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Summer Seasons:

  • Winterlake Lodge: June 1-September 30
  • Tutka Bay Lodge:  May 1-September 30
  • La Baleine Café:   May 1-September 30

Winter Season:

  • Winterlake Lodge: Feb 1-April 30
  • Chef Manager

    Kitchen
    La Baleine Cafe

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    La Baleine Cafe – We operate a small 5-table cafe in the seaside village of Homer. We are looking for one chef manager who can oversee day-to-day cafe operations, manage employees, order and manage food inventory, and cook. We hire several cooks, servers, and dishwashers to fill in our daily 5 AM to 4 PM work schedule. Our cafe serves organic local cuisine.

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  • Dishwasher

    Kitchen
    La Baleine Cafe

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    Dishwashers should have an interest in the culinary arts and be willing to work hard and be a good team member amidst our positive and fun crew. Experience is helpful but there are a few entry positions available for the right candidate. Requires ability to stand long hours and to lift 40-50 pounds. We prefer candidates to be drug and smoke free.

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  • Front Counter / Server

    Front Counter
    La Baleine Cafe

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    Front Counter employees must have service experience, positive attitude, enjoy food and customer service lifestyle. Requires ability to stand long hours and to lift 40-50 pounds. We prefer candidates to be drug and smoke free.

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  • Line Cook / Prep Cook

    Kitchen
    La Baleine Cafe

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    Cooks and prep cooks should have an interest in the culinary arts, experience in breakfast cooking, and be willing to work hard and be a good team member amidst our positive and fun crew. Experience is helpful but there are a few entry positions available for the right candidate. Requires ability to stand long hours and to lift 40-50 pounds. We prefer candidates to be drug and smoke free.

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  • Chef

    Kitchen / Cooking School
    Tutka Bay Lodge

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    Lodge-based chefs -At Within The Wild Adventure Company, we believe in quality, especially in our kitchens. In our award-winning fine-dining kitchens, we prepare our foods from scratch. We use local Alaska products when possible, grow seasonal gardens, and serve innovative and exciting cuisine to both our guests and to our staff.

    Chefs in our kitchens are professionals who work closely together as a team to create seasonal menus that are some of the most innovative cuisine served in Alaska.

    Our chefs are part of our leadership and management teams. We look for chefs at Winterlake Lodge and Tutka Bay Lodge who can contribute to our guests’ Alaskan adventure through insightful cooking demos, inspiring cuisine, and a passion for infusing the local food narrative into each dish. A strong candidate can work in a remote environment, exhibit advanced professional skills, and take pride in “at the stove” work. Lodge chefs need to prepare three meals daily for guests and staff, and should be proficient in catering to specific dietary restrictions.

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  • Cooking School Instructor

    Kitchen / Cooking School
    Tutka Bay Lodge

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    We are looking for a professional culinary educator interested in heading up our Cooking School at Tutka Bay. This position requires teaching three days per week, working in our lodge kitchen two days per week, and one day off. The Cooking School at Tutka Bay is housed in a 1940’s crabbing boat. Our cuisine emphasizes global inspiration utilizing local products.

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  • Housekeeper

    Front House
    Tutka Bay Lodge

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    Housekeepers at our lodges play important roles in our overall guest experience.

    Housekeepers clean guest cabins as well as public lodge areas. Housekeepers help with meal and bar service depending on the rotating schedule.

    Every year our housekeeping team comes with varying skills and talents. We look at your interests to try to incorporate them into your daily schedule. For example, some years, we have housekeepers who are interested in gardening, or in our animals and their care.

    Housekeepers work 10-12 hours per day, with one day off per week. During your day off, depending on which lodge you are assigned to, there are opportunities for local recreation or perhaps trips in to town.

    We are looking for folks who love details! Must be experienced, efficient and professional.

    We are looking for mature, responsible self starters who take pride in their work, are interested in interacting with our guests, and have the ability to be good team members. Housekeeping candidates should be able to lift 50 pounds. For more information please contact us at employment@withinthewild.com

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  • Lodge Assistant

    Front House
    Tutka Bay Lodge

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    We are looking for a well rounded maintenance-type person. Will be responsible for day to day upkeep and care of the property, gardens, boats, and animals. We are looking for someone who is wilderness first responder certified, who can help with local guiding if needed and is willing to pitch in with dishes when we are busy. Carpentry and mechanical abilities are needed.

