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    The Tioga Road (Highway 120 through the park) is closed due to snow; it usually reopens in late May or June. You can check on current road conditions by calling 209/372-0200 (press 1 then 1). More »


Interested in working in Yosemite National Park?

Several organizations hire in Yosemite; each has different application procedures.

DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite hires most Yosemite employees, and primarily for lodging, recreation, retail, food & beverage, and employee services jobs.

National Park Service
The National Park Service, an agency of the US Government, is responsible for all aspects of park management. Its mission is to conserve the the park's resources and provide for the enjoyment of the park.

DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite
DNC Parks & Resorts at Yosemite is the primary concessioner in Yosemite National Park. It provides a variety of guest services to the park's four million annual visitors including, hotels, restaurants, transportation, sightseeing tours, conferences, recreation and merchandise.

Yosemite Conservancy
Yosemite Conservancy is the only philanthropic organization dedicated exclusively to the protection and preservation of Yosemite National Park, while enhancing visitor experience. The Conservancy creates opportunities for individuals to experience and connect with the park by funding trail repairs, habitat restoration, outdoor programs, volunteering and other essential programs that otherwise would not happen. (Yosemite Conservancy is the nonprofit formed by a merger of the Yosemite Association and The Yosemite Fund.)

NatureBridge operates in Yosemite National Park under a cooperative agreement to educate people about the natural and cultural history of the area, and related resource issues of the park. Every year, NatureBridge hires instructors and other staff in order to carry out its mission.

Ansel Adams Gallery
Best's Studio, Inc, dba The Ansel Adams Gallery, has a rich history of operating in Yosemite National Park since 1902.

Local Communities
Local communities play a vital role in providing goods and services to park visitors. There are a multitude of employment possibilities with local businesses.

Did You Know?

Tuolumne River

In 1984, 83 miles of the Tuolumne River were added to the Wild and Scenic Rivers System by Congress with an amendment to the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. This included 54 miles of the river within Yosemite National Park.