How to join our team

Nootka Wilderness Lodge is always looking for energetic, talented individuals wanting to join our awesome team! Whatever your field may be-guiding, culinary, maintenance, housekeeping and serving-we will always look at resumes from our kind of people. If this west coast experience is what you have been looking for, please send your resume and cover letter to and whether we need a position filled or not we will get back to you shortly.

Our Guides & Team


Brendan is a local to the area with 14 years of guiding at NWL. Fishing runs deep within his family , an avid angler and an area expert! He’s also our freshwater guide for those that want to give that a try!


Serving as our lodge mechanic, Laurie is one of the hardest working individuals at Nootka Wilderness Lodge. Laurie works day and night to assure everything is working properly and that your experience at NWL will be nothing but exceptional.


With over 16 years in hospitality, Andrea will make sure you have everything you need! Her experience living in the Northwest Territories sailing and fishing on Great Slave Lake give her excellent stories to share with you!


Being the daughter of our owner, Brian, Davis has grown up around the Lodge. Davis spends most of her summer out at NWL, so you will almost certainly be greeted by her smile.


Dustin is a certified chef de cuisine with 20 years experience. Born and raised in the Nootka island area with a passion for west coast cuisine. Although he has traveled the world cooking his heart belongs to the west coast.


Dawson has been a part of Nootka Wilderness Lodge all of his life. He is excited to be able to work at the lodge for his second season as our dock boy/deckhand.

Dawson is an expert guide for other kids, showing them around the lodge and introducing them to activities like paddle boarding, kayaking, cliff jumping and more! Dawson loves to meet new people and share his love of Nootka with others.