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2015 Wilderness Place Lodge - Current Employment Opportunities

Alaska Fishing Guide job positions: Accepting resumes for 2015

Positions available to join our pro Alaska fishing guide staff. Our guides operate jet boats on our home swift-water river, Lake Creek. Guides should have a personable character, knowledge of basic spin and fly fishing skills, past experience operating powerboats, tiller outboards and/or jet drive outboard motors/john boats. 1st aid/Cpr qualification is required and is part of gaining your Alaska western waters Coast Guard license which we help you to obtain. The "OUPV" or "6-pack" license is required to guide on Alaska's waterways. We host wide array of fishermen and women from around the world. Lake Creek is one of Alaska's finest all-around river systems with all species of pacific salmon and large native rainbow trout. The key to a successful guide is being able to enjoy the atmosphere and share the memories with your clients. We focus on character rather than professional skills. We provide all training and further perks for our summer guide staff. Please send resumes by email and at least 2 character references. We plan to hire our complete 2014 guide staff by late March, 2014.

Main Lodge Worker/ Part-time guide: Accepting Resumes by email for 2015 Email us a resume to apply.

The primary responsibility of this position is to oversee daily lodge operations... guest check-in/check-out, maintaining and overseeing our lodge outfitter & tackle shop supplying guests with necessary gear and equipment, general cleanliness of the main lodge facility, attending to the bar/lounge area, and overall customer service. At times this individual my be asked to help with a wide array of lodge tasks, maintenance, firewood, yard work, cleaning, attending to guests, and assisting fellow employees when needed. There is the opportunity to guide part-time throughout the summer, so this candidate must qualify to gain their Coast Guard OUPV license to do so. Many of our lodge workers return as full-time guides in their 2nd season. Candidates must be hard-working, willing to be involved in various physical tasks, and must be very dependable, self-motivated workers. We work long days at our lodge during summer, but it is a unique, enjoyable and profitable lifestyle. We prefer an upbeat individual who has interest in the customer service/hospitality industry. We expect a high work ethic from all our staff and seek responsible employees who are motivated to do a great job on their own without constant supervision. Experience in operating outboard motor boats and/or jet boats is a must. Our lodge operates on a two-season basis: roughly June 10 - July 5 and July 20 - August 20 with an employee break during mid-July. Daily workload depends on the number of guests at the lodge. During peak seasons the full staff is very busy catering to the needs of our guests. During non-peak fishing seasons, our lodge is at half-capacity or less and work days are quite easy and laid back. Our staff has ample time to get on the water, relax and enjoy the beauty of our remote wilderness location. This position is paid monthly on a set salary basis plus gratuities.

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Must be a self-starter who can recognize what must be done and work efficiently to achieve daily goals.
  • Must have the ability to interact and work well with others
  • Must be cooperative and open to suggestion
  • Must be creative and willing to offer suggestions
  • Must be positive, happy and enjoy their line of work
  • Must have an appreciation for the out of doors and every experience remote Alaska offers
  • Must be able to live in a remote location
  • Must be able to apply for and receive US coast guard license and Alaska guide license. We will help facilitate this.
  • Must have a knack for customer service, interacting with people, sharing stories, etc.

Wilderness Place Lodge offers a unique opportunity for students to gain customer service skills in the area of adventure tourism. We offer better service and higher quality cuisine than most restaurants in town. Our level of service is top rate and the fishing adventures we offer are of world-class status. Our guests are world travelers and are humble people who have become great friends of all employees in years past.

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Chef Positions: Hiring for 2015 positions starting next January

Our chef team is responsible for management of all food service operations. The chef team will also be responsible for cooking and presentation of all meals for guests and staff. Based on the preferences of the chef team, an efficient operational system will be established including employee safety, teamwork, safe food practices, food preparation, proper food storage, cleanliness, professionalism and presentation. Our chefs will also have the opportunity to order necessary items from local vendors, conduct kitchen logistics, learn budgeting techniques, etc. We offer much room for creativity and as owners simply oversee the kitchen operation to assure productivity and minimal stress.

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Must have culinary experience in the classroom and in the workplace
  • Must have the ability to interact and work well with others
  • Must be cooperative and open to suggestion
  • Must be creative and willing to offer suggestions
  • Must be positive, happy and enjoy their line of work
  • Must have an appreciation for the out of doors and every experience remote Alaska offers
  • Must have a knack for customer service, interacting with people, sharing stories, etc.
  • Must be able to conduct kitchen operations in an efficient and professional manner
  • Must be able to share the kitchen tasks to minimize workload
  • Must be enthusiastic about a unique atmosphere that allows for growth and development in the field of culinary arts and restaurant management
  • Wilderness Place Lodge offers a unique opportunity for culinary art students to gain restaurant managerial experience, hone their gourmet cooking skills, polish their customer service skills and exercise their talents and creativity in an environment like none other. We offer better service and higher quality cuisine than most restaurants in Urban America. Our guests are first-class world travelers and are humble people who have become great friends of all employees in years past.

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Peak Alaska Fishing Seasons
Lake Creek and area rivers offer awesome Alaska salmon fishing trips, trout and grayling. Review our Alaska fishing guide to plan your Alaska fishing trip during peak seasons:
King Salmon June 5 - July 10
Silver Salmon July 18 - Aug 20
Chum Salmon July 25 - Aug 20
Sockeye Salmon July 13 - July 25
Pink Salmon July 15 - Aug 15
Rainbow Trout June 1 - Sept 10
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