Windsong Lodge

Hiking around Seward
Spring hiking around Seward Windsong Lodge

An Alaskan Adventure Awaits You at the Windsong Lodge

The Alaska Collection, an experience by Pursuit, offers several lodging and attractions including the Windsong Lodge, Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Denali Backcountry Lodge & Denali Cabins, Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge, and Kenai Fjords Tours. If you are someone who is hardworking, adventurous and seeking seasonal employment, come join our team!

Seward, AK is a quaint harbor town nestled at the base of the Kenai mountains.

About Windsong Lodge

Life is not one-size-fits-all, and neither are we. These places and experiences have the potential to change lives. Are you ready? 

*Please note that we do not offer H2B VISA employment.

/ Competitive perks + wages / Referral + end-of-season bonus available/ Access to iconic National Park experiences / Fun staff events + parties / Free access to cool attractions + experiences / Training to help your career grow / 

Have you dreamed of exploring the great Alaskan wilderness or spending the summer in a quintessential Alaskan town? Does spending your summer at the doorstep of adventure have a certain appeal?  If your answer is yes, then you belong at the Seward Windsong Lodge for the ultimate seasonal work experience.

The Windsong Lodge is tucked away just outside the community of Seward, surrounded by verdant rainforest and the rushing Resurrection River. We welcome guests in our comfortable lodge rooms and at our onsite restaurant, the Resurrection Roadhouse. We are seeking fun, adventurous, hard-working, and conscientious people to join our team under the Midnight Sun. Our hiring needs range from chefs and servers, to maintenance and management, and everything in between. If you have a background in hospitality, tourism, maintenance, hotel management, natural sciences or recreation, we want to hear from you!

We are open from May through September and our team is made up of more than 118 seasonal staff from around the country and the world, most of whom live on property. Let us be your base camp for Seward and Kenai Fjords National Park!

The Employee Experience

Our core values are:

  • Safety First
  • Honor Place
  • Anticipate
  • Bring Your Best

The Windsong Lodge offers an unforgettable summer experience. Living and working with people from all over the world, you’re sure to make friends for life. Located in an idyllic town between the sea and the mountains, there are numerous opportunities for adventure: hiking, kayaking, berry picking, whale watching, and so much more. Though it's the "Land of the Midnight Sun", there is active nightlife with live music and DJs at multiple venues around town. 

Life in Seward

Seward is a picturesque, seaside town located on the Kenai Peninsula, with a population of approximately 2,500 residents in the winter & approximately 8,500 in the summer. Nestled between the shores of Resurrection Bay and surrounded by mountains, this small town is the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. Seward is surrounded by breathtaking scenic beauty and offers incredible opportunities for exploration, recreation, and outdoor relaxation. 

COVID-19: Safety first is our number one core value. We strive to maintain a safe and healthy environment for our guests and staff. Pursuit follows all CDC guidelines and practices social distancing and other CDC protocols. We strongly encourage all staff to get vaccinated prior to arrival.

Ideal Candidate

What kind of adventurer thrives here? Our ideal candidate is someone who wants to truly experience all that Alaska has to offer and believes in what we do, striving to create unforgettable experiences for our guests. Every single role on our team is essential, and we’re selective to ensure our employees and our guests have the best experience possible. Our happiest employees are those who step in where needed and can bring their best, always ready to share their adventurous and generous spirit. 

If you sincerely enjoy working with people and want to contribute to an amazing guest experience, while having an unforgettable and unique experience of your own, then we want you to work with us. 

Room and Board

We provide optional on-site housing for our team members who are 18 years of age or older with cozy accommodations and all basic amenities at a rate of $10.00 per day. Housing is available on a first-come-first-served basis, though to support our staff coming from afar preference is given to our employees from out of town.

Our staff housing is made up of a room shared by two people, with full shared facilities at staff commons including showers, kitchen and living area with TV. All kitchens are equipped with refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, however, staff does need to provide their own cooking utensils. We also provide Wi-Fi, bedding and towels, and free on-site laundry facilities for employees living in our housing. 

For staff living offsite, other housing options can be found in our local newspaper the “Seward Phoenix Log,”  “The Seward City News," "The Seward Journal," or the Seward Housing Facebook Page.

For health reasons, we, unfortunately, are not able to accommodate four-legged friends in staff accommodation. Housing is a community experience, and we all follow guidelines and sign a housing agreement to help ensure a quality, peaceful living experience for everyone.

Employee Perks

Discounts are available at all of our Alaska Collection properties and experiences when space is available. There are many other discounts available on activities in the area and throughout the state to make the most of!

Getting Here and Getting Around

Travel to Seward

  • Air: The Closest commercial airport is the Ted Stevens International Airport, located in Anchorage, Alaska  
  • Driving: 2.5 hours from Anchorage along the scenic Seward Highway 
  • Shuttle Bus/Van: Travel is available year-round via Seward Bus Line 907-224-3608 or 907-563-0800. The Seward Bus Line will drop-off at the Seward Windsong Lodge and pick-up from the Anchorage airport, upon request
  • Motorcoach: Travel is available from mid-May to mid-September via Park Connection Motorcoach 800-266-8625.  The Park Connection will drop off at the Seward Windsong Lodge. Employees are eligible to receive a discount
  • Train: Travel is available from mid-May to mid-September via the famous Alaska Railroad. Employees are eligible to receive a discount 

Local Transportation: Employees can ride the guest shuttle into town from 7 am to 10 pm.  Taxi services are available 24 hours a day

For Fun

Outdoor Activities

Get your bucket list ready – the regions in and around Kenai Fjords National Park are waiting to be explored. Aside from our award-winning wildlife watching marine tours, you’ll want to make sure you check off kayaking (both on lakes and at sea amidst floating glaciers), fishing in our famed Alaskan rivers, biking, and hiking in pristine areas like the Harding Icefield. 

What’s Available

The town of Seward offers all basic amenities like shopping, restaurants, grocery stores, and a fitness center. To stay cozy on rainy days, there’s a library and museum to visit, an incredible Sea Life Center, and plenty of coffee shops with a view.

How to Apply

Greetings from the Pursuit Alaska team!

We’re so glad you’re interested in working with us – we think you’re pretty cool too!

We hope to see you here for a summer in the land of the midnight sun!

Please note that we do not offer H2B VISA employment