The Eagle Plains Hotel in the north of Canada is looking for a bartender.
Wanted: mixologist with a penchant for a lot of ice cream—and no small amount of snow. One of the most remote watering holes in the north of Canada is looking for a bartender.
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But not just any candidate will do. To be a member of the staff of seven at Eagle Plains Hotel & Service Station applicants must be “very fast” and she “better, such as insulation,” owner Stan McNevin tells CBC News.
But the work asks for much more than serving beer to drivers, and a colorful mix of characters who are in the Yukon, hundreds of miles from the nearest city, in a joint that is compared with the Look Hotel in “The Shining.”
The new hire will serve on the 32-room establishment of the “front line” must be OK with working alone at night in the middle set up bear and caribou—and a spirit named Albert Johnson.
When “weird and strange things” happen “everyone is just the fault of Albert,” whose presence is “definitely” confirmed by a clairvoyant, McNevin adds. A high tolerance for people, or no people, it is also a must.
While the Eagle Plains Hotel hopping during the summer and the winter, it can be left on for long distances when the rivers freeze and thaw in the spring and fall.
And if a blizzard strikes, the guests are stranded for days. Such a storm is a failed shutdown of a curling tournament: “We built snow caves for the people, so that they can be outside of look,” says McNevin, “and then of course, the barman would have to go out and serve hot drinks and hot toddies.”
This article originally appeared on Newser.