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Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge welcomes guests for the 2020 season from May 13 - September 16.

Explore our current job openings below and click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application! 

  • Housing and Activities Coordinator

    Overhead
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Administrative

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Housing and Activities Coordinator, you will assist the Human Resources Coordinator to include housing functions and activities, data entry and maintenance of files. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Assist the Human Resources Coordinator in presenting and processing training of all incoming employees
    • Assign employee housing, conduct inspections and maintain up-to-date housing employee list
    • Maintain a clear and concise inventory of all employee housing items
    • Administrate he Resident Advisor program

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Familiarity with operation of standard office equipment
    • Strong organizational and detail-oriented skills
    • Must be 21 years or older
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record
    • CPR and First Aid certifications viewed advantageous
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  • Dishwasher

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As a Dishwasher, you will provide fellow co-workers with assistance in the kitchen as needed and follow all sanitary and health-related protocols. You will have a range of duties and responsibilities such as:

    • Operate the industrial dishwasher
    • Wash glassware and other implements by hand when necessary
    • Empty and clean all trash receptacles
    • Stock supplies in serving stations or storage
    • Empty and clean all garbage receptacles
    • Follow sanitation policies at all times
    • Provide assistance to prep cook and other kitchen staff as necessary, especially at peak hours

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • One year experience is similar position is preferred
    • Excellent critical thinking and time management skills
    • Ability to safely lift 50 pounds frequently
    • Self-motivated attitude and ability to work as a team member
    • Attention to detail and sanitation rules
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  • Expeditor

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As an Expeditor, you will work as a liaison between the kitchen and front of house staff to ensure that outgoing food is presentable for guests. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Expedite food from the pickup window on trays ready for the front of house staff
    • Ensure outgoing food is presentable
    • Prepare basic food production stocks
    • Arrange Expeditor station for following shift
    • Keep work areas and equipment clean and sanitized

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Prior kitchen experience
    • Ability to operate standard kitchen equipment safely
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  • Food & Beverage Assistant Front of House Manager

    Front of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Food and Beverage Assistant Front of House Manager, you will oversee and manage the daily operations of the event services and all front of house employees in the absence of the Operations Manager. You will provide strong leadership abilities and work closely with the staff in an efficient, courteous and dedicated manner to ensure that the guest expectations are exceeded.  You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Supervise the day-to-day activities of front of house employees and Events Manager
    • Maintain reasonable Food & Beverage costs, and reasonable labor costs in the dining room, in keeping with the Lodge budget and guidelines
    • Train Events Manager on essential job functions
    • Work with Events Manager on set up and staffing of banquets and weddings         
    • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others; support team to reach common goals

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Thrives in a fast-paced and high energy work environment
    • Inspiring leadership and motivational attitude
    • Must be 21 years or older
    • Minimum of three years’ senior level experience in similar-sized operation
    • Post-secondary education in hospitality or a related field viewed advantageous
    • Must possess ServeSafe Food Protection Manager Certification
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  • Food Warehouse Assistant

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As a Warehouse Assistant, you will contribute to the daily operation of the warehouse to provide support for kitchen operations and lodge receiving and delivery. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Maintain warehouse in neat and orderly fashion
    • Receive, check and stock food and beverage orders
    • Stock and clean kitchen dry storage and walk-in cooler
    • Logging of temperature variance for coolers and freezers

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Knowledge of proper and up to date food handling and health standards
    • Ability to maneuver and safely lift up to 50 pounds regularly
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  • Host/Cashier

    Front of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Host, you will accurately and efficiently handing dining are monetary transactions while providing excellent guest service. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Set up host/cashier station for shift
    • Obtain reservations, map seating arrangements, acknowledge, greet and seat guests
    • Close tickets and tender change as necessary
    • Acknowledge and understand daily menu changes

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Thrives in a fast-paced and high energy work environment
    • Restaurant experience viewed advantageous
    • Positive guest service interactions and experience
    • Familiarity with computerized Point of Sale (POS) systems
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  • Lead Line Cook

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Seward Windsong Lodge. As the Line Cook, you will prepare menu items using standardized recipes and presentations for dining room service.  You will have a range of duties in order to assist team members including:

    • Use standard recipes and presentations
    • Prepare food for dining room service
    • Ensure all equipment is clean and safely stored
    • Prep food as needed and for following shift
    • Keep work area clean and sanitized at all times

