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Skagway, Alaska

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We are looking for people who are fully committed to doing everything possible to ensure our guests leave feeling as though they just experienced the excursion of a lifetime. So, the ability to entertain and engage with people as well as the ability to provide superior guest service is a must for all of our positions. 

Our season runs from early May until late September and a generous bonus is given to employees who can stay the entire time. Some positions may require a longer season.

We offer a variety of seasonal summer jobs including:

Complete Job List:

  • Unimog Operator
  • Zipline Guide
  • Naturalist and Canoe Guide
  • Adventure Guide
  • ATV Guide
  • Horseback Guide
  • Office and Dock
  • Dog Musher
  • Boat Captain
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Adventure Photo Crew 
  • Culinary Support Staff

Make sure to act fast so you don't miss out on the best summer of your life!

  • Unimog Operator

    Skagway
    $20.00 / hour

    Safely transports guests from the lower camp area to and from dog camp and/or the zipline. Responsible for maintenance and cleaning of the Unimogs.

    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Safely transports guests to and from lower camp to the dog camp and/or the zip-line while adhering to the timing of the tour (including before and after)
    • Provides guests with accurate, quality information throughout the duration of the excursion
    • Assures the safety of the guests by conducting a pre-trip vehicle inspection daily, driving at a safe rate of speed at all times, assisting guests into and out of the vehicle, reviewing safety guidelines with the guests, prohibiting guests from entering the dog kennel areas, and ensuring children stay with their parents at all times
    • Performs chores at camp to include, but not limited to the following: watering the dogs, assist dog camp staff with the handling and care of dogs, chopping wood, and maintaining the cleanliness of the puppy pens, bathrooms, refreshment area, and camp in general
    • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the vehicle, immediately fixing vehicle problems, if possible, and reporting any issues to the Lead Mechanic, and filling the vehicle with the gas instructed by management
    • Communicates accurate information to the appropriate staff when required and as needed (making radio calls regarding position on the road, radioing in the guest count to dog camp, etc.)

    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: As directed by management

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during the monthly evaluations

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience in a professional, clear, concise, and entertaining manner
    • Ability to adapt presentations and/or interactions with guests to meet the needs and/or expectations of people from various backgrounds
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work with little supervision in both a team environment and independently
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times even when dealing with difficult people and while encountering stressful situations
    • Ability to be safety oriented
    • Ability to see potential problems and react positively
    • Skilled in punctuality as demonstrated by consistently adhering to the timing of the tour

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • Frequent work is performed outside, so position will frequently be subject to possible adverse

    weather conditions and variations in temperature

    • May occasionally be subject to different odors throughout the day to include, but is not

    limited to, dog poop

    • May be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant dog barking at dog camp

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Must possess current driver’s license
    • Must possess a mechanical background
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Position involves frequent sitting and walking (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day is spent performing each of these activities)
    • Position involves occasional standing (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day)
    • Must be able to lift and carry buckets weighing up to 40lbs for a distance of 200 feet (usually no more than 30 minutes a day is spent performing this activity)

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $20.00 - $24.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to work in Skagway, Alaska March-October?

    License/Certification:

    • Driver's License (Required)

    Work Location: One location

  • Naturalist & Canoe Guide

    Skagway
    $17.00 / hour

    Provide safety information to the guests prior to boarding the canoes. Guide the guests by canoe around Davidson Lake while providing them with a safe and enjoyable experience. Acts as crew to the RHIB boat captain. Provides narration on the RHIB ride to and from Glacier Point. Gives a safety speech and ensures guest compliance. Assists the Captain in boat maneuvers and in the care of the boat.

    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Monitors the safety of our guests at all times
    • Performs chores before, during, and after tours to include, but not limited to, the following: cleaning bathrooms, assists with the lunch scene, maintaining the canoes, chopping wood, clearing brush, and cleaning equipment
    • Daily safety check of the equipment
    • Assists guests getting into and out of all modes of transport
    • Presents guests with quality, accurate information during the tour
    • Presents guests with safety information prior to boarding the canoes
    • Pilots the canoe in a manner that ensures the safety of all guests and staff
    • Adheres to tour timing
    • Ensures that guests are outfitted with the proper safety equipment
    • Maintains and properly stores gear
    • Greets the guests on the pier and escorts them to/from the boat
    • Watches for wildlife throughout the tour and assists guests with picture taking
    • Maintains the cleanliness of the boat