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  • Lodge Manager

    Managers
    Tutka Bay Lodge

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    Our lodge management teams are responsible for training, overseeing, and organizing daily operations and a staff of 8-10 people.  This position requires management and leadership experience, preferably in Alaska or in a remote environment.

    All managers should be WFR certified, have Swift-water rescue and other advanced field experience, preferably in Alaska.

    Job duties entail adhering to budgets for the lodge and overseeing maintenance and operations for lodge infrastructure.

    Our managers must exhibit outstanding customer service, demonstrate leadership skills, and be impeccably honest and trustworthy.

    The management team works closely with our professional chefs who are part of our leadership and management team thus some fine-cuisine knowledge is helpful.

    Tutka Bay Lodge:

    The management team at Tutka Bay should come equipped with marine proficiency. Our ideal candidate is highly knowledgeable of Kachemak Bay, has strong skills in marine vessels along with sea kayaking, hiking, glacier trekking and saltwater fishing. Local knowledge of wild food and foraging along with food ordering is preferred.

    The house manager should have working knowledge and certifications for our outdoor program, but should also be equipped with hospitality, fine-dining service and possess strong leadership skills.

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  • Massage Therapist / Yoga Instructor

    Front House
    Tutka Bay Lodge

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    Our massage therapists are responsible for our wellness program, offering guests massage therapy and yoga classes. We offer an early morning stretch and a relaxation/yoga class in the afternoon.

    We offer our guests complimentary massage. Our therapists are in salaried positions (versus per-massage pay scheme). This position also requires participation in other lodge tasks.

    We require therapists to be certified in Swedish style massage, able to do deep-tissue and perform up to 4-6 massages per day. We work a 6-day workweek with one day off.

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  • Naturalist/Wilderness Guide

    Guides
    Tutka Bay Lodge

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    Our naturalist guides interact with guests and guide them in various adventure activities: hiking, heli-hiking, glacier travel, rafting, and sport fishing at Winterlake Lodge – and sea-kayaking, hiking, and interpretive skills at Tutka Bay Lodge.

    All our guides are expected to be Wilderness First Responder Certified, competent in outdoor skills, demonstrate exceptional people skills, and exhibit leadership abilities. Helicopter and dog mushing experience is a plus.We are interested in remarkable outdoor guides who have the compassion and communicative skills to inspire and entertain our guests.

    All our employees are expected to contribute to some of the chores of daily life at camp. It is important to us that you understand the full scope of life in an Alaska remote lodge. Our hours are long (the sun doesn’t go down for the majority of the summer), our workload can be intense, and our guests are incredible. It is adventurous and rewarding work for the right candidate.

    Positions are available May 1 to Sept 30 for Tutka Bay, and June 1 to Sept 30 for Winterlake. Winterlake offers a winter season January 15 to April 15.

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  • Other

    Front House
    Tutka Bay Lodge
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  • Chef

    Chefs
    Winterlake Lodge

    Apply Now

    Lodge-based chefs -At Within The Wild Adventure Company, we believe in quality, especially in our kitchens. In our award-winning fine-dining kitchens, we prepare our foods from scratch. We use local Alaska products when possible, grow seasonal gardens, and serve innovative and exciting cuisine to both our guests and to our staff.

    Chefs in our kitchens are professionals who work closely together as a team to create seasonal menus that are some of the most innovative cuisine served in Alaska.

    Our chefs are part of our leadership and management teams. We look for chefs at Winterlake Lodge and Tutka Bay Lodge who can contribute to our guests’ Alaskan adventure through insightful cooking demos, inspiring cuisine, and a passion for infusing the local food narrative into each dish. A strong candidate can work in a remote environment, exhibit advanced professional skills, and take pride in “at the stove” work. Lodge chefs need to prepare three meals daily for guests and staff, and should be proficient in catering to specific dietary restrictions.

    View Job Description
  • Housekeeper

    Front House
    Winterlake Lodge

    Apply Now

    Housekeepers at our lodges play important roles in our overall guest experience.

    Housekeepers clean guest cabins as well as public lodge areas. Housekeepers help with meal and bar service depending on the rotating schedule.

