Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Alaska and Yukon

Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge
Driving in Portage Valley
Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge

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

We are now hiring for our summer 2021 season! Get ready for a summer adventure in the Last Frontier. 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 are located in 18 locations throughout Alaska and the Yukon.

About Princess Cruises and Holland America Line - Alaska and Yukon

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. Do you want explore the National Parks, fish for salmon or halibut or experience the spectacular Northern Lights, there is a location and job for you.

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, you will help provide adventure, comfort, and lifetime memories. 

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.

COVID Update:

Be Safe! Travel Safe! Work Safe!

We are committed more than ever to ensure a healthy and safe work environment in Alaska and the Yukon. We are actively working with the cruise lines, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Alaska and Yukon territories as well as other local and government agencies to ensure our protocols meet their standards upon your arrival. 

The health, safety and well-being of our guests and employees is always our top priority. Here are some of the things we are going to do to keep you safe in Alaska during our 2021 operating season:

  • Conducting COVID-19 testing of all of our guests and employees
  • Mandatory mask wearing in public areas
  • Touchless temperature checks
  • Accessible hand washing and sanitizing stations
  • Thoroughly sanitizing public areas regularly
  • Continuously disinfecting high touched surfaces and equipment
  • Enhancing our filtration systems by installing high-efficiency air filters

Additionally, we will have mitigation plans in place for our hotels, our employee housing and our driver training programs. It’s critically important that we keep our team members well, which is why we are reinforcing healthy behaviors and protocols. The health and safety measures we’re planning for next summer’s operating season will be frequently updated here so you have the most up-to-date information.

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

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 outstanding 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

Typically, most locations offer a wide variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, rafting, and fishing. Employee discounts may be available on certain excursions as well. 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

Upon your arrival in Alaska, you will be picked up by a shuttle. 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.

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 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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