Our courses require behind the scene support to ensure our trips run smooth and provide exceptional experiences for students. The Logistics Coordinator is a crucial role member of the team that provides direct support for field courses. This position is for a detail-oriented person who attends to the small and large details, creating uninterrupted positive program experiences for the instructors and students. A
Logistics Coordinator will work under direct supervision of the Education Coordinator to develop and implement their own systems within our programs.
This is an entry level position that also creates space and opportunity for the Logistics Coordinator to develop their own projects that will further support our field programs. There are ample opportunities for growth within future seasons at both our Anchorage and Denali bases.
– Oversee logistical systems such as gear issuing and de-issuing, food planning and packing, gear maintenance, trip pack outs, and warehouse inventory
– Directly manage all gear for multi-day backpacking, sea kayaking, and conservation programs
– Participate in the on-call system to support in evacuations or other emergencies
– Provide transportation for programs, driving a 15-passenger van with a trailer in various road conditions between Seward, Anchorage, and Denali
– Assist in student orientation days
– Assist in basic maintenance and upkeep of facilities
– Provide effective and clear communication to Instructors and Education staff
– Orient staff to logistics systems, establishing expectations for roles within these systems
– Maintain a clean driving record
– Pay rate: $16-$20/hour
– Location: based in Anchorage, Alaska
– Hours: 30-40/week
– Season: mid-late May to mid-late August
– Staff Training: mid-late May, paid, housing not provided
– Room/board: Employee is responsible for room and board. Please ask for assistance if needed.
– Reports to: Anchorage Education Program Coordinator
– Job type: Seasonal, Class B
- 18+ years old
- Must have valid driver's license and clean driving record
- Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
- General understanding of expedition programming
- Willingness to be flexible and adaptable within a small non-profit
- Must be able to life 60 pounds regularly and throughout the day
About Alaska Geographic
Alaska Geographic is the official nonprofit education and fundraising partner to Alaska’s National Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, National Forests, and BLM Conservation Lands, creating and delivering exceptional education programs and products through our collaboration with public lands agencies.
Alaska Geographic is a dynamic non-profit that offers a diverse array of outdoor programming, expeditions, stewardship projects, and education tours around Alaska to engage people in their public lands. We have been running programs since 2009 and have two education program bases – Anchorage and Denali National Park. For more information and for Denali job postings, please visit akgeo.org