Alaska Mountain Guides & Chilkat Guides

Adventure guide jobs in Haines and Skagway, Alaska

Summer adventure guiding positions available in Southeast Alaska!

Live and work in Southeast Alaska, where outdoor adventure is right outside your door!

About Alaska Mountain Guides & Chilkat Guides

The staff of Alaska Mountain Guides places a premium on our guests’ experience. Every trip that we lead draws on the experience of countless expeditions in Alaska, South America, Africa, and Asia. Our leaders are committed professionals who are exemplary guides and instructors. We are dedicated to ensuring our guests an experience that exceeds their expectations!

Ideal Candidate

Instructing courses and guiding trips requires a dedication to the outdoor industry and a passion for education in some of the world's most remote and beautiful locations. Qualifications for a guide position include but are not limited to: extensive outdoor experience, a variety of teaching styles, a high level of physical fitness, and professionalism.

  • Must possess a positive attitude that is friendly, considerate, strong, and energetic
  • Must be willing to work as a strong team member, assisting in the maintenance of group morale
  • Must possess the desire to continually improve his/her knowledge and skills
  • Must have exceptional customer service skills
  • Current first aid and CPR certification required, WFR or WEMT preferred

Room and Board

Some company housing is available and varies by position.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Many options are available to get to Haines and Skagway.  You can drive, fly or ferry to the upper Lynn Canal, and we'll be there to pick you up however you arrive.  Having your own vehicle is not necessary for either location.  Getting around the towns of Haines and Skagway by bike or on foot is extremely easy.

For Fun

We're surrounded by breathtaking mountains, glaciers, deep fjords and flowing rivers.  Accessing your next adventure is as easy as walking out your front door!

How to Apply

Submit an application, cover letter and current resume to

Alaska Mountain Guides' applicants, please click Apply Here.  

Chilkat Guides applicants for river positions should apply through the Chilkat website.

Contact Alaska Mountain Guides & Chilkat Guides