SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (December 20, 2006) – Imagine having a job where seeing wildlife such as salmon-hunting bear, grazing caribou and soaring bald eagles is an everyday occurrence. Princess Tours, one of the largest tour companies in Alaska is offering just that, with a number of jobs available in Alaska for the 2007 summer season.
Every summer Princess’ Alaska operation springs to life with hundreds of new and returning seasonal employees who work together to provide its cruisetour passengers the best possible vacation experience in the majestic wilderness. To prepare for next season, the company is reaching out to potential employees from Alaska and around the country with a dedicated website listing Princess’ Alaska job offerings – www.PrincessJobs.com – which currently describes many positions available for summer 2007.
The company hires as many as 2,200 workers every May to September Alaska season, with staff members working in a variety of roles, including food & beverage, hotel services, transportation, maintenance and customer service, assisting travelers and contributing behind the scenes in the company’s five wilderness lodges, private luxury railcars, and fleet of motorcoaches operating in 10 Alaksan cities, from Ketchikan to Fairbanks.
PrincessJobs.com offers full descriptions of available positions, such as driver-guides, passenger services representatives, mechanics, bartenders, luggage handlers, chefs, and many other opportunities. The site lists openings by job type and location, and offers a convenient online job application. Potential employees can even watch a video about Princess vacations in Alaska.
“We always look forward to a great group of people joining our team of seasonal Alaska employees, “said Charlie Ball, president of Princess Tours. “Alaska is an exciting place to work for the summer, and our employees also come away with valuable customer service skills that can open the doors for future employment. It’s a win for Princess and our employees.”
Princess Alaska employees come from a variety of backgrounds and range in age from students to retirees. Job privileges include subsidized transportation to and from Alaska; discounted cruises; discounts at lodges and on rail transportation; and in some locations, even employee housing is available.
Princess is a leader in Alaska vacations, giving travelers the opportunity to combine a Gulf of Alaska cruise with the interior of Alaska experience for a complete land and sea package featuring highlights on this majestic state. On land, Princess Tours owns and operates five riverside wilderness lodges, a fleet of deluxe motorcoaches and 10 luxury rail cars to give passengers the best way to experience the Heart of Alaska. The company also provides turnaround services and shore excursions for Princess ships in Alaska.
Additional information about Princess’ Alaska job openings is available at www.PrincessJobs.com.