Current Job Announcements

Full-Time Permanent Positions:

No announcements at this time.

Seasonal Positions:

Applications being accepted March 30th through April 10th, 2018.
Any mailed applications must be 'POST MARKED' no later than April 10th and arrive in our office by April 17th. Instructions for completing the application packet are included in each job posting. Click on Announcement Number link for position information.

Announcement Number Job Pay Grade Duty Station
WRST-18-015 Biological Science Technician (Fish) GS-0404-04 Slana
WRST-18-016 Biological Science Technician (Fish) GS-0404-05 Copper Center

National Park Service Jobs

A wide variety of exciting and challenging employment opportunities await you at Wrangell-St. Elias 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.

Wrangell-St. Elias hires employees a variety of ways. Most jobs are announced nationwide through the federal government job website: USAJobs.gov. In addition, some positions are hired separately through a "local hire" job authority and are available to qualified local residents only (typically residents of the Copper River Valley area).

  • National Park Service Employment Website
  • USAJobs Vacancy Announcements. All US citizens, electronic application process only. Applications for these positions are taken only via www.usajobs.gov.
  • Local Hire Job Openings
  • Volunteer Opportunities: International and US citizens may apply.

Jobs with Park Partners

Alaska Geographic, non-profit bookstore.

Ahtna Cultural Center, Ahtna Heritage Foundation.

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.

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Last updated: March 30, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve
PO Box 439
Mile 106.8 Richardson Highway

Copper Center, AK 99573


(907) 822-5234

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