Gakona Lodge
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Current Job dates:

Currently recruiting for jobs that start between June 1st, 2024 and September 2nd, 2024.

  • Housekeeper/Servers

    Gakona Lodge, Trappers Den, Carriage House
    Gakona
    $400.00 - $450.00 / week + tips

    We are seeking detail-oriented individuals to work as housekeepers and servers for the summer season.

    The ideal candidate:

    • Will show close attention to detail, a good attitude, adaptability, and bring their personality to interactions with our guests.
    • Some prior housekeeping and food service experience is preferred, but not mandatory. 

    Summary of housekeeping/server job duties:

    • Turn over guest rooms in the main lodge and cabins z(includes some or all of the following): Strip and make the beds, gather and empty trash, clean mirrors, dust furniture and fixtures, do dishes, clean the kitchenettes, bathrooms, and surfaces, vacuum and mop.
    • Replenish cabin supplies and linens as needed.
    • Inspect rooms for broken fixtures and make small repairs such as replacing batteries and light bulbs. Report larger maintenance issues to the supervisor.
    • Serve guest for breakfast or dinner as assigned.
    • Complete all laundry everyday by washing, folding, and putting away. Maintain high standards of quality by checking daily for stains or tears and replacing as needed.
    • Clean  lounge, kitchenettes, and bathrooms daily.
    • Help in kitchen with dishes when things are slow
    • Greet out guests and makes them feel welcome as you take their order and serve meals.
    • Make sure table clothes are washed
    • Set tables before guests arrive
    • Other duties as assigned

    Room and board is included.  Please note that all buildings/rooms, including the tavern are non-smoking/vaping.  Bonus and a travel stipend will be given only upon completing the full season with us. 

  • Cooks

    Carriage House Restaurant
    Gakona
    $500.00 - $650.00 / week + tips

    Our Cooks are an integral part of our team and help to provide reliability, dependability, and a positive attitude to our kitchen.  Come join us for a summer of fun and adventure at our historic roadhouse.  

    Responsibilities, Requirements, & Skills:

    • Responsible for food prep for breakfast, lunch or dinner and cooking food items per our recipes and specifications for up to 40+ guests at a time, or those who just want to join us for a meal in the restaurant or bar.   Menu/build sheets will be available. 
    • Cooks are responsible for and required to maintain a clean work environment and cleaning area before and after shift is over.   
    • Must keep an inventory list of items getting low and communicating that with owner so inventory can be maintained.
    • Must be able to spend at least 5-8hrs a day on your feet without any problems.  
    • Ability to work independently or with a group without constant supervision.
    • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs if needed.
    • Must be able to work safely around equipment (fryers, slicers, warmers, etc.)

    Room and board included.  Please note that all buildings/rooms, including the tavern are non-smoking/vaping.  Bonus and a travel stipend will be given only upon completing the full season with us. 

  • Bartender

    Trappers Den Tavern
    Gakona
    $450.00 / week + tips

    Looking for a seasoned Bartender to join our team.  The ideal candidate will have:

    • A genuine presence of welcome and hospitality and a desire to build relationships with guests and staff 
    • A willingness to jump in wherever needed, working alongside the rest of our team.
    • A strong work ethic 
    • A high level of emotional and social intelligence, able to read the room and address potential issues that may arise 
    • Confidence to diffuse situations, knowing when to cut people off and how to approach these situations with professionalism. 
    • Be able to open and close bar with no supervision.
    • 5+ years experience.
    • Maintain inventory and communicate what items need to be ordered with owner.
    • Must be 21+ yrs old
    • Have a valid drivers license
    • T.A.P.S. card for the state of Alaska  Click here: Training webinar date MUST BE TAKEN IN FEBRUARY
    • High School Graduate/GED equivalency

    Room and board is included.  Please note that all buildings/rooms, including the tavern are non-smoking/vaping.  Bonus and a travel stipend will be given only upon completing the full season with us. 

How to Apply

Please email your resume to wayne@gakonalodge.com  We will review it and contact you to set up a phone/zoom interview.


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