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The 2023 Cruise Ship Season runs from the end of April thru early October. While ships are in port, our town will be swarming with tourists and we are looking for professional and motivated team members to provide the best experience!

If offered employment, you will be expected to arrive in Skagway in late April; exact dates will be determined by your hiring manager.

All positions will be expected to have or obtain the State of Alaska Food Handler's Permit.  All Servers and Bartenders will be expected to have or obtain Alcohol Server Certification compliant with the State of Alaska - this means all servers and bartenders must be 21+ years old. 

At this time we are not authorized to hire H2B Visas. 

  • Host

    Skagway Brewing Co.
    Skagway
    $17.00 - $23.00 / hour + tips

    $17-23/hour (depending on experience) + tips.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Meet, greet & seat guests in a timely manner
    • Maintain a welcoming presence along with a friendly and courteous attitude….smile!
    • Provide information to guests upon request
    • Alert server to new tables
    • In-depth knowledge of bar and restaurant menus
    • In-depth knowledge of brewing process and tasting notes of our ales
    • In-depth knowledge of retail merchandise sold in our gift shop
    • Direct customers to merchandise and special promotions in gift shop
    • Bus/wipe tables when needed
    • Server assistance (run credit cards, food & drink) when necessary
    • Direct customers to merchandise and special promotions in gift shop
    • Ensure host stations are clean and adequately stocked before and end of shift
    • Clean menus daily
    • Maintain our high standards of cleanliness and organization throughout restaurant
    • Accurately relay wait times and inform of waiting options
    • Efficient time management
    • Adhere to company handbook policies

    Qualifications or Required Skills

    • Experience hosting in a high-volume, fast-paced establishment preferred
    • Possess strong communication and customer service skills
    • Professional appearance
    • Exhibit amicable, engaging and approachable demeanor
    • Organizational skills with strong attention to detail
    • Efficient at multitasking
    • Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Ability to maintain composure under stress
    • Team player: Ability to work well with all managers and co-workers
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
    • Ability to lift large boxes, weighing 35+ lbs
    • Obtain a State of Alaska approved TAPs card
    • Obtain a State of Alaska Food Handler’s Card

     

  • Server

    Skagway Brewing Co.
    Skagway
    $10.85 - $10.85 / hour + tips

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • In-depth knowledge of bar and restaurant menus
    • Greet guests
    • Keep guests comfortable/needs met at all times
    • Provide efficient service
    • Guide guests through menus, using suggestive selling to boost sales
    • Direct customers to merchandise and special promotions in gift shop
    • Run checkout report at end of shift, following all cash control procedures
    • Ensure server stations are adequately stocked before, during, end of shift
    • Maintain our high standards of cleanliness and organization throughout restaurant
    • In-depth knowledge of bar and restaurant menus
    • In-depth knowledge of brewing process and tasting notes of our ales
    • Serve alcoholic beverages in accordance with company standards and state alcohol requirements
    • Efficient time management
    • Adhere to company handbook policies

    Qualifications or Required Skills

    • 21+ years old
    • 3+ years experience serving in a high-volume, fast-paced establishment preferred
    • Possess strong communication and customer service skills
    • Professional appearance
    • Exhibit amicable, engaging and approachable demeanor
    • Organizational skills with strong attention to detail
    • Efficient at multitasking
    • Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Ability to maintain composure under stress
    • Team player: Ability to work well with all managers and co-workers
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
    • Ability to lift large boxes, weighing 35+ lbs
    • Obtain a State of Alaska approved TAPs card
    • Obtain a State of Alaska Food Handler’s Card
  • Bartender

    Skagway Brewing Co.
    Skagway
    $11.85 / hour + tips

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Greet guests
    • Keep guests comfortable/needs met at all times
    • Provide efficient service
    • Guide guests through menus, using suggestive selling to boost sales
    • Maintain consistent pours, adhering to recipes for all house drinks
    • Direct customers to merchandise and special promotions in gift shop
    • Complete opening prep duties
    • Run checkout report at end of shift, following all cash control procedures
    • Ensure bar is adequately stocked at end of shift
    • Maintain our high standards of cleanliness and organization throughout restaurant
    • Stay on top of running side work
    • Maintain an outgoing and dynamic attitude
    • In-depth knowledge of bar and restaurant menus
    • In-depth knowledge of brewing process and tasting notes of our ales
    • Serve alcoholic beverages in accordance with company standards and state alcohol requirements
    • Efficient time management
    • Adhere to company handbook policies

