The National Park Service offers a wide variety of positions both seasonal and permanent. At Klondike Gold Rush numerous seasonal positions are available each year. These positions may include park ranger, interpreter, trail crew laborer, backcountry ranger, archeologist, biological technician, and other exciting career fields. Seasonal employment typically runs from April-September; however, it depends on the position. Seasonal and permanent positions are both posted on the USA Jobs website at usajobs.gov. Positions can be posted at anytime and are only open for applications for a limited time. Typically most seasonal positions announced in the fall or the early winter and posted for a short period of time.
Current Job Opportunities
Applications for jobs with the National Park Service are accepted via USAJOBS, the federal government's official source for federal job listings and employment opportunity information. The jobs listed below are drawn from USAJOBS, and clicking on any of them will take you to the detailed job announcement on USAJOBS.
Local Hire Positions
From time to time local hire positions are available and open to anyone who has lived year-round in Skagway, Dyea, Haines, Juneau, Gustavus, or Klukwan. To apply for a local hire position, come to the park office at 2nd & Broadway (upstairs) during office hours: M-F 8AM-5PM for a complete application packet. For more information or to have a packet sent to you, please call Tegan Baldwin: 907-983-9208.
There are lots of ways to work with the National Park Service including:
Last updated: February 19, 2019