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Alaska Icefield Expeditions

  • Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, AK
  • akdogtour.com
  • scorporations

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Glacier Sled Dog Handler


min experience

salary range

$3k - $3.5k / month

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
Work Visa Sponsoring Available

Job Overview

We are looking for energetic and hardworking folks to join our team for the Summer!

We offer helicopter dogsledding tours on the Denver Glacier in Skagway and the Mendenhall and Herbert Glaciers in Juneau, Alaska.


  • Sled Dog Handlers will maintain guest safety and assist Mushers getting in and out of dog yards with sled dog teams.
  • Each Sled Dog Handler is responsible for assisting Mushers in conducting safe tours.
  • Sled Dog Handlers inspect dogs daily for general health and fitness.
  • Sled Dog Handlers will work throughout the camp and dog yards to meet the needs of the day.
  • Unloading/loading guests and supplies from the helicopter
  • Photographing action shots of guests on sleds
  • You may be assigned different duties on any given day at the Camp Manager’s discretion.

No experience is necessary.


Special Benefits

  • Room and Board are provided on the glacier.
    • Work with a family-owned company
    • Create memorable experiences to have for a lifetime
    • Cuddle puppies!!!
    • Learn to Mush
    • Meet and make new friends
    • All Meals are provided by a full-time camp cook in camp
    • There are Performance Bonuses for Mushers
    • Possible comp tours on other Alaskan Adventures
    • Gear Discounts
    • Tips. While they are NOT solicited, as in all service industries they do occur
    • Creating lifelong friends
    • Commute to work every week in a helicopterYou also get to be part of an experience that comes with a long history.  Learn from past and future Iditarod mushers, handlers, and sled dogs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to legally work in the U.S.
  • Valid CPR and First Aid
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.
  • Must be available from the beginning of May to September

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