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Denali Cabins welcomes guests for the 2019 season from May 20 - September 15.
Denali Backcountry Adventures welcomes guests for the 2019 season from June 5 - September 13.
Denali Backcountry Lodge welcomes guests for the 2019 season from June 4 - September 12.

Explore our current job openings below and click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application! 

  • Park Road Driver - Part-Time

    Transportation
    Denali Backcountry Adventure - Transportation

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    *Part-time position ~14 hours/week

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Backcountry Adventures. As a Park Road Driver, you will be responsible for safely transporting guests and providing a high quality of service at all times. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Provide accurate interpreted natural and cultural history narratives of the Denali National Park experience
    • Implement operational processes which support and control the transportation system, such as vehicle maintenance, dispatching and regulatory administration
    • Transport guests to and from Denali Backcountry Lodge, Denali Cabins, Denali Train Depot and other properties as assigned
    • Clean and service vehicles with fuel, lubricants and accessories
    • Maintain a shift / trip driving documentation log

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience in guiding or interpretive presentations viewed advantageously
    • Strong organizational and leadership skills
    • Ability to move and lift supplies, equipment and tools weighing 50 pounds or  more
    • Must possess a Class “B” CDL with Passenger and Air Brake Endorsements
    • Two years of prior commercial driving experience with a clean driving record
    • Valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate
    • Current CPR and First Aid certifications
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  • Server

    Front of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    ​WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Backcountry Lodge. As a Server, you will greet and serve guests promptly, providing detailed information on menus, multi-tasking various front-of-house duties and collecting the bill. Working as a team player is essential to communicate with the kitchen staff to ensure that orders are accurate and delivered promptly. Your main responsibility will be to provide excellent overall dining experience for our guests. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Set up wait stations and kitchen service areas for the shift
    • Understand and verbally present the specials of the day
    • Conduct proper alcohol serving procedures according to liquor laws
    • Communicate guest dietary restrictions or allergies to kitchen staff
    • Deliver checks and collect bill payment
    • Meet with kitchen staff to review daily specials, changes to the menu and service specifications for reservations or large parties

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Must be 21+ of age
    • Proven work experience as a Server
    • Hands-on experience with cash register and Point of Sale system
    • Basic math skills
    • Attentiveness, patience, and presentation skills
    • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
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  • Server/Bartender

    Front of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    JOB SUMMARY

    The Bartender Server is expected to work 3 serving shifts per week and 2 bartending shifts.  Bartending shifts will cover 2 days off for Bartender. / Provide the highest quality of service to the guests at all times. The Bartender will prepare and serve drinks to clients in our bar; mixing new drinks based on guest orders, maintaining liquor stock and bar supplies, and ensuring guests meet the age requirements for the purchase of alcohol. 


    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS  

    Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):  Server 
    / Set up wait and kitchen service areas for the shift
    / Memorizing, understanding and verbally repeating the specials for the day 
    / Insure the proper handling of food according to the health codes
    / Keep work areas neat, clean and sanitized throughout the shift
    / Restock needed items in the wait stations
    / Know and understand different cooking procedures that pertain to the menu
    / Provide beverage and meal service in a professional, healthy, and pleasant manner   
    / Deliver food, drinks and provide wine service professionally and as trained
    / Account for food served and monies collected   
    / Take guests orders and encourage additional sales
    / Clean and sanitize workstations and equipment and follow all HACCP and applicable food       regulatory rules and procedures   
    / Implementation of safety and sanitation practices as required by AK DEC


    Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):  Bartender 
    / Daily provide exceptional services and respect to guests
    / Greeting guests, mixing, and serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages with appropriate     garnishes
    / Assist in gift shop operation and sales
    / Record all sales, collect money, operate a point-of-sale system, and follow all company cash handling procedures
    / Taking inventory, stocking, and arranging beverage supplies and glassware to create attractive displays
    / Conduct proper alcohol serving procedures according to Alaska liquor laws 

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  • Massage Therapist

    Massage Therapist
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Backcountry Lodge. As a Massage Therapist, you will plan, coordinate and accomplish a variety of activities for the Lodge guests. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Plan, coordinate and execute activities daily such as exercise sessions, dances, and classes
    • Provide professional spa massage and body treatments to Lodge guests
    • Organize and supervise activity volunteers
    • Inventory and maintain massage supplies and equipment
    • Actively promote spa treatments, services and retail

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Current Massage Therapy credentials
    • Yoga and exercise instructor experience is viewed advantageously
    • Guest service oriented
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
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  • Room Attendant

    Housekeeping
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Backcountry Lodge. As a Room Attendant, you will provide comfort to our guests by ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and inviting. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Clean all rooms and other areas assigned to you
    • Respond quickly to guest requests with accommodations that may enhance their experiences with the lodge
    • Ensure privacy and confidentiality for lodge guests
    • Address questions and concerns and report identified maintenance issues to supervisor

