Cook
Alaska Icefield Expeditions

Cook for a remote glacier dogsled camp in Southeast Alaska as our Glacier Camp Cook!

Live on a glacier in Southeast Alaska

Seasonal
  • spring
  • summer
  • fall
Location:
Juneau, Alaska and Skagway, Alaska
Wages/Pay:
$5,000.00 - $5,500.00 / month
Experience:
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 2 months. (Apr 15, 2024)

Do you enjoy cooking for yourself and others? Do you have a passion for healthy, delicious food? If so, we are looking for you!

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of food preparation, food handling and a current Alaskan food handlers permit (ADEC). Your environment will be remote so organization, meal creativity, food storage awareness and meal planning are necessary. 

Details:

  • The camps are remotely located on the Denver Glacier in Skagway, AK and the Mendenhall, Herbert and Norris Glaciers in Juneau, AK. 
  • The Camp Cook works independently, under the direction of the Camp Manager, preparing breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks according to camp schedule for a crew of 10-20 employees.
  • Camp Cook is responsible for kitchen operations, maintaining sufficient groceries in camp, and scheduling, ordering, and confirming grocery and kitchen re-supply with the Expediters.
  • Responsible for following the prepared meal plan. The Camp Cook delivers a well-balanced diet consisting of ‘meat and potato’ fare with plenty of fruits and vegetables, considering allergies, dietary requests, and camp preference.
  • Camp Cooks maintain 7-10 days of dedicated food supply in reserve and display menu flexibility, considering product on hand, re-supply considerations, and operational cost.

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

Camp Cook must possess Alaska Food Worker Card and always facilitate kitchen operations according to ADEC standards.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs and be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to work legally in the U.S.
  • Valid CPR and 1st Aid 
  • Position is seasonal and runs from the beginning of End of April through the beginning of September.
  • End of Season Bonus
  • Consumable recovery fee of $120/month