Alaska Wildland Adventures

Alaska Wildland Adventures

For over 40 years, Alaska Wildland Adventures has been helping our traveling guests and our employees fully immerse themselves in the Alaskan Wilderness, thereby creating a deep connection with nature. A connection that we hope leads to a conservation mindset that will follow our visitors to their own backyards at home. We all share an affinity for wild places and cozy spaces. Adventure by day, comfort by night. A winning formula for keeping our staff engaged in adventure and fulfilled through shared experience with guests, awards us with a large retention rate. Our staff becomes family. Friendships and connections are forged here in the best backyard America has to offer. Some have lasted over 30 years and are still going strong.

We offer a variety of summer jobs. Many positions base out of Cooper Landing, Alaska and live at our Kenai Riverside Lodge. We also hire staff to work at our remote lodges on Skilak Lake in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and in Kenai Fjords National Park. These remote eco-lodges are boat access only. 

Job openings require skills in one or more of the following: outdoor leadership and natural history interpretation, raft or sportfish guiding, sea kayak guiding, hospitality, cooking, van driving, and vehicle and boat maintenance, guest services, expediting. We also hire staff to live and work in Seward, Alaska supporting our water taxi operations. 

We seek individuals who understand the value of teamwork, are skillful, high-energy, and people-oriented for unique, small-group, Ecotourism-based travel. Group living skills are a must Our staff becomes very close; we eat, sleep, and work together. Personal space is hard to come by. If you are not a people person and often find yourself in conflict with others, these positions may not be right for you.  

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and we are following recommendations issued by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Alaska Department of Health and Human Services to reduce the risk to our staff and guests.

We aim to be transparent in all of our plans and actions for the summer of 2021. We have a well developed and tested plan for COVID responses amongst our staff and guests that we will make available to you during the hiring process. We are also working with industry partners and state health officials to determine the best risk mitigation measures that will be added to our operations for this upcoming summer.

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