University of Alaska Southeast

Job Posting

Company: DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery
Location: Juneau, AK
Position: Tour Guide/Retail Clerk
Requirements: See job posting

Tour guide is a customer service oriented position that acts as the face of the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery and Ladd Macaulay Visitor Center. The position requires public speaking in front of large groups as well as money handling skills. Tours guides will work in a fast-paced environment and will need to be able to multi-task and move from one work station to another as needed. Interest and knowledge of marine life and fisheries are a plus. Will have scheduled days off, but must be willing to change due to the needs of the tour industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing timely, educational presentations to large groups of people
  • Giving one on one tours to small groups of people
  • Conversing with a wide-range of guests, answering questions, and providing facts
  • Retail sales, cash register operations, money handling
  • Stocking merchandise
  • Cleaning of visitor center, aquariums, and gift shop
  • Providing guests with salmon samples


Public speaking experience from previous jobs or classes. Money handling skills and customer service experience a plus but not required. Must be willing to have a flexible schedule, and change shifts on short notice.

Pay Rate/ Job Length

Seasonal position: April 25th - October 2nd. Full-time availability preferred, but will accept applications for part-time as well. Pay rate $10-$13/hour DOE.

If interested please call (907) 463-1635, visit the DIPAC website for an online application, and submit resumes to:

Contact: Katie Harms
Contact at: (907) 463-1635
Closing Date: Open until filled