Current Job Announcements

Full-Time Permanent Positions:

Chief of Natural and Cultural Resources -- GS-13
Open and Closing Dates: 10/20/17 to 11/02/17
Copper Center, AK -- Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
This is a Permanent Career/Career-Conditional full-time appointment.
Limited housing may be available.

Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will be paid if the selectee lives outside of the local commuting area and is otherwise eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with the Federal Travel Regulation.

Responsibilities: This position serves at the Chief, Division of Natural and Cultural Resource Management (Division), for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (WRST) and reports directly to the Superintendent. You will be the principal advisor to the Superintendent on all matters concerning natural and cultural resources management, science and stewardship. The Division has prime responsibility for planning and developing a comprehensive and complex program to restore and maintain natural ecosystem species and processes as well as the cultural resources and the stories they represent. You will lead, manage, coordinate, and supervise all aspects of resource stewardship including mining, minerals and the non-regulatory aspect of the subsistence program at WRST. The Division works with some of the park's most controversial issues. You will collaboratively develop long-term science and management strategies to support the park mission, goals and objectives.
This position is concurrently open to Merit Promotion eligibles under Announcement Number AK-1537-WRST-18-10065729-ST
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Seasonal Positions:

Local Hire Opportunities:

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Hiking on one of many glaciers within the park.


Last updated: October 20, 2017

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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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