’s in it for you:

  • A healthy compensation package of $90,000 + on target earnings
  • Uncapped Commissions & Bonuses
  • Generous vacation time
  • Comprehensive Benefits
  • An opportunity to build the kind of career you have always dreamed of

Scope of the Role

This is a position for a strong, sales minded, revenue driven individual who can lead a resort property team to financial and operational success. Based at one of our resorts across Ontario, the Revenue Manager is charged with the overall supervision of the Resort with a focus on revenue generation and financial management. Leading the team of talented and competent Sales, Operations and Property Managers, the Revenue Manager works to ensure their resort provides a high level of guest satisfaction through strong guest experience practices on a clean, safe and well-maintained property. This position requires a passionate, energetic and persuasive leader who has no problem working days, nights, weekends and holidays to get the job done right. This successful leader inspires, encourages and builds a team of performers in every area of the business.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build a strong Operations team who successfully manage the day-to-day needs of our cottage owners and rental guests
  • Ensures owner accounts are current, owner revenue programs are promoted and managed to meet revenue targets
  • Ensures rental guest processes are followed from begining to end – you own this responsibility – ensuring cleaning of rental cottages to our standards, pre-arrival call management, during stay communications, up to and including post stay survey management
  • Reviews, monitors and takes action to manage Owner and Guest Experience surveys to ensure quality controls are in place to meet expectations
  • Meets diligently with Park Model Sales Team, coaching, supporting and motivating the sales team to achieve sales targets
  • Inspects the property and meets with Property team to ensure the resorts are clean, safe and well-maintained
  • Reviews, analyzes and interprets budget with high efficiency, zeroing in on revenue gaps and providing revenue strategies for financial achievement
  • Meets weekly with Sales & Operations Directors and Financial Controller to ensure Resort budgets are on track, making decisions or taking corrective actions to ensure strong financial health of the business
  • Ensure Operations front desk team are up-to-date on all local information, accommodation services and the current packages, promotions and procedures
  • Budget management, marketing, sales campaign execution

Skills & Qualifications

  • We are looking for assertive and persuasive leaders who possess a passion to succeed and grow successful performers around them
  • A thinker, a decision maker, someone who takes action
  • Previous hotel, sales, or other business equivalent revenue management
  • Financial, Sales or Business Degree or Diploma
  • Articulate communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, you have the skills and qualifications we are looking for and you want to be part of a thriving business in a growing industry, Great Blue Resorts wants to speak to you. You must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equity regardless of national or ethnic origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

 

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Inside Sales Advisors

Location: Ontario
Posted on


What’s in it for you?

  • $15 – 18 an hour
  • Uncapped Commissions & Bonuses with a realistic opportunity to earn additional $300 per week
  • Team and individual prizes
  • Paid breaks
  • Training and on-going development
  • Great summer work
  • Advancement opportunities for the right candidates

What do our Inside Sales Specialists look like?

  • Highly motivated
  • Professional communicators
  • Have strong relationship building skills
  • Happy to hit the phones and reap the benefits!
  • Team players
  • Possess personal accountability
  • Able to work evenings, every weekend and holidays

Who are we?

We are Great Blue Resorts and we own cottage resorts across Ontario. We provide families with an opportunity to enjoy a cottage lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of traditional cottage ownership.

What does the job look like?

Working in a high energy environment, our Inside Sales Advisors are the most important point of initial customer contact for cottage and vacation sales! Our best Internal Sales Specialists have grown with the business and have careers in cottage sales, sales training and resort management. Internal Sales is a stepping stone to a long term successful Sales Career!

If you are looking for a great career in Sales, in a resort environment with a growing company, forward your resume for a prompt consideration.  We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Great Blue Resorts is committed employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour

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Resort Cleaners across Ontario

Location: Ontario
Posted on
Submission Deadline April 15, 2019


Great Blue Resorts  is looking for a few talented neat freaks who have a passion for cleaning and take ride in a job well done.

If you are an experienced cleaner, love to work in a friendly hospitality environment with a great team of energetic customer service experts, we may have the right position for you!

This is a seasonal position from June through October.

