Opportunities at AHTA

Assistant Spa Manager

Twin Farms

Twin Farms

Tofino, BC, Canada
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

We are a family-owned Relais & Châteaux property located on the stunning West Coast of Vancouver Island and have been creating world-renowned guest experiences since we opened in 1996.

While situated in one of the most beautiful places in the world, the success of the Wickaninnish Inn is based on our visionary leadership, the spirit of our people, and the unwavering passion of our teams. Together we deliver the highest service standards in an engaging and supportive work environment.

Discover why working at the Wickaninnish Inn will transform your career and give you an opportunity to explore the Pacific Northwest. Wickaninnish Inn Careers

Job Description

Join our Spa Team as an Assistant Manager where you have the opportunity to learn and grow in a Relais & Chateaux property also recognized as a Forbes, AAA 4-Diamond Resort and T&L World’s Best Hotel.

We are dedicated to fostering a culture of belonging where every individual is appreciated and valued for who they are. We are passionate about providing a supportive environment for our team, delivering excellence to our guests while achieving the highest sustainability practices, and creating a lasting legacy for our families and communities.

As an Assistant Spa Manager you will:

  • Be true to the mission statements of the Inn. Constantly ensure that the standards of Relais & Chateaux, the Forbes standards and Wickaninnish service philosophies are followed.
  • Lead by example and be a pro-active member of the Ancient Cedars Spa Leadership Team.
  • Assist the Ancient Cedars Spa Manager as they are responsible and accountable for the actions of Ancient Cedars Spa team members; work as a “hands on manager” assisting the team as they strive to meet and exceed guest expectations.
  • Create a positive atmosphere for learning and development for the Ancient Cedars Spa team members.
  • Be responsible for the overall cleanliness and physical condition of Ancient Cedars Spa, including, but not limited to, working space, storage space, and equipment.
  • Be the contact person for guests who may require immediate assistance from the Assistant Manager, Ancient Cedars Spa, and/or follow up with guest concerns as necessary.
  • Assist in administering Human Resources related tasks within the department, including, but not limited to, scheduling, submitting payroll, interviewing, hiring, performance management, reviews, etc.) for members of the Spa Leadership team, coordinators, practitioners, yoga instructors, and attendants.
  • Assist in creating, achieving the annual budget for Ancient Cedars Spa.
  • Monitor the retail program within the spa; provide training and ongoing feedback to practitioners, as well as performance management discussions with practitioners related to their retail sales performance.
  • Work at the reception desk and cover treatments wherever required.
  • Be familiar with the Position Description for the Ancient Cedars Spa Manager and complete the Manager’s duties and responsibilities in his/her absence
  • Complete all administrative responsibilities required to maintain the smooth operation of Ancient Cedars Spa.


Our ideal candidate will embody the West Coast culture, while still being committed to the art of hospitality and pursuit of excellence. They will have:

  • Exemplary customer service skills and a demonstrated willingness to exceed guest expectations are the minimum expectation for all Wickaninnish staff and managers.
  • Superior Human Resources, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a stressful environment, and creative problem solving skills are required.
  • The desire to lead a world-class spa team.
  • The knowledge and/or be comfortable with standard operating financial statements, as well as the budgeting process, and effective cost management.
  • Working knowledge of Spa Software, Maestro, Microsoft Word and Excel, and File Maker Pro are assets.
  • The flexibility to do shift work and be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Previous experience as a Massage Practitioner, minimum 1000 hours in massage education.
  • A minimum 2 years’ management experience in a high-end, full service luxury facility is necessary.
  • The ability to make a commitment of 2 years to the position.

A mutual understanding of your employment duration will be determined during your interview.

Salary/Wage: $52,000.00 per year

Additional Information

A good relationship is built upon mutual and reciprocal appreciation. We value the time and experience you bring to your work; here are some of the benefits and privileges you’ll have access to alongside your experience at the Inn: Employment Benefits

By submitting an application, you are attesting that the information given is accurate. As we receive a high volume of e-mails, we are only able to respond directly to you if your resume and interests align with our currently available positions.