Job Locations US-AK-Seward
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(04/30/2024 1:43 PM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
Job Posting Categories
Food and Beverage/Culinary

What perks can you expect?

/ Competitive perks & wages 

/ Referral and end-of-season bonus available

/ FREE staff housing

/ Access to iconic National Park experiences

/ Fun staff events and parties

/ Industry discounts

/ Training to help your career grow

What will be your daily pursuit?

Deep down, our mission and values make us who we are as a team. This is what we strive for in all of the connections we create for our guests and for each other.

What is the compensation for this role?

$21.00 per hour

What will you do in this job?

This is a remote, boat-in position located in Kenai Fjords National Park. Due to this, all positions at KFWL require assisting in other departments.

Engaged in preparing and cooking food to ensure an efficient and profitable food service. The Fox Island Cook is responsible for preparing the food served at the Day Lodge or Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge and for employee meals. Ensures guests receive a consistent high quality dining experience and aids in the daily activities of the kitchen and the facility. Assists in coordinating and facilitating that the island is safe and highly enjoyable for guests, facilities are clean and well maintained, necessary supplies are on hand, and waste is minimized.

  • Provide excellent customer service to guests and other team members
  • Make sound judgments and anticipate issues and opportunities
  • Work closely with all other departments to ensure overall guest satisfaction
  • Ensure that guests’ special needs are met
  • Primarily responsible to prepare, cook, and clean after all meals
  • Maintain clean and sanitary food preparation facilities. Keep kitchen, food preparation and storage areas in strict adherence with health regulations
  • Conduct other duties as required, including opening and closing duties
  • Observes methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods to ensure food is prepared in prescribed manner
  • Arrive to work on time, ready to work, dressed in clean uniform, with a neat and clean appearance
  • Participate in emergency response activities including firefighting, emergency medical activities (within an employee’s training limitations) and other incidents
  • Other duties as assigned

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

  • Valid Alaska Food Handler’s Certification, ServSafe Managers certificate preferred
  • Knowledge of proper food handling and preparations standards
  • Current CPR, First Aid
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Culinary School graduate or previous experience working as a cook in food service operations, or equivalent combination of experience and training
  • Must be able to push, pull, carry and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds on a regular basis, and greater weights on an occasional basis

What will your work environment be like?

We wake up every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and pristine lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they will share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations.



Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  


Pursuit places a high value on diverse backgrounds and experiences, recognizing that they serve as catalysts for creativity and innovation. We encourage individuals who are eligible to work in the USA to apply and join our inclusive team! 


We are working to eliminate barriers for applicants and team members from equity-deserving groups. If you can’t apply online or need accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact our Talent & Acquisition Team at ta@pursuitcollection.com.


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. 


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