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Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve Employment

Thanks for your interest in employment at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve. We encourage all interested and qualified persons to apply for jobs. You must be a United States citizen to be eligible for consideration for employment. Certain jobs may also have age and physical qualifications. Generally, you must be at least 18 years of age. The National Park Service fills all positions in accord with U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) regulations.

Job Openings for all U.S. Citizens
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Job Openings for Alaska Local Hire (Public Law 96-487).
Eligibility to Apply: Any U.S. citizen who has acquired special knowledge or expertise regarding the natural or cultural resources of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, by reason of having either lived or worked in or near the park. This level of knowledge would be acquired by having lived or worked in or near the park for at least 12 months, to include all four seasons. Short seasonal residency is not qualifying as this would not provide the level of knowledge or expertise that is gained through experiencing the range of climactic conditions and associated impacts on the resources.

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Work Opportunities for Youth

If you are between the ages of 15 and 18 and would like to work for Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, the YCC (Youth Conservation Corps) provides exciting, paid opportunities.

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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: January 5, 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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