Work In Anchorage: Transportation & Guests Services
Alaska’s largest city encompasses 42% of the state’s population and offers all of the modern conveniences of any major city. This city of 277,000 is uniquely placed between the mountains of Chugach State Park, the nation’s largest state park, and the waters of the Cook Inlet. Anchorage offers spectacular views along with some of Alaska’s favorite summer time activities. Backpacking, biking, hiking trails and fishing are part of the summer time culture. Modern skyscrapers and buildings are intermingled within the wonderful park and trail system that bring you up close to Alaska’s pioneer past.
Anchorage is a unique destination located in one of the world’s most spectacular settings – Alaska! Embraced by six mountain ranges and warmed by a marine climate, Anchorage is alive with adventure, recreation, sporting events and more…right out your back door. Anchorage is a modern city surrounded by endless peaks, dazzling displays of flowers, live music from the city parks and unique art on display throughout the city. Many streams are alive with salmon which can be fished all summer long, contributing to the many optional activities that are available to all. Chugach State Park borders Anchorage with hiking trails galore and views of Turnagain Arm, contributing to its “Big Wild Life”.
Anchorage Transportation Division does not provide any housing for its employees. The office is located on Anchorage’s Southside, about 10 miles from downtown Anchorage. Apartments are easy to find and affordable, with typical rent around $650 per month, depending on your necessities and location. Public transportation is available throughout the city. Our employees have found that a bike is your best bet if you do not have a car. Anchorage has a wonderful bike trail system that can get you anywhere in the city. Grocery stores, malls, and post offices are all easily accessible by public transportation and bike trails. The cost of living in Anchorage is similar to living in many big cities in the lower 48 states.
Why Work For us
Upon successful completion of the terms of the employment agreement, an attractive discounted travel program may be available, including cruises with Princess Cruises, Holland America Line and Seabourn.
Conveniently, Anchorage is the hub for most airline arrivals and departures in South Central Alaska. Once in Anchorage you will be responsible for your own transportation. Anchorage has a wonderful public transportation system as well as a bike trail system that runs throughout the city. There are regular taxi, city bus, and shuttle services available at the Airport upon arrival. Schedules and pricing for many of these services can be found online.