Boat Dock Hand, Grounds Crew

Job Summary

The outside staff at Cobham River Lodge is a key role in building a strong relationship with our guests. You are responsible for providing an unparalleled guest experience throughout each guest’s stay. This job requires attention to detail and our ideal candidate will have a clear understanding of what drives guest satisfaction.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Loading/unloading luggage/supplies from float planes
  • Greeting guests on arrival/departure from our dock
  • Cleaning of guest’s boat
  • Making of the daily shore lunch
  • Guide guests upon request
  • Upkeep of property, boats, motors, inventory, and facilities

Qualifications and Skills

  • Excellent interactive skills (Guest interaction)
  • Good physical stamina and the ability to lift and service boat motors
  • Must be Canadian Citizen or have immediate authorization to work in Canada
  • Must be able to pass background check
  • Be a self-starter and work with minimum supervision
  • Basic first aid training
  • Boating skills
  • Waterway navigation

Preferred Experience

  • Outdoor cooking
  • CPR/First aid training
  • Fish cleaning
  • Construction
  • Fishing guide
  • Outboard engine repair
  • Boat maintenance


  • Accommodations
  • Meals
  • Free use of laundry facilities
  • Free WIFI
  • Free use of staff boat – we encourage you to catch trophy fish during your off time
  • Air transportation to and from the lodge from the Bissett, Manitoba seaplane base

Be prepared to work 7 days per week (Many half days off for personal time)

Applicant to be available for the entire season from approximately late-May to mid-August

Salary: $3,200.00 to $3,600.00 per month plus gratuities/guide fees and $400.00 per month bonus
Compensation includes room and board with salary.

Please email resume and cover letter outlining your interest & relevant experience(s) or apply online now.

We can’t wait to hear from you.