I really want to find a job with CIRI on the Kenai Peninsula! I am hoping they hire both young and old alike, as I know I would do a great job for them given the opportunity. I just sent in my application, so now the waiting game begins.
LOL, join the group, Aggie,the Eggs In One Basket Group !
I'm hoping for Yellowstone management in F&B, lower, mid, whatever. If that doesn't work, I'll be looking elsewhere, I guess. Until I hear No from them (mid december, they said) I'll wait it out.
dont know if your interested carol but at the canyon in yellowstone with dnc there will be a lead position possible a fountain supervisor postion ( not sure if they will bring that job back) or stay with 2 leads for a 90 seat 50's style diner. i lead last year but am not going to this year im serving
so i know there open. if interested i can give u all the details:)) good luck
*Gasp* Why no love for the gift shop?!? :) It's a fabulous way to spend the season - no one yells at you because their room wasn't ready on time, or because the food wasn't well-prepared, or because they were stupid and didn't book their tour in time, and now it's sold out... It's usually fast-paced, so you don't get bored too often, and time flies by; the hours/schedules are pretty regular, so you know how many hours you'll be getting, and when you'll have off. Of course, the trade-off is that you probably will not earn tips in retail. But I love it - been doing it for 5 years now. How can I convince you that the gift shop is way better than a consolation prize? :)
Hey TS .... I see your point and do agree with most of it. I worked in a General Store in Yellowstone and had a fabulous summer, so if I have to work retail in Alaska I am certain it will be just fine. I wanted to try a tour desk type job just to do something different, and to get an opportunity to interact even more with the visitors. I really enjoyed that part of my experience in Yellowstone. But if retail is what I am destined to do, I'll do it gladly and with enthusiasm.
What is CIRI? sounds stupid but i don't know what it might stand for.. I would really love to work somewhere in Alaska this spring.. Been a dream of mind to visit for a long time,, now coolworks will hopefully make it possible to work and enjoy.. Not much experience so hard to find a job that fits.. I so want this to be the year.. life is getting shorter, oh that's right i'm getting older...
I think it is a company made up primarily of native indian tribes in the area around Cook Inlet, but someone else who really knows would have to confirm that. I have read that they are a wonderful company to work for.
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