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Kenai Fjords Tours welcomes guests for the 2021 season from late March - late September.

Explore our current job openings below and click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application! 

  • Departure Facilitator

    Support Staff
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Guest Services

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at Kenai Fjords Tours. As Departure Facilitator, you will facilitate smooth and timely boat departures by assisting with communication between guests, guest service agents and boat crewmembers. You will be the central point of contact for departures on the dock. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Work with marine operations staff to ensure that vessel to ensure all departures are fully resourced and staffed
    • Proactively coordinate with guest service agents to ensure that island transfers are efficient
    • Interact with and address any guest questions or concerns on the dock
    • Assist in same day and next day departure preparations

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organization and detail-oriented skills
    • One year of experience in working boat operations at Kenai Fjords Tours
    • Knowledge of Seward and Alaska history, geography and standard attractions
    • Ability to lift up to 70 pounds regularly

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Guest Service Agent

    Guest Services
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Guest Services

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at Kenai Fjords Tours. As a Guest Service Agent, you will contribute to the overall guest satisfaction by providing courteous service. You will greet and assist guests and provide information about the Alaska Collection by Pursuit products. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Assist guests in person and on the phone with information about tours and services
    • Accurately capture reservations on the computer-based reservations system

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organization and detail-oriented skills
    • Previous guest service experience

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Warehouse Handler

    Logistics
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Logistics

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at Kenai Fjords Tours. As a Warehouse Handler, you will be responsible for providing supply support to the tour boats and facilities. You will receive, check and shelve stock items and complete regular inventories. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Assist the Warehouse Manager in obtaining, filling and transporting stock orders to tour vessels and building facilities
    • Assist in receiving, checking, shelving and keeping inventories of stock items in the warehouse
    • Maintain cleanliness of the warehouse, completing regular inventories of stock

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Previous experience in warehouse stocking viewed advantageously
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Possess valid driver’s license with clean driving record

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Assistant Port Mechanic/Engineer

    Mechanic
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Maintenance

    JOB SUMMARY

    Assist the Port Engineer with coordination, maintenance and improvement of company owned vessels and vehicles in order to maximize guest satisfaction, provide comfortable and safe transportation for our guests and staff, stay in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and maintain a cost effective operation

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):

    / Assist the Port Engineer and Captain(s) conduct maintenance activities on company vessels and vehicles. Thoroughly document all activities as required, creating a functional recordkeeping history

    / Assist the Port Engineer and Captain(s) with providing service to the boat and vehicle fleet, with long term guest safety, comfort, and costs in mind

    / Maintain and organize adequate supplies of key maintenance and repair parts on hand to ensure periodic maintenance can happen without waiting for parts and that down time is minimized during summer months

    / Provide assistance to the Port Engineer, Transportation Coordinator and Operations Department when they are working with vendors, both parts and service, to ensure that we take advantage of our buying power

    / Responsible for the Phoenix Avenue warehouse including petroleum storage, tool storage, and general security. Coordinate with Boat Captains, Land Facilities Maintenance Technician and Transportation Coordinator to ensure prompt and proper disposal of all waste products, including but not limited to used oil collection

    / Coordinate with the Land Facilities Maintenance Technician to ensure that the Phoenix Avenue warehouse is maintained with safety and functionality in mind

    / Assist the captains with maintenance activities of the boat crew. Stress the value of scheduled routine maintenance

    / Provided assistance to the Land Facilities and Fox Island Maintenance Technicians regarding all aspect of the Fox Island operation, including but not limited to; electrical and fresh water systems

    / Assist the Port Engineer and/or Transportation Coordinator to help ensure vessels and vehicles are maintained within applicable US Coast Guard and US Department of Transportation standards

    / Assist with land facilities maintenance as required

    Skills + Abilities:

    / Thorough understanding of operation of diesel and gas internal combustion engines, associated cooling systems, both A/C and D/C electrical systems, hydraulic systems, fresh and seawater plumbing systems and marine electronics

    / Excellent troubleshooting and analysis skills regarding mechanical, hydraulic and electrical failures

    / Be able to come up with cost effective, durable solutions to often complex mechanical problems

    / Trained small water systems operator. (Training through State of Alaska DEC)

    Physical Abilities:

    / Physical ability to climb ladders

    / Lift up to 100 pounds on a regular basis

    / Enter and operate in confined spaces

    / Operate power tools

    / Operate in environment with breathing apparatus

    / Operate company vehicles

    Minimum Qualifications:

    / SEC certification or extensive experience in commercial vehicle maintenance

    / Parts inventory and purchasing experience

    / Aware of general principles of Inventory Management

    / Extensive experience as a licensed marine engineer or as the head of a significant marine maintenance organization.

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  • Marine Boat Washer

    Crew
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Marine Operations

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at Kenai Fjords Tours. As a Marine Boat Washer, you will contribute to the effective operations and overall guest satisfaction and comfort by maintaining the cleanliness of day trip vessels. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Maintain the cleanliness of day trip vessels upon their return from cruises
    • Thoroughly clean windows, decks, restroom facilities, floors and countertops

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organization and detail-oriented skills
    • Basic knowledge of line handling techniques and common marine knots
    • Must be 21 years of age or older

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Shuttle Driver

    Transportation
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Marine Operations
  • Retail Associate

    Retail
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Retail

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at Kenai Fjords Tours. As a Retail Associate, you will be responsible for providing courteous, knowledgeable guest service. You will perform all aspects of sales transactions. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Educate guests on products and services
    • Perform cash handling and accounting procedures
    • Provide sales and excellent guest service
    • Restock and organize inventory

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to problem solve, make decisions and exercise good judgement
    • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a busy environment
    • Excellent organization and detail-oriented skills

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Retail Supervisor

    Retail
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Retail

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at Kenai Fjords Tours. As a Retail Supervisor, you will work closely with the Retail Manager in managing cash, employee attendance, revenue assurance and opening/closing the store. You will assist guests and ensure efficient, courteous service. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Assist in employee training, development and motivation
    • Educate guests on products and services
    • Order, receive and maintain inventory
    • Ensure completion of daily and weekly tasks for the store and employees

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Previous experience in retail and guest services
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment
    • Strong organizational and detail oriented
    • Possess valid driver’s license with clean driving record

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

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