REPORTS TO: Executive Chef


The Baker is responsible to direct and supervise the activities of subordinates engaged in the preparation of bakery products for guests and crew. Prepare and serve bakery products and meals prepared according to recipes and in a timely manner, under the direction of the Executive Chef while maintaining proper galley sanitation and safety standards.


  • Work according to the Core Values of True Alaskan Hospitality as defined in our Mission Statement: Immerse each guest in personable and unsurpassed level of service we call True Alaskan Hospitality.
  • Responsible for the preparation of all bakery products in accordance with the ADC Menu and Recipe Guide.
  • Participating in the preparation and plating of all meals.
  • Under the guidance of the Hotel Division, develop standard recipes.
  • Responsible for implementing and executing food handling and cleaning procedures in accordance with Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation regulations in the bakery and galley as outlined in the Safe Food Handling Manual and Cleaning Specifications Guide.
  • Prepares a daily requisition of all items for use in his partie.
  • Follows prescribed hours set forth by the vessel’s daily roster.
  • Holds a position on the vessel’s Emergency Station Bill.
  • Maintain awareness of basic safety rules, work place safety and respect for the environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Culinary certification through school or previous company.
  • 2-4 years of experience in the culinary or restaurant industry.
  • Communication skills require the ability to represent the company in public appearances.
  • Ability to train and supervise others and be able to review their work.
  • Organized, even tempered, multi-task oriented, ability to think quick and fair minded.
  • Must pass a security background check and drug test.
  • Successful completion of Alaska Food Worker training.
  • Latest experience must be within the past 2 years.
  • Proven team player and have a Can-Do attitude.


  • First aid/CPR
  • Alaska Food Worker card


Duties and responsibilities are generally performed in a Marine Operations setting, primarily onboard a vessel but also pier side on turn-around-days. You may be required to share a cabin with one to three other shipmates of the same gender, and will be required to be courteous of your movement in and out of the cabin while shipmates are sleeping.

You must be physically able to work a 12- hour workday. On any given day hours could be more or less. You may be required to wear protective clothing/eyewear for activities including handling of chemicals and cleaning agents. Some of your work will involve engaging guests and may include talking on a PA system. Physical demands include lifting up to 50 pounds repetitively, and passing along to other crew such as in loading ship’s stores, luggage, linen, etc. Also must have the ability to climb a 7-foot vertical ladder and fit through a 28-inch wide hatch.

Working aboard ship can be very demanding but at the same time very rewarding, which is driven by the guests’ appreciation of your efforts to deliver our unsurpassed True Alaskan Hospitality.


This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills or abilities required of persons so classified or assigned.


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