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Preference is given to individuals that are available for our entire summer season.

  • Driver/Guide: April 22, 2020 – September 20, 2020
  • All other positions:  April 29, 2020 – September 20, 2020

    Customer Service

  • Driver / Guide

    Customer Service
    $15.00 / hour + tips

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    This seasonal position runs from April 22, 2020 – September 21, 2020. This Driver / Guide position is highly interactive. Knowledge of Denali and the surrounding areas is helpful and preferred. This is a safety-sensitive position, and employment will depend on the successful completion of our training program, as well as approval by our insurance company. Our preferred candidate likes dogs/mushing, be outgoing and able to talk to all guests and posess excellent customer service skills.


    Responsibilities:

    • Ensuring the safe operation of the bus or van.
    • Ensure safe pick-up and delivery of tour guests in a 25 or 32 passenger bus.
    • Communicate with guests and dispatch via headset while inside their vehicles.
    • Assist guests as they embark and disembark the bus or van.
    • Assist in guiding/managing tour groups of up to 100 people.
    • Performs all pre and post trip inspections as required by DOT. Maintain all required Department of Transportation paperwork on a daily basis, including Vehicle Inspection Report and Driver Log Book.
    • Maintain interior/exterior cleanliness of bus or van.
       

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Assist with gift shop sales as needed, includes cash handling and ringing guests up on a cash register.
    • Responsible for occasionally assisting with kennel chores, ie, care, cleaning, feeding, and watering 30-40 huskies of all ages.
       

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 21 years of age or older.
    • Successfully pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical or have current Medical Card.
    • Must be willing to submit to pre-employment, random, post-accident and just cause drug and alcohol testing.
    • A current Class C Commercial Driver’s License with Passenger Endorsement is required.
    • Commercial driver training may be available for an applicant with an Alaska drivers’ license – please inquire.
    • Must be prepared to give accurate and helpful information to guests/employees about our product, our dogs, and the Denali Park area.
       

    Physical Requirements:

    • Able to sit/stand/walk for a minimum eight-hour shift.
    • Able to sit in a drivers’ seat for a minimum of 4 hours/day
    • Frequently lift and carry 50 lbs.
    • Able to bend/kneel frequently throughout a shift.
    • Comfortable and able to occasionally work, feed, handle huskies of all ages weighing up to 80 lbs and carry full 5-gallon buckets.
    • Work schedules can change frequently, and a candidate must be comfortable working split shifts and workdays that run anywhere from 4 to 12 hours.
       

    Additional Information:

    • Hourly position: $15/hr plus shared gratuities. $1/hr bonus upon contract completion.
    • Employee housing is available for this position
    • A well-groomed appearance is expected.
    • Employment as a driver/guide for Jeff King, Inc. is contingent upon approval by our insurance provider.
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  • Photographer / Yard Staff

    Customer Service
    $12.00 / hour + tips

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    Responsibilities:

    • Seasonal employment-this position is contracted from late April to mid-September.
    • Greets tour guests with puppies, takes photos of guests with puppies, responsible for making sure each guest spends time with a puppy.
    • Uses a computer to download, edit, and print digital photos for sale to guests at each tour.
    • Assists customers with purchases at computerized Point Of Sale register, makes cash/credit card sales, makes change for cash sales.
    • Cleans tour building and bathrooms; straightens and re-stocks merchandise.
    • Responsible for assisting with kennel chores, ie, care, cleaning, feeding, watering, and exercising 30-40 huskies of all ages.

    Qualifications:

    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • Must be outgoing and easily able to talk to with all guests.
    • Must have excellent customer service skills – customer service experience highly preferred. This position is crucial to providing our guests with a one of a kind experience; candidate must be genuine.
    • The preferred candidate will like dogs/mushing and be passionate about working with dogs.
    • Will enjoy working outdoors in any weather.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Able to sit/stand/walk for a minimum eight-hour shift.
    • Frequently lift and carry 50 lbs.
    • Able to bend/kneel frequently throughout a shift.
    • Comfortable and able to work, feed, handle huskies of all ages weighing up to 80 lbs and carry a full 5-gallon bucket.
    • Work schedules can change frequently, and a candidate must be comfortable working split shifts and work days that run anywhere from 4 to 12 hours.

    Additional Information:

    • Hourly position: $12/hr plus shared gratuities, with $1/hr bonus upon contract completion.
    • Employee housing is available for this position.
    • A well-groomed appearance is expected.
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  • Reservations Agent

    Customer Service
    $12.00 / hour + tips

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    Responsibilities:

    • Answer phones in a fast-paced office environment with a multi-line phone. Respond to inquiries quickly and professionally.
    • Monitor reservation email addresses for HH. Respond to e-mails in a timely manner.
    • Take reservations via phone, e-mail, and fax. Document reservations accurately.
    • Communicate with drivers and other staff via handheld radio.
    • Help with tours as needed, ie, run a cash register, make change and check out guests, provide excellent customer service to all guests (internal and external), and closeout registers after tours.
    • Receive inventory, tag inventory, and help keep retail stocked.
    • Other duties as needed.

    Qualifications:

    • Attention to detail is a must. 
    • Candidate must be proficient with Excel, MS Word, and Outlook.
    • Must have legible hand-writing – a writing sample will be requested.
    • Must be able to multi-task and function in an office that has busy and slow times throughout the day.
    • Must be able to lift 40 lbs occasionally and be able to sit for a minimum of 8 hours/day.
    • The candidate will be expected to work independently at times.
    • The candidate should be a motivated self-starter.

    Other information:

    • Wage: $12/hour plus shared gratuities, $1/hour bonus at completion of signed contract.
    • Housing is available for this position.
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How to Apply

Submit a resume with cover letter, along with three professional references, and two personal references to us by email at info@huskyhomestead.com.

 


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