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We are a seasonal company that operates from May through September.  It is ideal that staff be able to stay the entire time.

Most positions are entry-level with no experience required and a few that will require some experience.  

  • Summer Dog Camp Guide

    $3,500.00 / month + tips

    We are looking for energetic, hardworking, and adventurous folks to join our team.  We offer dog sledding tours with modified carts in Sheep Creek Valley near Juneau, AK.

    Summer Dog Camp Guides is a combination of sled dog handling and executing guest transportation to and from dog camp in a safe, responsible, professional, and friendly manner.  Guides oversee the maintenance and care of assigned vehicles, ensure the wellbeing of each individual passenger assigned to them. Summer Dog Camp Guides assist Musher's with conducting safe tours and caring for dogs.


    • Maintain guest safety and assist Mushers getting in and out of dog yards with teams.  
    • Inspect dogs daily for general health and fitness. 
    • Helping in the dog yard with feeding and cleaning 
    • Radio Communication
    • Maintaining clean vehicles  
    • Performing Daily Vehicle inspections and checking previous inspections to ensure proper understanding of the van prior to morning departure
    • Work throughout the camp to meet the needs of the day. 
    • Providing a safe and informative tour for guests
    • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Manager



    • Must be able to legally work in the U.S.
    • DOT Health Card
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Valid CPR and First Aid 
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs.  
    • Employees live in wall tents. 

    No experience necessary.  

    Seasonal Bonus for completion of the season.


  • Dock Representative

    $3,500.00 / month

    Dock Representative works on the cruise ship docks downtown Juneau, Alaska as a coordinator between ship sales staff, TEMSCO base and Dog Camp. 

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Welcoming and gathering cruise ship guests and collecting necessary guest information in a professional and engaging manner

    • Maintaining strict timelines for tour operations

    • Effectively communicating with TEMSCO dispatch team and ship agents to ensure booking accuracy and seat capacity

    • Keeping an accurate record of daily passenger counts with ships and TEMSCO Dispatch

    • Communicating with Dog Camp departure times, # of passengers and assisting in collecting Dog Camp waivers. 

    To be a successful Dog Camp Dock Representative for Gold Rush Dog Tours applicants should be:

    • Highly organized

    • Customer service oriented

    • A proactive problem solver

    • Able to work independently


    • Valid CPR and First Aid
    • Able to lift 50 lbs.
    • Legally able to work in the U.S.

    Seasonal Bonus for completion of the season

  • Musher

    $4,500.00 / month + tips

    Mush dogs in the picturesque Sheep Creek Valley in Juneau, Alaska!

    Mushers provide sled dog cart rides to clients on designated trails.  Mushers will maintain a positive outlook and attitude with dogs, guests, and coworkers. 

    • Mushers ensure that all assigned sled dogs are cared for in a competent and careful manner. 
    • Musher will assist in general camp duties as assigned.
    • Maintaining a clean dog yard and working closely with Summer Camp Guides
    • Ensure that the Company’s operations function to the established quality standards. 
    • Provide a safe and informative tour for guests
    • Other duties as assigned by the Camp Manager


    • Valid CPR and First Aid
    • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
    • Legally able to work in the U.S.

    Room and Board provided 

    Hiring Mushers with or without sled dogs

    Prior mushing experience preferred

    Seasonal Bonus for completion of the season

  • Tour Van Driver

    $3,500.00 / month + tips

    We are looking for energetic, hardworking, and adventurous folks to provide an outstanding narrative on Alaska.

    In this position, you will meet guests at the docks and safely transport them to our summer sled dog camp.   Drive along the Alaska coastline, through old-growth forest and a historic mining site.  Deliver an informative narrative on Alaska history, flora and fauna and prepare guests for an outstanding adventure with mushers and sled dogs.


    • Greeting and helping guests on the van   
    • Driving guest from cruise ship dock to camp while providing a narrated tour
    • Helping in camp with duties as assigned    
    • Expeditor errands for camp
    • Requirements:   
    • Clean driving record   
    • Provide a current Department of Transportation (DOT) Health card   
    • Pass pre-employment and random drug test
    • Valid CPR and First Aid certifications
    • Must be able to lift 50lbs on a regular basis



How to Apply

Please click APPLY HERE to visit our website and submit an application. Make sure to upload a current Cover Letter and Resume. We look forward to hearing from you. 

If you are interested in working on the glacier with our sister company, Alaska Icefield Expeditions click APPLY HERE

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