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: Applications open to all US citizens (electronic application process only). Applications are taken only via A preview of open jobs can also be seen below under the heading "Current Job Opportunities."
  • Local Hire Job Openings: Open only to people who have Local Hire Authority
  • Volunteer Opportunities: International and US citizens may apply


Internships in Denali (and across the National Park Service) are offered through several programs. Eligibility varies by program—internships may be open to undergraduates, graduate students, recent graduates, and/or other young adults.


Current Job Opportunities

Note: Only jobs that are open to the general public are listed below. If you are eligible for other federal hiring authorities, visit USAJOBS to search for additional job announcements.


Jobs with Park Partners

  • Alaska Geographic, a non-profit partner of Denali and all other national parks in Alaska
  • Denali Education Center, a non-profit partner of Denali that promotes understanding and appreciation of the park through fun, informative, and inspiring programs that build lifelong friendships, lasting memories, and a connection to nature.

Federal Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)

Unique summer employment opportunities are available 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.

Check out descriptions of YCC positions and learn more about applying in late winter/spring

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.


Resources for Departing Seasonal Employees

Last updated: January 23, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

PO Box 9
Denali Park, AK 99755


907 683-9532
A ranger is available 9 am to 4 pm daily (except on major holidays). If you reach the voicemail, please leave a message and we'll call you back as soon as we finish with the previous caller.

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