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LIVE & WORK IN TALKEETNA

Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge built from Alaska's natural resources and resting on 35 acres of our 640-acre site, our spacious guest rooms, on-site restaurants, lounge and meeting facilities provide a luxurious getaway with an unmatched view of Denali and the Alaska Range.

We specialize in providing the best Alaska experience with our innovative tours and top-notch customer service. If you are interested in a fun and challenging job with a progressive company consider joining us at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge in the small historic town of Talkeetna. Take a closer look at the opportunities at Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge and how to get around below.

About

  • Location: The lodge rests on 25 acres of our 640-acre site and is located 1-2 miles from Talkeetna. 
  • Job Categories: Lodging/Housekeeping, Food and Beverage, Front Desk and Gift Shop. 
  • Operating Season: May - September
  • Nearest Towns: Talkeetna (population 800)
  • Number of Employees: 200
  • Employee Perks: In addition to competitive wages we offer employee perks and discounts on Alaska Collection day cruises, discounts on lodge room rates, and many other discounts available on activities in the area and in the state.
  • Local Transportation: A shuttle service is available from the lodge to town, or a 1-2 mile walk. A community shuttle services trips to a grocery store Monday - Friday (13 miles away). 
  • Meals: Some meals and discounts on meals are provide

Employee Housing

  • The lodge provides on-site housing for employees 18 years or older. 
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis, with preference for employees from out-of-town. 
  •  Three types of housing available:
    • Dorm Style: Share bedroom with 1-4 others and share communal areas with 32 employees. Communal cooking, leisure/TV and gender separate shower/restroom facilities. 
    • Apartment Style: Employees share a bedroom with 1-4 others and will live in an apartment with 6-8 other employees. Housing includes kitchen, bathroom and television.
  • An accommodation fee of $5 - $8 per person per day will be deducted from the employee paycheck. 
  • All kitchens include refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, cooking equipment and utensils. 
  • Bedding and towels provided
  • On-site laundry facilities
  • Free Wireless Internet for one device for a maximum of 1 GIG of data per day.

GETTING TO & AROUND TALKEETNA

Air

Closest commercial airport is located in Anchorage, AK - the Ted Stevens International Airport. 

Driving

2.25 hours from Anchorage

Shuttle Bus

Please contact the local HR department for more information

Rail Transportation

Train Travel with 50% employee discount is available. View the Alaska Railroad's website for more information. To take advantage of the discount contact the local HR Department. 

ACTIVITIES & WHAT TO BRING

Outdoor Activities

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Flight seeing
  • Marine tours (Kenai Fjords Tours, a sister company, offers employee discounts)
  • Dog mushing tours
  • Zip lining
  • Rafting, canoeing and kayaking
  • Four wheeling
  • Jet boating
  • Biking and Running on paved 14 mile path
  • Many staff get together for games of football, soccer, bocce ball, badminton, basketball, etc.

 

Services close by 

  • The lodge features two restaurants, a lounge and a gift shop
  • Town offers restaurants, bars, general store, bakeries, coffee shop, library, post office and grocery store (13 miles away), Credit Union (12 miles away). 

What to Bring

The summer climate can be absolutely gorgeous and sunny one day and cold and wet the next. It can be cold in early May and September so employees need an assortment of clothing. The average summer temperature is 65 degrees and some suggestions are:

  • Jacket, water and wind proof
  • Hiking boots, water proof
  • Sweaters and warm fleece
  • Shorts, yes there is that possibility of warm temperatures
  • Uniform pants and shoes 
  • A good alarm clock (battery operated) 

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