    Qualifications or Required Skills

    • 21+ years old
    • 3 + years experience bartending in a high-volume, fast-paced establishment
    • Possess strong communication and customer service skills
    • Professional appearance
    • Exhibit amicable, engaging and approachable demeanor
    • Organizational skills with strong attention to detail
    • Efficient at multitasking
    • Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Ability to maintain composure under stress
    • Team player: Ability to work well with all managers and co-workers
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
    • Ability to lift large boxes, weighing 35+ lbs
    • Obtain a State of Alaska approved TAPs card
    • Obtain a State of Alaska Food Handler’s Card

     

  • Dishwasher

    Skagway Brewing Co. & The Smokehouse
    Skagway
    $15.00 - $18.00 / hour + tips

    $15-18/hour (depending on experience) + tips

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Stack and sort dirtied dining, glass and kitchenware
    • Load/unload dishwashing machine
    • Refill cleaning agents as needed
    • Follow dishpit/disposal rules
    • Properly organize and store kitchen dishes in correct locations
    • Follow written/verbal instructions
    • Perform opening/closing procedures as assigned
    • Maintain and follow proper food handling, safety and sanitation procedures
    • Assist with portion prep work for other shifts when needed
    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of kitchen, dish pit and food storage areas, reporting any kitchen equipment or maintenance issues to the manager on duty
    • Follow safety guidelines and use caution in proper lifting techniques, handling knives and operating machinery
    • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor
    • Demonstrate a high level of professional attitude towards co-workers and general public
    • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
    • Efficient time management
    • Adhere to company handbook policies

    Qualifications/Skills Required

    • Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Able to work with and as a team member
    • Follow directions
    • Possess thorough attention to detail
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Able to do repetitive work, withstand hot temperatures, stand for long periods
    • Ability to work on your feet for 8+ hours a day & lift large boxes/bags weighing 50+ lbs
  • Prep Cook & Lead Prep Cook

    Skagway Brewing Co.
    Skagway
    $17.00 - $25.00 / hour + tips

    $17-25/hour (depending on experience) + tips

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Prepare basic components of each dish on menu using our proven recipes
    • Memorize and employ our serving portion sizes and all basic meal prep procedures
    • Maintain and follow proper food handling, safety and sanitation procedures – all phases of food production and service including storage, rotation, preparation, recipe adherence, cooking methods, plate presentation, quality, service and production time adherence.
    • Evaluate finished products for appearance, taste, smell and texture according to internal specifications
    • Monitor product freshness and rotate out old product based on a schedule created by the restaurant
    • Performs shift opening and closing duties as assigned, including cleaning cutting boards, equipment and floors
    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of kitchen, cooking areas, individual station, kitchen equipment and food storage areas, reporting any kitchen equipment or maintenance issues to the manager on duty
    • Follow safety guidelines and use caution in proper lifting techniques, handling knives and operating machinery
    • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor
    • Demonstrate a high level of professional attitude towards co-workers and general public
    • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
    • Efficient time management
    • Adhere to company handbook policies

    Qualifications/Skills Required

    • 3+ years experience in cooking and kitchen administration in a high-volume, fast-paced establishment preferred
    • Knowledge of cooking procedures, kitchen equipment and safety rules for kitchen and equipment
    • Excellent verbal communication and organization skills
    • Professional appearance
    • Organizational skills with strong attention to detail
    • Efficient at multitasking
    • Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Ability to maintain composure under stress
    • Respectful and hard-working
    • Team player: Ability to work well with all managers and co-workers
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds at a time on a regular basis
    • Obtain a State of Alaska Food Handler’s Card
  • Line Cook

    Skagway Brewing Co.
    Skagway
    $17.00 - $24.00 / hour + tips

    $17-24/hour (depending on experience) + tips + opportunities for OT!

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Prep and maintain a stocked station
    • Prepare each dish on our menu using our proven recipes
    • Memorize and employ our serving portion sizes and all basic meal prep procedures
    • Maintain and follow proper food handling, safety and sanitation procedures – all phases of food production and service including storage, rotation, preparation, recipe adherence, cooking methods, plate presentation, quality, service and production time adherence
    • Evaluate finished products for appearance, taste, smell and texture according to internal specifications
    • Work with team of cooks to do portion prep work for other shifts when needed
    • Performs shift opening and closing duties as assigned, including cleaning cutting boards, fryers, grills, equipment and floors
    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of kitchen, cooking areas, individual station, kitchen equipment and food storage areas, reporting any kitchen equipment or maintenance issues to the manager on duty
    • Follow safety guidelines and use caution in proper lifting techniques, handling knives and operating machinery
    • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor
    • Demonstrate a high level of professional attitude towards co-workers and general public
    • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
    • Efficient time management
    • Adhere to company handbook policies