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Positive and willing to participate on a team and work with a winning attitude
    • Flexible and dependable
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 pounds
    • Previous housekeeping experience will be viewed advantageously
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  • Maintenance Technician

    Maintenance
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Maintenance

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Backcountry Lodge. As a Maintenance Technician, you will undertake the responsibility to preserve the good condition and functionality of the premises. You will perform maintenance tasks of great variety to maintain the buildings, guest rooms, and grounds in the best possible condition. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Surveying buildings and repair mechanical systems to ensure they are consistent with health and safety standards and regulations
    • Performing maintenance of electrical systems and manual repairs when necessary
    • Assisting in the setup of ventilation, refrigeration and other systems and conduct repairs when necessary
    • Maintaining heating and plumbing systems to ensure functionality
    • Conducting general upkeep procedures and other tasks as assigned

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Experience as a maintenance technician
    • Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic and other systems
    • Knowledge of general maintenance processes and methods
    • Working knowledge of tools, common appliances and devices
    • Guest service oriented
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
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  • Food & Beverage Manager

    Management
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Management

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Backcountry Lodge. As the Food and Beverage Manager, you will be responsible for all food and beverage services at the lodge. You will plan and implement menus and budgets. You will oversee the hiring, training and supervision of all food and beverage staff. You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Assist upper level management in operations, with focus on Food & Beverage
    • Provide direction, training and development of Food & Beverage staff
    • Participate in menu design and set menu pricing with input from the Kitchen Manager and management
    • Responsible for the implementation, maintenance and training for ServSafe (food safety) and TAPs (alcohol management) policies

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Thrives in a fast-paced and high energy work environment
    • Inspiring leadership and motivational attitude
    • Must be 21 years or older
    • Minimum of three years’ senior level experience in similar-sized operation
    • Post-secondary education in hospitality or a related field viewed advantageous
    • Must possess ServeSafe Food Protection Manager Certification
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  • Barista

    Front of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Cabins. As a Barista, you will assist guests with food & beverage orders at the Espresso Bar in a professional, healthy, and pleasant manner.  You will deliver excellent guest service, meeting the guests’ needs while following the guidelines of the establishment. The Barista will account for food served and monies collected during the shift. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Prepare food & beverage orders for guests
    • Account for all sales on the computer, collect payment & balance daily sales
    • Work with all team members in providing excellent guest service
    • Maintain cleanliness of the Espresso Bar & eating area, including wiping down espresso machine, refrigerators, counters & tables, emptying trashcans, vacuuming, etc.

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Proven work experience as a Barista
    • Hands-on experience with cash register and Point of Sale system
    • Basic math skills
    • Attentiveness, patience, and presentation skills
    • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
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  • Floor Supervisor

    Front of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Cabins. As Floor Supervisor, you will supervise the dining area and bar employees to ensure excellent guest service and enhance the dining experience for all guests. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Ensure excellent guest service through the training and supervising of dining room and bar personnel
    • Manage and account for all situations on the floor including food quality, monies collected and guest relation
    • Accurate reporting of food and beverage numbers to management daily
    • Maintain the quality standards for environment, service and safety

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to quality service and food and beverage knowledge
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Restaurant supervisory experience and direct guest service experience
    • Knowledge and awareness of proper food handling and health standards
    • Must be 21 years or older
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  • Head Chef

    Back of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

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    JOB DESCRIPTION
    THE ALASKA COLLECTION
    Job Title: HEAD CHEF Job Code: AKT00
    Department: FOOD AND BEVERAGE
    Work Location: DENALI DIVISION, ALASKA
    Reports To: ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
    FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT
    Position Status: SEASONAL
    __________________________________________________________________
    PURSUIT COLLECTION
    We wake up every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and pristine lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they will share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations.
    We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences.
    ⁄ Our vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel
    ⁄ Our mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences

    SUPERVISES
    ⁄ Sous Chef
    ⁄ Cooks
    ⁄ Kitchen Staff

    JOB SUMMARY
    Coordinates activities and directs training of sous chefs, cooks, and other kitchen workers who engage in
    preparing and cooking food to ensure an efficient and profitable food service.
    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
    Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):
    ⁄ Attain financial objectives; food, labor and EDR cost. Adjust expenditures to reflect corresponding
    increase or decrease in revenue
    ⁄ Work with RM, AGM and GM to create seasonal menus
    ⁄ Provisioning and purchasing of supplies for BOH. Estimate food and beverage costs Supervise portion
    control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste
    ⁄ Investigate and resolve complaints concerning food quality and service
    ⁄ Oversee preparations for the seasonal opening and closing of the Prey
    ⁄ Develops, implements and maintains standards for nutrition, sanitation and food preparation standards
    for the kitchen
    ⁄ Oversees training programs for the Prey kitchen staff are developed, maintained and regularly practiced with an emphasis on safety, product quality, food production and cleanliness ⁄ Oversee warehouse ordering, requisitions, stocking and receiving
    ⁄ Overall responsibility for the training, direction and management of kitchen staff by developing, implementing and maintaining associated programs.
    ⁄ Manage and estimate labor cost versus budgeted labor
    ⁄ Purchase or requisition food and kitchen supplies
    ⁄ Performs other duties as are appropriate and as assigned

