Jobs at Glacier Bay National Park

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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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Current Job Opportunities

Note: Jobs listed here are 'open to the public'. If you qualify for a special hiring authority, consider searching for Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve directly through USAJobs.

Position location may appear as 'Anaktuvuk Pass, AK', or other; please click on the job title to go to USAJobs and learn more.


Local Hire Authority Openings

Every current local-hire authority job opening will be posted here. Most summer jobs are posted in mid-late winter, though jobs do open other times of the year. Read these announcements carefully to determine eligibility.

The National Park Service in Alaska announces many of its job openings through a “local hire” appointing authority that was established under the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 (ANILCA) (Public Law 96-487). Under the local hire program, U.S. citizens who have either lived or worked in or near Glacier Bay National Park may apply for consideration. These individuals, by virtue of having lived or worked in the area, have special knowledge and expertise concerning the natural and/or cultural resources of the public land and its management. This level of knowledge would be acquired by having lived or worked in or near the park long enough to encounter and become familiar with the full range of typical conditions that affect the work to be accomplished.

The areas considered to be "local" to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve include the area within the State of Alaska that extends from Dixon Entrance on the south to Icy Bay on the north shall be considered "near" Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. .

The links below provide specific information for each current job announcement.

Recruitment Bulletin Number Recruitment # Dates Open Salary
No current local hire openings

Jobs with Park Partners and Area Businesses

For information about the community of Gustavus, where Glacier Bay National Park employees live, see these links.

Additional Resources

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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.

Last updated: July 1, 2024

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
PO Box 140

Gustavus, AK 99826


907 697-2230

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