Exciting Summer Adventure in Southeast Alaska!
Big Retail in small towns! Tourists from Cruise Ships visit Juneau and Skagway everyday. High paced, high traffic retail will keep you busy, and tourists from all over the world will keep you entertained. Don't miss this opportunity to earn money and experience Alaska! Experience Alaska like a Local! With mountains, glaciers, lakes and hiking right out your door!
We have two store locations in two different ports on the Alaska Cruise ship routes. Juneau the capital of Alaska, and Skagway at the top of the Lynn Canal, home of the Klondike Gold Rush.
About Alaska Shirt Company
Alaska Shirt Company has two locally owned gift shops seeking seasonal employees for our 2020 season. We have two locations on the Alaska Cruise destinations. Our original store in the Capital of Alaska, in downtown Juneau. Our second at the top of the Lynn Canal in Skagway, the home of the Klondike Gold Rush.
Working in Southeast Alaska is an experience of a lifetime! Surrounded by mountains, lakes, glaciers, and plenty of hiking you'll be immersed in the nature of Alaska!
Employment is from mid April through the first week of October.
The Employee Experience
Not your regular retail position! We strive to be the best in our industry. Both stores are fast paced, high volume environments. We take pride in our store and strong work ethic. With a high volume of customers limited on time we work to have a clean, organized, well stocked store for an easy shopping experience. We work as a team to stay caught up on tasks and provide friendly customer service. There's variety too! Employees will participate in stocking, cashiering, freight processing, stockroom organization, and customer service. You'll gain knowledge in retail, merchandising and warehouse operations.
Work hard, play harder! You can make amazing memories in a beautiful place while having the adventure of a lifetime, all while making money!
We love happy, motivated employees! We admire and seek candidates with work ethic and who take pride in their work! Who have a positive attitude and like to have fun! Employees need to be respectful of themselves and others. They need to be trustworthy, reliable, energetic, friendly and not afraid to jump into a task and "get dirty"! Employee's must be able to be on their feet for 10+ hours a day. Some lifting required.
Room and Board
One HUGE benefit of working with us, FREE HOUSING!
We have housing for both locations, Juneau and Skagway. All housing facilities feature shared living areas, full kitchen, two full bathrooms, and laundry facilities. We house up to two people per room. Each room is furnished with beds, pillows, linens, dressers, and towels. Kitchen is stocked with dishes and cookware.
- Must be 18+
- No pets allowed.
- No Vaping/Smoking, Alcohol and/or Drugs on property. ZERO TOLERANCE.
- Must sign and follow Housing Agreement.
- Mandatory weekly cleaning duties in common areas.
- Must be clean and considerate of belongings in shared common areas.
- 30% discount on merchandise, promotional items excluded.
- Free Housing
- Competitive wages
- Bonus on completion of contract
Getting Here and Getting Around
Juneau has an international airport and you can book direct flights through Alaska Air or Delta Air.
Skagway is more remote and isolated, sitting at the top of the Lynn Canal it is accessible by bush plane (Alaska Seaplanes) or Ferry through the Alaska Marine Highway. You can also drive to Skagway via the Alaska-Canadian Highway (ALCAN) and then ferry to Juneau.
Biking is a great way to get around both cities! Housing is located within walking/biking distance for both store locations.
Southeast Alaska is an outdoor adventurers dream! It has plenty of hiking, biking, kayaking, rafting, whale watching and plenty of tours to experience! Disc golf courses, breweries, distilleries, and plenty of community events and sports leagues to experience. Southeast Alaska has an active summer season, you'll have the full "local" alaskan experience outside of work. You can even see the Northern Lights in the later months of the season! Access to trails and activities is typically within walking distance.
Juneau boasts several hiking trails near housing and downtown as well as the TRAM to the top of Mount Roberts.
Skagway has several hiking trails and lakes within minutes of the town. Home of the White Pass Yukon Railroad you can even take the train to more hiking trails in Canada or take a scenic tour through the White Pass.
How to Apply
Please complete our contact form linked from the 'Apply Here' button and make sure to include your resume and references. Remember to include your location preference!
For our Juneau location you may also send your resume to Jeffery at firstname.lastname@example.org
For our Skagway location you can email your resume to Nickole at email@example.com