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We are now hiring for the Summer 2022 season. Below is the list of jobs for which we are currently hiring. Our season runs from mid-April to mid-October. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Juneau - Shore Support

  • Diesel Mechanic

    Juneau - Shore Support

    Mechanic performs skilled work in the maintenance and repair of marine engines, marine machinery, and related equipment. The objective is to effectively diagnose engine problems in a timely manner and coordinate repairs with the company engineering staff. The Mechanic will be directly responsible for performing repairs and engine overhauls in accordance with technical manuals and company policies. This is a non-supervisory role but will have the assistance of shoreside engineers and vessel oilers. Reports to Port Engineer. 

    Duties/Responsibilities

     

    • Performs major and specialized mechanical overhaul and repair work on gasoline and marine diesel engines, outboard motors, and related marine equipment and systems using schematic charts and technical manuals.
    • Establishes and maintains a preventive maintenance program for marine engines and related marine engine equipment.
    • Tests marine engines and equipment to determine need for repairs or adjustments.
    • Repairs and maintains hydraulic equipment and valves.
    • Operates hand and power tools associated with marine engine and equipment repair.
    • Assists in fabrication of equipment.
    • Recommends the purchasing of parts and supplies.
    • Writes specifications for and recommends purchase of marine equipment.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Possess a minimum of two years of direct diesel mechanic experience
    • Direct experience with marine diesel engines is preferred
    • Fabrication and welding experience are preferred
    • Must pay strong attention to detail
    • Must demonstrate a safety mindset
    • Must demonstrate analytical and problem solving aptitude
    • They additionally should have solid manual dexterity, have good hand-eye coordination and be physically fit.
    • Self-directed, organized and able to train new mechanics as well
    • Solid written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

    Pay
    DOE. This is full time and benefited position. Benefits include vacation, sick, and personal leave; medical benefits and 401(k).

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  • Human Resources Coordinator

    Juneau - Shore Support
    unknown / year + tips

    Proven self-starter who is committed to recruiting and retaining exceptional individuals for all ship and shore positions for this local Alaskan excursion company. Individual must be dedicated to creating a diverse, inclusive, and exciting workplace where team members, seasonal and full time, are fully engaged with our guests and with each other. Individual will need to spend significant time on tour aboard our vessels to fully understand all aspects of our maritime operations. Individual must be versatile and adaptable as events and schedules are subject to change. This position reports to the Juneau Management team and liaisons with the Sitka Corporate team. NOTE: Position does not include administration of Benefits and Compensation programs.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Manage recruitment and retention process, including screening, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding seasonal employees.
    • Identify/develop/refine techniques to source & incentivize seasonal applicants; attend job fairs to recruit onshore and onboard crews; explore J-1 Visa program and other methods for possibilities
    • Maintain current archive of job descriptions, crafting new descriptions as needed Evaluate job position descriptions to determine classification-core competencies with pay rates equitable to tasks.
    • Devise strategies to ensure Juneau division is fully - crewed so company can operate successful season.
    • Handle investigation and resolution of all employee issues concerns or conflicts that arise in season.
    • Complete administrative duties to include but not limited to grievances, terminations, absences and performance reports.
    • Develop performance management program with benchmarks to insure all crew familiar with job responsibilities. Consider method to motivate crews, effectively incorporate Autonomy/Mastery/Purpose into crew dynamics as expression of our dedication to our internal customers.
    • Enroll and monitor Juneau employees in company ADP system while liaison with Sitka Payroll Administrator.
    • Collaborate with Operations and Sales Managers to maintain crew morale and crew alignment with company values, along with all other HR-related tasks.
    • Ensure all employment practices comply with federal, state and local regulations
    • Oversee and coordinate employee housing in Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Glacier Bay and Yakutat
    • Oversee and coordinate employee shuttle.
    • Other duties and projects, as assigned

     

     

    QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    • Prefer a Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent 3 years experience in related business.
    • Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve programs in a timely manner
    • Must possess strong interpersonal skills
    • Must be able to communicate clearly, both written and orally, as to communicate with employees, members of the HR management team, and in group presentations and meetings
    • Must be able to effectively read and interpret information, present numerical data in a resourceful manner, and skillfully gather and analyze information
    • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently
    • Must be organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality
    • Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and must be able to improve performance through management feedback

    Pay
    DOE/ASK This is a full-time regular position with all usual benefits including health care, 401K etc.

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  • Operations Specialist

    Juneau - Shore Support
    $16.00 / hour

    Oversee and coordinate via radio and phones the movement of vessels, motorcoaches, other vehicles and passengers to and from Allen Marine's private dock facility at Auke Bay. Monitor updates to passenger counts and modify vessel tour schedules as needed. Make changes to crew schedules and assign relief crew as needed. Meet and greet passengers as they arrive at facility and direct their safe movement between coaches and vessels. This is a shore-based position.

