Join Our Team!

Now Hiring Seasonal Customer Service and Dock Positions – Perfect for high school and college students!

We invite you to join our fun, hardworking team! Spend your summer on Lake Hood helping local Alaskans and visitors from around the world see some of Alaska’s most incredible backcountry by floatplane. Work in a fun, fast paced, exciting atmosphere while making a competitive wage and enjoying flight perks. Our ideal candidate is friendly, hardworking and well qualified.

Seasonal Summer Positions

  • Customer Service Agents – Each day is a new adventure in our office! Our visitors are off to see National Parks, majestic glaciers, fishing, and so much more and our customer service rock stars help get them there! Duties include:
    • Greet and check in guests
    • Drive shuttle to pick up guests at local hotels
    • Take reservations
    • Answer phones
    • Keep our gift shop stocked
    • Keep office looking great
    • Other duties as assigned
  • Dockhands – Work outdoors on the lake all summer! This is a fun, fast paced environment with no two days the same. Our dock jocks (this position can be a work out!) keeps our operation running smoothly! Duties include:
    • Assist pilots in loading and fueling planes
    • Guide planes at docks during departures and returns
    • Wash and clean aircraft
    • Assist guests with luggage
    • Load planes with supplies to remote lodges
    • Other duties as assigned


To apply for a job with Rust’s Flying Service, please download our RFS Employment-Application (PDF fillable document), fill it out, and email it to

You may also print and bring it by the office in person or mail it to:

Rust’s Flying Service
P.O.Box 190867
Anchorage, 99502
Fax 907-248-0552

Now Hiring Full Time Aircraft Mechanics

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years in aircraft maintenance
  • AP Certified Mechanic
  • IA Certification a plus
  • Experienced in the make and models of Rust’s Flying Service
  • Turbine engine experience a plus

To apply please email a copy of your resume to Colin Rust at – subject: employment or by fax to Attn: Colin Rust at