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Denali Cabins welcomes guests for the 2021 season from May 20 - September 15.
Denali Backcountry Adventures welcomes guests for the 2021 season from June 5 - September 13.
Denali Backcountry Lodge welcomes guests for the 2021 season from June 4 - September 12.

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

  • Baker

    Back of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    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 Baker, you will be responsible for preparing a wide variety of breads, rolls, pastries and other baked goods. You will work independently for extended periods throughout the day, but will also require you to be flexible and to work as a part of the kitchen staff in order to meet production deadlines and food quality guidelines.  You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Baking large quantities of goods
    • Maintaining standards of safety and sanitation
    • Supervise employees and/or other helpers in the preparation of baked goods
    • Read and follow recipes

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • At least two years of prior culinary experience; a degree in culinary arts or equivalent certification
    • Works well under pressure
    • Professional communication skills, both oral and written
    • Knowledge of food values and nutrition
    • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Bartender

    Front of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    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 Bartender, you will be responsible for all bar operations and provide excellent service to all guests. Using a wide knowledge of mixed drinks and alcohols, you will promptly prepare drink orders and serve the guest. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Promptly greet and welcome guests and provide a beverage menu
    • Execute bar set up and closing procedures
    • Conduct proper alcohol serving procedures according to the liquor laws
    • Make recommendations and answer all related guest inquiries
    • Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in accordance with standard recipes
    • Monitor and track inventory

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • High energy and friendly attitude
    • 2 years bartending experience preferred
    • Knowledge of proper and up-to-date food handling and health standards
    • Knowledge of proper and up-to-date liquor procedures
    • Familiarity with Point of Sale systems
    • Ability to safely and frequently lift 50 pounds

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Cook I

    Back of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    MAJOR ACTIVITIES (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):

    / Set up and maintain station

    / Use standard recipes and presentations as indicated

    / Prepare food for dining room service

    / Prep food as needed and for following shift

    / Proper and safe handling of food and equipment

    / Keep work areas clean and sanitized at all times

    / Prepare station for next shift

    / Wrap, label, and date all food products

    / Make sure all equipment is clean such as stovetop, grill, griddle, pizza oven etc.

    / Prepare freezer pulls for following shift

    / Prepare prep list for following shift

    / Dishwashing when needed

    / Approximately 40 hours per week

    / Other duties as assigned

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Cook II

    Back of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    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 Line Cook, you will prepare food to the exact Chef’s specifications and set up stations for menu. The Line Cook duties will consist of assisting the Executive and Sous Chefs with their daily tasks. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Regularly prepare and cook large quantities of food
    • Set up and maintain food stations
    • Prepare food for dining room service and for the following shift as needed
    • Keep work areas clean and sanitized at all times
    • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff using standard recipes and presentations as indicated
    • Stock inventory appropriately
    • Ensure food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a Line Cook or Prep Cook
    • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
    • Knowledge of proper and up-to-date food handling and health standards
    • Ability to operate standard kitchen equipment
    • Ability to safely lift and maneuver 50 pounds regularly
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Dishwasher

    Back of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    JOB SUMMARY

    The Dishwasher will assist in the preparation of meals as directed and will provide the highest quality of service to the guests at all times. The Dishwasher is responsible for washing all forms of dishes/pans and keeping the kitchen clean, stocked and organized. Employees in this position will work with various cleaning chemicals.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):

    / Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, or pans, using dishwashers or by hand

    / Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in storage areas

    / Set up an maintain dish machine and dishwashing stations

    / Spot check all wares from dish machine for cleanliness

    / Remove garbage from kitchen as necessary and keep loading dock area clear

    / Leave station and dish area clean and empty, ready for next shift

    / Drain and de-lime machine and refill for next shift

    / Turn off dish machine, hot water heater and thoroughly clean inside of dish machine including screens and sprayers

    / Regularly log dish machine temperatures

    / Assist in the preparation of meals by chopping vegetables, making salads, and assembling snacks, appetizers and entrees

    / Ensure that leftover food is stored properly and test the temperature of food at specified intervals