     

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Devise and implement creative procedures that enable safe and efficient operation of a high-volume whale watching tour company on a facility where space is at an ever-increasing premium.
    • Function as communication liaison between many key positions within AMT.
    • Monitor on site traffic and activity in accordance with Maritime Security procedures.
    • Act as point of contact for Motorcoach companies as well as for caterers and other tour operators.
    • Act as sole point of contact for all complimentary, community outreach, and charity generated passengers.
    • Develop knowledge of standard radio and telephone communications equipment along with standard broadcasting procedures and rules, and skill in operation of VHF and UHF radio equipment.
    • Develop operating knowledge of FCC laws, regulations, procedures and practices applicable to basic radio-telephone operation.
    • Enforce operational procedures and methods used in operation of Allen Marine Tours.
    • Become familiar with basic maritime terminology and procedures.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Ability to accomplish tasks in a controlled, effective and professional manner while working for extended duration under high levels of stress.
    • Ability to prioritize and handle numerous and various time-sensitive tasks while maintaining a great attention to detail.
    • Ability to solve unique spontaneous problems regularly and make high-impact decisions quickly and confidently.
    • Ability to generate a multitude of co-operative relationships with co-workers as well as representatives of other companies involved with AMT.
    • Proficiency with Windows based computer systems including word processing, spreadsheet and electronic mail applications.
    • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, proper English usage, diction, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and demonstrated proficiency, alphabetic, chronological and numeric filing systems, techniques.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is company policy).

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who commit to working through the end of the season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who finish the entire season in good standing.

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  • Supply Team Member and Shuttle Driver

    Juneau - Shore Support

    Under the supervision of the Operations Manager and Supply Coordinator. This position is responsible for receiving shipments, distributing products to appropriate vessels, organizing, and storming supply items and driving company shuttles. This is a shore-side position.

    Supply Team Member and Shuttle Driver: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Safely and responsibly drive company vehicles to and from local locations.
    • Must arrive to work on time every day as scheduled, this is crucial for our shuttle schedule.
    • Answer questions while driving guests regarding Juneau, Southeast Alaska, and Allen Marine Tours.
    • Maintain procedural systems in place for the distribution of product and supplies to vessel and crew.
    • Maintain clean and orderly storage facilities. Mop the storage floors, face the warehouse shelves, maintain product availability to employees.
    • Maintain cleanliness of all guest and company vehicles, vacuum, detailing, and washing etc.
    • Fill up gas tanks when necessary.
    • Maintain cleanliness and re-stock all shared facilities such as office space and restrooms. 
    • Provide onsite recycling organization. Coordinate with team members to set a schedule for bringing recycling to CBJ recycling center as needed.
    • Regular propane tank fill ups for our facility on Colt Island, Orca Point Lodge
    • All other duties included as assigned by the management staff.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • 6 months to 1-year experience in a similar role.
    • Minimum 5 years U.S. driving experience with a current valid driver’s license (Does not have to be an Alaska State Driver’s License) and proof of a good driving record for past 3 years.
    • Must have good command of the English language and engage in friendly guest service and etiquette.
    • Quantitative skills require the ability to perform simple arithmetic.
    • Solid teamwork skills with the ability to work long hours with others and take direction.
    • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to multi-task efficiently.
    • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
    • Must be well groomed and presentable as adhering to the Allen Marine Tours Appearance Standards.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk up to 3 miles per day.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program.) 

    Pay

    DOE. Limited benefits. This is a full-time seasonal position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who can work the entire season without interruption. A bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Tour Representative

    Juneau - Shore Support
    $14.00 / hour

    Reporting to Senior Sales Representative and Sales Manager. This position is responsible for directing cruise ship guests booked on Allen Marine excursions to assigned motorcoaches and/or designated waiting areas. This is a shore-based position in Downtown Juneau, Alaska.  

