Join the Team!

2020 Opportunities:

Head Chef - Housekeeping /Serving / Kitchen Help

Head Chef

Be part of The Murphy Team:

In beautiful Kyuquot Sound! With an emphasis on clean healthy living and a positive work environment we welcome you to consider joining us seasonally year after year at our world-renowned fishing lodge where we are celebrating our 25th year. Many team members have been with Murphy's since the beginning and are looking to add another highly energy enthusiastic member.

Your role:

You care about the outcome, appearance, quality, quantity and presentation of all meals and are highly capable to plan, prepare and cook full course meals, plan menus, ensure quality of food and determine size of food proportions, work with minimal supervision, prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerance, estimate food requirements and costs, maintain kitchens and food service areas, preparation, cooking and handling of food, order supplies, maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment, work with in remote location, clean kitchen and work areas, wash dishes, serve dinners, set up buffet, etc. Kitchen helper provided during meal service/clean up time.

Your team:

Lead team including 2nd Cook / Baker and evening dishwashers and helpers. You are well versed in cooking, baking, essentially all meal preparation aspects. Working closely with Director of Operations to bring forth Murphy's quality, quantity, and budget. We look forward to integrating your flair, expertise and experience into our long standing reputation of simply great food.

Breakfasts, Lunches, Brunches, Dinners, all meals are buffet style. Looking after 33 guests and 20+ staff.

Work Location Information: Beautiful setting in calm sheltered bay, remote North West Vancouver Island, Staff accommodation provided, room and board provided on site. Live in Lodge on site position for duration of summer in Kyuquot Sound.

Transportation/Travel Information: Transportation to and from work site is provided from


Management Salary, completion bonus, plus generous tips. Salary negotiable based on experience.


Mid June - Sept 6th

Plus potential renewed agreement available for every fall season at our Stamp River Lodge which runs mid Sept-October.


Kyuquot is remote and only accessible by boat or floatplane. Our lodge is in Walters Cove which has a very small adjacent community with a general store and post office. High Speed satellite internet is provided at the lodge, as is a land line for telephone. Crew housing is a short walk to the lodge. Fishing and exploring opportunities available!

Murphy's promotes healthy and clean living.


Chef Certificate Preferred

Food Safe

We look forward to hearing from you! Questions welcome anytime.

Team Murphy

Job Type: Full-time

Housekeeper/Kitchen Helper Position



Murphy’s Sportfishing is looking to add a new team member to their 2020 super line up!


If you are outgoing, enthusiastic and, up for an incredible summer experience in a remote fishing lodge in one of British Columbia’s most beautiful locations, then please consider applying.


Must be comfortable working directly with the public and maintain a high energy, prepared to work long hours.


Position – Housekeeper/Kitchen Helper (2 position available)


Credentials: Food Safe Certificate


Work Setting: Sport Fishing Lodge – remote

Term: June 18th – September 7th 2020


Duties include but not limited to:

Guest Orientation with facilities

Serving Dinners/Meals

Daily Housekeeping of Common areas, bedrooms, bathrooms


Evening Kitchen Helper and Dishes

General Guest relations


Work Location Information: Kyuquot Sound


Transportation/Travel Information: Transportation to and from work site is provided from Campbell River


How to Apply:


FAX – 1-877-724-2324



INCLUDE: Complete Resume and three current references.


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