Resort Mechanic: Asessippi

About the position

Employment Type:  Full Time

Positions available: 1

Start Date: As soon as possible

Wage Range: $14.00 - $22.00/hour depending on experience

The Russell Inn is currently accepting applications for a Resort Mechanic. If you are a self-motivated, energetic, and flexible, we encourage you to apply.

Primary responsibilities of this full time, year-round position:

  • Ensures that the Asessippi resort vehicle fleet and all mechanical equipment is maintained and repaired as required.  This may include (but is not limited to) school buses, light pick-up trucks, cars, snow groomer, Telehandler, forklift, genie lift, track hoe, bobcat, dump truck as well as lawn and gardening equipment such as mowers, tillers, etc.

Duties include:

  • Set and carry out preventative maintenance schedules
  • Inspect, diagnose, repair and service mechanical and electrical systems
  • Ensure water pumps for snow making are in good working order; diagnose and repair as necessary
  • Lift mechanics and general help around the resort as assigned during the off season

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be comfortable and able to work independently
  • Possess/attain a valid Class 5 Driver's license
  • Be available for extended hours over the winter season; up to 7 days per week during busy times including, but not limited to, Christmas break and Christmas Day.
  • Have at least 5 years of previous demonstrated experience diagnosing and repairing diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulics, electrical systems, and overhauling engines.

We offer competitive wages, incentives, subsidized meals, fuel discounts, professional certification programs, opportunities for advancement and much more.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at or by application or resume to:

The Russell Inn Hotel & Conference Centre
Attn: Leanne Bily – Human Resources
Box 578
Russell, MB R0J 1W0
Phone: 204.773.7512
Fax: 204.773.7516

Apply online now


About us. The Russell Inn Hotel & Conference Centre is a year-round, first class facility that has been providing a wide range of hospitality services to our local community, as well as thousands of travellers, skiers, and conference guests for over 45 years. Our hotel has 122 rooms between three properties, indoor pool, waterslide and hot tub, conference centre, restaurant, Pizza Hut Express, Subway Sandwich store, Tim Hortons, pub, convenience store, Esso gas bar and beer store all on site. We employ approximately 130 staff. We are also the founder and majority owner of Asessippi Ski Area & Resort.

What it’s like to work here. We are committed to providing both exceptional customer service to our guests and a great work environment for our staff. At work, we strive to make our customers feel like guests in our own home by going the ‘extra mile’ whenever we can. We like to have fun at work while still maintaining the structured environment that our high level of professionalism requires.

The experience and work setting we offer is truly unique as we offer many of the same perks as a larger company, but instead with a more personal touch in a friendly, comfortable and welcoming environment.

What we look for in an employee. Our approach is ‘hire for attitude and train for skill.’ This doesn’t mean we don’t look for experience! It means that we look for those people who understand the service culture and that the guest comes first, always. These people SMILE, are mature, outgoing, and have a great work ethic. We look for people who are energetic, have a sense of humour, and have fun at work while excelling at their jobs. 


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