Come aboard with Major Marine Tours for the ultimate summer adventure! Job opportunities in Seward's Kenai Fjords National Park!
Welcome Aboard! Join Major Marine Tours, a locally owned, locally operated, and locally loved glacier and wildlife cruise company out of Seward, Alaska. For a true Alaskan adventure, spend your summer immersed in the beauty of Kenai Fjords National Park while making memories and building friendships that will last a lifetime.
Major Marine Tours offers day cruises into Kenai Fjords National Park from the scenic harbor town of Seward, Alaska. We also operate Hertz Rental Car and two prestige harbor-front hotels, the Harbor 360 Hotel, and new in 2021, the Gateway Hotel. Employment opportunities are available seasonally in Seward onboard as crew, on-land in our reservations office, or at either of our hotel locations.
About Major Marine Tours
Major Marine Tours is an Alaskan owned and operated adventure tourism company that has been sharing the beauty of Alaska with our guests since 1990. Operationally based in Seward, we offer daily boat cruises into Kenai Fjords National Park. Our boats range in length from 58' to 115', carrying 30 to 200 passengers.Our cruises range from 3.5 hours to 8.5 hours and explore Kenai Fjord's towering glaciers, beautiful scenery, and abundant marine wildlife.
Why join our team? In addition to providing world-class customer service, Major Marine Tours is committed to giving back to the community and promoting environmental responsibility through philanthropic giving, partnerships with local non-profit organizations, and performing environmentally-friendly practices on our vessels.
Above anything else, it is our mission to provide the highest quality experience for our guests. As a company, we are committed to the delivery of exceptional customer service and satisfaction. We recognize that our team of employees is our greatest resource for living up to this commitment.
Our 5 Guiding Principles:
4) Environmental Responsibility
The Employee Experience
Alaska offers a truly unique experience that you will not find anywhere else. From the big, beautiful landscapes to the friendly and adventurous people, Alaska is the ideal place to work, live, and explore. After working for a season with Major Marine Tours you will leave Alaska with a love for our great state, and will likely want to come back again. Many of our seasonal employees choose to come back to work with us season after season. At Major Marine Tours, a family-owned company, we recognize that our employees are our greatest asset, and you will be treated as such while working as a part of our team.
During our cruise season we employ about 40 seasonal team members in Seward.
Our ideal candidate is someone who is a team player, up-beat, customer service oriented, organized, self-motivated, and has good communication skills.
Room and Board
Major Marine Tours offers shared dormitory or apartment-style housing options in Seward. Housing is limited and must be requested at the time of hire in order to be considered. Fees for employee housing start at $15 per night, depending on location and based on double occupancy. Eligible employees are required to sign a housing agreement, comply with company housing policies, and respect the privacy of others. Housing is optional, but encouraged for seasonal hires looking to build lasting relationships with crew-mates.
In addition to competitive wages, a seasonal bonus may be issued at the completion of the summer. Seasonal employees hired from out of state will receive a travel allowance and can take advantage of dormitory or apartment style crew housing with high-speed wireless internet. Employees also receive complimentary trips on any company cruise and great discounts for friends and family. Company BBQs and other special events are also common during the season.
Getting Here and Getting Around
Traveling to Alaska: Employees are responsible for booking their own transportation to/from Anchorage. Eligible employees will receive up to $400 for travel reimbursement at the completion of their employment.
We encourage every employee to take advantage of the pristine beauty and adventure that Alaska has to offer. With plenty of time throughout the season, employees are encouraged to hike, kayak, camp, bonfire, fish, and partake in all summer festivities. Between Seward and Anchorage, the landscape and communities offer countless opportunities for exploration, fun, and recreation. Whatever your interests are, as a tourism employee you will have many chances to participate in activities throughout the summer and to experience the true natural beauty of Alaska.
How to Apply
Please complete our online application via the link provided below.