Cape Fox Corporation - Commercial Services

George Inlet Cannery located on the southside of town
Historic Creek Street is a great place to visit. Plenty of locally-owned shops, places to eat and history to learn.
Cape Fox Team Picnic at Ward Lake
Cape Fox Lodge nestled on the hill overlooking Downtown Ketchikan
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Summer fishing in Ketchikan is an all-time favorite for seasonal staff.
Company 14-pax Transit Vans used for shuttle services and shore excursions.
Our team members enjoy putting on community events and giving back.
Beautiful scenery and multiple hiking trails for you to enjoy on your down time.

Join the Cape Fox Team in Ketchikan, Alaska this 2022 Summer Season!

Cape Fox Corporation has several successful hospitality and tourism commercial businesses in Ketchikan, Alaska. We are committed to providing exceptional customer service and creating experiences that last a lifetime for our guests. Come work for a culturally driven company with vast, diverse opportunities who value you, your talent and your growth.

In Ketchikan and Saxman, located in Southeast Alaska. Located on Revillagigedo Island, approximately 1.75 hour direct flight from Seattle. Surrounded by the pristine Tongass National Forest and breathtaking waves of the Tongass Narrows.

About Cape Fox Corporation - Commercial Services

Cape Fox Corporation represents the Tlingit Alaska Natives from the Village of Saxman (Southeast Alaska). We were founded over 50 years ago and have changed our business focus from harvesting timber to hospitality, tourism, real estate, and federal contracting. CFC has several successful and thriving commercial businesses in Ketchikan, Alaska that provide visitors and locals alike the best food, luxury, and adventure we have to offer. Our establishments include the following:

Cape Fox Lodge - the premier Lodge with modern accommodations and a glimpse into the Tlingit culture

Sweet Mermaids - a quaint bakery in Downtown Ketchikan with delicious treats and a love for mermaids

Dockside Galley - a small, local favorite in Saxman, AK that serves up the best burgers and shakes on the island

Bar Harbor Ale House - the ultimate dining destination featuring crafted beers and BBQ with a flair

108 Taphouse & Burger Bar - a warm, inviting environment serving craft cocktails, pub burgers and more

Eagle's Nest - the newest addition to the CFC family bringing brick-oven pizza to a whole new meaning

Cape Fox Tours - specializing in shore excursions that emphasize Alaska's native culture and local history

Ward Cove Cruise Terminal - a premium concession stand serving Ketchikan favorites and beer on tap

All of these locations have several positions open for the summer season. We have a diverse job field for full-time, part-time, entry-level, certified-level and more. We invite you to learn more about our opportunities and apply today! 

Come work for an organization that can teach you the importance of heritage while affording you the ability to experience life in Ketchikan, Alaska. Island life couldn't be more fun than being on the CFC team!

The Employee Experience

Working in Ketchikan, Alaska is the ultimate adventure that you will talk about for years to come. You will meet new people from all over the world, make new friends, explore the great outdoors of the Tongass National Forest, learn about the history and native culture of the area, catch a giant salmon or halibut, see an abundance of wildlife up close, and so much more.

We are proud to share our culture and destination with our guests and employees. Our diverse set of employees range in all different ages and skill levels (including students and teens). The variety of jobs available provide more than just added skills and experience. We can offer adventure and a learning experience like no other.

After one summer on our team, you will go back home with memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. If you love Ketchikan like we do, year-round career and growth opportunities are also available.

Ideal Candidate

Find Your Career at Cape Fox

Cape Fox Corporation (CFC) and our subsidiaries are looking for current and future leaders who value hard-work, talent, creativity, honesty, collaboration, and have a desire to learn and grow. 

Seasonal Employment is offered from early April through late October. We operate around the Alaskan tourism season including vacations on cruise ships, airlines, and ferries; work trips and conferences, and stay-cations for the locals. 

Room and Board

Employee Housing

Please ask the hiring manager for more information.

Meal Discounts

Meal discounts are available at all of our restaurants. This does not include alcohol. Please ask the hiring manager for more details in regards to discount rate.

Employee Perks

Cape Fox Corporation tries hard to make sure that employees have a profitable, memorable and fun summer.

Perks include and are not limited to the following:

  • Paid training at the beginning of the season
  • Competitive pay for your position and experience
  • Cash gratuity *varies by establishment and position
  • Discounted and/or free shore excursions
  • Bonus compensation *determined by Manager per establishment/department
  • Team events and gatherings
  • Discounts on meals and gift shops *determined by Manager per establishment/department
  • Opportunities for overtime and advancements

Getting Here and Getting Around

Getting to Ketchikan

Alaska Airlines offers multiple daily flights between Seattle and Ketchikan, and the Alaska Marine Highway System (Alaska State Ferry) connects to Bellingham, WA. It is the employee's responsibility to make their own travel arrangements. 

Once in Ketchikan

A vehicle is not necessary but makes exploring the area a lot more fun and easier. You can bring your own vehicle via the Alaska State Ferry, one of the barge options (Alaska Marine Lines or Samson Tug & Barge), or purchase/rent one in town. 

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough provides bus transportation throughout the City of Ketchikan and outside city-limits. Route prices and passes may vary.

The majority of the CFC establishments are located within walking distance of each other in Downtown Ketchikan. Saxman Native Village, the George Inlet Cannery and Ward Cove Dock are all a few miles outside of city limits. If hired for these locations, please ask the hiring the manager for alternative transportation options. 

For Fun

Get Out And Explore

Ketchikan is filled with so many activities to do both indoor and outdoor, along with landmarks and city highlights to see. This small town has a lot going on in the summer for you to check out and add to your experience. Here is a short list of opportunities you can partake in:

  • Holiday Events (Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, 4th of July parade and fireworks, Labor Day)
  • Festivals (Blueberry Arts Festival, Bar Harbor Ale House Beer Fest, and other local art pop-ups)
  • Shore Excursions (Misty Fjords boat ride, ziplining, adventure karts, crab feasts, canoes, kayaks, lumberjack show, Aleutian Ballad crabbing tour, and more)
  • Fishing (Salmon Capital of the World, also great for halibut, cod, crabbing and shrimping)
  • Creek Street (Historic Red Light District with shops, restaurants and local art)
  • Movie Theater (even we get the big box office hits)
  • Totems & Culture (Saxman Native Village, Totem Bight State Park, Southeast Discovery Center, Tongass Historical Museum)
  • Rec Center (largest in Southeast Alaska with basketball courts, aquatic center, cardio room, free weights and variety of classes)
  • Hiking (Deer Mountain or any of the other 10 plus trails - easy, moderate and difficult options)
  • Bar Scene (there are over 30 bars in Ketchikan some with karaoke, pool, themed parties and trivia)
  • Restaurants (all of Cape Fox establishments and several others)

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in joining the Cape Fox Corporation Commercial Services team! To apply, simply click on the "Apply Here" button to be taken to our online application.

Join our Cape Fox family and experience Ketchikan, Alaska this summer!

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