Summer Employment in Ketchikan

We hire seasonal employees to work at Chinook Shores Lodge between the months of June and September. The jobs we offer include seafood processors, dockhands, deckhands, fishing guides, housekeepers, landscapers and van drivers. All job descriptions are listed on our website. Please use the form below to apply for temporary employment.

Applicant / Desired Position

Seasonal Employment

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Hours / Wages

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Physical Requirements

Workers must maintain good physical condition and be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Safety standards, stressful deadlines, and busy marina life are staples of this job.


Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid driver’s license as the position occasionally requires the workers to drive truck and 15 passenger van.

Please tell us more about you!

We don't expect you to know everything, and we offer on-the-job training. We can even train you how to clean fish and pull a boat trailer. To help us better understand your capabilities, please answer these questions:

Work Experience / Employment History

Please list your work experience for the past two years beginning with your most recent job held.

Records & Drug Testing

We provide a drug-free and tobacco-free work zone.

Character References

Please list two references (other than family and previous employers).


(Optional) Please submit additional comments and questions, or upload your resume, headshot and additional information you would like to be considered for employment.

Our commitment to our guests is to provide the best accommodations, fishing boats and facilities in the industry and to surround them with friendly knowledgeable staff and fishing guides. At Chinook Shores Lodge you will find everything you need to make your Alaska fishing trip an experience of a lifetime. Whether you prefer Ketchikan salmon fishing or Alaska halibut fishing or bottom fishing for rockfish and cod, we have it all – same day, same place, same time.