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: As assigned by management

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during any evaluations

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities related to canoeing/kayaking
    • Must be able to work on the water
    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Skilled in maintaining a positive attitude at all times even when handling difficult and/or stressful situations
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work well within diverse groups to achieve common goals
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and use good judgment when it comes to safety
    • Ability to work in a fast paced work environment
    • Ability to assume and complete tasks without direction and with little supervision

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Valid driver’s license or the ability to attain one
    • At minimum CPR and First Aid certification must be held with the ability to obtain WFR or WAFA certification.
    • Ability to pass a Coast Guard drug test
    • Ability to work irregular work schedules

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • All work is performed outside, so will be subject to possible adverse weather conditions and variations in temperature.
    • Will be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant engine noise
    • Will be subject to dust, odors, and contact with water and/or other liquids
    • Will be subject to hazardous conditions (working with different machinery, etc.)

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb weight for a distance of 200 feet
    • Position involves frequent (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day) standing, walking, handling objects, grasping items, & manipulating machinery and small items
    • Position involves occasional (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day) sitting, carrying, balancing, bending, stooping, and kneeling

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to work in Skagway, Alaska March-October?

    Work Location: One location

  • Culinary Support Staff

    Skagway
    $17.00 / hour

    Position serves primarily to make sandwiches and snack items for our touring and retail operations. From time to time, will also undertake stocking and shopping tasks. Must have a high attention to detail and a strong sense of personal responsibility as the position will often be left to manage their work load and time at their discretion.

    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Maintains and distributes inventory
    • Prepares sandwiches and other snack items
    • Runs errands as needed
    • Maintains the cleanliness of the kitchen

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Prepare and serve meals for special tours and company events
    • As directed by management

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during the monthly evaluations

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess or could attain the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to work in a food service operation
    • Must possess or could attain the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to work in a retail atmosphere
    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Skilled in maintaining a positive attitude at all times even when handling difficult and/or stressful situations
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work well within diverse groups to achieve common goals
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and use good judgment when it comes to safety
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to assume and complete tasks without direction and with little supervision

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Valid driver’s license or the ability to attain one
    • Current Alaska Food Worker Card or the ability to attain one
    • Ability to work irregular work schedules

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • Some of the work is performed outside, so will be subject to possible adverse weather conditions and variations in temperature.
    • Will be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant refrigeration hum
    • Will be subject to dust, odors, and contact with water and/or other liquids
    • Will be subject to hazardous conditions (working with different machinery, knives, etc.)

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb weight for a distance of 200 feet
    • Position involves frequent (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day) standing, walking, handling objects, grasping items, & manipulating machinery and small items
    • Position involves occasional (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day) sitting, carrying, balancing, bending, stooping, and kneeling

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: From $17.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift
    • Evening shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Experience:

    • Kitchen experience: 1 year (Preferred)

    License/Certification:

    • Driver's License (Preferred)

    Work Location: One location

  • Retail Sales Associate

    Skagway
    $16.00 / hour

    Our Retail Sales Associates will assist our guests in all aspects of retail sales in our gift shop. This will include working in the coffee shop/bar, photo sales department, and gift store. While working in any area of the gift shop this position is responsible for welcoming guests and offering them assistance, answering any questions, and appropriately handling cash/credit cards during transactions. Position is also responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of all areas of the gift shop (sales areas, office areas, storage areas, and bathrooms). Position may also work at preparing the sandwiches and other items for sales in the coffee shop/bar. The gift shop is located at our Skagway location.


    Requirements: 


    Our gift shop staff members must have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and customer service skills. At times, the position can be very fast paced, so you should have the ability to work well under stress and pressure. Good general computer skills are required and past cash register experience is a plus. Organizational skills are also a must. Position uses company vehicles, so a clean driving record is needed. Position is also hands-on with dogs from time to time, so you must be comfortable interacting with them. Need to be at least 21 years of age and have the ability to obtain your Alaska Serve Safe Card and complete the TAPS course.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to work in Skagway, Alaska March-October?

    Education:

    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

    Work Location: One location

  • Boat Captain

    Skagway
    $29.00 / hour

    Safely transports guests to and from Glacier Point. Gives a boat safety speech and ensures guest compliance. Responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of the boat.