    Qualifications/Skills Required

    • 3+ years experience in cooking in a high-volume, fast-paced establishment preferred
    • Knowledge of cooking procedures, kitchen equipment and safety rules for kitchen and equipment
    • Excellent verbal communication and organization skills
    • Professional appearance
    • Organizational skills with strong attention to detail
    • Efficient at multitasking
    • Must be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Ability to maintain composure under stress
    • Respectful and hard-working
    • Team player: Ability to work well with all managers and co-workers
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day
    • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds at a time on a regular basis
    • Obtain a State of Alaska Food Handler’s Card

     

  • Busser/Food Runner

    Skagway
    $15.00 - $20.00 / hour + tips

    $15-20/hour (depending on experience) + tips

    Responsibilities 

    • Maintain a welcoming presence along with a friendly and courteous attitude….smile!
    • Provide information to guests upon request
    • In-depth knowledge of all food items and beverage menus
    • Bus/wipe tables when needed
    • Server assistance (run credit cards, food & drink) when necessary
    • Direct customers to merchandise and special promotions in gift shop
    • Maintain our high standards of cleanliness and organization throughout restaurant
    • Efficient time management
    • Effectively communicate in a concise and respectful manner

    Qualifications

    • 21+ years old
    • Possess strong communication and customer service skills
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day & lift large boxes weighing 35+ lbs
  • Janitor

    Skagway
    $20.00 - $26.00 / hour

    Job Summary

    • The janitor is responsible for cleanliness of the interior and exterior building and grounds, outside of business hours. This is a seasonal position running mid-April through mid-October. 

    Responsibilities 

    • Sweeping, mopping and polishing floors, using floor scrubber & mop machine equipment
    • Vacuuming and dusting
    • Cleaning and restocking bathrooms
    • Cleaning windows/mirrors
    • Daily sanitization of all door knobs, light switches, handrails and phones
    • Detail cleaning
    • Front- and Back-of-House laundry (towels, etc)
    • Removal of trash, cardboard and/or recyclables if necessary
    • Maintaining & cleaning equipment and tools

    Qualifications

    • Possess thorough attention to detail
    • Ability to work odd hours
    • Trustworthy and motivated to work well with limited to no supervision
    • Ability to work on your hands and knees, on ladders & lift large boxes weighing 40-50+ lbs

    Benefits/Perks

    • Subsidized seasonal housing
    • 50% off food & retail merchandise
    • Completion/performance bonus
  • Front of House Manager - Seasonal

    Skagway
    $1,300.00 - $1,450.00 / week

    Job Summary 

    • The Skagway Brewing Company is seeking an experienced, dedicated, perceptive, enthusiastic Seasonal FOH Manager.  The Seasonal FOH Manager will be responsible for assisting with the overall FOH daily operations.  
    • This is a seasonal position running mid-April through mid-October, working 55 hours a week
    • Reports to Year-Round FOH Manager

     

    Responsibilities 

    • Provide necessary training to all staff regarding menu, POS, and SOP
    • Supervise staff on shift, problem solving, resolve conflicts, providing motivation and feedback to employee and Year-Round FOH Manager
    • Preserve customer relations, handling all customer complaints in a constructive/positive manner
    • Maintain knowledge of food/drink recipes and procedures, and gift shop merchandise
    • Maintain knowledge and upkeep of POS, guest management, and R365 systems
    • Assist with creating staff schedules
    • Accountable for maintaining labor efficiency ratios/cost effectiveness
    • Balancing cash tills, server check outs, handling and creating bank deposits and printing necessary POS reports (shared duty with Year-Round FOH Manger and Office Manager)
    • Responsible for physical, aesthetic and safety maintenance, reporting to appropriate person when unable to resolve
    • Assist in planning,  executing, managing and promoting all on- and off-site special events
    • Assist with discipline and termination of employees as necessary
    • Adhere to and enforce all DEC., AMCO and OSHA regulations

     

    Qualifications

    • 21+ years old
    • 3+ years experience serving/managing in a high-volume, fast-paced establishment preferred
    • Possess strong communication and customer service skills
    • Ability to maintain composure under stress 
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day & lift large boxes weighing 35+ lbs
    • Have/Obtain a State of Alaska approved TAPS card
    • Have/Obtain a D.E.C. “Certified Food Protection Manage” certification

     

    Benefits/Perks

    • $3,000 end of season completion/performance bonus
    • $30 daily per diem for food and drink
    • 50% off additional food for self and immediate family at all SBC affiliated establishments
    • 50% off most retail merchandise
    • Subsidized seasonal housing
    • Make lifelong friends
  • Kitchen Manager

