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    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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Jobs

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.


Local Hire Job Openings: Local Hire Authority, paper application process only

Volunteer Opportunities: International and US citizens may apply

Jobs with Park Partners

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.


OTHER RESOURCES


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?

a lake reflecting a tree-covered hill

The vast landscapes of interior Alaska are changing. Large glaciers are receding, permafrost is melting and woody plants are spreading. Comparison of "then-and-now" photographs and data from major vegetation monitoring should allow detection, understanding and potential management of these changes.