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Would YOU like to work in Glacier Bay?


A wide variety of exciting and challenging employment opportunities await you at Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. We fill positions in many fields, including interpretation, maintenance, administration, resource management, education, law enforcement, and visitor services. 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 Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve after you have read this information, please feel free to contact us.

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National Park Service Jobs

Glacier Bay hires employees a variety of ways. Most jobs are announced nationwide through the federal government job website: Some positions at Glacier Bay are hired through a "local hire" job authority and are available to qualified local residents only (typically residents of the Gustavus, Hoonah, Elfin Cove, Pelican, Excursion Inlet, Haines, Skagway, Juneau-Douglas-Auke Bay, Yakutat, and Dry Bay areas).

  • Current Local Hire Job Openings:
    Local Hire Authority, for area residents. Read the announcements carefully to determine qualification. Local hire jobs can be applied to only through a paper application process only (mail-in or hand deliver).

Glacier Bay Employment Frequently Asked Questions

Volunteer Opportunities: International and US citizens may apply.


Current Job Opportunities at Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

Applications for jobs with the National Park Service are accepted via, the federal government's official source for federal job listings and employment opportunity information. The jobs listed below are being drawn from, and clicking on any of them will take you to the detailed announcement for that job on

Budget Analyst
Vacancy closes 5/26/15

Outdoor Recreation Planner
Vacancy closes 5/26/15

Vacancy closes 6/9/15

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Jobs with Park Partners and Area Businesses

Alaska Geographic, a non-profit partner of Glacier Bay and other national parks in Alaska, also hires summer seasonal employees.

Glacier Bay Lodge & Tours hires for a variety of positions each summer.


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.

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