Job Opportunities

Available Positions

Expediter at the Crow's Nest

Ideal candidates will have a passion for food and the culinary arts. We are in search of individuals with proven strong communication skills. We are seeking individuals who are hands-on, detail orientated, organized, in addition to being professional, gracious and warm. Attention to detail, quick and polished appearance and demeanor are mandatory. Night and weekend availability is a MUST! The applicant is responsible for supporting the server and the kitchen staff to ensure smooth dining room operations during service. Providing excellent quality service at all times is our number one focus. This amazing opportunity to work within one of the best and most professional restaurants in the state of Alaska. We want to meet you. This is a full time Union evening position. Must have a food handlers' card.  Salary DOE

Sous Chef at Fletcher's

This position is directly responsible to ensure prompt and smooth flow of meal service in accordance with the Preferred Hotel Standards. This individual is responsible for supervising, scheduling, and monitoring performance of all Kitchen staff and activities and may perform all tasks and functions of the Kitchen Department.

Essential Functions:
• Coordinates with Kitchen staff in regard to assigned duties and to assure all guests are provided with superior service
• Coordinates with Executive Chef for policy and procedures regarding food preparation and presentation, proper recipe specifications, costs and selling prices and waste factors
• Instructs cooks in Hotel standards food preparation
• Direct and assist cooks in daily production
• Makes decisions concerning quality, quantity, and time-job allotments to ensure prompt and smooth service, under the supervision of the Executive Chef.
• Directs cooking staff as to inventories and functions on a day-to-day basis
• Ensures staff utilization of time to minimize labor costs
• Inspects kitchen for cleanliness, orderliness, maintenance needs and security
• Available and prepared to work scheduled shifts and some irregular hours
• Other duties as assigned
• Food Worker's Card/Serve Safe Certified

Minimum Education:
Culinary Arts Degree is preferred for the position.

Minimum Experience:
Five years cooking experience in a hotel or high-volume restaurant and one-year previous supervisory experience is required of the position. Food & Beverage procedures are responsibilities of the position. Working knowledge and skills in Classic food preparation, as well as American and European Regional dishes.

Interpersonal and oral communication skills are essential requirements for the position. Ability to understand food preparation and menus’ recipes, and a capacity to adapt, combine or make improvements in programs or service is required of the position. A personal and polite attitude along with a professional appearance is required of the position. Ability to deal with stress and posses’ strong leadership, organization, problem solving, and reasoning skills are key functions of the position. Individual must have integrity, honesty, and a cooperative attitude towards job and personnel. Aggressive in maintaining high standards and creative with recipes, menus, and garnishes are required.

$55,000.00-$60,000.00 DOE - Annually / Union



• The employee provides protection of the Hotel, guests and staff from events such as assault, theft, vandalism,
harassment, and other disruptive incidents. Individual must have integrity, honesty, and a cooperative attitude
towards job and personnel. This is a 40 hour a week position with overtime possibilities.

• At least one year of law enforcement, military or security experience, preferably working in building security
• Applicant will be required to successfully complete a pre-hire physical and drug test

• Enforce Hotel policies and procedures
• Provide protection of Hotel, Guests and Staff from such events such as assault, theft, vandalism, harassment and
other disruptive incidents
• Perform security patrols of the Hotel
• Respond to general alarms, power outages, broken water/power lines and security breaches of any kind
• Utilize Microsoft Office and other commonly used computer programs
• Observe and Report all major incidents
• Maintain radio/telephone communications
• Ability to work in a constant state of alertness in a safe manner
• Willingness to perform other duties as required
• Identify and respond to guests needs by providing excellent customer service to all patrons
• Build, strengthen, and maintain collaborative relationships with others inside and outside the department
• Must maintain a neat, clean, and well-groomed professional appearance while on duty in accordance with Hotel
• Capable of detaining person(s) while police are notified.

• Full-time regular employees have the opportunity to enroll in health insurance, life insurance, 401k Retirement Plan and short-term disability insurance.

