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Current Job dates:

Currently recruiting for jobs that start between April 30th, 2024 and October 18th, 2024.

  • Seasonal Retail Store Associate

    Souvenir Division
    $16.00 / hour

    The Souvenir Division of Tongass Trading Company, the longest continually operating retail establishment in the state of Alaska is hiring for the 2024 summer season. The Tongass Trading Souvenir Division is comprised of four souvenir stores that serve over a million tourists that visit beautiful Ketchikan, Alaska each year. Having prime locations right on the cruise ship docks or right across the street; our stores are CRAZY busy.

    We are looking for full and part-time seasonal employees to work in our stores in Ketchikan, Alaska for the 2024 summer season.

    Your responsibilities may include:

    • Customer service
    • Stocking sales floor merchandise
    • Sales floor recovery
    • Cashiering
    • Processing merchandise in the warehouses
    • Opening/closing cash registers
    • Communicating store needs with managers
    • End of season inventory

    Skills/Abilities you need to be successful:

    • Customer service friendly personality
    • Reliable
    • Energetic
    • Ability to perform in fast-paced environments
    • Ability to quickly switch back and forth between tasks
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Organized
    • Quick learner
    • Flexibility to work hours and days as needed


    • 20% employee merchandise discount
    • Seasonal borough bus pass to get around Ketchikan
    • Travel cost up to $300 reimbursed to Alaska and return travel up to $500 paid with a fulfilled seasonal contract
    • $1/hr bonus for every hour worked with a fulfilled seasonal contract
    • Completely furnished housing for $200/month

How to Apply

Please email your resume to

Seasonal employment for the 2024 season is from the end of April - middle of October. Preference is given to those that can complete the entire season. However, resumes are accepted for those with partial season availability.


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