Chinook Shores Lodge

Enjoy Seasonal Employment Fishing in Alaska

Our family-owned fishing lodge has been a member of the tourism industry for over ten years. We are passionate about fishing and helping travelers experience a vacation of a lifetime in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Ketchikan, Alaska

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Chinook Shores Lodge
Ketchikan, Alaska

Are you neat and tidy? Spend your summer working at an Alaska fishing lodge!



Chinook Shores Lodge
Ketchikan, Alaska

Are you fishy? Work this summer as a dock hand and fish processor at an Alaska fishing lodge!


About Chinook Shores Lodge

We provide a fast-paced, ever-changing work environment for people with a passion for outdoor activities in Ketchikan, Alaska. While our main focus is on fishing, there are other outdoor activities to enjoy while employed at the lodge. We require our employees to present themselves in a professional manner at all times. Our business is a service industry and our positions have very high guest exposure. It is important that our employees enjoy people and have a positive attitude, extraordinary manner and high level of courtesy.

Season Dates:

June 1 - September 30, 2020

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate must have great communication skills and sound work ethics; be service-oriented and self-motivated; be healthy, physically fit, drug-free (pre-employment drug testing and random seasonal drug testing is required by U.S.C.G. regulations); non-drinker and non-smoker. We expect our employees to have a professional appearance -- no facial piercings, no facial tattoos, and no color of hair not found in nature.

Room and Board

Employee housing available for non-residents on a limited basis. Some of our employees are local and do not live on site.

Employee Perks

  • Team-building employee orientation with Ride-the-Ducks and Zipline excursions.
  • Employee BBQs.
  • Beach bonfires.
  • Summer Solstice celebration.
  • 4th of July celebration and fireworks display.
  • AT&T and Verizon cellphone coverage are available.

Getting Here and Getting Around

Ketchikan, Alaska is just shy of a two hour flight from Seattle on Alaska Airlines. We are on the road system, approximately 15 miles north of the airport and downtown. Our lodge is located near amazing hiking trails and kayaking is easily accessible from our dock. Public transportation (via the Bus) is available from a stop 1/2 mile from our lodge. The road to town is paved and ideal for biking on a path that starts three miles from our lodge.

For Fun

On your days off, here are all the awesome things you can do! Fishing. Kayak. Fishing. Hike Lunch Creek Trail. Fishing. Workout. Hike Perseverance Trail. Fishing. Pick Blueberries. Fishing. Run Ward Lake Trail. Fishing. Did we mention Fishing?

How to Apply

Please visit our website and email us your resume.

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