    / Stock supplies, like food or utensils, in serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, or salad bars

    / Sweep or scrub floors and clean garbage cans with water or steam

    / Load or unload trucks delivering or picking up food/supplies

    / Clean and sanitize workstations and equipment and follow all HACCP and applicable food regulatory rules and procedures

    / Implementation of kitchen-wide safety and sanitation practices as required by AK DEC

     

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Server

    Front of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    ​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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Sous Chef

    Back of House
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    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 Sous Chef, you will support front-line cooks by preparing foods and maintaining adequate stock for current productions levels. You will ensure excellent customer service and enhance the dining experience for all guests while working closely with the staff in an efficient, courteous and dedicated manner. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Oversee and participate in the preparation of menu items for dining room service
    • Follow and complete prep list each shift
    • Using standard recipes and presentations as indicated
    • Instruct Line Cooks and Prep Cooks in their duties to ensure productivity and safety
    • Assist with training and education of service staff in menu content
    • Conduct weekly inventory and order needed items

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Prior kitchen experience
    • Ability to operate standard kitchen equipment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Graduate of Culinary School with two years kitchen operation and staff management experience
    • Knowledge of proper and up-to-date food handling and health standards

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Lead Housekeeper

    Housekeeping
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Guest Services

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 17, 2021 to September 16, 2021

    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 Housekeeping Manager, you will be responsible for training and supervising Room Attendants. You will coordinate and schedule all required activities. You will oversee inventory and order supplies and equipment as needed. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Train, coordinate and schedule activities for Room Attendants
    • 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

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Massage Therapist

    Massage Therapist
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Guest Services

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Room Attendant

    Housekeeping
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Guest Services

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 27, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Naturalist

    Naturalists
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Guides

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 20, 2021 to September 14, 2021

    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. Naturalists at the Denali Backcountry Lodge lead hikes through Kantishna, the backcountry of Denali National Park. As a Naturalist, you will conduct guest activities and provide accurate and enthusiastic interpretations of the natural and cultural history relate to Denali National Park. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Provide natural and cultural history information to Lodge guests; hikes vary from casual, moderate and challenging
    • Transport guests to trailheads on private and National Park Service lands
    • Develop and present educational programs
    • Maintain fishing gear and waders and sell fishing licenses to guests

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
    • Knowledge and experience of common hiking, camping and outdoors
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs and lift up to 50 pounds
    • Current First Aid and CPR Certification required
    • Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certificate required
    • Certified Interpretive Guide (CIG) preferred

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Maintenance Manager

    Maintenance
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Maintenance

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 17, 2021 to September 16, 2021

    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 Manager, you will oversee and manage the daily maintenance, cleaning, landscaping and repair of lodge property and equipment. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Developing maintenance procedures and ensuring implementation
    • Carrying out inspections of the facilities to identify and resolve issues
    • Planning and oversee all repair and installation activities
    • Allocating workload and supervising upkeep staff
    • Monitoring equipment inventory and placing orders when necessary
    • Monitoring expenses and controlling the budget for maintenance
    • Managing relationships with contractors and service providers

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Experience in planning maintenance operations
    • Understanding of technical aspects of plumbing, carpentry, electrical systems, etc.
    • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs and lift up to 50 pounds
    • Previous Maintenance Technician Manager experience will be viewed advantageously

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Maintenance Technician

    Maintenance
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Maintenance

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 17, 2021 to September 16, 2021

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Food & Beverage Manager

    Management
    Denali Backcountry Lodge - Management

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 17, 2021 to September 16, 2021

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Bartender

    Front of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 15, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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 Bartender, you will be responsible for all bar operations and provide excellent service to all guests. Using a wide knowledge of mixed drinks and alcohols, you will promptly prepare drink orders and serve the guest. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Promptly greet and welcome guests and provide a beverage menu
    • Execute bar set up and closing procedures
    • Conduct proper alcohol serving procedures according to the liquor laws
    • Make recommendations and answer all related guest inquiries
    • Prepare and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in accordance with standard recipes
    • Monitor and track inventory

