TRUE ALASKAN GUIDE

REPORTS TO: Captain (Vessel) & Guest Programs Manager (Sitka Office)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The True Alaskan Guide plays a vital role aboard Alaskan Dream Cruises vessels. This position is both an expedition leader and a cruise director, who works closely with the captain and hotel manager to ensure success, safety and unsurpassed guest services on every voyage. The True Alaskan Guide acts as the public face of the company and communicates efforts to headquarters in Sitka, along with the captain.

The True Alaskan Guide should be a local Alaskan, or an individual who has spent extensive time in Southeast Alaska.

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QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

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WORKING CONDITIONS:

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 will 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 guest’s appreciation of your efforts to deliver our unsurpassed True Alaskan Hospitality.

WAGE RATE: DOE

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NOTE:

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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