    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Safely transports guests to and from Glacier Point while adhering to the timing of the tour (including before and after)
    • Provides guests with accurate, quality information throughout the duration of the excursion
    • Assures the safety of the guests by conducting a pre-trip inspection daily, driving at a safe rate of speed at all times, assisting guests into and out of the boat, reviewing safety guidelines with the guests, and ensuring children stay with their parents at all times
    • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the boat and fueling as needed
    • Assists in preforming maintenance tasks on the boat by immediately fixing boat problems (if possible) and reporting any issues Maintenance
    • Communicates accurate information to the appropriate staff when required and as needed (radioing in the guest count to Glacier Point, radioing to the office when appropriate, communicating with the dock, etc.)
    • Transports supplies to and from Glacier Point as needed

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Perform Boat Crew and Naturalist duties as assigned including assisting other Captains and providing narrated information to guests during their excursion
    • As assigned by management

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during any evaluations

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities related to vessel operations.
    • Must be able to work on the water
    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Skilled in maintaining a positive attitude at all times even when handling difficult and/or stressful situations
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work well within diverse groups to achieve common goals
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and use good judgment when it comes to safety
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to assume and complete tasks without direction and with little supervision

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Valid Captain's License with a minimum of a 50 ton rating
    • First Aid and CPR certification with the ability to obtain WFR or WAFA certification
    • Ability to work irregular work schedules

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • All work is performed outside, so will be subject to possible adverse weather conditions and variations in temperature.
    • Will be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant engine noise
    • Will be subject to dust, odors, and contact with water and/or other liquids
    • Will be subject to hazardous conditions (working with different machinery, etc.)

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb weight for a distance of 200 feet
    • Position involves frequent (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day) standing, walking, handling objects, grasping items, & manipulating machinery and small items
    • Position involves occasional (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day) sitting, carrying, balancing, bending, stooping, and kneeling

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $29.00 - $33.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to work in Skagway, Alaska March-October?

    Education:

    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

    License/Certification:

    • USCG 25 Ton + License (Required)

    Work Location: One location

  • Office & Dock Representative

    Skagway and Juneau
    $17.00 / hour

    Position serves both on the dock and in the office. Maintains open communication with cruise line shore excursions staff, Alaska X staff, and guests to ensure that the tours depart on time with the correct number of passengers. Responsible for confirming the tour numbers on the docks, informing associated parties, and settling at the end of the day.


    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Responds to all phone calls and emails received from ships, guests, and coworkers in a timely fashion
    • Maintains accurate up-to-date daily tour dispatch sheets, comparison spreadsheets, and complete tour spreadsheets
    • Maintains and distributes inventory
    • Runs errands as needed
    • Maintains the cleanliness of the office
    • Notifies independent tour companies of available space on departures
    • Notifies ships when the final tour has returned
    • When in office, responds to all guest inquiries and strives to close the sale by providing guests accurate information regarding the tour options
    • Serves as a liaison between Alaska X and cruise ships by developing a positive working relationship with shore excursions staff and utilizing this relationship in various situations
    • Gathers guests from the cruise ships, and independent tour companies, and interacts with them on the dock while waiting for the driver’s arrival
    • Ensures all tours leave on time and with the correct number of passengers
    • Collects guests’ tickets from the drivers, verifies the count of the tickets, and settles for the tickets at the end of the day, recalling situations that may have occurred while on duty should a discrepancy arise
    • Continuously verifies and communicates accurate information with shore excursions staff, company personnel, and guests
    • Provides guests and prospective guests with quality information regarding the tours
    • Maintains an accurate and legible daily tour dispatch throughout the day
    • Ensures that all daily tour information is recorded in the appropriate places or sent to the appropriate individuals at the end of each day
    • Strives to sell additional tickets while on the dock by maintaining a professional image

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: As directed by management

    • Making tour and retail lunch items as needed

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during the monthly evaluations

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform general office tasks
    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Skilled in maintaining a positive attitude at all times even when handling difficult and/or stressful situations
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work well within diverse groups to achieve common goals
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and use good judgment when it comes to safety
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to assume and complete tasks without direction and with little supervision

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Valid driver’s license or the ability to attain one
    • Ability to work irregular work schedules

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • Some of the work is performed outside, so will be subject to possible adverse weather conditions and variations in temperature.
    • Will be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant engine noises
    • Will be subject to dust, odors, and contact with water and/or other liquids
    • Will be subject to hazardous conditions (working with different machinery, etc.)

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb weight for a distance of 200 feet
    • Position involves frequent (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day) standing, walking, handling objects, grasping items, & manipulating machinery and small items
    • Position involves occasional (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day) sitting, carrying, balancing, bending, stooping, and kneeling

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to work in Skagway, Alaska or Juneau, Alaska March-October?