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Communication and interpersonal skills
    • High energy and friendly attitude
    • 2 years bartending experience preferred
    • Knowledge of proper and up-to-date food handling and health standards
    • Knowledge of proper and up-to-date liquor procedures
    • Familiarity with Point of Sale systems
    • Ability to safely and frequently lift 50 pounds

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Dishwasher

    Back of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 15, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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 Dishwasher, you will be responsible for washing all forms of dishes/pans and keeping the kitchen clean, stocked and organized. The dishwasher will also assist in the preparation of meals as directed. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Culinary planning and checking the production of food
    • Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots or pans using dishwashers or by hand
    • Stock supplies in serving stations or storage
    • Ensure leftover food is stored property
    • Assist in the preparation of meals by chopping vegetables, making salads and assembling snacks, appetizers and entrees

    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
    • Previous kitchen experience viewed advantageously

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Floor Supervisor

    Front of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 15, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Head Chef / Kitchen Manager

    Back of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    April 26, 2021 to September 18, 2021

    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

     

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Line Cook

    Back of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 15, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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 DC. As a Line Cook, you will prepare food to the exact Chef’s specifications and set up stations for menu. The Line Cook duties will consist of assisting the Executive and Sous Chefs with their daily tasks. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Regularly prepare and cook large quantities of food
    • Set up and maintain food stations
    • Prepare food for dining room service and for the following shift as needed
    • Keep work areas clean and sanitized at all times
    • Cook menu items in cooperation with the rest of the kitchen staff using standard recipes and presentations as indicated
    • Stock inventory appropriately
    • Ensure food comes out simultaneously, in high quality and in a timely fashion

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Proven cooking experience, including experience as a Line Cook or Prep Cook
    • Excellent understanding of various cooking methods, ingredients, equipment and procedures
    • Knowledge of proper and up-to-date food handling and health standards
    • Ability to operate standard kitchen equipment
    • Ability to safely lift and maneuver 50 pounds regularly
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Server

    Front of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 15, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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 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
    • 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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Sous Chef

    Back of House
    Denali Cabins - Food & Beverage

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 10, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Delivery Driver

    Transportation
    Denali Cabins - Guest Services

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Drive a van, minibus, lightweight truck, or cube van to transport goods to and from Denali Backcountry Lodge, Denali Cabins, Denali train depot, McKinley Village, Denali Visitors’ Center, Anchorage, AK and other properties as assigned

    • Regular trips into Anchorage, AK to purchase supplies of variable substance
    • Prepare lists from management and leadership to identify supplies needed
    • Deliver and unload purchased supplies to destination
    • Delivery, loading, and unloading of luggage, products, supplies, equipment, and trash
    • Assist other departments as needed to facilitate a smooth operation to maximize the guest visits and satisfaction
    • Cater to any and all needs as requested as you are the life line for this remote location

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Excellent driving record
    • Daily provide exceptional services and respect to guests
    • Displays a professional demeanor and can accept directions
    • Effectively solve problems, receive directions and manage time efficiently
    • Work independently and with others to meet the goals and standards of the position

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Front Desk Agent

    Front Desk
    Denali Cabins - Guest Services

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 15, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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 Front Desk Agent, you will be responsible for registering guests, maintaining accurate room inventories, creating guest reservations and taking sales calls. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Greet and register guests while maintaining accurate room inventories
    • Answer any guest inquiries related to lodging or local attractions
    • Sell Denali vendor products
    • Interact daily with guests and visitors in a positive demeanor

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Excellent guest service skills
    • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
    • Organization and leadership skills and abilities
    • One year guest service or front desk experience

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Lead Housekeeper

    Housekeeping
    Denali Cabins - Guest Services

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 5, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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 Lead Housekeeper, you will work closely with the housekeeping staff in an efficient, courteous and dedicated manner to ensure that the guests’ expectations are met and exceeded. You will work with team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Provide direction and leadership to the housekeeping and laundry team members
    • Perform inspections to ensure cleanliness meets guest expectations
    • Available as the on-property contact for guest concerns and assistance

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Logistics Expediter

    Transportation
    Denali Cabins - Guest Services

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    The Logistics Expediter position facilitates transport of goods and guests in and around the Denali Park area. The Logistics Expediter organizes and maintains logistics space and bus manifests. The Logistics Expediter ensures that all passengers and supplies are loaded on the buses as required and reconciles any difference encountered.