    Skagway
    $1,200.00 - $1,300.00 / week

    Job Summary 

    • The Pub Kitchen Manager will be responsible for assisting with the overall daily pub kitchen operations at the Skagway Brewing Company. 
    • This is a seasonal position running mid-April through mid-October.
    • Resume and 3 professional references required at application.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in all training and implementation of SBC procedures
    • Oversee the work of all pub kitchen personnel, ensuring DEC regulations and Executive Chef’s code of standards for consistency and quality are met
    • Maintain and follow proper food handling, safety and sanitation procedures – all phases of food production and service including storage, rotation, preparation, recipe adherence, cooking methods, plate presentation, quality, service and production time adherence
    • Prep and maintain a stocked station
    • Prepare each dish on our menu using our proven recipes
    • Memorize and employ our serving portion sizes and all basic meal prep procedures
    • Evaluate finished products for appearance, taste, smell and texture according to internal specifications
    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of kitchen, cooking areas, individual station, kitchen equipment and food storage areas, reporting any kitchen equipment or maintenance issues to the manager on duty
    • Follow safety guidelines and use caution in proper lifting techniques, handling knives and operating machinery
    • Assist in maintaining proper food and labor cost
    • Assist with inventory management, scheduling of pub kitchen staff
    • Assist with all catered events
    • Demonstrate a high level of professional attitude towards co-workers and general public
    • Efficiently communicate with all staff clearly and respectfully
    • 50 hours work per week

     

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years experience in cooking and kitchen administration in a high-volume, fast-paced establishment preferred
    • Knowledge of cooking procedures, kitchen equipment and safety rules for kitchen and equipment
    • Ability to work with a team in a fast-paced kitchen environment
    • Flexible and adaptable to quickly changing demands
    • Possess thorough attention to detail
    • Ability to work on your feet for eight hours or more a day & lift large boxes weighing 50+ lbs

     

    Benefits/Perks

    • Subsidized seasonal housing
    • $30 daily per diem for use on food and drink
    • 50% discount for self and immediate family on food (after $30 per diem) and most retail items
    • $3,000 completion/performance bonus
    • Make lifelong friends
  • Head of Janitorial

    Janitorial
    Skagway
    $24.00 - $27.00 / hour

    Located in the seasonal Alaskan cruise ship port of Skagway, the Skagway Brewing Company is an expansive three story building featuring an on-site microbrewery, retail store, restaurant, pub, and beer garden totaling seating for up to 350. Plus we take pride in our sustainability efforts - we have a year-round indoor aeroponic "farm" where we grow all of our own leafy greens & culinary herbs. And the harvest yield of this produce is boosted by the carbon dioxide released from the brewing process which we capture and send via pipes over to the garden. Neat stuff!

    And Skagway is nature's playground as the area abounds with natural beauty and adventures like hiking, fishing, camping, rock climbing, zip lining, and not to mention the wildlife! You'll make many memorable experiences and everlasting friendships here... and may just find your forever home!


    Job Summary (Head of Janitorial: Full Time, Seasonal)

    • This person shall participate in and oversee all janitorial operations for The Skagway Brewing Company.
    • Shifts are mostly during the overnight hours. 
    • This person is responsible for cleanliness of the interior and exterior building and grounds. 
    • This is a seasonal position running mid-April through mid-October.
    • Resume and 3 professional references required at application.

    Responsibilities

    • Train, monitor and scheduling of 1 full-time and 1 part-time employee
    • Inventory and ordering of supplies
    • Sweeping, mopping and polishing floors, using floor scrubber & mop machine equipment
    •  Vacuuming and dusting
    •  Cleaning and restocking bathrooms
    •  Cleaning windows/mirrors
    •  Daily sanitization of all door knobs, light switches, handrails and phones
    •  Detail cleaning
    •  Front- and Back-of-House laundry (towels, etc)
    •  Removal of trash, cardboard and/or recyclables if necessary
    •  Maintaining & cleaning equipment and tools

    Qualifications

    • Ability to take inventory and forecast out ordering of supplies
    • Ability to manage employees in a respectful manner 
    • Possess thorough attention to detail
    •  Ability to work odd hours, such as late/overnight, or early morning shifts
    •  Trustworthy and motivated to work well with limited to no supervision
    •  Ability to work on your hands and knees, on ladders & lift large boxes weighing 40-50+ lbs

    Benefits/Perks

    •  Subsidized seasonal housing
    •  50% off food & retail merchandise
    •  Completion/performance bonus
    • Make lifelong friends

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