Summer Jobs with Alaska Wildland Adventures

Alaska Wildland Adventures offers Alaska summer jobs on the Kenai Peninsula and in Denali National Park. These seasonal jobs are based on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula and include positions that require skills and experience in the following fields: natural history interpretation; guiding; outdoor leadership and recreation; fish guiding; rafting; maintenance; and/or hospitality. In 2008, Alaska Wildland Adventures was honored by the Wall Street Journal as one of the nation's top 15 Winning Workplaces! Alaska Wildland Adventures provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.

Employment for these seasonal jobs runs from mid-May through mid-September. However, the dates of employment vary slightly with each location. Some of the summer jobs may have flexible start and end dates, but applicants who are available for a full season of summer employment are preferred (May 12 to September 15).

Alaska Wildland Adventures offers a variety of Alaska vacations and tours, including 6- to 12-day natural history safaris for adults and families, backcountry lodge packages and accommodations for independent travelers, Kenai Riverside Fishing packages, and rafting and fishing day trips on the upper Kenai River. We encourage all potential applicants to review our Guiding Principles before applying.

Alaska Wildland Adventures operates the following:

  • Kenai Riverside Lodge is the home base of Alaska Wildland Adventures' summer operations. This lodge is situated along the banks of the scenic Kenai River, in the town of Cooper Landing (100 miles south of Anchorage), "the heart of the Kenai Peninsula." Our rafting trips, fishing lodge and natural history safaris all operate at this location.
  • Kenai Backcountry Lodge is a small and remote wilderness lodge located within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. It's only accessible by boat and hosts a maximum of eighteen guests at a time. Many of Alaska Wildland Adventures' natural history safaris spend two nights at this lodge.
  • Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge is a small and remote wilderness lodge located within 2,000 acres of a Native-owned wildlife sanctuary in Kenai Fjords National Park. It's only accessible by boat and hosts a maximum of thirty two guests at a time. Many of Alaska Wildland Adventures' natural history safaris spend two to three nights at this lodge.
  • Kenai Riverside Campground and RV Park is also located in Cooper Landing at Milepost 49.7 on the Sterling Highway, just up the road from Kenai Riverside Lodge and also on the Kenai River.