    Education:

    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

    Experience:

    • Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Administrative: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location: Two locations: Skagway and Juneau

  • Dog Handler

    Skagway and Juneau
    $17.00 / hour

    Responsible, each day, for assisting in the care and management of dogs, transporting guests, and giving 20-30 minute presentations about dog mushing. In all tasks, position is responsible for adhering to the company’s policy regarding the treatment of its animals.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Assists musher in the feeding, watering, scooping, and hooking up of the dogs
    • Monitors the safety of our guests and dogs at all times
    • Assists guests into getting and out of all vehicles
    • Immediately reports any dog health issues to the musher or management
    • Provides guests with quality, accurate information while giving 20-30 minute presentations to guests during the kennel talk portion of the tour
    • Performs chores before, during, and after tours to include but not limited to the following: scooping poop, cleaning bathrooms, emptying trash cans, filling pot holes, stocking the refreshment area, chopping wood, and washing carts & vans

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBLITIES:

    • Responsible for preparing sled for guests and taking pictures of guests on the sled
    • Driving the wheeled sled
    • Others as directed by management

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during the monthly evaluations

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess the desire to learn about dog mushing and dog care
    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Skilled in maintaining a positive attitude at all times even when handling difficult and/or stressful situations
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work well within diverse groups to achieve common goals
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and use good judgment when it comes to safety
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to assume and complete tasks without direction and with little supervision
    • Ability to physically handle strong dogs & break up dog fights when and as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Valid driver’s license or the ability to attain one
    • Ability to work irregular work schedules

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • All work is performed outside, so will be subject to possible adverse weather conditions and variations in temperature.
    • Will be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant dog barking
    • Will be subject to dust, odors, and contact with water and/or other liquids
    • Will be subject to hazardous conditions (working with different machinery, handling dogs, etc)

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb bag for a distance of 200 feet
    • Position involves frequent (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day) standing, walking, handling objects, grasping items, & manipulating machinery and small items
    • Position involves occasional (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day) sitting, carrying, balancing, bending, stooping, and kneeling

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $17.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to come to Skagway, Alaska and Juneau, Alaska March-October?

    Experience:

    • Animal care: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location: Two locations: Skagway and Juneau

  • ATV Guide

    Skagway
    $17.00 / hour

    Provide safety information to the guests prior to boarding the ATVs. Guide the guests on the ATV trail while providing them with a safe and enjoyable experience. Cleans and maintains the ATVs and other equipment. Acts as crew to the RHIB boat captain. Provides narration on the RHIB ride to and from Glacier Point. Gives a safety speech and ensures guest compliance. Assists the Captain in boat maneuvers and in the care of the boat.

    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Monitors the safety of our guests at all times
    • Performs chores before, during, and after tours to include, but not limited to, the following: cleaning bathrooms, assists with the lunch scene, maintaining and washing the ATVs, chopping wood, clearing brush, and cleaning equipment
    • Daily safety check of the equipment
    • Assists guests getting into and out of all modes of transport
    • Presents guests with quality, accurate information during the tour
    • Presents guests with safety and operational information prior to boarding the ATVs
    • Leads the ATV tour in a manner that ensures the safety of all guests and staff
    • Adheres to tour timing
    • Ensures that guests are outfitted with the proper safety equipment
    • Maintains and properly stores gear
    • Greets the guests on the pier and escorts them to/from the boat
    • Watches for wildlife throughout the tour and assists guests with picture taking
    • Maintains the cleanliness of the boat

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: As assigned by management

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during any evaluations

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess or could attain the knowledge, skills, and abilities related to ATV (All-terrain vehicles)
    • Must possess or could attain the knowledge, skills, and abilities related to assisting with vessel operations
    • Must be able to work on the water
    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Skilled in maintaining a positive attitude at all times even when handling difficult and/or stressful situations
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work well within diverse groups to achieve common goals
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and use good judgment when it comes to safety
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to assume and complete tasks without direction and with little supervision

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Valid driver’s license or the ability to attain one
    • At minimum CPR and First Aid certification must be held with the ability to obtain WFR or WAFA certification.
    • Ability to pass a Coast Guard drug test
    • Ability to work irregular work schedules

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • All work is performed outside, so will be subject to possible adverse weather conditions and variations in temperature.
    • Will be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant engine noise
    • Will be subject to dust, odors, and contact with water and/or other liquids
    • Will be subject to hazardous conditions (working with different machinery, etc.)

