Forests Tides & Treasures

Breaching humpbacks in our front yard !
We carry some of the finest outdoor gear and apparel.
And lots of Ak Art
Outdoor fun of all types
2 of our most popular Ak artist
We got footwear!
We are surrounded by Glaciers!
Recycled and green lines abound.
Lots of AK Art
Lots of Orca pods in the Bay
AK Artisans

Seasonal and Full-Time Year-round positions- Warehouse Manager, Retail Supervisors & Retail Clerks

Forests, Tides & Treasures serves the needs of Locals & Visitors in Seward, AK's year-round. We are in the heart of Seward Harbor having front row seats to its wonderful harbor and spectacular Bay. We have a harbor-side store that offer a unique assortment of outdoor gear & apparel, handmade Alaskan goods, gifts & other unique treasures.

Seward is a quaint Alaskan town nestled between rugged mountains and the sparkling Resurrection Bay. There is fantastic hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, whale-watching, glacier viewing and so much more to do all season right from our doorstep.

About Forests Tides & Treasures

Located in beautiful Seward, Ak at FTT, we provide a unique selection of Outdoor Gear & Apparel, Footwear, Art, Alaskan Artisans, Jewelry, Gourmet Food, Gifts, Souvenirs, Infant and more…all presented in a unique Alaskan setting.

Our goal is to create an experience of discovery that forges a connection between our guests and the artisans and vendors found within our store. These connections are reflections of all that we have grown to love and treasure while living here in Alaska, and Seward in particular.

The Employee Experience

Seward is one of the most beautiful places that you will have the opportunity to live in. It offers everything from the water to the land that you could hope for- boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking, camping, dog-mushing, flightseeing, whale watching. You name it. It is here. 

Seward is nestled between the Resurrection Bay and Kenai Mountain Range. You will see it all from your doorstep here: from Humpback whales bubble-net feeding, to rafts of Sea Otters preening and grooming in the Sun, to Brown Bears pulling Salmon right out of the Rivers. We have some of the best Salmon runs on the Kenai Peninsula. And you don't have to walk further than a quarter of a mile to hike some of the most picturesque and pristine mountain trails!

Ideal Candidate

Previous experince in Retail, happy, engaged, curious, full of life, professional, generous, energetic, mindful.

Room and Board

We have limited housing available and can help you locate housing if you prefer. 

Employee Perks

Full/Part Time & Seasonal Benefits:

  • Generous Employee Purchase Program and Family Purchase Events
  • Summer Season Bonus payable upon successful completion of Season and Contract.
  • Free or discounted trips with Local Tour Companies
  • Begin earning PTO after 6 months- up to 10 days in first year
  • Simple IRA Match program available to all staff

Getting Here and Getting Around

There is a Bus Service and Train Service from Anchorage to Seward during specific periods of time. There is a Free shuttle around town during certain periods of the Summer season. There is taxi service available as well.  A bike will get you most places you want to go in Seward. 

If the opportunity presents itself, we encourage you to take the Train ride down to Seward or from Seward to Anchorage just for the experience! You will ride right through the heart of the Peninsula and see why so many of us came for a Summer and never left. 

For Fun

Seward offers an unbeatable year-round quality of life environment to attract residents, visitors and employees. The spectacular mountain and bay scenery, with abundant land-based and marine wildlife coupled with immediate access to pristine areas for hiking, mountain biking, mountain climbing, cross country skiing, snow machining, camping, fishing, white water rafting, dog mushing, sea kayaking, cold water scuba diving, and other outdoor activities make the City of Seward a year-round outdoor playground for all ages.

How to Apply

Please email your resume to Please note the following in the body of your email. (Please note that we do not participate in any overseas Jobs programs like J1 or H2B.)

  1. Note that this Job was found on CoolWorks
  2. Indicate the Position applying for
  3. Note years of experience working directly in Retail
  4. Note your availability indicating the start and end Dates for positions.
  5. Reason you are the best candidate

At the end of each week, we will reach out to the Candidates that have been moved forward to the next step of the interview process via email to set up a phone interview. 

We look forward to chatting with you and sharing our love of Seward, Alaska with you!

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