Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Alaska and Yukon

Just another day in Alaska...
Bears do lunch!
Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to work we go!
Driver Guides see some great things!
Driving in Ketchikan
Bullwinkle?
I don't think this is catch and release!

Work in some of Alaska's most pristine and untouched wilderness

Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Hotels and Lodges offer a unique opportunity to work in some of Alaska's most pristine and untouched areas. A variety of summer jobs await you at each of our Princess Wilderness Lodges, the McKinley Chalet, and our Westmark Hotel properties.

Near rivers and wilderness, and other travel destinations across Alaska.

About Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Alaska and Yukon

Explore the last frontier in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the largest park in the U.S., at Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge. The popular Westmark Inn Skagway captures the spirit of the Klondike Trail with its Victorian decor, rustic setting and warm Alaskan hospitality. Take a flight seeing tour over the tallest peak in North America at Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. Experience the gold rush history of the Interior at Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge. The Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center, our flagship hotel, sets the standard for elegance, style, and service in the Golden Heart of Alaska. Hike on the tundra of Denali National Park at Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge or McKinley Chalet Resort. Or reel in a trophy-sized fish out of the blue-hued waters of the Kenai River at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge. Whatever adventure you desire, it’s ready for you in Alaska!

The Employee Experience

Working in Alaska is the adventure of a lifetime.  We work hard, and we play hard, in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations on Earth.  Join us for the BEST. SUMMER. EVER.

Ideal Candidate

We are warm, welcoming, respectful, and professional. Whether working with customers or each other, we are always creating relaxed and rejuvenating vacation experiences and lifelong memories.  Prior experience is not the most important thing - we are looking for people with wonderful customer service skills and a spirit of adventure.

Room and Board

Dormitory style employee housing is available at a reasonable cost at the following locations:

  • Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Dawson City Westmark
  • Dawson City Transportation
  • Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Denali Transportation
  • Juneau Transportation
  • Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Ketchikan Transportation
  • McKinley Chalet Resort
  • Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • McKinley Transportation
  • Skagway Westmark
  • Skagway Transportation
  • Whitehorse Transportation

Room charges are based on double occupancy. Discount meal programs and laundry facilities are available on-site at most locations. RV sites are also available at several locations.

Though there is no on site housing available in Fairbanks or Anchorage.  Many employees share rented apartments to help with costs.

Employee Perks

Upon successful completion of the terms of the employment agreement, an attractive discounted travel program may be available including cruises.

Getting Here and Getting Around

If needed, air transportation arrangements to your point of hire may be available with a repayment program. Speak with your hiring manager for more information.

For Fun

During your leisure time, a multitude of outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing, river rafting, horseback riding and more are easily accessible. Local sightseeing excursions are often offered at a discounted price. Our Fairbanks, Anchorage and Juneau locations offer typical city amenities such as movie theaters, shopping centers, and other venues. Our other locations also offer weekly employee shuttle rides to their closest urban center, Fairbanks or Anchorage.

Our Jobs

Driver Guide, Rail Host, Maintenance, Groundskeeper, Front Desk, Accounting, Security, Laundry Operations, Housekeeper, Gift Shop Staff, Dishwasher, Cooks, Server, and Luggage Crew.  Truly something for everyone!

Search all of our Current Job Openings.

How to Apply

Thanks for your interest in applying for a job with Holland America and Princess Cruises.  Please click Apply Now to begin our on-line application process.  If you do not have a resume, that is ok.  You can skip that field!  It is very important that you get all the way through Step 6 of the application.  When you get a date stamp that your application has been submitted, you will know that your application was received!

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