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Knowledge of proper and up to date food handling and health requirements
    • Kitchen experience
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  • Line Cook

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaska Lodge. As the Line Cook, you will prepare menu items using standardized recipes and presentations for dining room service.  You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Use standard recipes and presentations
    • Prepare food for dining room service
    • Ensure all equipment is clean and safely stored
    • Prep food as needed and for following shift
    • Keep work area clean and sanitized at all times

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Knowledge of proper and up to date food handling and health requirements
    • Kitchen experience
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  • Pastry Lead

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Pastry Lead, you will prepare menu items for dining room service while working efficiently with standardized recipes and presentations. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Use standard recipes and presentations
    • Prep food as needed and for the following shift
    • Sanitize work areas during shift and before the next shift
    • Ensure all equipment is clean

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Knowledge of proper and up to date food handling and health requirements
    • Kitchen experience
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  • Prep Cook

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Prep Cook, you will prepare menu items for dining room service while working efficiently with standardized recipes and presentations. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Sanitize work areas during shift and before the next shift
    • Ensure all equipment is clean
    • Follow and complete prep list each day
    • Use standard recipes and presentations
    • Prepare prep list for following shift

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Knowledge of proper and up to date food handling and health requirements
    • Kitchen experience
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  • Restaurant Floor Supervisor

    Front of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As Restaurant Floor Supervisor, you will supervise the dining area and bar employees to ensure excellent guest service and enhance the dining experience for all guests. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Acknowledge and understand daily menu changes
    • Ensure excellent guest service through training and supervising of dining room and bar staff
    • Coordinate an efficient working environment between the kitchen and front of house staff
    • Accurately report food and beverage data

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Supervisory and restaurant experience
    • Must be 21 years of age
    • Knowledge of POS systems and procedures
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  • Sous Chef

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As Sous Chef, you will oversee and participate in the preparation of menu items for dining room services. You will instruct line cooks and prep cooks in their duties. You will assist with presentation development, maintaining budgeted food and labor costs. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Oversee staff, ensuring productivity and safety
    • Perform weekly inventory and order items as needed
    • Develop daily specials
    • Ensure proper use and handling of food and equipment

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Graduate or Culinary School viewed advantageous
    • Kitchen operations and staff management experience
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a team
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  • Bell Staff

    Bell Staff
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As Bell Staff, you will be responsible for assisting lodge guests with luggage. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Assist guests with luggage during guest check-in and guest checkout and transporting to the guest rooms
    • Ensure all guests’ luggage is correctly tagged and safely stored and transported to the assigned destination
    • Greet arriving and departing guests and answer any questions or concerns

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Previous bell staff and guest service experience viewed advantageous
    • Must possess valid driver’s license with clean driving record
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  • Custodian

    Custodial
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Custodian, you will provide daily cleaning throughout the lodge and employee housing common areas. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Drive and operate company vehicles and equipment
    • Detail and deep clean all public and employee areas
    • Remove and dispose of garbage from public spaces

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Previous custodial experience viewed advantageous
    • Must possess a valid and clean driver’s license
    • Knowledge of safety with cleaning chemicals and techniques
    • Ability to regularly life 50 pounds
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  • Front Desk Agent

    Front Desk
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As a Front Desk Agent, you will be responsible for assisting guests with reservations, guest check-in, guest checkout, tour bookings and general area information. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Provide guest with lodging and local area information
    • Perform guest reservations, check-in and checkout procedures
    • Assign guests to rooms based on requests and arrival times
    • Perform basic cashier and cash handling duties

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Previous direct guest service experience
    • Familiarity with basic office equipment operation
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  • Housekeeping Assistant Manager

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Housekeeping Assistant Manager, you will oversee and be responsible for the daily operations of the Housekeeping and Laundry departments. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Relieve Housekeeping Manager and Laundry Supervisor during scheduled days off
    • Perform inspections to ensure cleanliness is up to standards and meets guest expectations
    • Assist with the preparation schedules and payroll
    • Provide training and support to housekeeping and laundry staff

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Positive and willing to participate on a team and work with a winning attitude
    • Flexible and dependable
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 pounds
    • Previous housekeeping experience with a supervisor or management skills
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  • Laundry Attendant

