Camp Cook
Alaska Icefield Expeditions and Gold Rush Dog Tours

Glacier tour operation is looking for a camp cook

On a glacier in southeast Alaska

Skagway and Juneau, Alaska
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in 2 months (May 01, 2018)

Does working on a glacier with 10 - 20 other people and over 200 Alaskan Huskies sound interesting?  Would you like to live at a place that you can only get to by helicopter?  Do you love to cook?

If you answered yes to all of the above, we want you! 

The camps are very remote and completely off grid.  Cooking is done on propane ranges.  There is no running water but fresh water is brought to camp.  The kitchen is a 12'x24' Quonset vinyl tent smack dab in one of the most beautiful places in the world.

The Camp Cook works independently, under the direction of the Camp Manager, preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner according to camp schedule for a crew of 10-20 employees.

The Camp Cook is responsible for kitchen operations, maintaining sufficient groceries in camp, and scheduling, ordering, and confirming grocery and kitchen re-supply with the Ground Expediters.

Responsible for menu planning, recipes, and preparation, the Camp Cook delivers a well-balanced diet consisting of ‘meat and potato’ fare with plenty of fruits and vegetables, taking into account allergies, dietary requests, and camp preference. Camp Cooks maintain 7-10 days of dedicated food supply in reserve and display menu flexibility, taking into account product on hand, re-supply considerations, and operational cost.

The kitchen is used by the crew throughout the day, the Camp Cook provides a warm and inviting reprieve from daily operations, necessitating a positive attitude and restraint.

Camp Cooks must possess, present, and maintain their Alaska Food Worker Card and facilitate kitchen operations according to ADEC standards at all times. 

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work legally in the U.S.
  • Compensation is $4000 a month.  
  • Position is seasonal.  Starts the 1st of May and goes through second week of September.

Point of hire is Skagway or Juneau, AK  

How to Apply

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