Working for the National Park Service can be a rewarding experience. Sitka National Historical Park occasionally has paid temporary and permanent positions available. Volunteer opportunities may be available at any time.
Jobs Typically Available
These positions can not exceed 1039 hours in a calendar year, or about six months; employees hired in temporary positions generally work May-September. Vacancy announcements will be posted on USAJobs. The following positions are typically available each summer:
Park Ranger and Park Guide (Interpretation)
Presents formal interpretive programs such as talks and walking tours. Conducts guided tours of the Russian Bishop's House. Provides information to the public at the Visitor Center.
Duties may include the maintenance of roads, trails, equipment, buildings, and grounds.
Operates the Visitor Center and greets visitors at the Russian Bishop's House.
Federal Employment Sites
National Park Service
This link provides basic information on jobs available with the National Park Service.
Office of Personnel Management
This clearing house for federal job information is updated daily. You can search for jobs by specific federal agency. By typing "park" as a keyword, you can search listings for jobs with the National Park Service.
Sitka National Historical Park depends on its volunteers. Our volunteer program allows the site's staff to accomplish a wide range of activities that cannot always be done with limits of money and staff.