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Alaska Airlines Full Time - Airport Lounge Specialist - ANC in Anchorage, Alaska

Company Alaska Airlines

The Team

Our airport teams work together to move guests and their belongings from curb to cabin, creating remarkable experiences along the way. Whether customer-facing or behind the scenes, we want to hear from you if you can be welcoming to people from all walks of life, think on your feet, and manage a flexible schedule. In return, you’ll receive a competitive total rewards package, professional development opportunities, and other benefits that are all designed to take your places.

Role Summary

The Airport Lounge Specialist is responsible for handling complex, escalated member and guest inquiries, and delivering guidance and mentorship to other lounge employees at Alaska Airlines. As a member of the lounge team, this individual contributor role supports the day-to-day lounge operations and delivers an exceptional experience for our guests.

Key Duties

  • Focuses on lounge experience and ensuringes guest service standards are maintained or exceeded.

  • Delivers exceptional customer service while handling escalated guest situations.

  • Monitors operational workflows within all lounge areas and provides operational coverage as needed.

  • Supervised to ensure lounge signs, appearance, and overall lounge offerings follow all program guidelines.

  • Provides input on interim solutions to facility, equipment, and technology concerns to ensure all tools are available and in proper working condition, and communicates progress with Lounge Manager and team.

  • Assists in mentoring of lounge employees on lounge processes and procedures.

  • Follows established procedures, with additional research, to monitors employee compliance with all Alaska lounge policies, uniform policies, airport badging/licenses and state food and beverage permits, informing leadership as appropriate.

  • Supports the Lounge Manager with ordering, inventory and invoicing processes.

  • Notifies on-call staff as needed to cover sick call-outs.

Job-Specific Experience, Education & Skills


  • 2 years of experience in customer service, or related area.

  • Detail oriented and highly organized, with ability to multi-task and work independently and well under pressure with limited guidance in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to effectively deal with people, motivate others, and constructively resolve personnel issues.

  • Excellent communication skills (e.g., verbal, written, and listening).

  • Ability to address people courageously, directly, and candidly

  • Professional, reliable, and enthusiastic.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Ability and willingness to work weekends, holidays, and various shifts.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to bend, squat, stoop, reach and grasp.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Willingness to serve alcohol.

  • Must be able to obtain State Food Handlers Certification and Alcohol Seller/Server Certification.

  • Ability to communicate in English.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum age of 21.

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


  • 1 year of lounge concierge experience.

  • Airline industry experience.

  • Leadership experience.

  • Familiarity with the lounge program, including offerings, policies, and operational procedures.

  • Sabre/IMAGE and computer experience (Windows environment), Solar, and MyAlaska.

Airport SIDA Badge Requirements

Important update for non-crew employees working at an airport or maintenance hangar: Employees will be required to obtain a SIDA badge provided by the airport authority and maintain good standing in order to keep their SIDA badge. Review the SIDA Badge Requirements document for a comprehensive overview.

Job-Specific Leadership Expectations

Embody our values to own safety, do the right thing, be kind-hearted, deliver performance, and be remarkable.

Starting Rate

USD $22.35/Hr.

Total Rewards

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air pay and benefits can vary by company, location, number of regularly scheduled hours worked, length of employment, and employment status.

  • Free stand-by travel privileges on Alaska Airlines & Horizon Air

  • Comprehensive well-being programs including medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Generous 401k match program

  • Quarterly and annual bonus plans

  • Generous holiday and paid time off

For more information about Alaska/Horizon Total Rewards please visit our career site and view benefits.

FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Type Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular
Apply by 7:00 PM Pacific Time on 3/23/2023
Location Anchorage
Equal Employment Opportunity We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees and do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, genetic information (including family medical history), political views or activity, or other legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, immigrants, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Requisition Type Frontline
Job Locations USA-AK-Anchorage
Requisition ID 2023-10317
Category Airports & Warehouse