A wide variety of exciting and challenging employment opportunities await you at Denali National Park & Preserve. We fill positions in many fields, including interpretation, maintenance, administration, resource management, education, law enforcement, visitor services, and mountaineering. Some jobs are office-oriented, others focus on working with the public, and some involve working outdoors. Each job performs a vital function - that of providing visitors an opportunity to enjoy a unique experience, while working hard to preserve natural and cultural resources for future generations.
Using the following links, you will find current job openings, application information, and answers to frequently asked questions. If you have additional questions about employment at Denali National Park & Preserve after you have read this information, please feel free to send us an e-mail.
National Park Service Jobs
Current Job Openings: All US citizens, electronic application process only.
Volunteer Opportunities: International and US citizens may apply
Alaska Geographic, a non-profit partner of Denali and all other national parks in Alaska, also hires summer seasonal employees.
Murie Science and Learning Center Openings
Federal Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)
Unique summer employment opportunities are being offered to teens in Denali National Park and Preserve. This program is open to all applicants ages 15 through 18. Applicants must have parental consent to participate in the program. Enrollees will be paid a special remote park YCC wage ($10.00 / hour) and will work for eight weeks beginning on or about June 16, 2013. Application filing dates will be from April 16 to April 30, 2013.
Excepted Hire Authority Paper Application Information
Frequently Asked Questions
THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Selections will be made solely on the basis of merit, fitness, and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, political affiliation, national origin, physical handicap, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.
Did You Know?
Mount McKinley, located within Denali National Park and Preserve, is the highest mountain on the North American continent. Measured from the 2,000 foot lowlands to its snowy summit at 20,320 feet, the mountain’s vertical relief of 18,000 feet is greater than that of Mount Everest.