Operations Manager
Kennicott Wilderness Guides


Manage a Wilderness Guide Service in one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

McCarthy is a thriving community full of adventurers who also love good food and live music.

  • summer

Operations Manager

Kennicott Wilderness Guides
McCarthy, Alaska
$12,000.00 - $20,000.00 / season
Previous experience required
Start Date:
Starts in about 1 month. (May 01, 2023)

We are defined by our location, style and attention to detail. We operate solely in Wrangell-St. Elias; not only our home, but we believe it to be one of the best places to experience a unique combination of adventures in an unparalleled wilderness setting. We hire employees who are passionate, knowledgeable and who keep coming back year after year. Our attention to detail is possible because we specialize in custom trips and small ratios, have 60 years of combined local knowledge, and we love our job. 

Position: Work with owners, office staff and guides to manage gear, food, grounds, scheduling, and backcountry systems. Lots of logistics!  Limited interface with clients.

Qualifications: Experience managing 5 or more people in a professional setting, organizational skills, and basic administrative skills.  Professional experience in outdoor management is preferred.

Schedule: April 15-30 training (work from home), May 1-Sept 15th in-person in Alaska, Sept 15-21 post-season wrap up (work from home or in-person)

How to Apply

For more information about the job offering, visit our website via the apply link below.  We ask that you be familiar with the offerings on our website before we schedule an interview.  

Please email a resume and cover letter to betsy@kennicottguides.com. Your resume should include at least 3 references. An outdoor experience log is appreciated but not required.  

Contact Info