Job Locations
US-AK-Denali National Park
Food Service
Kantishna Roadhouse
Position Type




Kantishna Roadhouse (KRH) is a full-service, backcountry lodge located 90 miles into the pristine natural wonder of Denali National Park in a remote area where few are lucky enough to travel. Employees at the Roadhouse will find adventure, tranquility and an escape from every-day modern life. The season at Kantishna Roadhouse is approximately from June 4 - September 14 and KRH is seeking candidates available to stay the entire season. Room and board are provided free of charge for this position.


JOB SUMMARY: The Bartender mixes and serves alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to guests following standard recipes. Mixes ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks; serves wine and draught beer; and collects money for drinks served.





  • Understand and follow all regulations pertaining to the sale and service of alcohol in the State of Alaska
  • Greet customers as they arrive and depart
  • Present beverage menu, answer questions, and make suggestions regarding bar service
  • Mix and pour beverages; serve them to guests both in the bar and in the dining room
  • Order liquors and supplies while maintaining accurate and adequate inventories
  • Record accurate beverage orders
  • Clean and wipe tables and chairs; vacuum, sweep and mop dining room and bar floors
  • Organize and maintain the bar
  • May work split shifts
  • Provide dining room service assistance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Commitment to Excellence – Identifies what needs to be done and takes action to achieve a standard of excellence beyond job expectations.
  • Corporate Values- Understand, embraces, and integrates Doyon corporate values into everyday duties and responsibilities.
  • Customer Service – Identifies and responds to current and future client needs by providing excellent service to internal and external clients.
  • Safety and Security – Promotes a safe work environment for co-workers and customers.
  • Teamwork – Resourceful team player that builds, strengthens, and maintains collaborative relationships with others inside or outside the organization.


  • Communication Skills- Listens, writes, and speaks effectively, and positively relates and interacts with co-workers and others.
  • Dependability- Consistently adheres to operational standards, ensures smooth operations and positive customer experiences, builds a productive workplace, is reliable, and improves team morale.
  • Independence-Works with minimal supervision.
  • Process Improvement – Manages, leads and enables the process of change and transition while helping others to deal with the process.


  • May be responsible for supervising part-time bar employees and dining room staff.



  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a current certification to serve alcohol
  • Two (2) years bartending experience
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment and random drug screening tests

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Kantishna Roadhouse is remotely located within Denali National Park. There is no road access to Kantishna Roadhouse. The only access is by small aircraft. The work is performed in an upscale bar and dining room setting with a wide variety of people in differing functions, personalities, and abilities. During busy dining periods, the bartender is under pressure to serve customers quickly and efficiently.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: An individual is on their feet most of the time and often carries heavy trays of glassware, cases of wine and moves heavy kegs of beer from storage to beer cooler (50+ lbs.). [Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].


REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: It is Doyon’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.


PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Doyon grants preference to qualified Doyon Shareholders first, and second to qualified shareholders of other Alaska Native corporations that grant a similar preference in all phases of employment and training, which include, but are not limited to hiring, promotion, layoff, transfer, and training.



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.


A review of this position has excluded marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.


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