Do you enjoy cooking for yourself and others? Do you have a passion for healthy, delicious food? If so, we are looking for you!

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of food preparation, food handling and a current Alaska Food Handlers Card (ADEC). Your environment will be semi-remote so organization, meal creativity, food storage awareness and meal planning are necessary.


The camp is semi remote. Fully functional kitchen with running water and electricity.

Camp Cook works independently, under the direction of the Camp Manager, preparing breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks according to camp schedule for a crew of 10-20 employees.

Camp Cook is responsible for kitchen operations, maintaining sufficient groceries in camp, ordering, and confirming grocery and kitchen re-supply with the Expediters.

Responsible for menu planning, recipes, and preparation, the Camp Cook delivers a well-balanced diet consisting of ‘meat and potato’ fare with plenty of fruits and vegetables, considering allergies, dietary requests, and camp preference.

Camp Cooks maintain 7-10 days of dedicated food supply in reserve and display menu flexibility, considering product on hand, re-supply considerations, and operational cost.

The kitchen is used by the crew throughout the day, Camp Cook provides a warm and inviting reprieve from daily operations, necessitating a positive attitude and restraint.

Camp Cooks must always facilitate kitchen operations according to ADEC standards.

Position is seasonal, May through September.

Room and Board provided

Tagged as: Cooks and Food Service, Instruction and Guiding

Required Skills:

Must be able to lift 50lbs and be able to stand for extended periods of time.

Must be able to work legally in the U.S.

Valid CPR and First Aid

Alaska Food Handlers Card

About Gold Rush Dog Tours

Gold Rush Dog Tours, LLC is the sister company of Alaska Icefield Expeditions, Inc.  Founded in 2006, Gold Rush Dog Tours has been running strong and providing guests with an experience to remember in beautiful Sheep Creek Valley. Gold Rush offers sled dog rides with modified carts to guests during the summer.

Come join our team where you can learn from experienced Mushers, care for, and learn about sled dogs, play with puppies as well as meet new guests every day.

Application Instructions

Please submit your application at www.goldrushdogs.com with your Resume and Cover Letter