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb weight for a distance of 200 feet
    • Position involves frequent (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day) standing, walking, handling objects, grasping items, & manipulating machinery and small items
    • Position involves occasional (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day) sitting, carrying, balancing, bending, stooping, and kneeling

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    License/Certification:

    • Driver's License (Required)

    Work Location: One location

  • Mechanic

    Skagway
    $25.00 / hour

    Alaska X is a leading provider of shore excursions in southeast Alaska. We operate many different tours/activities and build virtually all of the elements our excursion experiences in-house including retail buildings, zip-lines, suspension bridges, remote cabins, docks, and many other structures for commercial purposes! We are very dynamic and work on different projects frequently. We even have our own saw-mill and are completing our first hydro-electric project that will power one of our camps!

    During the summer season, our company hosts approximately 150 seasonal staff members to provide our exceptional shore excursions and this position helps support what we do.

    Our Maintenance Team Mechanics help maintain a fleet of over 100 pieces of machinery from airporter buses to, atvs, unimogs, passenger vessels, outboard motors, heavy equipment (loaders, excavators, etc.), as well as provide mechanical needs for buildings and facilities. Almost every mechanical skill is used/learned at some point!

    We are looking for a skilled Mechanic to assemble, maintain and repair machinery and vehicles. You will be responsible for ensuring functionality and reliability of machines, engines, and mechanical systems. An excellent mechanic must have manual dexterity and great attention to detail. They must be able to work with various machines and tools as well as follow all safety precautions.

    Responsibilities

    • Build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
    • Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
    • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability
    • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
    • Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment, and systems
    • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components
    • Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery
    • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users
    • Undertake other duties as assigned (e.g. repair of hydraulic systems, painting vehicles etc.)
    • Keep logs of work and report on issues

    Skills

    • Proven experience as Mechanic
    • Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components
    • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)
    • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints, etc.
    • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
    • Very good communication skills
    • A problem-solving ability
    • Very good physical strength and stamina
    • High school diploma is preferred; Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is a definite plus
    • Valid certification (e.g ASE) is preferred'

    Work Location: Multiple locations

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour

    Benefits:

    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off

    Schedule:

    • 10 hour shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing to live in Skagway, Alaska for this position?

    Experience:

    • Diesel engine repair: 1 year (Preferred)
    • Mechanical knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location: One location

  • Dog Musher

    Skagway and Juneau
    $19.00 / hour

    Responsible for the direct care and management of 18-36 dogs. Provides safe and informative dog sled rides and presents numerous 20 to 30 minute presentations on dog sledding to guests on a daily basis. In all tasks, position is responsible for adhering to the company’s policy regarding the treatment of its animals.
    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Monitors the safety of our guests and dogs at all times
    • Immediately reports any dog health issues to management
    • Provides general dog care to include, but not limited to, the following: feeding, watering, and brushing dogs, as well as, scooping poop
    • Performs chores before, during, and after tours to include, but not limited to, the following: cleaning bathrooms, emptying trash cans, filling potholes, stocking the refreshment area, chopping wood, and washing carts & vans
    • Safely provides our guests with a one-mile sled ride while presenting them with quality, accurate information about self, dog team, and dog mushing
    • Assists guests into getting into and out of all vehicles
    • Presents guests with quality, accurate information while giving 20-30 minute presentations to guests during the kennel talk portion of the tour
    • Responsible for preparing sled for guests, taking pictures of guests on the sled, and later introducing guests to the team
    • Safely hooks up the dogs while taking care to pair dogs that won’t fight or breed
    • At the end of the day, responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: unhooking dogs, returning dogs to their houses, hanging up all the harnesses and gang-lines, and rinsing off the equipment
    • Inspects dog houses & tethers and replaces any damaged equipment

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: As directed by management
    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during the monthly evaluations

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to safely run a team of 16 dogs
    • Possess a working knowledge of sled dog information
    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Skilled in maintaining a positive attitude at all times even when handling difficult and/or stressful situations
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work well within diverse groups to achieve common goals
    • Ability to be detail-oriented and use good judgment when it comes to safety
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to assume and complete tasks without direction and with little supervision
    • Ability to physically handle strong dogs & break up dog fights when and as needed

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Valid driver’s license or the ability to attain one
    • Prior winter experience working in a mushing kennel
    • Ability to work irregular work schedules

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • All work is performed outside, so will be subject to possible adverse weather conditions and variations in temperature.
    • Will be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant dog barking
    • Will be subject to dust, odors, and contact with water and/or other liquids
    • Will be subject to hazardous conditions (working with different machinery, handling dogs, etc)

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Must be able to lift and carry a 40lb bag for a distance of 200 feet
    • Position involves frequent (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day) standing, walking, handling objects, grasping items, & manipulating machinery and small items
    • Position involves occasional (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day) sitting, carrying, balancing, bending, stooping, and kneeling

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $19.00 - $23.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
    • Juneau, AK 99801: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to work in Skagway, Alaska or Juneau, Alaska March-October?

