You must be assigned a Social Insurance Number (SIN) before you can begin your first day of work. This number can be obtained by visiting a Service Canada Office in Canada. The closest Service Canada Office to Lake Louise is approximately 45 minutes away in Canmore. http://www.servicecanada.gc.ca/cgi-bin/sc-dsp.cgi?rc=4720&map=y&ln=eng
Calgary International Airport (YYC) is the closest airport to Lake Louise. Travel time by car is approximately 2 hours. http://yyc.com/
Brewster bus service www.brewster.ca offers full time colleagues at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise great discounts. To obtain the discount at the Airport, new colleagues are required to show The Brewster desk there employment offer email. It is recommended that you book your bus ticket in advance. The Brewster bus will drop off in front of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. If you arrive between 8am – 8pm, you will walk to the Colleague Services Building.
You can drive through Banff National Park gate using the visitor lane (right side lane). You can visit The Lake Louise Visitor Centre later in the week and they will issue you a resident park pass. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located at the top of a 5 km hill. After Deer Lodge, take a right turn on “St. Piran” this road will lead you to Colleague Services. You can park your car outside the Building in General Parking.
A member of the Colleague Services team will present you with your “Welcome Package” which includes your new unit keys, mailbox key and the appointment time for your uniform fitting. If you arrive after business hours, please report to the Front Desk of the hotel and a Security Officer will assist you.
Ensure you have your photo ID, Social Insurance Number Card, Void Cheque/Direct Deposit Form for bank account, and Work Permit (if applicable).