Holland America/Princess Alaska-Yukon Land Operations

Alaska and the Yukon's Most Pristine and Untouched Wilderness is out your front door!

We are now hiring for our summer 2023 season! Get ready for a summer adventure in Alaska or the Yukon. Experience breathtaking views, fresh local cuisine, and awe-inspiring wildlife. See it all for yourself – and make friends from around the world – while leading tours, serving in hospitality and culinary, or hitting the road in transportation operations.

We have 18 locations throughout Alaska and the Yukon.

About Holland America/Princess Alaska-Yukon Land Operations

Are you ready for your next BIG adventure? Join the largest Tour Operator, HAP Alaska-Yukon for a summer you won't ever forget!

We’re a collaboration of Princess Cruises and Holland America Line, innovators in Alaska tourism and advocates for the environment. Our locations feature the best Alaska and the Yukon have to offer-pristine wilderness surrounded by some of the tallest mountains in North America, wildlife, and loads of adventure. We offer guests a variety of experiences-whether sailing past glaciers, cozying up in a wilderness lodge, or spotting a bear from a dome—window rail car and you are an integral team member in providing that adventure, comfort, and lifetime of memories.

Do you dream of exploring National Parks, fishing for salmon or halibut or experiencing the spectacular Northern Lights? There is a location and job for you with HAP Alaska-Yukon!


The Employee Experience

Working in Alaska or the Yukon will start you on a journey of a lifetime.  You will work hard and play hard in one of the most beautiful and exciting locations on Earth.  Join HAP Alaska-Yukon to build on the story of your life!

After our world changed as we knew it, we know you are itching for a new adventure! Here are special incentives for everybody who joins our team this summer.

Hassle-Free Airfare

We'll book and pay for your air travel to and from Alaska or Canada and you can repay the costs via payroll deductions.

Free Cruise

After your first season with us, you and a guest are eligible for a free* 14-day cruise anywhere in the world that Holland America Line or Princess journeys to and they travel to all 7 continents!

*You will just need to work at least 400 hours this summer and pre-pay post taxes & crew gratuities.

Reward for Referral

Adventure is always more fun with a someone we know! Refer a friend or family member to one of our jobs and receive a cash reward. There is no limit to the amount of money you can earn for your referrals

Join our team to experience Alaska and the Yukon by applying today!

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Ideal Candidate

We are looking for warm, welcoming, respectful, and professional people to fill an array of jobs. We have positions where you will be working the front-lines with our guests or back-of-the-house positions supporting your fellow team members, we strive to create relaxed and rejuvenating vacation experiences for our guests and lifelong friends and memories for our employees.  Prior experience is not the most important thing - we are looking for people with a ready smile, a spirit of adventure, and a commitment to providing a once in a lifetime experience, every time.

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 Employee Community
  • Denali-McKinley Chalet Resort
  • Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Denali Transportation
  • Juneau Transportation
  • Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • Ketchikan Transportation
  • Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge
  • McKinley Transportation
  • Skagway Westmark
  • Skagway Transportation

Room charges are based on double occupancy. Discount meal programs and laundry facilities are available on-site at some locations.

RV sites are also available at Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge, McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, Denali-McKinley Chalet, Denali Transportation, Denali Employee Community.


Employee Perks

  • Travel the world when you earn a free* Holland America or Princess cruise after just one summer working with with us. *Must complete 400 hours of work and your port fees & taxes and crew gratuities must be paid in advance.
  • Experience adventure and fun on the varied excursions that you can participate in on a space available basis.
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to visit the different areas of Alaska when you ride our train and stay in our hotels at a deeply discounted rate.

Getting Here and Getting Around

We can help you get to Alaska or Canada with our Travel Assistance Program. Upon your arrival in Alaska or Whitehorse and Dawson City, Canada, we will arrange pick up by our employee shuttle to get you to your work location. Speak with your hiring manager for more information on these programs.

  • Going to call Anchorage, Fairbanks, Ketchikan, or Juneau home for the summer, a bicycle will be a great addition to your gear. 
  • Headed Trapper Creek, Copper River, Kenai, or Skagway for the summer, employee housing is on our location property and its an easy walk to get to work.  
  • In Denali, there is an hourly employee shuttle to get you to and from work and everything in Healy is just a stroll away.

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.

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.  Be sure to locate your Application Received email, it might go to Spam/Junk. 

Also, there is no need to fill out multiple applications, we can easily move this application to another location or department.

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