Food Expo Position at Whale's Tail (Evening Shift)

Position Overview: Whale's Tail Bar and Restaurant is inviting applications for the role of a Food Expediter for our evening shifts. This part-time position is crucial in ensuring the smooth flow of our kitchen to table service, maintaining the quality and efficiency of our dining experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Bridge the kitchen and front of the house, ensuring prompt and accurate delivery of orders.
  • Inspect dishes for presentation and quality before they are served.
  • Coordinate order timing and special requests with the kitchen staff.
  • Maintain clear communication with servers and kitchen personnel for efficient operation.


  • Minimum age requirement of 21 years.
  • Current Food Handlers Certification.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Capability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Work Schedule:

  • Part-time position primarily on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, with potential shifts on Sunday and Monday.
  • Evening shift hours: 5 PM to 11 PM.

If you have a passion for food service and excel in a team-based environment, we would love to have you join us at the Whale's Tail Bar and Restaurant. We invite you to apply for this role and become a key part of our dining experience.

Busser at Fletcher's or Whale's Tail

Position Overview: Whale's Tail Bar and Restaurant is seeking a dedicated Busser to join our evening team. This part-time role is essential in maintaining the cleanliness and efficiency of our dining area, ensuring a pleasant experience for our guests.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promptly clear, clean, and reset tables after guests depart.
  • Assist in maintaining the overall cleanliness of the dining area, including floors and surfaces.
  • Support waitstaff with delivering food and beverages, refilling water, and attending to guest needs.
  • Help with setting up the dining area, including the placement of linens, silverware, and glassware.


  • Ability to work efficiently and courteously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to cleanliness.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to stand and move for extended periods.

Work Schedule:

  • Part-time position primarily on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, with potential additional shifts on Sunday and Monday.
  • Evening shift approximate hours: 5 PM to 11 PM.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about providing excellent service and thrives in a team environment. If you are interested in joining our team at Whale's Tail Bar and Restaurant and meet these qualifications, please apply for this vital role in our dining experience.


This position is responsible for the initial greeting of guests as they enter the Hotel from 4th Avenue.

*Essential Functions:
• Maintain required post at all times
• Initially greet guests following Preferred standards
• Coordinate with Bell staff for guest assistance and requests
• Maintain cleanliness of and control traffic in circular driveway
• Coordinate taxi cabs, shuttles, valet parking and other transportation requests
• Assist guests with event locations and directions
• Must possess valid Alaska driver's license
• Other duties as assigned by Bell Captain, Concierge or Front Desk Manager

Excellent interpersonal skills as well as a strong command of the English language required (foreign language an advantage). Must have a willingness to serve, a polite attitude and a professional appearance. Must be able to operate a moving vehicle.

This is a full-time, Union position. The shifts we are looking to fill are 3PM-12AM, days off are Sunday and Monday.

Pastry Cook


Demonstrated experience in commercial kitchens

You must be able to lift a minimum of 50 ponds on a regular basis

Full-time Union position - mornings 6:30am-3pm

Baking and kitchen skills

Ability to understand and take direction from others

Ability to read recipes, memorize, and replicate food production procedures

Skill and coordination with kitchen utensils and equipment

Work in a high volume, fast paced work environment

If you have a positive attitude and a love for learning, we would love to speak with you!

Room Attendant

This position is responsible to service guest rooms while maintaining the Hotels Preferred Standards.  This individual is required to acknowledge all patrons appropriately and assist with information and/or special requests.

Essential Functions:

Coordinate with Assistant Executive Housekeeper

Cleaning assigned guest rooms includes:

Cleaning the bathroom area (toilet, shower and tub, and vanity) and restocking with amenities

Straighten and clean the bedroom area (change linen, vacuum, and dust furniture, etc.)

Check to see that all appropriate Hotel information is restocked in room and in proper place                      (stationary, directory, notepad, and pens, Do Not Disturb Sign, restaurant and club information, Hotel brochures, etc.)