    Skills + Abilities:
    ⁄ Knowledge of standard industry practices in the culinary business
    ⁄ Awareness of local, state and federal health and sanitation laws
    ⁄ Actively supervises, motivates and disciplines employees
    ⁄ Effectively solve problems, receive direction and manage time efficiently
    ⁄ Ability to plan, conceptualize, organize and motivate and direct a diverse team in the achievement of The Alaska Collection’s (TAC) goals and objectives
    ⁄ Proficiency in the use of computers, including Microsoft Office Suites and industry-standard computer software
    ⁄ Ability to work independently, in a team environment and with minimal supervision
    ⁄ Ability to make decisions, solve problems and exercise good judgment; ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload
    ⁄ Ability to work closely with all levels of TAC staff, management and general public, including professionals and executives from a variety of companies
    ⁄ Superior organizational, follow-up and detail oriented skills
    ⁄ Must be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
    ⁄ Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
    ⁄ Excellent management and supervisory skills
    ⁄ Willing to work extended hours, various shifts, on holidays and weekends as necessary

    Physical Abilities:
    ⁄ Must be able to see, hear and verbally communicate with regular frequency
    ⁄ Must be able to walk and/or stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time
    ⁄ Must be able to kneel, bend and twist at the waist with regular frequency
    ⁄ Must be able to reach at, above and below shoulder height with regular frequency
    ⁄ Must be able to push, pull, carry and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds with regular frequency, and greater weights with occasional frequency
    ⁄ Must be able to maintain balance and maneuver in crowded space with regular frequency
    ⁄ Must possess sufficient fine and gross motor skills to operate equipment with regular frequency

    Minimum Qualifications:
    / A degree in culinary arts is preferred
    / Familiar with Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    / Knowledge of food and nutrition as well as food safety and sanitation regulations
    / Knowledge of proper and up to date food handling and health standards
    / Know and understand different cooking procedures that pertain to the menu
    / Current ServSafe Certification – Food Protection Manager
    / Proper and up to date food handling procedures – FWC card

    ⁄ Three years’ experience as Sous Chef or similar position and training; or any combination of management, education and experience that provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities. Supervisory experience required. Prefer experience in seasonal operation.
    ⁄ Must pass a criminal history background investigation; however a conviction of a crime may not disqualify an individual from this position
    ⁄ Current ServSafe Certification required

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  • Line Cook

    Back of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Cabins. As a Line Cook, you will be responsible for cooking meals including the prep work, preparing specialty soups and coordinating overall preparation of food under the direction of management. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Assisting the Chef and providing the highest quality of service to guests
    • Assist in the culinary planning, checking production and keeping records
    • Ability to cook large quantities of food and follow recipes
    • Culinary planning and checking the production of food

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to quality service and food and beverage knowledge
    • Understanding of proper use and maintenance of major kitchen equipment to include stoves, slicers, knives, dishwashers and refrigeration
    • Awareness of local, state and federal health and sanitation laws
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  • Sous Chef

    Back of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Cabins. As the Sous Chef, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the kitchen and provides professional leadership and direction to kitchen personnel. You will ensure that all recipes and food preparations and presentations meet the commitment to quality. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Demonstrate and lead by example while maintaining a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen
    • Receive product and supply orders as directed
    • Provide training and assist in supervising line cooks and kitchen staff
    • Prepare daily production list

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to quality service and food and beverage knowledge
    • Understanding of proper use and maintenance of major kitchen equipment to include stoves, slicers, knives, dishwashers and refrigeration
    • Awareness of local, state and federal health and sanitation laws
    • College or culinary training or extensive cooking and production experience
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  • Shuttle Driver

    Transportation
    Denali Cabins - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Denali Cabins. As a Shuttle Driver, you will be responsible for safely transporting guests and goods utilizing various vehicles. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Operate a van, minibus, lightweight truck or cube van to transport guests
    • Coordinate with guests to ensure satisfaction
    • Assist with the loading of busses for  Denali Backcountry Adventures
    • Clean and service vehicles with fuel, lubricants and accessories
    • Maintain and complete the driving documentation log

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Thorough knowledge of driving and roadway laws and regulations
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Frequently able to lift and move up to 50 pounds
    • Possess a Level B Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger and Air Brake endorsements and a clean driving record
    • Valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate
    • One year of guest transportation experience
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  • Maintenance Manager - Temporary P/T

    Maintenance
    Denali Cabins - Maintenance

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    This position is primarily focused on helping the new incoming maintenance manager to acclimate into the new position and teach them what needs to be done for opening and closing each year.  

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How to Apply

Please apply online. We look forward to hearing from you!


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