Park Looks for Summer Staffing
Sitka National Historical Park is beginning its summer seasonal hire process. We are looking to hire park rangers and park guides for the interpretive division. These positions will work at the park visitor center and the Russian Bishop’s House. Duties may include greeting visitors, taking part in interpretive tours, walks, demonstrations & talks, collecting fees and helping staff the Alaska Geographic Book Store. These positions are expected to start work on or about late April to late September.
Working at Sitka National Historical Park presents a great opportunity to share the wonders of Sitka with visitors from around the world, while working with energetic and motivated people. Training is provided and staff will be required to wear an official National Park Service uniform or historic costume.
Applications may be obtained at the Park’s administration office on 103 Monastery Street, or you may apply through the national hiring service at www.usajobs.gov.
For more details please go to the web page www.usajobs.gov or contact Clarence Wadkins at (907) 747-0132.
Did You Know?
The transfer of Alaska from Russia took place in Sitka. On October 18, 1867, the Russian flag was lowered on Castle Hill, home of Alaska's Russian governors, the American flag was raised, and a brief exchange of statements completed the transfer of Alaska to the United States.