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Employment at Wrangell-St. Elias National Park & Preserve

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.

Current Job Opportunities


Job Openings for Alaska Local Hire (Public Law 96-487).

Eligibility to Apply: Applicants must have lived or worked in or near Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve for a long enough period to acquire special knowledge or expertise of the natural or cultural resources of the area. It is the intent of this provision that agencies of the Federal Government with land management responsibilities in Alaska shall be provided with the opportunity to utilize the expertise of local residents without being subject to the sometimes-limited restrictions of Civil Service laws or regulations.

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Job 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.

Equal Opportunity Statement

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: November 10, 2020

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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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