If this sounds like the right fit for you, send a resume for prompt consideration to [email protected],

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Great Blue Resorts is committed employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Resort Landscape Foreman


Posted on
Submission Deadline March 30, 2019


 

There is no better way to spend the summer, than working outside in the fresh air on a beautiful cottage resort property right here in Niagara!

Our Vine Ridge Resort is looking for a Landscape Foreman to join our Great Blue Resorts team in Queenston, Ontario. This is a fulltime seasonal position from April 2nd to October 31st with approximately 30 – 40 hours per week.

The Landscape Foreman will oversee the team members and ensure we have a safe, clean well-maintained resort.

Experience with landscaping equipment an asset, ability to operate a Kubota & all related equipment is required. Knowledge and experience in regards to maintenance of equipment and small repairs an asset. Must have prior grass cutting experience, leadership and management skills.

Call today if you are looking for a great seasonal landscaping position with a great company!

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

 

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Great Blue Resorts is committed employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

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Tele Sales Specialists


Posted on
Submission Deadline June 30, 2019


We are looking for Tele Sales Specialists who want to advance with our growing business.

What’s in it for you?

. Generous Hourly Rate
. Uncapped Commissions & Bonuses
. Training and on-going development
. Advancement opportunities
. Year-round opportunity with full benefits for the most successful Tele Sales Specialists

What do our ideal Inside Sales Specialists look like?

. Highly motivated
. Professional 
. Have strong relationship building skills
. Effective conflict resolution experience
. Team players
. Possess personal accountability
. Able to work evenings, every weekend and holidays from April through October
. Open to relocation for the right opportunity

Who are we?

We are Great Blue Resorts and we own cottage resorts across Ontario. We provide families with an opportunity to enjoy a cottage lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of traditional cottage ownership.

What does the job look like?

Working in a high energy environment, our Tele Sales Specialists are most important point of initial customer contact for cottage and vacation sales. Our best Tele Sales Specialists have grown with the business and have careers in cottage sales, sales training and resort management. Tele Sales is a stepping stone to a long term successful Sales Career.

If you are looking for a long term career in Sales, in a resort environment with a growing company, forward your resume for a prompt consideration.  We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Great Blue Resorts is committed employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Resort Lifeguards


Posted on
Submission Deadline April 15, 2019


Great Blue Resorts is now accepting applications for Lifeguards for our Vine Ridge Resort in beautiful Queenston in Niagara on the Lake for the 2019 season.

Our unique 1 acre pool requires a team of enthusiastic, customer friendly professional lifeguards to join our resort team.

We are open 7 days a week, beginning the May long weekend through Labour Day with our pool hours typically 9:00am to 8:00pm. Our lifeguards must be able to work weekends, hold valid CPR C and NLS certifications.

Lifeguard Responsibilities:

  • Prevent and respond to emergencies, while always providing enthusiastic, courteous and superior service to guests
  • Maintain consistent surveillance of our cottage owners and guests on the resort; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of guests in the event of emergency
  • Provide emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Other duties as assigned

Please forward your resume for immediate consideration. We thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Fulltime and Part-time positions available

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Regional Sales Manager Park Models


Posted on
Submission Deadline April 30, 2019


EARN A GREAT LIVING IN PARK MODEL SALES!

POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Sales Operations, the Regional Sales Manager is accountable for providing sales leadership and coordination of on site Park Model sales support activities for our resorts. Working from one of our Resorts in Ontario, the Regional Sales Manager is the on-resort contact, the liaison between the resort sales teams of our Eastern Resorts and the Director of Sales Operations.

Ensuring that a credible, consistent sales message is delivered to our prospects and resort cottage owners is critical to the long-term growth of Great Blue Resorts for its customers, team members, owners and investors.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • $100,000+ on target earnings
  • Uncapped bonuses and commissions
  • Comprehensive Benefits package
  • Generous vacation time
  • Internationally renowned industry training and on-going support
  • Growth opportunity with industry leader
  • Accommodation provided

WHAT DOES THE JOB LOOK LIKE?