    Experience:

    • Dog Mushing: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location: Two locations: Skagway and Juneau

  • Carpenter

    Skagway
    $25.00 / hour

    Alaska X is a leading provider of shore excursions in southeast Alaska. We operate many different tours/activities and build virtually all of the elements our excursion experiences in-house including retail buildings, zip-lines, suspension bridges, remote cabins, docks, and many other structures for commercial purposes! We are very dynamic and work on different projects frequently. We even have our own saw-mill and are completing our first hydro-electric project that will power one of our camps!

    During the summer season, our company hosts approximately 150 seasonal staff members to provide our exceptional shore excursions and this position helps support what we do.

    We are looking for a qualified Carpenter to cut, fabricate and install wooden and other structures according to specifications. Your job will entail working in diverse settings to produce steady and functional infrastructure and products. A carpenter is an individual with great hand dexterity and an eye for detail. The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of wood properties and other carpentry materials. Working with little supervision while following all health and safety standards is essential. The goal is to contribute to the construction and maintenance of strong and long-lasting buildings and products.

    Responsibilities

    • Read blueprints, drawings, and sketches to fully grasp requirements
    • Take measurements and calculate the size and amount of material needed
    • Cut, shape, and smooth lumber and other material (e.g. fiberglass) according to measurements
    • Build window frames, doors, staircases, and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items
    • Lay out floorings, roofings, or drywalls ensuring they are leveled and compatible
    • Carve and assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves, and other items and install them where designated
    • Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance
    • Build scaffolding and other construction structures

    Skills

    • Proven experience as carpenter
    • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials
    • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction
    • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.)
    • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
    • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
    • Good knowledge of English
    • Good understanding of basic math
    • Good physical condition and endurance
    • High school diploma; Successful completion of a carpentry apprenticeship program is required

    Work Location: Multiple locations

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • 10 hour shift

    Ability to commute/relocate:

    • Skagway, AK 99840: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

    License/Certification:

    • Driver's License (Required)

    Work Location: One location

  • Groundskeeper/Gardener

    Skagway
    $15.00 / hour

    Welcome to the great outdoors! Keeping Alaska beautiful is as easy as sitting back and not disturbing. However, keeping Alaska Excursions beautiful can require a little more work. We are looking for that special someone with a magic touch to brighten up our buildings with vibrant flowers and lush lawns while maintaining our natural trails and work spaces. Groundskeeping work is physically demanding. There’s a lot of repetitive bending, lifting, digging and walking for long periods of time. The work is outdoors in all kinds of weather, including both hot and dry and cold and wet conditions. It’s for this reason that groundskeepers should be physically fit to handle the physical demands of the job.


    Requirements:
    Groundskeeper must have a sense of personal responsibility; you will often be left to manage the maintenance of our outdoor space with little or no direct supervision for the entire workday. You should be able to work alone or with a team. Groundskeeper must be able to operate machinery such as lawnmowers and weed eaters, in addition to hand tools such as hedgers, trimmers, shovels and rakes.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $15.00 - $23.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Application Question(s):

    • Are you willing and able to work in Skagway, Alaska March-October?

    Experience:

    • Groundskeeping: 1 year (Preferred)

    License/Certification:

    • Driver's License (Required)

    Work Location: One location

  • Vinyl Graphics & Vehicle Wrapping Installer

    Skagway
    $25.00 / hour

    Alaska X is a leading tour operator in Southeast Providing seasonal shore excursions to cruise line guests. We need to wrap 15+ airporter buses as well as install decals on up to 30 ATVs. We have a Roland VG2 Printer/Cutter and GFP Laminator with media. We are looking for technicians to prepare design files (completed) and operate printer/laminator as well as install laminate on 15+ 25passenger airporter style buses.

    We have a heated install/print room.

