Seasonal Housekeeping Driver

Seasonal Jobs in Kelowna Canada for Foreigners

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Why Vacasa

We started with just one home and an idea: to bring homeowners and renters together with smart technology and caring local teams. Today, we’re the largest full-service vacation rental company in North America. Today, we’re one of the fastest-growing vacation rental companies in the world—thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You’ll fit right in here if you’re curious, entrepreneurial, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment.

Why Operations at Vacasa

We live by a simple motto: happy team, happy owners, happy guests. Our local people are what set Vacasa apart. We’re hospitality professionals dedicated to the communities we work with. We’re the behind-the-scenes problem-solvers who create worry-free experiences for our owners and guests.

What we’re looking for

We are currently looking for a Housekeeping Runner/Driver with a knack for fixing things to help out our guests. The Runner/Driver position will assist in the housekeeping needs of all Vacasa properties. You will spend your days traveling, dropping off laundry & supplies, checking hot tubs, and conducting basic maintenance in our homes. Coming to the rescue of our guests by diagnosing urgent issues in our homes and helping support the guest operations team.

This is a seasonal position. We are hiring for this position now for the summer and employment is expected to end on or around September 2023. The company is under no obligation to extend your employment through the season or beyond the end date. Hours can and will vary weekly and seasonally based on business needs. If you are looking for 2023/24 winter employment please also apply here.

What you’ll do

  • Expect the unexpected, no day is the same and it will be spent traveling, performing basic maintenance and tasks in our homes. Flexibility and adaptability is a must.
  • Work as part of our operations team to support the day-to-day running of operations and come to the rescue of any team member in need!
  • Drive from our Kelowna laundry facility to Big White Mountain
  • Remove trash from homes
  • Run clean linens to Housekeepers and pickup dirty linens
  • Use your basic knowledge of maintenance tasks such as hanging pictures, fixing blinds, and changing light bulbs.
  • Bring your skills and interest to learn home repairs including appliance trouble-shooting, cable/wifi troubleshooting, and light plumbing [like fixing a leaky sink].
  • Correspond on a regular basis via email and phone with the Local team
  • Maintain hot tubs as needed; no experience necessary – we offer on-site training
  • The job duties described, are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

The skills you’ll need

  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • Communicator: proactively communicate with our guests, owners, housekeeping team, maintenance team, and local/central teams via email, phone, and in person.
  • Problem Solver: at Vacasa, we always seek to head problems off at the pass, but chaos theory prevails and we can’t pre-solve everything. When something doesn’t go according to plan, you will need to go into action and work with teams across Vacasa to turn problems into opportunities.
  • Can-do/will-do attitude: when guests are on vacation, we are our busiest. A willingness to help when needed is essential. This will include weekends and holidays.
  • Natural born leader: as a Housekeeping Driver, you will need to take charge and rescue the tasks at hand. Your ability to think on your feet, be collected with your thoughts, and have a positive way of interacting with others is essential.
  • Computer Savvy: Our custom-developed management software has set Vacasa apart as an industry leader. We use our system to manage all aspects of our business. While we will never ask you to do any coding, we will want you to be very comfortable using a computer. If you commonly find yourself saying, “I bet I can get on youtube and figure out how to do that.”, you’ll be just fine.
  • Highly Organized: This position requires balancing competing priorities on a day-to-day and minute-by-minute basis. At Vacasa we are dedicated to providing the best tools possible to manage the workload, but there is a critical human piece that you will provide. We rely on you to balance those priorities and kick into action with your organizational skills to manage the workload.
  • Change Agent: At Vacasa, we firmly believe that every employee should be a stakeholder in improving our owner and guest experience. As an agent of change, we will ask you to help identify areas where we have an opportunity to improve.
  • The ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Reasonable comfort level with computers and smart devices
    • Access to the internet and the ability to check your email on a daily basis


  • $20 / hour

What you’ll get

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Employee discounts
  • All the equipment you’ll need to be successful
  • Great colleagues and culture

Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.

Some positions may require that you drive a personal vehicle and/or company vehicle for work purposes. Employees who are required to drive a personal vehicle must have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, and be at least 18 years of age. Employees who are required to drive a company vehicle must have a valid driver’s license, be at least 21 years of age, and have been a licensed driver for no less than 3 years.

Vacasa is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other classes protected by applicable law.

Vacasa is committed to maintaining a safe and productive work environment. Possession, use, or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs in the workplace is prohibited.

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