You will:

  • Monitor effective Park Model marketing strategies
  • Provide leadership to the day-to-day operations of the sales team, while maintaining focus on the company’s overall strategic goals
  • Hold sales advisors accountable for profitable Park Model sales growth by achieving targeted weekly, monthly and annual goals
  • Provide strategic and tactical direction to the sales advisors by developing and evaluating new initiatives
  • Monitor consistent self generated energy sales and weekly sales funnel activities of sales advisors including: Kijiji, Facebook and other social media channels, Cottages in Canada and other opportunities, Owner contact follow up, On- resort marketing follow-up with vacation guests and Monitoring relationships with corporate generated leads

Sales Team Support

  • Effectively oversee day-to-day sales operations and ensure that performance is on track to achieve profit and growth objectives.
  • Identify gaps in performance and implement needed corrective actions while working with Sales Trainer to improve sales performance and develop effective strategies for both new and seasoned sales team members
  • Coordinate sales training programs with the Sales Trainer that enable team members to achieve their potential and support company sales objectives
  • Enforce Sales Processes
  • Support Script skills practices
  • Critique tours daily
  • Schedule weekly monitoring visits to resorts

Relationship Management/Customer Service

  • Promote propriety of the company with team members, current and potential customers, vendors and the community suppliers.

WHAT DOES THE IDEAL CANDIDATE LOOK LIKE?

  • Professional
  • Ability to follow a proven process
  • Able to work every weekend, evenings and holidays
  • Exceptional communication skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ years of Park Model sales operations management experience, including substantial experience at the senior sales level
  • Wilson Learning, Smilies Earn the Right Training preferred
  • UK park model sales experience desired
  • Proven track record of running a successful sales operation in a growing market
  • Analytical background with keen business acumen, a strong financial understanding of associated sales costs and desired margins is required and the ability to plan to achieve sales quotas and targets.
  • The ability to lead and develop a team through effective coaching and communication with a focus on driving results and professional standards
  • Proven organizational and problem-solving capabilities with experience multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment

If this sounds like the career for you, submit your resume for consideration TODAY!

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equity regardless of national or ethnic origin, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Earn your MBA in Sales!

Location: Ontario
Posted on
Submission Deadline August 31, 2018


Great Blue Resorts is an industry leader in resort cottage sales. If you are looking to earn the most and learn the most … join the best!

What’s in it for You?

  • $90,000 to $120,000 a year on target earnings
  • Uncapped Bonuses and Commissions
  • Renowned Park Model Sales Training
  • Career development, coaching and support
  • Comprehensive Benefits package
  • Unlimited growth opportunity    
  • Accommodation Available                           

Do you have what it takes?

  • Are you prepared to do what it takes to earn a 6 figure income?
  • Are you an honest and ethical communicator on the phone and in person?
  • Are you independent but can work on a competitive sales team?
  • Are you prepared to work evenings, weekends and holidays?
  • Are you open to relocate for additional growth opportunities?

Who are we?        

We are Great Blue Resorts and we own cottage resorts across Ontario. We provide families with an opportunity to enjoy a cottage lifestyle at a fraction of the cost of traditional cottage ownership.

What does the job look like?  

You will be working weekends, when our resorts do most of their business. During the week you’ll be making calls, working through a database of prospects (no cold calling), and generating your own leads, conducting sales tours, and talking to our existing owner for referrals. It’s 5-6 days a week in the busy season and although our resort properties have seasonal opening dates, we sell on every day of the year.

It’s rewarding, fulfilling, lucrative and fun for those who are prepared to really get in and make it happen.

Our customers expect the best and this means that successful candidates will have a proven track record in sales and be comfortable in learning and following a very customer-centric process.

If you’ve got what it takes, this could be the opportunity that changes your life. Check us out at www.greatblueresorts.com and forward your resume today to [email protected]

Great Blue Resorts is committed to employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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Outbound Telesales Agent


Posted on
Submission Deadline April 30, 2019


GREAT outbound telesales agents wanted for full time work in Niagara-on-the-Lake!
$18 plus commissions to the best candidates!

Call: Laura at 905-468-4141 to apply today or fill out our Online Application Form

Great Blue Resorts is committed employment equality regardless of national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. Great Blue Resorts welcomes and encourages applications from disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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