    Work is to take place in Alaska! We will provide flight transportation to and from Alaska and housing while here working. We are estimating approximately 1 week/bus including printing and laminating which estimates this to be around a 3-4 month full-time, temporary opportunity.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $25.00 - $35.00 per hour

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekend availability

    Supplemental Pay:

    • Bonus pay

    Experience:

    • Vehicle wrapping: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • One location

    Work Location: One location

  • Horseback Guide

    Skagway
    $18.00 / hour

    So, you want to spend your summer working with horses? Then, how does working with about 35 of them sound? If you enjoy working with many different horses, and you have top-notch horsemanship skills, then this may be the position for you. Our horseback guides provide general care for our horses. This includes feeding, watering, and scooping up after them. They also work with horses and get them ready for guest use by training & breaking them in. Our horseback guides share their love of horses with our guests in performing 3 different roles on a rotation basis as often as needed: driver, rider, and stay-back. Our drivers greet our guests on the cruise ship docks and provide them with a narrated tour while safely driving them to and from the ranch in Dyea. Riders take our guests out on the trail, ensure their safety, and provide them with a narrated adventure through the forest. Stay-backs do chores around the ranch to keep it a great place to be (saddling, unsaddling, and general upkeep of horses and ranch).

    Requirements:
    To be a fantastic horseback guide with us excellent communication skills and the ability to entertain is a must! Our guides are great storytellers and are very good at keeping our guests entertained. Customer service skills is also very important as this position has a high level of interaction with our guests. You must be willing to ride any horse and be willing to help train them. Attention to safety is important. Our horseback guides must possess strength and physical endurance to saddle between 24-26 horses at a time as well as guide guests on a 2 hour ride up to 4 times a day. You must also have the ability to mount without a stepping stool or without assistance. Finally, some guides will need to have a CDL, so a clean driving record is also a must. You do not need a CDL in order to apply for this position. We provide all the training needed in order to obtain one.

    Pay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hour

  • Zipline Guide

    Skagway
    $17.00 / hour

    Fearless when it comes to thrilling adventure, our guides literally go to great “heights” to provide our guests with an extreme excursion they will long remember. They safely guide our guests through the zip-line course that features 11 zips with many of them that go over waterfalls. Our guides love being with people and are very good at keeping our guests entertained all throughout the tour. In between tours, our guides help perform general maintenance on the course and its equipment and perform other chores around camp (such as chopping wood, cleaning bathrooms, etc.) as well. Sometimes, our zip-line guides may be asked to greet our guests at the cruise ship docks and provide them with a narrated tour on the way out to camp. So, sometimes, this is a CDL required position.

    Requirements:
    Our zip-line guides love being around people and enjoy making sure they experience they tour of their dreams. The position involves a high level of guest interaction, so exceptional customer service skills is a must. They also have the ability to lead and direct groups of people. They are extremely detail-oriented when it comes to safety. Lastly, they do not have a fear of heights. Sometimes, our zip-line guides are required to get a CDL, so a clean driving record is a must. You do not need a CDL in order to apply. We provide all the training needed to obtain one.

  • Adventure Photo Crew

    Skagway

    Our photographers help capture the excitement of the moment for our guests. Photographers will work taking photos of our guests during their Musher’s Camp and Zipline tours in Skagway and selling the photos in the gift shop.

    While taking photos of the guests, our photographers will use their creative eye to capture the guests in the excitement of the moment. Tours run rain or shine so our photographers need to know how to choose the right angle for the photo in all types of weather. At times, the job may be fasted paced as there can be several groups of guests around at one time.

    While working photo sales in the gift shop the position is responsible for welcoming guests and offering them assistance, answering any questions, and appropriately handling cash/credit cards during transactions. Position is also responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of all areas of the gift shop (sales areas, office areas, storage areas, and bathrooms).

    Requirements:
    Our photographers must be creative with a good eye for the right picture. Must have experience working with a variety of cameras, good technical, and photographic skills. Past cash register experience is a plus. Organizational skills are also a must. Position uses company vehicles, so a clean driving record is needed. Position is also hands-on with dogs from time to time, so you must be comfortable interacting with them as well as comfortable with heights for times when working on the zip-line.

  • Adventure Guide - CDL Required

    Alaska X
    Skagway
    $19.00 / hour + tips

    Greets guests on the docks. Safely transports guests to and from Adventure Camp, Horseback ranch, and/or between drop off points utilizing the route established by the company. Provides a narrated tour using accurate, quality information while transporting the guests. May accompany the guests as an escort throughout the tour to serve as the primary contact for guests throughout the excursion or may return to the dock for the next group. Plays a major role in making sure guests are completely satisfied with their excursion experience.

