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Season runs from the beginning of May through September.

*We are always accepting applications*

  • Glacier Camp Cook

    Juneau and Skagway
    $4,500.00 / month

    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 and the Mendenhall and Herbert Glaciers in Juneau. 
    • 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.
    • 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 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, 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 
    • Compensation is DOE 
    • Position is seasonal and runs from the beginning of May through September.
  • Glacier Sled Dog Handler

    Juneau and Skagway
    $3,000.00 / month + tips

    We are looking for energetic and hardworking folks to join our team for the Summer! 

    We offer helicopter dogsledding tours on the Denver Glacier in Skagway and the Mendenhall and Herbert Glaciers in Juneau, Alaska.

    Duties:

    • Sled Dog Handlers will maintain guest safety and assist Mushers getting in and out of dog yards with sled dog teams.  
    • Each Sled Dog Handler is responsible for assisting Mushers in conducting safe tours.
    • Sled Dog Handlers inspect dogs daily for general health and fitness.  
    • Sled Dog Handlers will work throughout the camp and dog yards to meet the needs of the day.
    • Unloading/loading guests and supplies from the helicopter
    • Photographing action shots of guests on sleds
    • Cuddle Puppies!!
    • You may be assigned different duties on any given day at the Camp Manager’s discretion.

    No experience is necessary.  

    • Must be able to legally work in the U.S.
    • Valid CPR and First Aid 
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs. 
    • Room and Board are provided on the glacier.  
    • Must be available from the beginning of May to September 
  • Glacier Snowcat Operator

    Skagway and Juneau
    $3,500.00 / month + tips

    Have you ever wanted to drive a Snowcat? On a Glacier?! Here is your chance to become a Snow Cat Operator!

    Duties as a Snow Cat Operator include:

    • The responsibility of operation, management, and maintenance of the Snowcat. 
    • Grooming trails, transporting guests, and camp moves.
    • Coordinates tours & timing with the Camp Manager executing tours with diligence toward safety and the cost of operating the equipment.
    • Work directly with loading/unloading helicopters
    • Helping with camp chores and other duties assigned by the Camp Manager

    Room and Board is provided while on the glacier

    Experience with mechanical abilities preferred

    Requirements:

    • Valid CPR and 1st Aid
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
    • Legally able to work in the U.S.
  • Glacier Camp Expediter

    Juneau and Skagway
    $3,500.00 / month

    Support a glacier dogsled camp which is only accessible by helicopter!

    The season runs from the second week in April through the second week of September.  Must be able to work to the end of the season.

    Job Duties include:

    • Loading/unloading supplies and gear from helicopters
    • Running errands to supply camp with needed items
    • Ordering groceries and supplies for camp
    • Radio communication

    Must have basic computer skills, be a good communicator, responsible, and expect to work long hours.  Must be extremely attentive to surroundings and the safety of others.  Must have a positive attitude.

    Requirements:

    • Valid First Aid and CPR  
    • DOT Health Card  
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Legally able to work in the U.S.

    Crew housing is provided and one day off a week. 

    Meal allowance of $250/Month

    No experience necessary. 

  • Glacier Dog Sled Musher

    Skagway and Juneau
    $4,000.00 / month + tips

    Mush dogs on a Glacier in Alaska!

    Mushers provide sled dog rides to clients on designated glacier trails.  Mushers will maintain a positive outlook and attitude with dogs, guests, and coworkers. 

    • Mushers ensure that all assigned sled dogs are cared for in a competent and careful manner. 
    • Musher will assist in general camp duties as assigned.
    • Maintaining a clean dog yard and working closely with the Sled Dog Handlers
    • Ensure that the Company’s operations function to the established quality standards. 
    • Loading/unloading guests and supplies from helicopter
    • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Manager

    Requirements:

    • Valid CPR and First Aid
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Legally able to work in the U.S.

    Room and Board provided while in camp

    Hiring Mushers with or without sled dogs

    Prior mushing experience preferred

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