    Tour Representative: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Must present a professional and friendly attitude on duty and be able to answer a variety of questions about Allen Marine Tours, Juneau and Southeast Alaska.
    • Act as company liaison to shore excursion staff, assisting with sales and logistics. This includes working with bus companies and ship staffs to ensure passengers’ special needs are met.
    • Direct, assist, and organize passenger movement between cruise ship and tour coaches.
    • Collect tickets/vouchers as passengers board motor coaches.
    • Communicate effectively with other Allen Marine employees via company radios.
    • Conduct settlement transactions with cruise line representatives.
    • Maintain periodic reports of passenger counts and daily sales.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Prefer experience in the tourism/visitor industry.
    • Present a professional and friendly attitude while working in a sometimes fast paced environment.
    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk up to 3 miles per day.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, punctual, and most important, reliable.
    • Must feel comfortable approaching and speaking to people you don’t know.
    • Must feel comfortable directing and speaking to large crowds.
    • Ability to prioritize and handle numerous and various time-sensitive tasks while maintaining a great attention to detail.
    • Ability to solve unique spontaneous problems regularly and make decisions quickly and confidently both as an individual and as a team.
    • Ability to generate a multitude of co-operative relationships with co-workers as well as representatives of other companies involved with AMT.
    • Must be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision & have basic math skills.
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays as well as long, early, and late shifts.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is mandatory).
    • Must always project professional and polished image.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Vessel Oiler / Maintenance Assistant

    Juneau - Shore Support

    Under the direction of the Port Engineer, this position is responsible for performing regularly scheduled lubrication and maintenance duties on our fleet of vessels.

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Perform main engine and generator oil changes.
    • Do required preventative maintenance on vessels.
    • Be able to work unsupervised, as well as follow specific directions.
    • Work safely in a fast-paced environment and follow all safety policies.
    • Be able to communicate effectively with fellow employees.
    • Assist in monitoring of maintenance inventory (i.e. spare parts, lube oil and fuel level, filters, tools, etc.).
    • Communicate problems to Captain and Port Engineer or Port Captain.
    • Assist vessel crew and Engineers with engine and vessel repairs.
    • Provide facility and vehicle maintenance as directed.
    • Assist with shipping and receiving of inventory.
    • Routine facility maintenance as directed.
    • Keep vessels, dock and shop areas clean and free from hazards to maintain a safe working environment.
    • Be flexible and prioritize daily work activities and keep busy.
    • Provide relief deckhand duties onboard vessels.
    • Maintain personal appearance as per the employee manual.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Applicant should be able to pick up at least 50 pounds in line of duties.
    • Some travel may be required.
    • Be comfortable working around diesel engines.
    • Possess mechanical aptitude, experience and knowledge a plus.
    • Must be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.
    • Must be able to work varied shifts, weekends and holidays.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work from mid April to the end of September with little or no interruption.

    Pay

    DOE.  Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from early April to the end of September.  Preference will be given to candidates who commit to working through the end of the season without interruption.  An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who finish the entire season in good standing.

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  • Juneau - Vessel Crew

  • Captain

    Juneau - Vessel Crew
    $26.00 / hour + tips

    Position offers $1,000 sign on bonus

     

    Requires a USCG master's license (100 ton minimum) and an FCC marine radio operator's permit.  Prior experience in the marine tourism industry and particularly on passenger vessels is desirable.  Preference is given to applicants with knowledge of diesel mechanics, waterjet propulsion, and electrical systems. Must be able to build team and maintain crew moral to provide a quality experience for our guests.

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Conduct tours as directed according to descriptions in sales literature and procedures in policy manual. Supervise all aspects of tour delivery and tour quality.
    • Manage and direct crew members in the execution of all their job responsibilities; build a productive and efficient team; maintain high morale over course of season.
    • Supervise and assist in daily maintenance: cleaning, sewage and fuel pumping, restocking. Coordinate and assist with routine maintenance; painting, changing oil, etc.
    • Communicate with Port Engineer to identify problems and expedite repairs; assist with repairs, as needed.
    • Supervise passenger boarding, safety orientation/demonstration, emergency response and crowd control.
    • Plan and execute emergency drills, equipment checks and safety meetings in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations and AMT policy.
    • Maintain all navigational equipment in good working order; keep logs and ship/company documents, as directed. Provide daily operations report to office.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Experience on passenger vessels and/or experience operating vessels in Southeast Alaska required. Required minimum 100-ton license.
    • Mechanical aptitude, engine room experience preferred. Diesel mechanics or electrical/electronics background helpful.
    • Must have ability to build effective team and skills required to resolve crew conflicts in order to provide quality experience for customers.
    • Must have ability to speak on P.A. system, and to provide commentary.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs. as required.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform jackets and hats are provided.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Guest Service Crew Member

    Juneau - Vessel Crew
    $11.00 / hour + tips

    Interact with passengers by answering questions and helping with specific requests. Operate galley and gift shop which includes food preparation, snack service, retail presentations and the sale of local retail products. Maintain impeccably clean vessel at all times. Must be able to work as a team member and be comfortable interacting with guests.

