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McCarthy River Tours & Outfitters (MRTO), the leader in Single & Multi Day River Trips and Glacier Hiking in McCarthy, Alaska & within Wrangell St. Elias National Park, is seeking qualified applicants for the upcoming season.  Open positions are listed below, please read over all job descriptions and familiarize yourself with our company and culture prior to submitting your application.

Founded in 2010, McCarthy River Tours & Outfitters offers small group size River Rafting Trips from 4 hours to 14+ days through Class II to Class V whitewater, Glacial Lake Stand Up Paddleboard/Kayak Tours & Day Glacier Hikes on the Root & Kennicott Glaciers as well as bicycle, crampon and kayak/SUP rentals.  We emphasize the guest experience by focusing on Safety, High Quality, Authenticity & Exceptional Customer Service.

Enjoying the rivers of Wrangell St Elias National Park (WSENP) & Alaska is our primary focus.  We are proudly the first Outfitter in WSENP to offer drysuits to our guests, as well as helmets, paddles and High Float Type 5 PFD’s.  All Employees are expected to complete a Swift-water Rescue Course, MRTO Guide Training and hold certifications in CPR and advanced first aid.

Our Clientele consists primarily of Independent Travelers and Small Group Van Tour Affiliates with the occasional large group tour and Cruise Ship Passenger.  Our guests travel from all over the world, mainly traveling from within Alaska, the contiguous United States, China, Europe & Israel and are drawn to Alaska wildness & America’s largest National Park.

We are a seasonal employer, the majority of our positions are from May 15 to September 15.

Positions available:


Want to know more about our employee experience?  Read More about what makes us the premier adventure employer in McCarthy, Alaska & Wrangell St Elias National Park.


Complete the provided application form below. You’ll be ask to include your resume and cover letter which should include your job experience, professional certifications, and minimum of three (3) references.

We receive many applications and our positions fill quickly.  We schedule interviews with applicants as their resumes are received.  Send us yours today, and we look forward to speaking with you in the near future!

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