Instructions for making Brooks Camp Campground Reservation (Jan. 9, 2014)
The reservation period for the Brooks Camp Campground did open as advertised at 8 AM Alaska Time on January 5. However, some people did find the reservation process confusing. More »
2014 Local Hire Positions
Katmai National Park and Preserve is now accepting applications for positions for the 2014 field season (approximately early May through late September). Multiple positions may be filled.
Who Can Apply
Any U.S. citizen who has acquired special knowledge or expertise regarding the natural or cultural resources of Katmai National Park and Preserve, by reason of having either lived or worked in or near the park. This level of knowledge would be acquired by having lived or worked in or near the park for at least 12 months, to include all four seasons. Short seasonal residency is not qualifying as this would not provide the level of knowledge or expertise that is gained through experiencing the range of climactic conditions and associated impact on the resources.
Areas considered “near” Katmai National Park are: Federal Subsistence Areas of Unit 17C, as well as Unit 9A, 9B, 9C, and 9E, to include the communities of Naknek, King Salmon, Dillingham, Clarks Point, Ekwok, South Naknek, Koliganek, Port Alsworth, Nondalton, Pedro Bay, Iliamna, Newhalen, Kokhanok, Igiugig, Levelock, Egegik, Pilot Point, Ugashik, Port Heiden, Chignik, Chignik Lagoon, Chignik Lake, Perryville, and Ivanof Bay.
How to Apply
Please read the following instructions carefully. Incomplete applications may result in non-referral of your application. Assistance and forms may be obtained from the park office at the address above or by calling 907-246-2133. The SF-15 may be obtained through the internet at www.opm.gov/forms. More detailed information can be found in each job announcement.
All applications must be postmarked or received in this office by the closing date of the announcement. If your application package is postmarked on the closing date it must be received in this office no later than 7 calendar days after the closing date. Hand delivered applications must be received by close of business on the closing date.
Skills vary by position. You must use the individual questionnaires provided with each recruitment bulletin that you are applying to.
Mail or deliver the following required forms to Park Headquarters, Katmai National Park and Preserve P.O. Box 7, King Salmon, AK 99613:
Click on the following links to read the job announcements
Wildlife Biologist, GS-0486-11: Closes March 24, 2014
Did You Know?
In 1912, explosions from the Novarupta-Katmai eruption were heard as far away as Juneau and Fairbanks. About 1500 miles away (2400 km) Seattle, WA was dusted by ash.