Clean and restock bar (napkins, clean bar glasses, etc.)

Inspect furniture, fixtures and equipment and report items needing repairs to housekeeping office (doors and frames, televisions, upholstery, plumbing, paint or vinyl, etc.)

  • Guest belongings organized
  • Retrieve supplies to maid closet
  • Coordinate with security regarding emergency response team functions
  • Work various 8-hour shifts while standing
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds periodically throughout shift
  • Other duties as assigned


The ability to work quickly, accurately, and safely under pressure is required for the position.  Individuals should be courteous, patient and have a cooperative attitude toward his/her job and other personnel.  Communication skills such as listening, speaking, and reading.

Front Desk Clerk

Location: The Hotel Captain Cook

Type: Full Time

This position is responsible for assisting hotel guest with registration and checkout, provides information on special requests, events and attractions in the hotel. Maintain Hotel standards and acknowledging all patrons appropriately in passing. Typing/Computer skills a must. This is a full-time Union position. Hours available would be 3-11pm

Grill Cooks

The Hotel Captain Cook is looking for Anchorage's Best Cooks. If you want to work in a fast paced and fun restaurant, come in and fill out an application. We are looking for a grill cook.

Must be available to work weekends.

Union Benefits after 7 months, Medical, Dental Insurance and 401K available. Salary DOE

Banquet Equipment Coordinator

Performs work requested in the set-up, serving and breakdown of banquet functions and convention functions.  Other duties related to routine cleaning and maintenance of banquet equipment and areas.  Schedule is flexible.  Must be able to communicate with guests and guest requests, and work with minimal supervision.  Computer knowledge is a plus.  Must be available days, evenings, and weekends. May be required to lift 50 pounds on occasion.  Salary DOE

Banquet Table Attendant

This position is responsible for providing food and beverage service to hotel guests and the general cleanliness during the banquet function.  He/she is required to provide courteous, efficient service to the guests in conformance with the Preferred Hotel Standards.  This individual is required to acknowledge all patrons appropriately in passing and assist them with any special needs they may require.  Must be 21.

Banquet Bartender

This position is directly responsible for the operation of the Banquet Bars and assures compliance with the Preferred Hotel Standards.  Individuals are also required to greet all guest appropriately and prepare and serve cocktails.  Must be 21, and available to work weekends.


Kitchen Maintenance and Cleaning Staff Position

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a dedicated individual to maintain a clean and efficient kitchen environment. This full-time, unionized graveyard position involves various cleaning and maintenance duties within the kitchen.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a clean working area in the kitchen, ensuring all surfaces, equipment, and utensils are sanitized and tidy.
  • Perform specific cleaning tasks including, but not limited to, ovens and grills, dish machines, and other mechanical equipment.
  • Assist in dish washing, banquet setup and breakdown.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef, and Chief Steward to fulfill assigned duties effectively.


  • Physical fitness and ability to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work graveyard shifts as part of a full-time schedule.


  • Previous experience in kitchen maintenance and cleaning is preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work independently.


  • Dependent on experience (DOE).

If you are committed to maintaining high standards of cleanliness and are looking for a full-time role in a dynamic kitchen environment, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Tour Desk

Summary of Position:
Answering phones, making reservations, checking in and checking out guests, overseeing in house and future tour group manifests for both arrivals and departures. This is a full-time seasonal morning position.

Minimum Education:
High School diploma or equivalent

Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel for Windows 95 and the ability to quickly learn additional computer programs are required. Position requires strong interpersonal, problem solving and reasoning skills. Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment are fundamental essential functions of the position.

The Hotel Captain Cook is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note: The management reserves the right to change or otherwise modify job responsibilities as required to meet the needs of the business.

Interested candidates, please apply online on our website.

Thank you for considering a career at The Hotel Captain Cook


Note: Resumes will not be accepted without a Hotel Captain Cook application.

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