Work in Fairbanks Guest Services & Transportation
Fairbanks, the “Golden Heart City,” is the largest city in Alaska’s Interior. Supporting 80,000 residents, it offers all of the amenities of a mid-sized city with quick and easy access to Alaska’s magnificent wilderness. Fairbanks was established during Alaska’s Gold Rush. The sparkle of that “golden” heritage in the land of the midnight sun draws thousands of visitors to the city each year. The University of Alaska’s Museum of the North is home to some of the finest displays detailing Alaska’s rich natural and human history. Muskoxen, caribou and reindeer roam the hills of the Large Animal Research Station. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline is a draw for visitors who marvel at this engineering wonder that transports Alaska’s “black gold”. From Fairbanks, it is just a short step out your door to limitless hiking, fishing, boating and other outdoor opportunities.
Fairbanks offers amenities and adventure in a style that is truly authentic to Alaska. At a latitude of 64, Fairbanks is located in the heart of Alaska and provides some amazing avenues for satisfying the heart’s desire. Drive 198 miles north of Fairbanks to reach the Arctic Circle or drive 120 miles south to reach Denali, the tallest peak of the Americas. If you choose to stay in the city limits expect to be energized by all that the ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ has to offer. This ranges from award winning exhibits on Alaska’s culture and history to experiencing tours as varied as your energy and interests allow. Fairbanks offers the city, the outdoors, and the gateway to an authentic Alaskan adventure.
Fairbanks Transportation Division does not provide any housing for its employees, however we do help facilitate the process to secure housing and find roommates. Prices vary depending on your necessities and location. Check the classifieds in the newsminer.com, Craigslist, Facebook and Zillow for local listings.
Public transportation is available throughout the city. The Fairbanks office is located at 3401 Lathrop Street at the south/east end of town, about 2 miles from the downtown area. The Fairbanks office is about 5 miles from the largest shopping area including a small mall, Wal-Mart Supercenter, Old Navy, Home Depot and several other large commercial stores. A bicycle is a great solution for local transportation due to the close proximity of many amenities.
Why Work for Fairbanks Transportation & Guest Services?
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. Employees also receive a seasonal completion bonus, discounts on optional tours, and the chance to experience Alaska’s unique Interior.
Employees who are enrolled in Holland America-Princess’ Commercial Driver Training Program in Alaska and out of state can register with the University of Alaska Summer Sessions program to receive 3 credits for COMM F193P. This is the first tour company in Alaska where students can earn university credits by completing the commercial driver training program. The credits are fully transferable. Contact your hiring manager for registration information.
Fairbanks offers Uber, Lyft, Taxi’s, and the city bus services to and from the airport and around town for your convenience.