Alaska Shirt Company

Exciting Summer in Skagway, Alaska!!

Big Retail in a Small Town. Tourists from Cruise Ships visit every day to Skagway, Alaska. 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 see Alaska!

Located in Skagway, Alaska. Skagway is a small historic Gold Rush town, once known as the "Gateway to the Klondike." This small Alaskan town is nestled in a beautiful Fjord 90 miles north of Juneau at the end of the Lynn Canal in Alaska's Inside Passage. Don't let our size deceive you, Skagway is packed with outdoor activities and adventure!

One of Alaska's largest gift shops. Souvenirs, t-shirts, jackets, snacks, sundries, you name it we got it. This is a high paced retail environment that will keep you busy all summer long. Skagway is rich with history. This is where the Klondike Gold Rush started. So you can enjoy your time when you are not working, checking out Skagway.

Working in Skagway, Alaska is an experience all by itself. But working in Alaska Shirt Company is something you will never forget. We take a lot of pride in our business. We expect our employees to represent themselves and our business in a polite, professional, and personable manner. Our customers are on vacation and want to enjoy their time in Skagway. We want to help them in any way possible.

Season Dates:

Employment is from late April until the end of September.

The Employee Experience

Not your regular retail position! We strive to be the best in our industry. 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. 

Ideal Candidate

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 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 2 houses the employees share. NO cost to the employees.

Employee Perks

Wages are competitive. Housing is INCLUDED! That is HUGE! You will receive discounts on the tours in town, and depending who you meet, they could be free. You also get a substantial discount on purchases in the store.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Most everything you need in Skagway is in walking distance. However, if you bring a vehicle or know someone with one, you can travel to Whitehorse, Canada for a day or two. Bikes are always beneficial.

For Fun

Skagway is an outdoor playground. Hiking, biking, kayaking, rafting, whale watching, and you can even see the Northern Lights in the later months of the season. Access to trails and activities is typically within walking distance. You are only limited by your imagination for what to do in Skagway! Not to mention all of the tour options.


Our Jobs

Cashiers/Stockers and friendly customer service. Stocking and straightening the merchandise happens all day long. All employees help with stocking, straightening, cleaning, etc. This is a fast paced, active working environment. Standing in one place for extended periods, climbing stairs, and lifting is part of the job. We work together, work hard and have fun!


How to Apply

Interested? Please include your resume and complete our contact form on the Apply Now button, or You can email your resume to Nickole at