Hiking Guide
Alaska Travel Adventures

Juneau Whale Watching Orca Breach

Work and have fun in Alaska as a rainforest island Hiking Guide!

Ketchikan, Alaska - Alaska's "First City" and the salmon capital of the world!

Seasonal
  • spring
  • summer
  • fall
Location:
Ketchikan, Alaska
Wages/Pay:
$15.00 / hour + tips
Experience:
No experience required
Start Date:
Starts immediately!

As a Hiking Guide you will lead clients on a nature hike in the Tongass National Forest. You may also serve as a deckhand on the vessel that transports clients to and from the hiking site. You should be in good physical condition and prepared to work in inclement weather. Current CPR/First Aid certification required. If also working as a deckhand, pre-employment drug testing and enrollment in a random testing pool required. Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Providing pre-trip safety and skills briefing for the guests & operation of a safe tour • Accurate completion of administrative paperwork
  • Daily cleaning and maintenance of all equipment and facilities
  • Sanitary food service during the snack portion of the tour
  • Learning the information necessary to deliver an entertaining and informed narrative during the tour including flora, fauna, and natural history of the area
  • Creating a positive, professional culture and work environment
  • Understanding and compliance with company safety & operational policies