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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! 

  • 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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  • Maintenance Technician

    Maintenance
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Maintenance

    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. You will oversee and coordinate the maintenance and improvement of Company owned equipment and facilities. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Ensure Seward facilities and equipment are maintained within applicable building and fire codes
    • Coordinate and/or conduct maintenance activities on Fox Island
    • Conduct small engine repair projects as required
    • Supervise the new and used oil collection and distribution program; conducting vessel oil sampling, vessel oil changes and vessel oil filtration ordering

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Excellent understanding or operational heating systems, plumbing systems, electrical systems, data networks, security systems and phone systems
    • Must possess current CPR and First Aid certifications
    • Ability to acquire DEC small water system operator certification
    • Preferred training includes small water system management, some formal training or experience in diesel engine operation and repair, construction, electrical, phone, security, heating, plumbing or computer network systems
    • Experience in working with guests and/or the public; ability to answer questions, direct guests in case of emergency, and anticipate their needs

    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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  • Marine Diesel Mechanic

    Mechanic
    Kenai Fjords Tours - Maintenance

    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 Diesel Mechanic, you will oversee and coordinate the repair, maintenance and improvement of company-owned vessels and vehicles. You will be responsible to ensure vessels and vehicles provide comfortable and safe transportation for guests and employees. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities to include:

    • Supervise, coordinate and conduct all maintenance and repair activities
    • Determine key maintenance and repair parts and maintain adequate supplies on-site to ensure periodic maintenance requirements
    • Develop favorable relationships with parts and service vendors
    • Oversee maintenance activities performed by the fleet crew

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organization and detail-oriented skills
    • Education or training in hydraulics, marine engines, generators, plumbing and/or electrical
    • Caterpillar certified, 3512 marine diesel experience preferred
    • SEC certification or extensive experience in commercial vehicle maintenance

    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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