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Alaska Collection - People and Culture

Housekeeper

PURSUIT:  Who We Are

Pursuit connects guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable and inspiring experiences and strives to become the world’s leading provider of experiential adventure travel. Pursuit delivers rich travel experiences to the global market in iconic destinations through its unique hotels and lodges, recreational attractions, ground transportation services, retail, food and beverage, sightseeing, tours and travel products. Today, the company enjoys strong perennial demand with operations in or adjacent to Banff, Jasper and Waterton Lakes National Parks in Canada, and Glacier and Denali National Parks in the United States in addition to FlyOver Canada in Vancouver, B.C. and FlyOver Iceland in Reykjavik. We are also currently in development for both FlyOver Canada in Toronto and FlyOver Las Vegas in Nevada. The company is executing an aggressive growth strategy, expanding into multiple geographies and iconic locations that enjoy perennial visitor demand. Our focus is to bolster the talent on our leadership team, provide a great place to work and deliver world-class results. We want to strengthen and improve our culture and operations to deliver the best possible employee and guest experiences. We will work hard to refine and execute our strategic plan for the expansion of the business, accelerate profitable revenue growth through strategic capital deployment, drive strong organic growth of our existing businesses, and acquire unique and complementary businesses. We will work effortlessly to build a strong entrepreneurial, fun and rewarding culture for our team members.

About Alaska

The Alaska Collection, an experience by Pursuit, connects its guests with the people, culture and locations that make Alaska unique. Go higher, get quieter and see Alaska at its most beautiful. Whether you’re looking for famous places or secret spots, we bring Alaska’s most inspirational destination to life.  From rugged to refined and everywhere in-between, we enthusiastically welcome you to join us at the most iconic accommodations in or near the Denali National Park region.  In Alaska, nature is a full-contact sport. As your seasoned guides, we welcome you to get outside and hike, roll, swim, paddle, drive or stroll through all its possibilities every day of the year.  If you’re even half as passionate about animals as we are, you’ll fall in love with Alaska. From majestic moose to grizzly bears and bald eagles, we can help you see them all.  

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JOB DESCRIPTION
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Position:             Housekeeper

Status:                 Temporary Full-Time

Reports To:             Housekeeping Manager

Direct Reports:   None

Indirect Reports: None

Your daily pursuit is providing our guests with a clean, safe, and welcoming environment to rest and recharge after their Alaskan adventures.


What perks can you expect in this role?

/      Work in a dynamic, culturally diverse team from around the globe

/      Seasonal work experience in a historic hotel setting in an iconic, unforgettable, and inspiring locations

/      Full-time work of 35+ hours weekly across the summer season

/      Fast-paced and active position – get your step counter ready!

/      Excellent options for discounted meals and lodging, including further discounts for returning team members at certain locations

/      The chance to work in an inclusive culture and make life-long friends

/      Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations

/      Access to one of the world’s most beautiful and iconic National Parks

What will you do in this job?

/      Ensures that cleaning and sanitizing of rooms and common areas in hotels, lodges and cabins, including bathrooms, beds, desks, kitchenettes, floors and surfaces is completed thoroughly and on time

/      Keeps record of potential safety and maintenance issues and communicates details to supervisor

/      Assists as needed with set up of rooms for special events, meetings, conferences and banquets

/      Offers assistance to guests and teammates where needed

/      Is a utility player who can complete a variety of job duties

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

/      As a housekeeper, work-ethic and commitment to the team and guest is key.

/      You have a willingness and ability to work solo and also as part of a team

/      You are committed to Safety First and the highest quality of cleaning & sanitizing standards

/      You are organized with a great eye for detail

/      You are kind to others and always bring your best

/      You are a good communicator, always suggesting ideas and solutions

/      You are helpful and friendly, willing to go the extra mile

/      You relaxed, flexible and able to handle a few curve balls

/      You like to have fun

What will your work environment be like?

/      Beautiful. You’ll work in iconic, unforgettable and inspiring state of Alaska. You’ll see amazing scenery and wildlife.  You’ll participate in team events – and fun!

/      Independent. You’ll spend your days in and around historic hotels, lodges and cabins

/      Balanced. The Alaska Collection is a non-smoking, drug-free environment

/      Remote. Our home is filled with trees, lakes and blue-bird skies; rather than buildings, freeways and smog. Connect with friends around a bonfire instead of through WiFi.

/      Busy. You need to be prepared for a physical working environment with walking, stair climbing, bending, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds with assistance) required

This job description describes at a high level what a Housekeeper does, but no document can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up.  We work as a team and believe that we succeed together – these job duties may change based on the needs of the team and company as a whole.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job.  This job is based in Alaska, USA.  Relocation to the area and the legal ability to work is required.

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.