Tour Directors
Premier Alaska Tours

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Enjoy an Alaskan adventure as a Tour Director this summer!

Anchorage is a great home base to explore Alaska.


Tour Directors

Premier Alaska Tours
$16.00 / hour + tips
Some experience required
Start Date:
Starts in 3 months. (May 01, 2022)

Tour Directors educate, engage, and entertain groups of varying sizes up to 55 tour guests with regional specific commentary, storytelling, and games. The role of the Tour Director is to provide a safe and unforgettable Alaskan experience to our guests. Tour Directors are based in Anchorage but manage tours throughout Alaska and the Yukon, escorting guests between overnight destinations, airports, trains, and hotels.


  • Manage, from start to finish, all on-road operations for assigned tours
  • Articulate directions and commentary to tour members in fluent English
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of Alaskan tour products
  • Handle various problems and emergencies related to tour members and tour conditions
  • Communicate with tour suppliers and company office personnel
  • Communicate any discrepancies in contracted services to controlling office immediately
  • Travel for long periods of time away from home
  • Read, research, and write tour commentary and calculate basic math computations
  • Wear uniform if required
  • Be available at any time to assist tour members in case of emergency, while directing an assigned tour
  • Work closely with Tour Drivers with care of guests and handling of luggage
  • Read and follow maps to communicate clear and concise directions to Tour Driver if needed
  • Resolve hotel/vendor issues
  • Promote and sell optional excursions
  • Collect all funds for optional excursions and complete tour accounting reports
  • Accurately maintain and organize paperwork
  • Performs other duties as assigned as deemed necessary by Operations


Tour Directors should meet the following criteria to be considered an applicant:

  • A US citizen or can provide verification of authorization to work in the US
  • 21 years of age at start of employment
  • Must be available to work and travel extensively from May through September
  • Work early morning, late evening and/or weekend shifts dependent on tour
  • Work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to creatively verbalize historical, scientific, and factual data to create an interesting and exciting image of the area on tour
  • Demonstrate the ability to enhance the enjoyment of the tour members visit to Alaska & the Yukon by using strong presentation and personal skills
  • Possess a caring, open, understanding, and respectful personality and attitude
  • Ability to separate personal beliefs during tour commentary
  • Experience in the Alaska visitor industry is preferred, but not required
  • Public speaking experience is preferred, but not required

How to Apply

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