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Laundry Attendant Lead, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the laundry department. You will provide quality service and enhance the guest experience. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Ensure guest’s special needs are met in a timely and courteous manner
    • Spot treat, iron, launder, fold and organize all lodge linens
    • Safely operate, clean and maintain laundry equipment
    • Report maintenance problems
    • Coordinate the daily laundering of lodge linens; fill linen orders; maintain inventories

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Positive and willing to participate on a team and work with a winning attitude
    • Flexible and dependable
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 pounds
    • Previous housekeeping or laundry experience viewed advantageous
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  • Laundry Attendant - March

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Laundry Attendant Lead, you will be responsible for the daily operations of the laundry department. You will provide quality service and enhance the guest experience. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Ensure guest’s special needs are met in a timely and courteous manner
    • Spot treat, iron, launder, fold and organize all lodge linens
    • Safely operate, clean and maintain laundry equipment
    • Report maintenance problems
    • Coordinate the daily laundering of lodge linens; fill linen orders; maintain inventories

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Positive and willing to participate on a team and work with a winning attitude
    • Flexible and dependable
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 pounds
    • Previous housekeeping or laundry experience viewed advantageous
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  • Laundry/Janitorial Manager

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As Laundry Manager, you will oversee and be responsible for the daily operations of the laundry department. You will provide quality service and enhance the guest experience. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Ensure guest’s special needs are met in a timely and courteous manner
    • Manage supplies and cleaning products through inventory control
    • Spot treat, iron, launder, fold and organize all lodge linens
    • Safely operate, clean and maintain laundry equipment
    • Provide direction of leadership and support to the laundry staff

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Positive and willing to participate on a team and work with a winning attitude
    • Flexible and dependable
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 pounds
    • Previous housekeeping or laundry experience with a supervisor or management skills
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  • Retail Associate

    Retail/Gift Shop
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    *Must be 18 years of age or older

    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Retail Associate, you will accurately and efficiently handle monetary transactions. You will answer client questions in regards to products, the lodge and Alaska. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Provide sales and service for Gift Shop guests; assist with retail and food and beverage purchases
    • Close and balance assigned till and submit daily paperwork for night audits
    • Computer process all sales transactions
    • Inventory control and restocking of items, maintaining a list of restocking needs

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Proficient in the use of computer business applications with working knowledge of computerized retail point-of-sale (POS) systems
    • Ability to work as a team and independently
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  • Room Attendant

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As a Room Attendant, you will provide comfort to our guests by ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and inviting. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Clean all rooms and other areas assigned to you
    • Respond quickly to guest requests with accommodations that may enhance their experiences with the lodge
    • Ensure privacy and confidentiality for lodge guests
    • Address questions and concerns and report identified maintenance issues to supervisor

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Positive and willing to participate on a team and work with a winning attitude
    • Flexible and dependable
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 pounds
    • Previous housekeeping experience will be viewed advantageously
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  • Room Attendant - March

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As a Room Attendant, you will provide comfort to our guests by ensuring that guest rooms and public areas are clean and inviting. You will work with Team members within your department and others to complete the following tasks:

    • Clean all rooms and other areas assigned to you
    • Respond quickly to guest requests with accommodations that may enhance their experiences with the lodge
    • Ensure privacy and confidentiality for lodge guests
    • Address questions and concerns and report identified maintenance issues to supervisor

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Positive and willing to participate on a team and work with a winning attitude
    • Flexible and dependable
    • Ability to bend, lift, climb stairs, and lift up to 35 pounds
    • Previous housekeeping experience will be viewed advantageously
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  • Landscaping

    Landscaping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Maintenance

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    WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    Safety, anticipating guest needs, honoring our surroundings and bringing your best every day are the core values we live by in order to provide dynamic guest service at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge. As the Landscaper, you will be responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of lodge property and equipment while maintaining a safe environment for guests and team members. You will assist in the following duties:  

    • Ground walk-throughs to ensure the property is clean, safe and maintained
    • Cut, pile and stack wood for fireplace
    • Water, weed and fertilize indoor plants/outside plants, flower beds and lawns
    • Mow and trim lawns
    • Perform equipment cleaning and maintenance

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Previous maintenance or landscaping experience preferred
    • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 pounds
    • Must be 21 years of age or older
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record
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How to Apply

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


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