Alaska Travel Adventures

JUNEAU Lake Canoe

Would working on a whale watching boat be your dream job? Be our Whale Watching Deckhand/Naturalist!

Live and work in the beautiful coastal temperate rainforest of SE Alaska!

  • summer


Alaska Travel Adventures
Juneau, Alaska
$15.00 / hour + tips
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts soon! (Apr 17, 2023)

Work as a Deckhand on our state-of-the-art whale-watching vessels in beautiful Juneau, Alaska! Become a naturalist and teach others about whales and other ocean life.

  • 3-7 month work commitments are available starting in mid April and going through mid October 
  • $15/hr + tips
  • 10% end of season performance bonus
  • Employee housing program

As a deckhand you will assist customers in a friendly, professional manner as they board and disembark the vessel, secure and release the vessel from the dock, participate in mandatory safety drills and maintain an emergency station billet. You should be in good physical condition and prepared to work in inclement weather. Current CPR/First Aid certification, pre-employment drug testing and enrollment in a random testing pool required.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing pre-trip safety briefing for the guests & operation of a safe tour
  • Daily cleaning and maintenance of all equipment & sanitary food/beverage service
  • Learning the information necessary to deliver an entertaining and informed narrative during the tour including flora, fauna, and natural history of the area with a focus on whales and other marine mammals
  • Creating a positive, professional culture and work environment
  • Understanding and compliance with company safety & operational policies

How to Apply

Apply Online via the link below. Select “Juneau” and “Marine - Naturalist” from the drop-down menu.


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