     

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Present a professional and friendly attitude at all times on duty.
    • Direct and assist passenger movement on and about the vessel.
    • Participate in passenger safety orientation and maintain safe conditions underway.
    • Help operate galley, bar and commissary, including preparation & distribution of snacks, sales, stocking, inventory order lists and related paperwork.
    • Routine maintenance including, but not limited to: cleaning, sanitation, restocking consumables in cabin area and heads; making note of needed equipment repairs.
    • Enhance the cruise experience for passengers, including answering questions and helping passengers with specific problems/requests.
    • Other duties, as needed.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Previous retail experience preferred.
    • Previous experience on passenger carrying vessels preferred
    • Must be able to make change, keep records and maintain a professional, friendly attitude toward customers.
    • Public speaking experience very helpful. Must be able to effectively communicate with up to 140 passengers on a p.a. system.
    • Must be able to work as a team with other employees to present coordinated narration and provide a quality experience for customers.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs, maybe required.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays. Days off will be scheduled but must be willing to be flexible in meeting tour demand.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform jackets and hats are provided.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Ketchikan - Shore Support

  • Assistant Port Engineer

    Ketchikan - Shore Support

    Under the direction of Port Engineer, this position is responsible for performing regular scheduled maintenance duties on all day tour vessels including assisting Captains with oil changes; for assisting Port Engineer with mechanical repairs; and for keeping all parts, filters, and equipment areas on dock stocked, organized and neat.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Must possess current Drivers’ license and have record with no recent violations.
    • Applicant should be able to pick up at least 50 pounds in line of duties.
    • Be comfortable working around diesel engines.
    • Posses some experience with mechanic’s tools.
    • Must be self-motivated and be able to work unsupervised.
    • Must be able to work varied shifts, some weekends and some holidays.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work from mid April to the end of September with little or no interruption.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform engine oil changes on a fleet of four tour vessels.
    • Be able to work unsupervised.
    • Work safely in a fast-paced environment.
    • Be able to communicate effectively with a small team of fellow employees.
    • Assist in monitoring of maintenance inventory (i.e. lube oil, filters, tools, etc.).
    • Communicate problems to Port Engineer.
    • Keep dock and shop areas clean, safe and free from hazards to maintain a safe working environment.
    • Be flexible in prioritizing daily work activities.
    • Maintain personal appearance as per the employee manual.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Assistant Supply Coordinator

    Ketchikan - Shore Support

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This is a seasonal full-time position. Reporting to the Supply Coordinator. This position aids the Supply coordinator in day-to-day operations.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Work closely with the Supply Coordinator to ensure tours have needed supplies.
    • Maintain clean and orderly on site and remote storage areas.
    • Act in a professional and pleasant manner in executing responsibilities as a liaison with boat crews.
    • Follow procedures to efficiently distribute products to various vessels in fleet.
    • Oversee the cleaning of all vessel laundry (cloths, towels, window diapers, and rags.
    • Notify Supply Coordinator of low stock items.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Fill in as guest service as needed.
    • Fill in as Dock rep as needed.

    REQUIRED SKILLS & EDUCATION

    • Previous experience with inventory and purchasing preferred.
    • Preferred experience in transportation or tourism industry.
    • Exceptional communication and organization skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
    • Preferred basic accounting skills
    • Must have the ability to multi-task and remain flexible in a demanding and fast-paced environment
    • Must have the ability to work independently, and in a team-oriented environment
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 pounds, or as required.
    • Must be able to work the entire season without interruption
    • Must have a valid driver’s license
    • Must acquire a food handler card
    • Must acquire a Taps / Tips card
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening, and participate in the random drug testing pool

     

    Pay

    DOE.  Limited Benefits.  This is a seasonal full-time position from mid-April to October.  Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.   

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  • Vessel Shoreside Expeditor/Hospitality Associate

    Ketchikan - Shore Support

    Provide a high level of customer service to Allen Marine Tours/Alaskan Dream Cruise passengers with an emphasis on making the guests' visit as carefree, enjoyable and safe as possible. Direct contact with passengers requires a courteous attitude and accommodating manner to insure guest expectations are met and reflect the company's exceptional level of professionalism and excellence. This position is full-time seasonal.