    Every year our housekeeping team comes with varying skills and talents. We look at your interests to try to incorporate them into your daily schedule. For example, some years, we have housekeepers who are interested in gardening, or in our animals and their care.

    Housekeepers work 10-12 hours per day, with one day off per week. During your day off, depending on which lodge you are assigned to, there are opportunities for local recreation or perhaps trips in to town.

    We are looking for mature, responsible self starters who take pride in their work, are interested in interacting with our guests, and have the ability to be good team members. Housekeeping candidates should be able to lift 50 pounds. For more information please contact us at employment@withinthewild.com

    View Job Description
  • Lodge Assistant / Dog Handler

    Front House
    Winterlake Lodge

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    We are looking for a well rounded maintenance-type person. Will be responsible for day to day upkeep and care of the property, gardens, boats, and animals including a sled dog team of 22 dogs and nine puppies. We are looking for someone who is wilderness first responder certified, who can help with local guiding if needed and is willing to overnight alone at our glacier dog camp regularly. Carpentry and mechanical abilities are a plus. 

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  • Lodge Manager

    Managers
    Winterlake Lodge

    Apply Now

    Our lodge management teams are responsible for training, overseeing, and organizing daily operations and a staff of 8-10 people.  This position requires management and leadership experience, preferably in Alaska or in a remote environment.

    All managers should be WFR certified, have Swift-water rescue and other advanced field experience, preferably in Alaska.

    Job duties entail adhering to budgets for the lodge and overseeing maintenance and operations for lodge infrastructure.

    Our managers must exhibit outstanding customer service, demonstrate leadership skills, and be impeccably honest and trustworthy.

    The management team works closely with our professional chefs who are part of our leadership and management team thus some fine-cuisine knowledge is helpful.

    Winterlake Lodge:

    The managers at Winterlake Lodge should have a working knowledge of fly and spin fishing and should be comfortable living in a wilderness setting. They should be proficient at river rafting, hiking, glacier trekking, wildlife identification, and naturalist skills. Managers at Winterlake Lodge are expected to oversee our helicopter program and experience with dispatching and field coordination is preferred. The manager at Winterlake should be comfortable with sled dogs and dog lot management.

    The house manager should have working knowledge and certifications for our outdoor program, but should also be equipped with hospitality, fine-dining service and possess strong leadership skills.

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  • Massage Therapist / Yoga Instructor

    Front House
    Winterlake Lodge

    Apply Now

    Our massage therapists are responsible for our wellness program, offering guests massage therapy and yoga classes. We offer an early morning stretch and a relaxation/yoga class in the afternoon.

    We offer our guests a complimentary massage. Our therapists are in salaried positions (versus per-massage pay scheme). This position also requires participation in other lodge tasks.

    We require therapists to be certified in Swedish style massage, able to do deep-tissue and perform up to 4-6 massages per day. We work a 6-day work week with one day off.

    View Job Description
  • Naturalist/Wilderness Guide

    Guides
    Winterlake Lodge

    Apply Now

    Our naturalist guides interact with guests and guide them in various adventure activities: hiking, heli-hiking, glacier travel, rafting, and sport fishing at Winterlake Lodge – and sea-kayaking, hiking, and interpretive skills at Tutka Bay Lodge.

    All our guides are expected to be Wilderness First Responder Certified, competent in outdoor skills, demonstrate exceptional people skills, and exhibit leadership abilities. Helicopter and dog mushing experience is a plus.We are interested in remarkable outdoor guides who have the compassion and communicative skills to inspire and entertain our guests.

    All our employees are expected to contribute to some of the chores of daily life at camp. It is important to us that you understand the full scope of life in an Alaska remote lodge. Our hours are long (the sun doesn’t go down for the majority of the summer), our workload can be intense, and our guests are incredible. It is adventurous and rewarding work for the right candidate.

    Positions are available May 1 to Sept 30 for Tutka Bay, and June 1 to Sept 30 for Winterlake. Winterlake offers a winter season January 15 to April 15.

    View Job Description
  • Other

    Front House
    Winterlake Lodge
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How to Apply

Please visit our website and carefully read through our company details before applying. When ready, please complete our online employment application. Resume and cover letter may be attached as a part of the online application submission or emailed separately to  employment@withinthewild.com.


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