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Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge welcomes guests for the 2021 season from May 13 - September 16.

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

  • Dishwasher

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Expeditor

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Food Truck Cook

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage
  • Host/Cashier

    Front of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

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  • Host/Cashier (Downtown)

    Front of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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 our venue.  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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Line Cook

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Line Cook (Downtown)

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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 our venue. 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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Pastry Lead

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Restaurant Floor Supervisor

    Front of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Server

    Front of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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 Server, you will provide excellent guest service to dining guests at all times. You will have a range of duties in order to assist the wait staff including:

    • Set up wait stations for the shift
    • Set up the kitchen service areas for the shift
    • Knowledge and understanding of the daily specials
    • Ensure the proper handling of food according to health codes

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    • Commitment to delivering exceptional guest service
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • One year minimum serving experience
    • Minimum 21 years of age
    • Knowledge and proper and up to day liquor procedures

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Sous Chef

    Back of House
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Food & Beverage

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Custodian

    Custodial
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Housekeeper

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

    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 Housekeeper, 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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Housekeeping Assistant Manager

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Laundry Attendant

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Laundry/Janitorial Manager

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Rooms Inspector

    Housekeeping
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Guest Services

    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

    Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

    Apply Now

  • Rooms Division Manager

    Management
    Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge - Management

    *Notes:

    This 10 month full-time role. Benefit eligible 

    Fun activities around: Hiking, ziplining, kayaking, fishing and camping.

    Free housing & discounted meals.

    Pursuit Collection

    We wake up every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and pristine lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they will share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations.

    We have gathered a collection of adventure travel experiences, each of them thoughtfully united by their power to inspire and invigorate. As a brand, Pursuit weaves elements of wonder and amazement across our range of awe-inspiring experiences.

    / Our vision is to be the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel

    / Our mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences

    Supervises

    / Front Desk Manager

    / Housekeeping Manager

    Job Summary

    Maintain daily operations of the Front Desk, Guest Services, Housekeeping, Janitorial and Laundry departments, including work plans, staff training and scheduling. Ensure the best guest service is provided to all guests from all departments within the property. As the Front Desk is the central communication for the Lodge, assisting with the coordination of all Lodge departments to ensure high level of guest service is an essential function.

    Essential Job Functions

    Major Activities (Typical Duties/Responsibilities):

    / Document training programs, schedules, daily procedures and work plans, safety and security standards and Customer Service involvement for the Front Desk, Guest Services, Housekeeping, Janitorial and Laundry departments

    / Attend and hold department manager meetings

    / Maximize staffing, hour, and wage levels for Front of House departments

    / Review gaps and position openings; work with managers to fill positions as needed

    / Through daily interaction with department employees and managers, ensure proper hiring and terminations meets State and Federal regulations in coordination efforts with Human Resources

    / Ensure that proper documentation is transported in all company vehicles

    / Ensure procedures and company standards are followed by all employees using company vehicles

    / Play an active role in management decisions which impact the Front Desk and guest hospitality issues

    / Provide direction and leadership to departments

    / Implement targeted, efficient procedures to ensure guest expectations are exceeded in every area of the rooms division

    / Implement change where needed for optimum service and profitability

    / Assist and develop annual budget and action plans

    / Audit employee timesheets for payroll purposes and control overtime

    / Monitor employee issues, administering company disciplinary procedures as necessary

    / Oversee and monitor Guest Service Platforms and ensure timely and appropriate response to guests

    / Responsible for developing and training staff in addition to implementing company and lodge policies and procedures

    / Performs other duties as are appropriate and as assigned

    Skills + Abilities:

    / Knowledge of management principles within the hotel and restaurant business, including service standards, accounting practices, and cost control practices

    / Knowledge of the tourism business in Alaska, including state government, industry organizations, and large private industry influences

    / Ability to make decisions, solve problems and exercise good judgment; ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload

    / Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with an emphasis on the presentation of material in a meaningful manner to the ultimate decision makers

    / Working knowledge of maintenance and safety standards and requirements in the hotel industry

    / Must have superior organizational and follow-up skills and be detail oriented

    / Strong leadership, management and supervisory skills

    / Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor; ability to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff, affiliated company employees and outside business associates

    / Proficiency in the use of computers, industry-related software, data-bases and the Excel program; strong Microsoft Office suites skills

    / Demonstrated success in producing profit and customer satisfaction in the hospitality industry

    / Ability to design, communicate and effectively evaluate policies and procedures related to excellent Customer Service principles and practices; ability to train and mentor staff on delivery of the same

    / High degree of sensitivity regarding confidential information

    / Thorough knowledge of budgeting and productivity factors is essential

    / Ability to make sound judgments, anticipate issues and opportunities, display effective communication skills and a high sense of integrity and honesty

    / Ability to make sound judgments, anticipate issues and opportunities, display effective communication skills and a high sense of integrity and honesty

    / Ability to maximize utilization of guestroom space availability and attain average daily rate as outlined in budget forecasts

    / Thorough knowledge of budgeting and productivity factors is essential

    Physical Abilities:

    / Ability to walk and/or stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time

    / Ability to kneel, bend, and twist at the waist with regular frequency

    / Must be able to reach at, above and below shoulder height with regular frequency

    / Must be able to push, pull, carry, and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds with regular frequency, and greater weights with occasional frequency

    / Must be able to maintain balance and maneuver in crowded space with regular frequency

    / Must possess sufficient fine and gross motor skills to operate equipment with regular frequency

    Minimum Qualifications:

    / 5 years’ of progressively responsible Front Desk, hotel and/or Restaurant Management experience; or any combination of management, education and training which provides the necessary skills, knowledge and abilities

    / Experience in the Alaska Tourism industry preferred

    / Valid US Driver’s License required

     

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