    Vessel Shoreline Expeditor/Hospitality Associate: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Meet and greet guests to establish a rapport by welcoming them, relaying important information, orienting them to the local area and providing guest services that will be beneficial to their experience.
    • Perform concierge duties to assist in passenger's pre/post cruise lodging, luggage and transportation, including: contacting airlines, vendors, hotels, taxi services, special needs, specific room requests, tour arrangements, birthdays, updates on special events.
    • Maintain and update daily manifest and coordinate with corporate office regarding passenger's pre/post cruise itineraries and preferences, hospitality programs, and ship needs reports
    • Assist to produce accurate and personal daily schedules or "adventure updates" and use resources such as brochures, staff, and other tools available to make educated suggestions for optional activities in all Alaskan Dream Cruises locations. Promote, sell and book optional tours to meet division annual sales goals
    • Respond tactfully and immediately to any/ all guest concerns and criticisms to resolve problems effectively.
    • Assist Ship's Crew in port to ensure cruise activities are supported as planned i.e. movies, brochures, books, retail products, newsletters.
    • Assist Operations Manager with ship provisioning, housekeeping and crew assignments.
    • Other duties as assigned within the Allen Marine Tour Program Managers.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Must be self-motivated, creative, and able to multi-task in a hectic environment with competing priorities while adhering to broadly defined practices, procedures and processes.
    • Must have good command of the English language with the ability to speak publicly in front of small to medium sized groups, exhibiting strong oral communication skills along with excellent writing skills.
    • Must have a genuine interest in and ability to learn pertinent facts and information about the state of Alaska and share it with others in an enthusiastic and entertaining way.
    • Must have solid teamwork and Interpersonal skills and the ability to get along well with others and take direction with ease.
    • Must be flexible and remain calm even under most trying circumstances
    • Must have the physical ability to frequently lift and carry objects of moderate to heavy weight, such as luggage and/or other equipment.
    • Must be drug free (pass pre-employment and random tests as required by the USCG/DOT/FHWQ).
    • Must maintain neat and well groomed appearance in keeping with Allen Marine Tours/Alaskan Dream Cruises standards.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the travel/tour industry
    • General knowledge of the local area.
    • First Aid/CPR certification.
    • Computer literacy in a variety of programs, including word, excel, publisher and power point.
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Valid Driver's License

    Pay

    DOE. Preference will be given to applicants who can commit to working through the end of the season in good standing and without interruption. A bonus will be paid accordingly.

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  • Ketchikan - Vessel Crew

  • Captain

    Ketchikan - Vessel Crew

    Requires a USCG master's license (50 ton minimum) and an FCC marine radio operator's permit.  Prior experience in the marine tourism industry and particularly on passenger vessels is desirable.  Preference is given to applicants with knowledge of diesel mechanics, waterjet propulsion, and electrical systems.  Must be able to build team and maintain crew moral to provide a quality experience for our guests.

    Captain: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Conduct tours as directed according to descriptions in sales literature and procedures in policy manual. Supervise all aspects of tour delivery and tour quality.
    • Manage and direct crew members in the execution of all their job responsibilities; build a productive and efficient team; maintain high morale over course of season.
    • Supervise and assist in daily maintenance: cleaning, sewage and fuel pumping, restocking. Coordinate and assist with routine maintenance; painting, changing oil, etc.
    • Communicate with Port Engineer to identify problems and expedite repairs; assist with repairs, as needed.
    • Supervise passenger boarding, safety orientation/demonstration, emergency response and crowd control.
    • Plan and execute emergency drills, equipment checks and safety meetings in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations and AMT policy.
    • Maintain all navigational equipment in good working order; keep logs and ship/company documents, as directed. Provide daily operations report to office.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Experience on passenger vessels and/or experience operating vessels in Southeast Alaska required. Required minimum 50-ton license.
    • Mechanical aptitude, engine room experience preferred. Diesel mechanics or electrical/electronics background helpful.
    • Must have ability to build effective team and skills required to resolve crew conflicts in order to provide quality experience for customers.
    • Must have ability to speak on P.A. system, and to provide commentary.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs. as required.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform shirts & jacket provided.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Engineer/Deckhand

    Ketchikan - Vessel Crew

    Requires basic seamanship skills.  Mechanical aptitude and some experience with diesel engines preferred.  Assist Captain to monitor vessel systems and troubleshoot problems.  Interact with passengers and perform customer service duties.  Provide for passenger safety while underway and maintain impeccably clean vessel at all times.  Must be able to work as a team member and be comfortable interacting with guests.

    Engineer/Deckhand: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Check all engine/jet fluids upon arriving on vessel each morning, bring all equipment online, log all entries and report any problems to Captain.
    • Assist with passenger boarding, safety orientation/demonstration, emergency response and crowd control.
    • Complete routine engine room checks underway, making minor mechanical repairs and adjustments as necessary, and assisting crew members to ensure that passengers receive optimum tour quality and premium customer service.
    • Assist Captain in wheelhouse with navigating and/or wildlife sighting as directed.
    • Maintain vessel appearance, with regards to cleanliness and safety, in engine and jet rooms, in voids and on decks. Assist other crew with cabin, galley and heads.
    • Under direction of Captain, complete all routine vessel maintenance on a daily basis. This will include, but not be limited to: cleaning, sanitation pumping, restocking and refueling.
    • Assist Captain to perform required safety checks of all essential equipment on a weekly basis. Maintain current and accurate logs.
    • Work with Port Engineer to complete all mandatory vessel maintenance on a monthly basis, including but not limited to oil/filter changes, zinc/belt replacement, etc.
    • Identify problems, inform Port Engineer and assist in performing needed repairs.
    • Perform other duties under supervision of Captain.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Prefer experience on passenger carrying vessels.
    • Mechanical aptitude, engine room experience preferred. Diesel mechanics or electrical/electronics background helpful.
    • Must be able to work as a team with other crew to provide quality experience for customers, including answering questions and providing commentary.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs. as required.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays. Days off will be scheduled but must be willing to be flexible in meeting tour demand.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform shirts & jacket provided.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who finish their contract in good standing

