Happy Employees Who Found Summer Jobs In Alaska at AlaskaTourJobs.com
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Goin’ Cruisin’

What’s life like on an Alaskan charter bus? Join our driver guides as they cruise the frontier – there won’t be any rock stars on this tour bus, but there sure is some wildlife!

John- Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge

by rosen Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock
Fairbanks-Princess
I first came to Alaska in 1995 for a summer vacation with my brother Charlie. My first couple of years in Alaska I was an independent gold miner with a serious case of gold fever.  I never seemed to strike it rich and I was hurting for cash. My brother...  Read More

Celeste- Ketchikan

by rosen Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Beautiful Ketchikan (Bob Hirschfeld)
My trek to Ketchikan, Alaska was an unusual one.  I’m from New Jersey and I was employed as an Account Executive for a finance company in midtown Manhattan.  I had been in this position for almost a year, after originally being trained as a credit analyst and commercial lender in...  Read More

Dan- Whitehorse Operations Manager

by rosen Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
A pleasant summer day in the town of Skagway.
After a 15 year career at sea with Princess Cruises as Cruise Director it was time for a new adventure!  We had cruised Alaska for many years but we had never been able to enjoy the inland portion of the Yukon and Alaska.  This was going to be the summer...  Read More

Bernadette- Rail Services

by rosen Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska, Tales from the Rail
The Exit Glacier is an Alaskan natural landmark
I grew up in Alaska, having moved here at age five.  My dad was a pilot for a small air-taxi service out in bush Alaska, and he flew everything from mail, groceries, and dog-teams  to med-evac flights up and down the villages in the Yukon-Kuskoquim River Delta.  The most well-known...  Read More

Bonnie- Assistant General Manager

by rosen Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Only in Alaska
While attending Utah State University in Logan, Utah, I had a good friend that spent a summer at Denali Princess working at the front desk.  Upon her return, she shared stories of hiking in the Park, wildlife viewing and of all the other adventures she had during the 4 month...  Read More

Wade – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
My Experience I love my job! I was born and raised in Fairbanks Alaska and love showing my home to visitors. Our passengers are always happy and fun to talk to. My fellow employees, whether Driver/Guides, outfitters or supervisors, are very professional and always willing to help. I try to give...  Read More

Christina – Administrative Assistant

by ATJ Posted in Friendliest Catch: Fishing in Alaska, Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Off the Clock, Only in Alaska
Working in Alaska since 2002 has been a pleasure! I started as an Outfitter in 2002 as a summer job back in my high school years. It proved to be fun, fast paced, and exciting to work in tourism and being my first real job, I had a real sense...  Read More

Nancy – Training and Transportation Supervisor

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin', I ♥ Alaska, Only in Alaska
I first started working for in 2002 as a driver-guide in Ketchikan, Alaska. I had recently graduated from college and wanted to take one year off before I committed to graduate school. I saw an ad for AlaskaTourJobs.com on the internet and I applied on a whim. I had applied after...  Read More

Ron – Driver Guide

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
My first year with Princess and Holland America. I became involved in the cruise industry specifically as a driver-guide during the summer of 2008. Several couples and individuals who have worked for the company for many years as Outfitters/Passenger Service Representatives, had been encouraging me to give it a try....  Read More

Linda – Outfitter

by ATJ Posted in Goin' Cruisin'
I started working for Princess in May of 1998. I was a newly retired elementary school teacher. I knew Princess was a very organized business because my husband and I several years prior to retirement took a Caribbean cruise with them. I remember how everything was all prepared for us. We...  Read More