    MAIN JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Ensures guests experience the “E.X.C.U.R.S.I.O.N. of a lifetime” by being attentive to the needs and/or wants of the guests, answering any and all questions guests may have throughout the excursion, and notifying management of unhappy guests and/or obtaining guests’ information for management to contact them
    • Greets and gathers guests on the dock, collects tickets (verifying the tour name and time on each ticket), and directs the guests to the bus
    • Accountable for the following prior to departing the dock: verifying the count of tickets before giving them to the dock representative or ship Shore Ex staff, performs head count once on bus, explains liability waiver form to guests, and obtains permission to leave from the dock representative
    • Safely transports guests to and from Adventure Camp, Horseback ranch, and/or drop off points while adhering to the timing of the tour (including before and after)
    • Demonstrates knowledge of scripted information by consistently providing guests with accurate, quality information throughout the duration of the excursion
    • Assures the safety of the guests by conducting a pre-trip bus inspection daily, driving the speed limit at all times, assisting guests into and out of all vehicles, reviewing safety guidelines with the guests, and ensuring children stay with their parents at all times
    • Acts as a tour escort by accompanying the guests for the whole tour providing them with quality information and answers to their questions
    • Performs chores at camp to include, but not limited to the following: watering the dogs, assist dog camp staff with the handling of dogs, stocking the refreshment area, and maintaining the cleanliness of the puppy pens, bathrooms, refreshment area, and general camp area
    • Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the bus, immediately reporting problems with the bus to Maintenance by documenting on white board, and completely filling the bus with the gas at the end of the day
    • Communicates accurate information to the appropriate staff when required and as needed (radioing in the guest count to dog camp, radioing to the office when appropriate, communicating with the dock, etc.)
    • Transports supplies as needed

    ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBLITIES:

    • In the event the dock representative is not on the dock, position is responsible for verifying the expected guest count with the shore excursion staff upon arriving to the dock, notifying the shore excursion staff of the actual guest count prior to leaving the dock, communicating the actual guest count to the dock representative via radio, and making sure the tickets get to either the dock representative or office staff prior departing town
    • Acting as a shuttle to transport Glacier Point guests to and from the Small Boat Harbor as needed

    ALL POSITIONS IN COMPANY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

    • Adhering to all company policies
    • Striving to accomplish goals discussed with management during the monthly evaluations

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with others with discretion and tact
    • Skilled in guest attentiveness as demonstrated by responsiveness to the needs and wants of our guests
    • Ability to memorize, recall, and present information and facts
    • Ability to make oral presentations that engage an audience in a professional, clear, concise, and entertaining manner
    • Ability to adapt presentations and/or interactions with guests to meet the needs and/or expectations of people from various backgrounds
    • Ability to initiate interaction with guests
    • Ability to work with little supervision in both a team environment and independently
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times even when dealing with difficult people and while encountering stressful situations
    • Ability to be safety oriented
    • Ability to see potential problems and react positively
    • Skilled in punctuality as demonstrated by consistently adhering to the timing of the tour

    ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

    • Frequent work is performed outside, so position will frequently be subject to possible adverse

    weather conditions and variations in temperature

    • May occasionally be subject to different odors throughout the day to include, but is not

    limited to, dog poop

    • May be subject to noise, to include but not limited to, constant dog barking at dog camp

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Must be at least 21 years of age
    • Must possess current driver’s license
    • Must possess a CDL or the ability to obtain one
    • Must pass a DOT physical
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours

    PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

    • Position involves frequent sitting and walking (usually at least 2.5 hours a day but no more than 5.5 hours a day is spent performing each of these activities)
    • Position involves occasional standing (usually no more than 2.5 hours a day)
    • Must be able to lift and carry buckets weighing up to 40lbs for a distance of 200 feet (usually no more than 30 minutes a day is spent performing this activity)

    Note: The statements in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees. They are not to be understood as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required in this position. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment, and they are subject to change, with or without notice, at the discretion of the employer.

    Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

    Pay: $19.00 - $23.00 per hour

How to Apply

To apply, please visit our website.  Our website tells you all about our positions, and it has our application ready and waiting for you.

Our recruiting process is ongoing, and we will be accepting 2022 applications until all of our positions are filled.  The minimum age for most positions is 18. However, for certain positions, preference is given to applicants who are at least 21 years old.

For more information, please feel free to contact us at HOP@alaskax.com. 

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Alaska X is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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