    Apply Now
  • Guest Service

    Ketchikan - Vessel Crew
    unknown / hour + tips

    Interact with passengers by answering questions and helping with specific requests. Operate galley and gift shop which includes food preparation, snack service, retail presentations and the sale of local retail products. Maintain impeccably clean vessel at all times. Must be able to work as a team member and be comfortable interacting with guests.

    Guest Service: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Present a professional and friendly attitude while on duty.
    • Direct and assist passenger movement on and about the vessel.
    • Participate in passenger safety orientation and maintain safe conditions underway.
    • Help operate galley, bar and commissary, including preparation & distribution of snacks, sales, stocking, inventory order lists and related paperwork.
    • Routine maintenance including, but not limited to: cleaning, sanitation, restocking consumables in cabin area and heads; making note of needed equipment repairs.
    • Enhance the cruise experience for passengers, including answering questions and helping passengers with specific problems/requests.
    • Other duties, as needed.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Previous retail experience preferred.
    • Previous experience on passenger carrying vessels preferred
    • Must be able to make change, keep records and maintain a professional, friendly attitude toward customers.
    • Certifications required prior to first day of employment include CPR / FA certification, and Alaska Food Handlers card. Employees 21+ must obtain TAPS certification to serve alcohol.
    • Public speaking experience very helpful. Must be able to effectively communicate with up to 150 passengers on a p.a. system.
    • Must be able to work as a team with other employees to present coordinated narration and provide a quality experience for customers.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs, maybe required.
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays. Days off will be scheduled but must be willing to be flexible in meeting tour demand.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform jackets and hats are provided.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full-time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Sitka - Shore Support

  • Assistant Port Engineer

    Sitka - Shore Support

    Under the direction of Port Engineer, this position is responsible for performing regular scheduled maintenance duties on all day tour vessels including assisting Captains with oil changes; for assisting Port Engineer with mechanical repairs; and for keeping all parts, filters, and equipment areas on dock stocked, organized and neat.

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Perform engine oil changes on a fleet of four tour vessels.
    • Be able to work unsupervised.
    • Work safely in a fast-paced environment.
    • Be able to communicate effectively with a small team of fellow employees.
    • Assist in monitoring of maintenance inventory (i.e. lube oil, filters, tools, etc.).
    • Communicate problems to Port Engineer.     
    • Keep dock and shop areas clean, safe and free from hazards to maintain a safe working environment.
    • Be flexible in prioritizing daily work activities.
    • Maintain personal appearance as per the employee manual.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Must possess current Drivers’ license and have record with no recent violations.
    • Applicant should be able to pick up at least 50 pounds in line of duties.
    • Be comfortable working around diesel engines, waterjets, outboards, toilet systems, etc..
    • Posses some experience with mechanic’s tools.
    • Must be self-motivated and be able to work unsupervised.
    • Must be able to work varied shifts, weekends and some holidays.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required). 
    • Must be able to work from mid April to the end of September with little or no interruption.
    • Ride along on an occasional tour in an effort to monitor vessel systems while underway. Conduct extensive checks of engine and jet room spaces throughout course of trip. 
    • Fill in, as needed, aboard vessels as deckhand/engineer and function as an effective member of the crew conducting engine room checks, maintaining passenger safety and performing customer service.            

    Pay

    DOE.  Limited Benefits.  This is a seasonal full time position from mid April to October.  Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.   

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  • Port Engineer / Mechanic

    Sitka - Shore Support

    This position is full-time (40+ hours per week) and seasonal. Work closely with and under the supervision of the Operations Manager, the Port Engineer/Mechanic has primary responsibility for the maintenance and repair of a fleet of day tour vessels.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Prefer experience in tour-related industry, but experience in any maritime-related field acceptable.
    • Requires extensive mechanical experience with diesel engines and a working knowledge of related auxiliary systems on a vessel.  Water-jet and Gas Outboard experience preferred.
    • Must be self-motivated, and self-directed; able to prioritize, schedule and conduct all regular maintenance on vessels with minimal supervision.
    • Must be team oriented; able to work efficiently with Captains in a time critical environment.
    • Must be organized and thorough; able to keep accurate logs on maintenance, repairs and projects.
    • Must be prepared to work on short notice; to trouble shoot equipment as problems occur and to expedite repairs to bring vessel back online as quickly as possible. 
    • Must be flexible to work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50lbs. as required.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, professional and most important, reliable.
    • Must be drug free (and able to pass preliminary and random tests as required by the USCG). 

