Wildlife Interpreter

Job Description

The Alaska Raptor Center seeks Wildlife Interpreters for Alaska’s premier raptor treatment
center and educational facility, which is also one of the state’s foremost visitor attractions. The Alaska Raptor Center is located on 17 lush acres in the temperate rainforest of Southeast Alaska, nestled between mountains and the sea. We educate over 70,000 visitors each summer.

● Ensuring that our visitors have a positive and meaningful experience.
● Presenting educational programs and conducting guided tours of the facility.
● Coordinating ad hoc bird presentations with the avian staff.
● Checking in guests and processing a variety of transactions at our front desk and in the gift shop.
● Providing customer service and restocking the gift shop.
● Keeping public areas of the Center visitor-ready at opening, closing, and throughout the day. This includes cleaning the restrooms, sanitizing surfaces, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning all display cases and counter areas, taking out trash, sweeping the deck and sidewalk, making coffee, stocking educational materials.
● Assisting the Lead Wildlife Interpreter and Development Specialist in other duties as assigned.
● Must be enthusiastic, outgoing and hard working.
● Must be willing to perform public speaking.
● Must be willing to learn. This position is a great educational opportunity: You’ll learn about eagles, owls, hawks, falcons and Alaska’s rainforest, and share that knowledge with others.

Position Type and Duration
● Seasonal full-time (40 hours per week).
● Flexible start date in late April / early May.
● Position ends September 30 th .

 $16.00/hr.
 Shared, furnished, offsite housing will be secured for our seasonal staff. Rent is $300 bi-weekly inclusive of utilities and Wi-Fi.


1000 Raptor Way, Sitka, AK, 99835

Contact Info

Meg Smith
[email protected]

Listing Closing Date

04 / 01 / 2024


Please send cover letter, resume, and three references, along with how you heard about the ARC to Meg Smith, Outreach Coordinator at [email protected].