Thank you for your interest in working for St. Elias Alpine Guides!

We have completed our hiring for the 2020 summer season. We will begin accepting applications for the 2021 summer season in December 2020.

The following positions are likely to be available:

Office Staff
Glacier Hiking Guide
Historical Tour Leader
Ice Climbing Guide
Raft Guide

All employees work as Glacier Hiking Guides and Historical Tour leaders in additional to whatever other positions they are qualified for and/or interested in. See individual pages for details.

Unsure what job you are qualified for? Check out our “Which Position should I Apply for?” page!

alaska hiking guide jobProcess

To apply, please email the following three items to [email protected]:

  1. A cover letter stating why you are interested in working for us, as well as which position(s) you are interested in and your dates of availability for summer 2021
  2. A current and detailed work history resume
  3. A current and detailed resume or summary of outdoor experience/qualifications

Upon receiving your complete application materials, you will receive an email providing more information about the position. The complete hiring/interview process includes additional email correspondence about the McCarthy lifestyle, a short (5-10 minute) two-way interview over Skype, reference check, and final (up to 1 hour) Skype interview. The entire process can last 2-3 weeks and applications will be accepted until positions are full.



In addition to our guiding positions, we are also likely to be hiring for a manager/housekeeper for the Shushanna Guesthouse and a gift-shop/barista position at the Kennecott Trading Company. Please email us with a general resume and cover letter if interested in either of those positions.

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