    Responsibilities

    • Be on site every morning 1.5 hours prior to tour departures to consult with Captains, to advise deckhands and to resolve any mechanical issues that present; be available at initial startups in case a system requires troubleshooting prior to tour.
    • Supervise Assistant Port Engineer and Deckhands, monitor engine logs for each vessel; do required maintenance on prescribed schedule; be available to assist with all oil/fuel filter changes on vessels. Maintain an accurate independent log on all work completed. 
    • Conduct on-board training with deckhands initially and at various intervals throughout the season for specialized, but predictable underway repairs. (ie. replacing impeller in raw water cooling system, etc)
    • Work to diagnose and repair mechanical issues in a timely manner. 
    • Order, receive and maintain complete inventory of spare parts for engines and auxiliary systems on each vessel. 
    • Supervise and maintain on-site black water pump-out system.
    • Maintain docks, ramp, shop and all other aspects of facility, including black water and fuel systems, in good repair with an effort to keep facility neat and well organized.
    • Work efficiently and cooperatively with mechanics/welders or from other companies in Alaska. Assign deckhand/engineers to assist. 
    • Ride along on an occasional tour in an effort to monitor vessel systems while underway. Conduct extensive checks of engine and jet room spaces throughout course of trip. 
    • Fill in, as needed, aboard vessels as deckhand/engineer and function as an effective member of the crew conducting engine room checks, maintaining passenger safety and performing customer service.

        Pay

    DOE.  Limited Benefits.  This is a seasonal full-time position from mid-April to October.  Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.   

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  • Sitka - Vessel Crew

  • Captain

    Sitka - Vessel Crew
    $26.00 / hour + tips

    Requires a USCG master's license (50 ton minimum) and an FCC marine radio operator's permit. Prior experience in the marine tourism industry and particularly on passenger vessels is desirable.  Preference is given to applicants with knowledge of diesel mechanics, waterjet propulsion, and electrical systems. Must be able to build team and maintain crew morale to provide a quality experience for our guests.

    Captain: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Prosecute voyages as directed in tour descriptions and policy manual. Supervise all aspects of tour delivery, and quality control.
    • Supervise and assist in routine maintenance: cleaning, sanitation and fuel pumping, restocking, painting, lubrication, and minor mechanical repairs.
    • Communicate with Port Engineer to identify problems and needed repairs, and occasionally assist in performing them.
    • Supervise passenger boarding, safety orientation/demonstration, emergency response and crowd control.
    • Plan and execute emergency drills & safety meetings in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations, and company policy.
    • Maintain logs and ship/company documents, as directed. Provide daily operations report to office.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Experience on passenger carrying vessels and/or experience operating vessels in Southeast Alaska required. Required minimum 50-ton license.
    • Mechanical aptitude, engine room experience preferred. Diesel mechanics or electrical/electronics background helpful.
    • Must be able to build team and maintain morale with crew to provide quality experience for customers.
    • Ability to speak on P.A. system, and to provide commentary.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs. as required.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment and random drug testing is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform shirts & jacket provided.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work through the end of the season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Naturalist

    Sitka - Vessel Crew

    Requires public speaking ability and experience using PA systems.  Develop tour narrative and conduct natural history presentations for groups of up to 150 passengers.  Assist passengers boarding & disembarking; provide safety and emergency orientation; and work as a team member to distribute snacks and always maintain impeccably clean vessel.  Biology and natural history background helpful.

    Naturalist: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Develop tour narrative plan with duty captain for each voyage, factoring time constraints, weather, recent sightings, tide, season, etc.
    • Direct passengers boarding and disembarking, and during an emergency. Conduct safety and emergency orientation.
    • Work with Guest Services crew members to provide commentary and personal interaction/service with up to 150 passengers on tour.
    • Assist Guest Services crew members in the galley as needed. Including, but not limited to, distribution of snacks and food items as well as beverages. Employees 21+ are required to obtain TAPS certification to serve alcohol.
    • Vessel duties include line handing, assist with docking / undocking of the vessel and mooring with cruise ships as requested by vessel captain.
    • Assist other crew in maintaining vessel appearance, cleanliness, sanitation, and safety.
    • Perform other duties under supervision of Captain.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Prior experience working on passenger carrying vessels preferred.
    • Certifications required prior to first day of employment include CPR / FA certification, and Alaska Food Handlers card. Employees 21+ must obtain TAPS certification to serve alcohol.
    • Public speaking experience very helpful. Must be able to effectively
      communicate with up to 150 passengers on a P.A. system.
    • Biology and/or natural resource background helpful. Must be able to learn and retain pertinent background material provided on board, for presentation to passengers.
    • Must be able to work as a team with other crew to present coordinated narration and a quality experience for customers.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs. as required.
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays. Days off will be scheduled but must be willing to be flexible in meeting tour demand.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform jackets and hats are provided.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full-time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work through the end of the season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Zodiac Captain

