Alaska Nature Tours is a year-round touring business that also operates a mountain shop called The Alaska Backcountry Outfitter. There are a variety of openings each year for seasonal and full-time employment. Please review the following job summaries and fill out a job application if you are interested in more details.

                           Skagway Dock Representative for 2017     Naturalist/Guides and CDL drivers                           

                           Bus Washer & General Labor                      Vehicle Maintenance [part time]

                           Assistant Operations Manager (filled)          Ski Technician & Retail Sales (winter, November through April) 


Assistant Operations Manager (filled until August 2017)

April 15 - October 15

Potentially, a year-round position for the right person wanting to relocate to Haines but primarily required to work April 15 to October 15

Training and experience: This important position requires a mature self-starter with sales, organizational, and people skills. Small business and personnel management important.  Knowledge of internet, email, accounting methods, spread sheets, data base, word processing, and computer graphics important. Persons willing to obtain Class B CDL, current CPR and advanced First Aid are highly desireable. Experience in the tour industry helpful.

Responsibility: Help to oversee the tour company's schedules, reservations, and marketing. Must maintain good public relations and assist in supervising staff members.

Perks: Employee discount and pro-deals at Alaska Backcountry Outfitter Store. Complimentary, round-trip transportation to and from Skagway when conducting business.

Pay: Competitive wage, depends on experience.


Naturalist-Guide/Driver

Between April 25 - Sept. 26, 2017

We are looking for naturalists with a solid background in the sciences and a lot of enthusiasm for interpreting the flora and fauna of coastal Alaska. This position is for gregarious people who feel comfortable being outdoors speaking with groups. If you enjoy sharing your knowledge of the natural world, we encourage you to apply. 

Our daily trips explore numerous wildlife habitats including: ocean beaches, rivers, estuaries, lakes, temperate rain forest, mountains and muskegs on foot or by bus.

Training & experience:  College degree in science field or at least two years experience teaching, field work, guiding tours, or study in related subjects.  This position requires a solid knowledge of local flora & fauna and numerous ecosystems. Guides need to have excellent communication skills, current CPR, advanced first aid or better, and current health card. Training is provided for the commercial drivers license. Pre-employment drug testing required for drivers.

Responsibility:  Interpret natural history of the Haines area while providing a safe and enjoyable tour. Lead groups on bus tours, walks, and hikes. Must be capable of emergency response and evacuation. Make quick decisions based on group dynamics and needs of the clients. Professionalism in manner and dress are important when conducting company business.

Perks: Lunch with clients when tours are combined with meals. Employee discount and pro-deals at Alaska Backcountry Outfitter store. Discounted, space available transportation to and from Skagway, Alaska.

Pay: Competitive wage, depends on experience. 


Jennifer and JanineTo Apply:

Please provide a resume, three personal references and a completed application form

Send to: 

Alaska Nature Tours 
Attn:  Dan Egolf 
P.O. Box 491 
Haines, Alaska 99827 
Fax: (907) 766-2844 

E-mail applications are encouraged. Send attached documents to jobs@alaskanaturetours.net

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