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SUMMER JOBS IN ALASKA
Come spend a season working at our remote Fishing Resort and experience beautiful Prince of Wales Island!

El Capitan Lodge is located in Southeast Alaska on the NW side of Prince of Wales Island.

ABOUT EL CAPITAN LODGE

We are a full service, salt water fishing lodge, accommodating 20 guests per group. We consider El Capitan to be one of the best in our industry, with a 90% customer return rate. From our remote location, our guests enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our chalet-style lodge, excellent salmon and halibut fishing, gourmet cuisine enhanced with local seafood, and personable staff.

THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

We are a seasonal business that has been in operation for 30 years. We employ 24 individuals throughout the brief 3.5 month summer summer, filling a variety of positions.

IDEAL CANDIDATE

Our season runs from approximately May 25 through September 5. It is very important that each employee is available to work the entire season.

Each position is equally important to the smooth operation of the business. We expect all employees to work cooperatively and respect all work spaces. Employees ultimately work for the guests with the goal of making their stay as pleasant as possible. Our staff is valuable and we want to keep you coming back! A love for the outdoors, a positive attitude and great customer service is what we look for in an ideal candidate.

ROOM AND BOARD

All employees at the lodge have their own crew cabin with heat, TV, limited WiFi, linens provided, with shared baths in a separate building. Crew meals are prepared by our culinary staff and served buffet/family style. The crew dining room has a crew phone available as are remote with no cell service. Crew laundry room is provided with soap/softener at no charge.

GETTING HERE AND GETTING AROUND

You will need to fly to Ketchikan, Alaska. We provide transportation to/from Prince of Wales Island for the job.

FOR FUN

We want our staff to thoroughly enjoy their time spent at the lodge. Days off are a perfect way to take advantage of the remote location. There are activities available on days off, like kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, hiking, fishing in the cove in front of the lodge, checking shrimp pots, and on occasion, if available, fishing on guest boats when a slot is open. There is much wildlife around us from Humpback Whales, Sea Otters, Orca’s, Bald Eagles, Sitka Deer, and the occasional Black Bear.

OUR JOBS

Jobs available:

Facility maintenance (see details below!)
Fish Packer/Lodge Helper
Kitchen Prep/AM Server/Dishwasher/Housekeeping
Housekeeping/PM Server
Crew Cook
Breakfast Chef
FACILITY MAINTENANCE
El Capitan Lodge is a full-service remote saltwater fishing lodge located in Southeast Alaska on Prince of Wales Island. We accommodate 20 guests per group and consider El Capitan to be one of the best in our industry, with a 90% customer return rate. From our remote location, our guests enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our chalet-style lodge, excellent salmon and halibut fishing, gourmet cuisine enhanced with local seafood, and personable staff.

Dates are from May 1st through September 15th; Pay ranges from $10,000 to $13,000 for the season and includes room & board. Schedules will vary every week; all employees at El Capitan Lodge work 6 days/week with one full day off. We employ 20 – 25 people.

Duties to include:
 Water System:
o Change filters
o Check chlorination/add when needed

 Lodge:
o Check with office for any daily maintenance work
o Replace light bulbs throughout facility
o Repair any broken fish carts, lodge carts
o Change oil, oil filters, & fuel filters in diesel generators
o Small engine troubleshooting/ repair on various equipment
o Vacuum Packer maintenance (oil & heat tape changes)
o Grounds keeping of property (weed eating/ brush trimming)
o Painting/staining
o Assist fish processing with fish cutting/packing if needed

 Boats:
o Basic 12Volt electric repair o Troubleshooting/ repairing boat heaters
o Changing oil in outboard engines
o Replace windshield wipers when needed
o Pull boats to spray off hull with pressure washer – each boat once a month
o Monitor/hand out fishing tackle – hooks & lead weights – keep inventory and advise when low for reorders

All employees at the lodge have their own private crew cabin with 24-hour heat, TV, wireless internet and linens provided; crew dining room has a crew phone. The crew laundry room has 2 washers/2 dryers, with laundry detergent/dryer sheets provided at no cost. There are 3 crew bathrooms which are located in a separate building. Staff members are paid on a semi-monthly basis.

Pay periods are from the 1st to the 15th (payroll check distributed by the 22nd) and the 16th through the 30th or 31st (distributed by the 7th of the following month.) Our work week runs from Sunday through Saturday. Direct deposit is available, and highly recommended, for a minimal fee of $3/per check for processing. As for crew meals, the crew dining room is stocked with breakfast items which all crew are on their own for.

The Crew Chef prepares lunch and dinner in the crew dining room. We are remote with no cell service. There are activities available on days off, like canoeing, kayaking, SUP’s, crew skiff, hiking, fishing in the cove, checking shrimp pots, and on occasion, if available, fishing on guest boats when a slot is open. There is abundant wildlife around us from Humpback Whales, Sea Otters, Orca’s, Bald Eagles, Sitka Deer, and the occasional Black Bear.

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HOW TO APPLY

Any applicant interested should email their resume and references.

CONTACT INFO

employment@elcapitanlodge.com
www.elcapitanlodge.com

THE SCOOP
LOCATION
Alaska
SEASON
Summer
STAFF SIZE
24
HOUSING
Included
MEALS
Provided
CELL PHONE SERVICE
None
INTERNET ACCESS
Good

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