Alaska Conservation Corps

Alaska State Parks has seasonal jobs for Alaskans through the Alaska Conservation Corps (ACC). Tasks will vary and may include trail work, maintenance, fee station, or office work. ACC workers receive $8.00 - $16.00 per hour and work a 20 - 40 hour week. To apply, fill out the application and return it to the park office(s) of your choice (addresses listed below). Most positions begin in late May or early June. Some offices will start recruitment as early as March. You may wish to call the office in the area you wish to work in, to find out what positions they are offering this year and when applications are being accepted. Some position information is below.

To qualify, you must be an Alaska resident and at least 18 years old when you apply.

You can not submit an application electronically. The application is in PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader version 3.0 or later to view and print. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free by clicking on the button to the right. Follow the instructions and choose the the appropriate type of Acrobat Reader for your computer. Once Acrobat Reader is on the computer, click on the document title below to access the document of choice. Please print the application, fill it out, and send by fax or postal mail.

 

Alaska Conservation Corps Application


Southeast Alaska (Haines to Ketchikan)
Contact the local ranger stations in Ketchikan (907) 247-8574, Haines (907) 766-2292, Juneau (907) 465-2482 or Sitka (907) 747-6249.

Park Aid
1 full-time in Haines

Under the supervision of the park ranger or technician, perform a wide variety of maintenance and office duties.

Position Filled

Park Aid
1 full-time in Sitka

Under the supervision of the park ranger or technician, perform a wide variety of maintenance and office duties.

Position Filled

Park Aid
1 full-time in Juneau

Under the supervision of the park ranger or technician, perform a wide variety of maintenance and office duties.

Position Filled

Park Aid
1 full-time in Ketchikan

Under the supervision of the park ranger or technician, perform a wide variety of maintenance and office duties.

Taking Applications



Kodiak (Kodiak Archipelago)
Contact: Kodiak Area State Parks, 1400 Abercrombie Dr., Kodiak, AK 99615,
(907) 486-6339, fax: (907) 486-3320.

Park Aid
1 or more full-time

Under the supervision of a park ranger, performs a wide variety of public service and resource management duties; primarily performing light facility maintenance, such as grounds keeping, picking up trash, emptying garbage receptacles, cleaning latrines, and general repairs. Other duties include visitor contacts, staffing visitor center office and trail work.

OPEN



Kenai Peninsula (Soldotna to Homer and Seward)
Contact: Kenai Area State Parks, PO Box 1247, Soldotna, AK, 99669,
(907) 262-5581, fax: (907) 262-3717.

Trail Crew Member
3 full-time

Kachemak Bay State Park is hiring three trail crew positions for a trail construction project.  Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs. for long distances over difficult terrain and to work/live in remote settings operating hand and power tools. This is a field position. Must possess a valid drivers license, a strong work ethic, and able to work independently. Desired experience: Working with and/or supervising volunteers, knowledge of trail construction/maintenance, chainsaw and brushcutter operation, familiarity with trail tools, backcountry travel, and backpacking/group camping. First aid/CPR training preferred. For more information contact Eric Clarke at Alaska State Parks, Homer Office at 235-7024. email:eric.clarke@alaska.gov

Positions FILLED



Chugach State Park (Anchorage)
Contact: Chugach State Park, 18620 Seward Highway, Anchorage, AK 99516,
(907) 345-5014, fax: (907) 345-6982.

Trail Crew

This is a field position. Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs. long distances over difficult terrain and to work/live in remote settings operating hand and power tools. Desired experience: in trail construction/maintenance, chainsaw and brush cutter operation, familiarity with trail tools, backcountry travel, backpacking/group camping, and map and compass skills. First aid/CPR training preferred. Transportation to Field sites required. No bunkhouse provided. For more information call 345-5014.

Taking Applications

Park Janitorial Maintenance Assistant-Front Country
1 temporary

Under the supervision of the Chief of Maintenance, perform a wide variety of janitorial maintenance duties including litter patrols and latrine cleaning and services. Other duties include performing light facility maintenance, such as grounds keeping, emptying garbage receptacles, painting, replacing signs, cutting brush and repairing picnic tables and any other tasks assigned.

Taking Applications



Mat-Su/Copper Basin (Wasilla/Palmer to Talkeetna and Glennallen)
Contact: Mat-Su Area State Parks, 7278 East Bogard Road, Wasilla, AK 99654,
(907) 745-3975, fax: (907) 745-0938.

