Application Process

We are accepting applications for all positions for the 2017 season, including:

Housekeeper/Server/Kitchen Helper

Operations Crew Member

Assistant, Breakfast and/or Dinner Cook

Naturalist Guide

We will begin our initial interview process in Fall 2016, with hopes of being fully staffed by April 1st, 2017.  Applications must be received by February 15th, 2017, but we recommend you apply early for best consideration.  Please follow the link below to complete our online application. 

View our job descriptions


The following items are required as part of a complete application. When prompted to upload your resume, include all three items as one .doc, .txt, or .pdf document.  

1) A letter that addresses:

  • How you heard about Camp Denali and North Face Lodge
  • Why you want to work with us
  • The job you are applying for
  • The relevant skills and experience you bring 
  • If you possess a current driver's license with less than three moving violations in the past three years
  • A description of your work ethic
  • A short description of your near-term goals
  • An indication of your willingness and ability to commit to two years of seasonal (May-September) work in Denali (2017 Seasonal Positions) or to commit to at least three years of employment (Naturalist Guides and Supervisors)
  • Your dates of availability; the first and last day you could be working in Alaska (Our full season is late May through mid-September.  Strong preference is given to applicants who can work a full season)

2) A current resumé that indicates your education, volunteer, and work experiences.

3) Three professional references. Provide their names, titles if they have one, relationship to you, and contact information; usually an email address and phone number will suffice.

An hour-long phone interview followed by an in-person interview at a location convenient to you will be required. In addition, applicants for year-round positions may be required to travel to our property for a visit mid-season. 

We regret we are not able to conduct in-person interviews outside the U.S. International applicants must acquire a work visa that is valid through the length of their employment.

Feel free to send an email to or call 907-683-2290, should you have any questions.


Thank you,

Megan Martz, Personnel Manager