Sockeye Cycle Co.
Alaska Biking at its Peak !
Our clients view breathtaking mountain peaks wrapped in glacial ice as they bike the local roads and trails with eagles soaring overhead and whales spouting in the distance.
Help make their summer dreams a reality!
Now hiring tour guides, bike technicians, and management.
We specialize in guided bicycle tours of Alaska's Southeast panhandle and remote areas of Northwestern Canada. Our two full-service shops are located at the head of North America's longest fjord in the coastal communities of Haines and Skagway. We are the gateway to the Yukon Territory and border the largest protected wilderness area in the world.
Job Qualifications - All Employees must be US citizens or have a green card or work visa for the USA. You need to have a clean driving record and provide a DMV report covering the past three years. All employees must be willing to obtain an Alaska Drivers License. Current CPR, First Aid certification and a DOT medical certification are required before you arrive. You must be 23 years of age. All employees will sign a contract when hired. Not all positions may be currently open for hire.
Tour guides, bike technicians and management
Room and Board
We have company housing in Skagway available for our employees at $300/month for a single room and $200/month for a shared room. The rooms are located in the same building as the business. There is a communal kitchen and living area for residents only. A room or house to rent in Skagway or Haines can sometimes be found before the season starts. Camping in a tent or the back of your truck is an option in both communities either at a campground or free range.
There are two 5 day training sessions for guides and mechanics the first week of May and June. Paid training at $8/Hr. involves a thorough review of all tour and shop procedures. It is mandatory that you attend one of these sessions. You will receive a training manual to study before you arrive.
Recreational opportunities abound depending on your abilities and cooperation from the Alaskan environment. Locals and visitors partake in running, climbing, skiing, biking, boarding, dog mushing, boardsailing, paragliding, fishing, hunting, hiking, kayaking, tennis and whatever else there is to do outside.
How to Apply
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Based on your qualifications and when we receive your application, we will conduct phone interviews, check references and hire as needed.