    Sitka - Vessel Crew

    Requires a USCG master's license (25 ton minimum) and an FCC marine radio operator's permit. Prior experience in the marine tourism industry and particularly on passenger vessels is desirable. Preference is given to applicants with knowledge of diesel mechanics, waterjet propulsion, and electrical systems. Must be able to build team and maintain crew morale to provide a quality experience for our guests.

    Duties/Responsibilities
    • Execute voyages as directed in tour descriptions and policy manual. Supervise all aspects of tour delivery, and quality control.
    • Supervise and assist in routine maintenance: cleaning, sanitation and fuel pumping, restocking, painting, lubrication, and minor mechanical repairs.
    • Communicate with Port Engineer to identify problems and needed repairs, and occasionally assist in performing them.
    • Supervise passenger boarding, safety orientation/demonstration, emergency response and crowd control.
    • Plan and execute emergency drills & safety meetings in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations, and company policy.
    • Maintain logs and ship/company documents, as directed. Provide daily operations report to office.

    Qualifications/Experience
    • Experience on passenger carrying vessels and/or experience operating vessels in Southeast Alaska required. Required minimum 25-ton license.
    • Mechanical aptitude, engine room experience preferred. Diesel mechanics or electrical/electronics background helpful.
    • Must be able to build team and maintain morale with crew to provide quality experience for customers.
    • Must be able to provide commentary to guests.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs. as required.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment and random drug testing is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform shirts & jacket provided.

    Pay
    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal full time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work through the end of the season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who complete their contract in good standing.

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  • Yakutat - Vessel Crew

  • Crewmember

    Yakutat - Vessel Crew

    Requires basic seamanship skills.  Mechanical aptitude and some experience with diesel engines preferred.  Assist Captain to monitor vessel systems and troubleshoot problems.  Interact with passengers, perform customer service and galley service duties.  Always provide for passenger safety while underway and maintain impeccably clean vessel.  Must be able to work as a team member and be comfortable interacting with guests.

    Yakutat Crew Member: Complete Job Description

    Duties/Responsibilities

    • Assist with passenger boarding, safety orientation/demonstration, and crowd control.
    • Be familiar with all safety equipment and operation on board the vessel.
    • Under supervision of the Vessel Engineer, complete routine engine room checks underway, making minor mechanical repairs and adjustments as necessary.
    • Assist Captain in wheelhouse with navigating and/or wildlife sighting as directed.
    • Under supervision of Vessel Engineer and Captain, maintain vessel appearance, with regards to cleanliness and safety, in engine and jet rooms, in voids and on decks.
    • Help operate galley, bar and commissary, including preparation & distribution of meals, sales, stocking, inventory order lists and related paperwork.
    • Under direction of Captain, complete all routine vessel maintenance on a daily basis. This will include, but not be limited to: cleaning, sanitation pumping, restocking, and refueling.
    • Assist Captain to perform required safety checks of all essential equipment on a weekly basis. Maintain current and accurate logs.
    • Identify problems, inform Captain and Vessel Engineer, and assist in performing needed repairs.
    • Perform other duties under supervision of Captain.

    Qualifications/Experience

    • Prefer experience on passenger carrying vessels.
    • Mechanical aptitude, engine room experience preferred. Diesel
      mechanics or electrical/electronics background helpful.
    • Must be able to work as a team with other crew to provide quality experience for customers, including answering questions and providing commentary.
    • Must be able to lift and move objects of up to 50 lbs. as required.
    • Must be drug free (pre-employment screening and enrollment
      in random drug testing program is Coast Guard required).
    • Must be able to work varied shift hours, including weekends and holidays. Days off will be scheduled but must be willing to be flexible in meeting tour demand.
    • Must be clean, well groomed, courteous, honest, and most important, reliable.
    • Uniform jackets and hats are provided.
    • TAP and Alaska Food Worker Certifications required.

    Pay

    DOE. Limited Benefits. This is a seasonal, full-time position from mid-April to October. Preference will be given to candidates who are available to work the entire season without interruption. An end of season bonus will be paid to employees who finish their contract in good standing.

    Apply Now

How to Apply

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