See up to 5 Types of Whales from 4 Departure Locations!

Join the Pacific Northwest's finest whale watching company.

It's hard to find another whale watching company with such a talented and passionate team.  We are driven to provide exceptional customer service – something that can be hard to find these days.  We love what we do and it shows.  

Current openings:

 

Island Adventures is always accepting resumes of eager and hardworking folks.  Feel free to email or drop off a cover letter and resume for our office staff to look through.  We typically start our hiring process in January and February for the following season.  Cover letters and resumes can be emailed to whales@islandadventurecruises.com, Attention Jessica.

Seasonal Retail and Customer Service

LOCATION: PORT ANGELES, WA

EXPERIENCE: SOME EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: APRIL 15 - OCTOBER 21, 2018

Island Adventures/Port Angeles Whale Watch Company has been voted the #1 whale watch company in the Pacific Northwest for 8 consecutive years.  We operate seasonal whale watching tours from downtown Port Angeles May through October and are currently looking for a qualified retail and customer service associate for our gift shop.  

Responsibilities

  • Opening and preparing the store for visitors each morning

  • Greet guests and answer questions prior to each tour

  • Help market tours and create new reservations

  • Serve as cashier for retail transactions using Square system

  • Restock retail items and manage inventory

  • Communicate frequently with our Anacortes office

  • Maintain cleanliness and appearance of the store and surrounding areas

  • Accept and organize deliveries

  • Update whale sightings board and be able to share recent sightings with potential customers

  • Communicate with boat during tours regarding sightings and return times

Requirements

  • Prior retail or customer service experience required

  • Basic office skills (checking email, scanning documents, filing receipts, etc.)

  • Must be friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic, and courteous in dealing with guests and co-workers

  • Able to handle guest concerns in a professional and tactful manner

  • Must be self-motivated, independent, and trustworthy

  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays

Seasonal Café Crew – Anacortes/La Conner

LOCATION: ANACORTES/LA CONNER, WA

EXPERIENCE: EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: MARCH 1 - OCTOBER 31, 2018

Island Adventures has been voted the #1 whale watch company in the Pacific Northwest for 8 consecutive years.  We operate seasonal whale watching tours from both Anacortes and La Conner and are seeking qualified and enthusiastic food service professionals to join our team.  

Responsibilities

  • Transfer supplies to boat from warehouse each morning

  • Prepare cafe area and food items for upcoming tour

  • Prepare made-to-order burritos, nachos, salads etc. throughout the tour

  • Serve as cashier for food orders using Square system

  • Perform light line-handling while undocking and docking the vessel

  • Properly store food and clean cafe at end of tour

  • If time permits, assist other crew members with closing duties as necessary

  • Take inventory of boat supplies and make note of what is needed from the warehouse

Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years or older

  • Must have Washington Food Worker Card and MAST 12 Mixologist Permit or obtain one immediately after hire

  • Prior food service experience strongly preferred

  • Must be friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic, and courteous in dealing with guests and co-workers

  • Must work well in a team environment

  • Must be available to work long hours during peak season, including weekends and holidays

  • Must not get seasick

Seasonal Café Crew – Port Angeles

LOCATION: PORT ANGELES, WA

EXPERIENCE: EXPERIENCE STRONGLY PREFERRED

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: APRIL 15 - OCTOBER 20, 2018

Island Adventures/Port Angeles Whale Watch Company has been voted the #1 whale watch company in the Pacific Northwest for 8 consecutive years.  We operate seasonal whale watching tours from downtown Port Angeles May through October and are seeking qualified and enthusiastic food service professionals to join our team.  

Responsibilities

  • Transfer supplies to boat from store each morning

  • Prepare cafe area and food items for upcoming tour

  • Prepare food and serve drinks throughout the tour

  • Serve as cashier for food orders using Square system

  • Perform light line-handling while undocking and docking the vessel

  • Properly store food and clean cafe at end of tour

  • If time permits, assist other crew members with closing duties as necessary

  • Take inventory of boat supplies and make note of what is needed from the store before the next tour

Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years or older

  • Must have Washington Food Worker Card and MAST 12 Mixologist Permit or obtain one immediately after hire

  • Prior food service experience strongly preferred

  • Must be friendly, outgoing, enthusiastic, and courteous in dealing with guests and co-workers

  • Must work well in a team environment

  • Must be available to work long hours during peak season, including weekends and holidays

  • Must not get seasick

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