    • Works with guests to ensure satisfaction in such areas as quality, service, and problem resolution
    • Drives a van, minibus, lightweight truck, or cube van to transport passengers and goods to and from Denali Backcountry Lodge, Denali Cabins, Denali train depot, McKinley Village, Denali Visitors’ Center, and other properties as assigned
    • Delivery, loading, and unloading of luggage, products, supplies, equipment, and trash
    • Stock snacks, sodas, coffee, etc. to be consumed in route to destination
    • Assist disabled passengers into and out of vehicles
    • Assist continental breakfast attendant as needed between bus departures
    • Organize turn-around of Denali Backcountry Lodge bus when necessary
    • Organize and maintain logistics space, including logistics storage, walk-in cooler, and logistics ramp / deck
    • Assist other departments as needed to facilitate a smooth operation to maximize the guest visits and satisfaction
    • Answer inquiries pertaining to organizations services, shopping, dining, tourism, entertainment, and providing travel directions for the area

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Excellent driving record
    • Works professionally and courteously when under pressure in a busy environment
    • Arrive to work on time, ready to work, dressed in clean uniform, with a neat and clean appearance
    • Effectively solve problems, receive directions and manage time efficiently

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

     

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  • Room Attendant/ Housekeeper

    Housekeeping
    Denali Cabins - Guest Services

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    May 15, 2021 to September 17, 2021

    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 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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Shuttle Driver (Class B CDL Required)

    Transportation
    Denali Cabins - Guest Services

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Maintenance Manager

    Maintenance
    Denali Cabins - Maintenance

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    April 19, 2021 to September 18, 2021

    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 Maintenance Manager, you will oversee and manage the daily maintenance, cleaning, landscaping and repair of lodge property and equipment. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Developing maintenance procedures and ensuring implementation
    • Carrying out inspections of the facilities to identify and resolve issues
    • Planning and oversee all repair and installation activities
    • Allocating workload and supervising upkeep staff
    • Monitoring equipment inventory and placing orders when necessary
    • Monitoring expenses and controlling the budget for maintenance
    • Managing relationships with contractors and service providers

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Experience in planning maintenance operations
    • Understanding of technical aspects of plumbing, carpentry, electrical systems, etc.
    • Working knowledge of facilities machines and equipment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs and lift up to 50 pounds
    • Previous Maintenance Technician Manager experience will be viewed advantageously

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Maintenance Technician

    Maintenance
    Denali Cabins - Maintenance

    WHAT ARE THE WORK DATES?

    April 19, 2021 to September 18, 2021

    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 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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Assistant General Manager

    Management
    Denali Cabins - Management

    *This is a 8-month full-time, benefit, vacation and paid time off eligible position. Work schedule February 1 - September 30

    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 Assistant General Manager, you will oversee the management and daily operations of the cabins. You will develop and manage strategic plans, programs, policies and procedures with the general manager. You will be responsible for ensuring the lodge provides a safe and enjoyable environment for both guests and staff.  You will work with team members and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Assist in overseeing preparations for the seasonal opening and closing of the lodge
    • Provide leadership, motivation and accountability for all staff
    • Assist in preparing and monitoring the lodge’s operating and capital budgets
    • Develop, implement and maintain standards for guest service, product quality and cleanliness

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, hotel and/or restaurant management or related field
    • Strong and proven leadership, management and supervisory experience
    • Strategic thinking, anticipating trends and issues

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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How to Apply

Greetings from the Pursuit Alaska team!

We’re so glad you’re interested in working with us – we think you’re pretty cool too! 

We are super excited about 2021 and are now hiring! Our hiring managers are taking a much-deserved break over the holiday season but are actively looking at our applications and will be in touch in January. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions and don’t forget to refer a friend!

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We hope to see you here for a summer in the land of the midnight sun!


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