Marina & Recreation Attendant

POSITION: Marina & Recreation Attendant
REPORTING TO: Marina & Recreation Manager

Welcome to Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre - Atlantic Canada's first resort, spa and convention centre facility. Far away from the everyday, but only 45 minutes from Halifax!

"Through the strengths of our crew, we provide authentic service,
deliver unique four 'SEA'son experiences and create treasured memories."

We are searching for three (3) enthusiastic and energetic individuals to join our Marina and Recreation crew for the busy summer season. Our ideal Marina and Recreation Attendant will promote our property and the community while delivering a variety of services to resort guests that will assist in providing memorable and unique experiences. These are temporary, part-time opportunities.

RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to):

  • Ensure that friendly, courteous and efficient service is extended to all guests, clients and staff
  • Promote resort and community recreation schedule, events and activities to guests
  • Assist with maintenance of current visual displays and facilities of recreation events/activities
  • Concession sales and serving to guests
  • Inform guests of the natural and cultural heritage of the region in an organized, fun, dynamic manner
  • Handle, organize and maintain sports and recreational equipment
  • Lead organized games, sports, crafts, nature appreciation activities, and theme nights
  • Supervise activities for all ages that promote the nature of the area and adventure travel
  • Perform "concierge" duties for in-house and arriving guests as required
  • Assist Guest Service Agents in front desk responsibilities where needed.
  • Facilitate pet services
  • Record and upsell marina slips/memberships
  • Dispense gas to marina members
  • Garbage pickup at marina slips
  • Rent and perform maintenance of non-motorized watercraft
  • Actively promote the property and the Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre Brand
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management


  • Ability and joy to care for animals such as cats and dogs
  • Confident in decision-making, problem solving, and conflict resolution.
  • Love of the outdoors and able to spend long amounts of time in it
  • A high level of knowledge on the local area, Lunenburg County and Nova Scotia
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
  • Prior cash handling experience an asset.
  • Prior customer service and hotel experience is considered an asset
  • Strong computer skills- Social media and internet savvy
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word/Excel)
  • Must be positive, upbeat and have a passion for hospitality and guest service
  • Must be able to create rapport and relationships with all demographics of guests and groups
  • Previous experience working with all age groups in a recreation/activity setting
  • Pride in completing all tasks with enthusiasm and strong attention to detail
  • Must be flexible in availability, inclusive of weekends, days, evenings and holidays
  • Able to lift loads of 50lbs (22kg) and push loads up to 200lbs (90kg)

Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal people, visible minority groups, persons with disabilities and women in occupations and positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify on either your cover letter or resume.


Human Resource Department
Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre
Fax: (902) 627-1162

Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre is a division of IMP Group Limited.

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