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Page Updated: February 13, 2024

Assistant Maintenance Manager: Full-time, year-round. Under the Direction of the Projects and Maintenance Manager, the Assistant Maintenance Manager will oversee the day-to-day operation of the maintenance staff. This includes, but is not limited to, custodial duties, grounds, facilities and building maintenance, fleet oversight and general construction. The Assistant Maintenance Manager is responsible for supporting the Maintenance Manager with on-boarding and training new maintenance personnel, and acts as a liaison for capital improvement projects should the Maintenance Manager not be present. They will clearly communicate with all AWCC staff and work closely with department managers to ensure safe operations. $60,000 annual salary DOE. Additional benefits available for Full Time/Year-Round employees include health care premium paid in-full by the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center as well as 2-weeks paid time off plus ten paid holidays. Free on-site, bunk style housing included until April 30th, 2024. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to view a complete job description.​ A valid driver’s license is required for all job listings. Click HERE to apply. Questions? Email info@alaskawildlife.org.

Seasonal Retail Clerk: Full-time, Seasonal. Role is for March 1st to August 1st. This position is responsible for daily transactions for AWCC visitors in the retail shop. Retail duties include customer support, operating registers, restocking inventory, processing retail transactions, daily cleaning duties, tagging of inventory and other tasks as assigned. Wage is $17/hour with free on-site, bunk style housing included. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to view a complete Job Description. A valid driver’s license is required for all job listings. Click HERE to apply. Questions? Email retail@alaskawildlife.org

Seasonal Admissions Clerk: Full-time, Seasonal. Role is for April 15th – September 15th​. This position is responsible for daily transactions for AWCC visitors in the ticket booth. Admissions duties include greeting visitors, correctly inputting daily transactions of individuals, commercial tour operators, cash handling, daily cleaning tasks, operating gates, handling high volume of guests, relaying rules and regulations of facility to all guests and special event participants. Wage is $17/hour with free on-site, bunk style housing included. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to view a complete Job Description. A valid driver’s license is required for all job listings. Click HERE to apply. Questions? Email jonathan@alaskawildlife.org

Seasonal Maintenance Tech: Full-time, seasonal. May 1st – October 1st. Under the direction of AWCC’s Facilities & Projects Manager, our maintenance team plays an integral role in the success of AWCC by ensuring the facility is safe for guests and employees alike. Daily checks to make sure equipment is running properly, animal habitats are secure, pedestrian space is free of any hazards, buildings are stable, and grounds being maintained are vital to our operation. This position works in a variety of locations including restrooms, offices, behind the scenes staff areas, indoor and outside exhibits, retail space, company vehicles and more. Wage is $23/hour DOE with free on-site, bunk style housing included until. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to view a complete Job Description. A valid driver’s license is required for all job listings. Click HERE to apply. Questions? Email info@alaskawildlife.org.

Seasonal Security Guard: Full-time seasonal, May 1st – October 1st. This position ensures visitors to AWCC adhere to our rules and safety guidelines, as well as acts as the primary point of contact during events at the center. Duties will include the patrolling of AWCC grounds to serve as a visible presence and promote safety, as well as incidence response, traffic control, and other duties as assigned. Wage is $20/hour with free on-site, bunk style housing included. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Click here to view a complete Job Description. A valid driver’s license is required for all job listings. Click HERE to apply. Questions? Email info@alaskawildlife.org.

AWCC is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran or family status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. This policy extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including, but not limited to, recruiting, interviewing, job assignments, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, use of facilities, participation in company-sponsored activities, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

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