Bunkhouse Supervisor - Sitka Sound Seafoods (BNKHS - SSS)

Job Locations US-AK-Sitka
Full Time - Seasonal


Responsible for all bunkhouse operations.  Welcomes and orients new tenants, assigns rooms, maintains records of occupancy, explains and enforces rules, maintains bunkhouses in a clean and orderly manner, ensures safety of occupants, and tracks maintenance.  Works with employees and staff to resolve matters fairly and in line with NPSI values.  Ensures bunkhouse operations are handled consistent with policy and regulations.  Assists with various plant and office tasks.  Other duties as assigned.



  • Welcomes new tenants to bunkhouse. Provides orientation tour of the facility and explains rules and required standard of conduct.  Assigns rooms and maintains records of occupancy.
  • Cleans and maintains shared spaces (lobby, hallways, laundry areas, rec rooms, etc.).
  • Inspects every bunkhouse room monthly to ensure the property is well maintained, clean and orderly.
  • Performs monthly inspection of safety equipment (fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, fire alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, emergency exits, etc.).
  • Resolves tenant complaints and concerns using fair and consistent application of rules and policies. Works with tenants to provide harmonious living conditions. 
  • Enforces established rules. Tracks violations. 
  • Escalates issues to HR and / or plant management when appropriate.
  • Coordinates use of laundry equipment with occupants; schedules laundry days / hours as needed.
  • Performs check out process with tenants who vacate the bunkhouse to ensure rooms and furniture are in good condition and all property (bedding, keys) has been returned.
  • Maintains all bunkhouse records (check ins, check outs, occupancy, room inspections, safety inspections, maintenance requests and repairs, etc.).


In Alaska, employees are paid overtime after eight regular hours in a day, and after 40 regular hours in a week.  With minimal onsite expenses, and hopefully a large fish run, this is often a great way to make money in a relatively short period of time.  NPSI recognizes several holidays during the year.  Hourly employees are paid at their overtime rate for all hours worked on the holiday.  In the summer, July 4th is a recognized holiday.


NPSI offers a generous employer matching 401(k) retirement plan and you are eligible to participate on day one!  We also offer affordable, traditional health insurance benefits that include medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage.


  • Willingness to live in bunkhouse and handle critical issues that may happen at any time (nights, weekends, holidays).
  • High degree of integrity and ethics; proven track record of upholding company policies and enforcing them fairly and consistently.
  • Ability to maintain professional composure in high stress situations.
  • Consistent and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.


Transportation, Room and Board

NPSI provides transportation from certain points of travel (generally, Seattle, WA and Anchorage, AK) to the worksite and back, as well as room and board, for those employees who work until they are laid off.  Employees who leave before the season ends may be responsible for their own transportation, and they will be charged $15 per day for room and board.


No Tolerances
North Pacific Seafoods prohibits the use, sale, or possession of ANY drug not medically authorized.  We do not allow the use or possession of marijuana, medical or otherwise, at our plants.  Employees may be asked to submit to random, post-accident, or for cause testing at any time, and NPSI reserves the right to search all areas of the plant without advance notice in order to maintain the no tolerance policy.


Important Considerations

This work can be hard, monotonous, and boring.  


Payroll Information

Our processor wage plan provides pay increases based on the total number of hours you work for our company.  The first increase (Tier II) is after 1,200 hours.  This means if you work longer seasons, or choose to come back multiple years, your hours accumulate towards these pay increases.  Pay periods are biweekly.  Our workday is defined as the calendar day, and our work week runs from Monday through Sunday.  Employees are paid on the Friday following the end of the biweekly pay period.  We encourage employees to sign up for direct deposit but you may elect to receive paper checks instead. 


Equal Employment Opportunity

It is NPSI’s policy to comply with federal, state, and local law prohibiting unlawful discrimination.   NPSI does not and will not permit discrimination (including harassment) in recruitment, hiring, or other employment actions and decisions based on an employee or applicant being a member of a protected class, which includes, but is not limited to, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age (40 or older), disability and genetic information (including family medical history), or other statuses protected by state and local law. It is NPSI’s policy to provide legal and fair treatment to all employees regarding recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, wages, hours, benefits, working conditions, training, and availability of advancement opportunities.


At-Will Employment

NPSI is an “at-will” employer, meaning that the employee or NPSI may terminate employment at any time, with or without notice, and with or without cause.  No one at NPSI is authorized to guarantee employment for a certain time period or otherwise alter the at-will nature of employment with NPSI. The language that appears in this job posting is not intended to create and does not create, nor is it intended to constitute and does not constitute a contract between NPSI and any employee. No manager, employee, or representative of NPSI, except the President or CEO, has the authority to enter into any contract guaranteeing employment for any specific term, and no such contract shall be deemed binding unless it is in writing and signed by the President or CEO.


Accommodation Requests

NPSI provides reasonable accommodations to applicants during the application process to ensure equal access to all available positions.  To request an accommodation, please call NPSI’s Vice President of Human Resources at (206) 726-9900.


USD $18.56/Hr.


USD $20.00/Hr.


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