Pacific Alaska Tours

Celebrate Summer 2022 in Seattle. Be a driver guide in the unique Pacific Northwest.

Seattle is the heart of the Pacific Northwest. It's an exciting city surrounded by unmatched natural beauty. The PNW offers a plethora of options for the outdoor adventurer (hiking, fishing, kayaking, camping, etc.) and there is plenty of time to enjoy it. We have the longest summer days in the lower 48 and great weather. There is no better place to live. Join us and find out for yourself.

Pacific Alaska Tours offers custom bus tours and bus charter services. Locally owned and operated in Alaska for over 12 years, we are now proudly serving the Pacific Northwest.

About Pacific Alaska Tours

Our company was formed in 2004 for the purpose of providing ground transportation and tour services for Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Regent, Oceania, Un-Cruise and Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic. We operate in Seattle, Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, and Skagway.  

In Seattle, our primary operation will be providing transportation for the cruise ships in Seattle and Vancouver, BC. We'll be running the tours that the ships sell, which consist of day trips to Woodinville wine country, the Space Needle, Pike Place Market, and Boeing.

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The Employee Experience

Pacific Alaska Tours is an Alaskan-owned company that has expanded into Seattle. We provide a work environment that focuses on integrity, teamwork, and having positive experiences that make for fond memories.

As a driver/guide, your primary objective is to conduct narrated bus tours and transfers, while representing our 4 core values: Safety, Quality, Teamwork, and Environmental Responsibility. Because we view our seasonal employees as members of our team, we strive to make their experience as enjoyable and rewarding as possible with unique opportunities for recreation, team building, and networking. Positive, high- performing employees make our team stronger – especially when they return for multiple seasons and/or advance within our growing company.

Please note that all applicants applying for our Driver/Guide positions must be 21 or older. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Ideal Candidate

We are looking for people who:

  • Have safe/good driving skills (overall good driving record)
  • Enjoy providing customer service
  • Are good speaking to the public
  • Work well with others
  • Candidates with CDL Class B preferred but training is available.

Employee Perks

  • All employees are eligible for a contract completion bonus at the end of the season.
  • Driver/guides are eligible for a safety bonus at the successful completion of their contract.
  • As a member of our greater Alaska Coach Tours family, there may also be an opportunity to travel and work in our other branches across SE Alaska for short stays. 

Getting Here and Getting Around

It is the employee's responsibility to make their own travel arrangements to/from Seattle.

Once at the division, it is the employee's responsibility to get themselves to/from work on time.

It is highly recommended that consideration is given to bringing a bike or driving a car up to Seattle. Our housing is located about 3 miles from our shop.

For Fun

The Pacific Northwest is the land of outdoor fun! There is always time to get out and enjoy the natural beauty of this great land - and you should take those opportunities while you are here.

How to Apply

Please complete our online application.

We hope you will consider joining our team in Seattle this summer!

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