Alaska Tourism Jobs

ATIA and ATIA members frequently recruit for employment in the tourism industry. Job opportunities are listed below by position and company.

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Allocations Specialist - Remote Work

Work directly with the sales team to ensure timely communications and input of tour allotments and scheduling of cruise ship tours.

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Baker - Artisan Cafe

The Artisan Cafe is a small team and relies on working together to develop menus and maintain high standards in both the back and front of house. Core functions will include daily baking of main bakery display items and breakfast options, mixing recipes for next day’s baker/cook, preparing and serving guest breakfast, accommodating early breakfasts, preparing to-go lunches, assisting the front of house and communicating daily options, tracking inventory and restocking, and making sure all work spaces are well cleaned. It is a possibility that all back of house positions will cover one front of house position this summer in order to facilitate communication and develop a well-rounded team. We expect all staff to provide the highest level of customer service to all our patrons and guests. Responsibilities include punctuality, clean, proper attire and appearance, a positive attitude and attentiveness to the job. A current TAPS and Food Service Certificate are required.

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Barista - Artisan Cafe

Tonglen Lake Lodge is a small, upscale lodge located just minutes away from Denali National Park. We are a seasonally run operation (mid-May through mid-September) with an onsite cafe and guest accommodations that include 11 private cabins and 5 guest rooms. Our Artisan Café and beautiful grounds are open to the public each morning and draw local artisans, community members, and performers for special events. Our team includes 10-12 seasonal staff and a small year-round team. Tonglen is a unique and beautiful place to spend the summer.

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Boat Captain

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Communications Specialist

Assist Director of Visit Sitka with implementation of marketing plan including creation and placement of advertising, social media marketing, website development and collateral materials. See job description for details.

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deck hand & galley assistant

Job is seasonal end of May to September18,2020

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Icy Strait Point - all positions - seasonal

We're looking for individuals who love working with people and are open to a great Alaskan adventure! Positions work directly with cruise line guests, providing exceptional customer service and an unforgettable Alaskan experience.

Positions include tour sales, tour guides, CDL drivers, retail positions and more.

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Kayak, Hike & Wildlife Cruise Guides


Training:
All Sunny Cove guides go through a three week training program in early May that prepares them to lead clients safely on our Alaskan waters. Training topics will include paddling technique and rescue skills, leadership skills, trip logistics, reading weather and water conditions, local knowledge about plants/wildlife/history, company policies, and risk mitigation. We have certified ACA (American Canoe Association) Instructors on staff who facilitate our training program. Completion of training is required to become a member of the Sunny Cove Kayaking guide team. Once completed, first year staff are promoted to an Assistant Guide where you will assist and shadow senior guides to learn the logistics and terrain of all our trips. Once you and SC management feel confident in your ability to facilitate a trip, you will move into a guide position.

Schedule:
Sunny Cove guides work from early May through early September with the primary busy season occurring from mid-June through mid-August. The day to day schedule is very dynamic for guides and changes week to week as we offer a number of different trips, but guides can expect to be fairly busy with few days off during our prime season and have a little more free time to explore during the shoulder season. Extended periods of time off are generally not available.

Trip Opportunities:
Once in a guide position, staff generally start off working our shorter trips as they get comfortable in our environment. New guides are able to work up to more challenging and longer trips during their first summer and will have the opportunity to lead each of our day trips. Lead Guides status is obtainable upon returning to Sunny Cove for multiple seasons. Lead Guides facilitate our multi-day kayak camping expeditions so while it is not possible to lead one of these trips as a first year guide, there may be opportunities to join one of these trips as an assistant guide or shadow.

Housing:
Sunny Cove offers free, communal, bunk house style accommodations to our staff. Guides will have a bed in a shared yurt and all staff share a centralized cabin that has our kitchen, bathroom, and common area for hanging out. Pets and smoking are not allowed on Sunny Cove property. All staff living on property share in a chore rotations and pay a $100 housing deposit that is returned at the end of employment assuming that staff member contributed to a positive living environment.

Gear:
Sunny Cove does provide all necessary guide gear, but interns will be responsible for providing their own personal paddling gear which includes proper guiding attire, PFD (personal floatation device), spray skirt, VHF radio, and boots (a full list will be provided).

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Operations Specialist

Spend your days with the best view of Auke Bay! Our Operations Specialists ensure that the logistics of vessel and movements at our run smoothly from start to finish.

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Summit Lake Canoe Manager

AMG operates a canoe program for guests visiting Skagway, Alaska on cruise ship-based day trips. The Canoe Manager manages this programming in conjunction with the Skagway Program Manager.

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