Trail Crew.
2 full-time

Under supervision, performs a wide variety of public service and resource management duties; primarily performing trail work, but also light facility maintenance, such as grounds keeping, picking up trash, and general repairs.   Job location in Willow at Nancy Lake State Recreation Area.  For more information call Chris at 495-6212.

Positions Filled

Trail Maintenance
5 full-time /Denali

Denali State Park is looking for experienced people to help construct and maintain trails damaged by flooding. Duties include trail surveys, clearing flagged trails with brush cutters and chainsaws, constructing trail tread. Work will be in remote areas for multiple days at a time.  Crews may be required to live in backcountry spike camps.

Park Janitorial Maintenance Assistant- Front country
1 full-time/Denali

Under the supervision of a park ranger perform a wide variety of maintenance duties that include assisting hosts with hauling water, stocking firewood, picking up trash and cleaning latrines. Collect water samples. Small maintenance projects including painting, brushing, and campground maintenance. Pick up trash at the Veteran's Memorial and Denali View South on Environmental Specialist days off.

Position Filled

Park Janitorial Maintenance Assistant
1 full-time/Willow

Under the supervision of the park ranger, perform a wide variety of janitorial maintenance duties including picking up trash and cleaning latrines.

OPEN

Fee Station Attendants
Little Susitna Public Use Facility

Under the supervision of a park ranger and/or Natural Resource Technician and are required to staff a fee station and give information to the public. Applications also available at the Finger Lake Office.

OPEN

Trail Crew
4 full-time/Hatcher Pass

Trail maintenance and construction. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. long distances over difficult terrain and to work in remote settings operating hand and power tools. This is a field position. Desired experience in trail construction and maintenance, chainsaw and brush cutter operation, familiarity with trail tools, backcountry travel, and camping. First aid/CPR training preferred. For more information call 745-8950.

Positions Filled

Trail Crew Lead
1 full-time/Hatcher Pass

May 16 thru mid-September, four -10 hour days per week. Duties include maintain and build park trails, campsites, and trailheads.  Trail maintenance includes hand and power tool, chainsaw and brush cutter operation, trail layout, erosion control, tread work, campsite inspection and maintenance, and trailhead maintenance. Provide ongoing sustainable trails training, oversight and instruction to first time and experience trail workers. Direct daily work tasks of two concurrent trail projects at Hatcher Pass: the mile 16 downhill bike trail and the Archangel snowmobile corridor. Oversee crews working in remote settings.  Other duties may include public contact and assistance, assist with maintenance needs and other staff projects as assigned.  Complete end of season crew evaluations and grant reports. Required Skills: Sustainable trails knowledge and experience. Two+ years trail building experience. Backcountry hiking, camping and survival skills. Ability to work independently without direct daily supervision. Valid driver’s license. Ability to commit to entire season. Ability to work in remote field settings or “spike camps.” Demonstrated leadership ability and conflict resolution skills. First aid and CPR. Desired Skills: Education and/or experience in resource/recreation management. Outgoing personality and willingness to make public contacts. Have a strong background in the use and maintenance of hand tools, trail building tools, power tools, chainsaws, trailers and equipment. Specific knowledge of bike trail construction and maintenance principles and design. For more information please contact Ranger Amy O’Connor: (907) 745-8943.

Position Filled

Janitorial Maintenance
1 full-time/Hatcher Pass, Independence Mine SHP

Duties include removing trash, cleaning restrooms, grounds-keeping and the Independence Mine and Finger Lake Office Headquarters, stocking fee envelopes; may occasionally assist with the staffing at the visitor center.

Minimum Requirements: Must be willing to perform janitorial and maintenance such as: toilet cleaning, litter pick-up, painting, and brush-cutting. Must be willing to wear a uniform that shows they are representing Alaska State Parks. The uniform consists of a hat, uniform shirt with State Parks logos, and a name pin which will be provided. Applicants will wear their own jeans or slacks, but they must be clean and free from holes or fancy decorations. Must have a valid Operating License and dependable transportation with auto insurance coverage. As duties may require driving a State owned vehicle, applicants MUST bring a current driving record with them on the first day of work if hired. Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays.

For more information, call (907) 745-8950.

OPEN



Interior Alaska -(Fairbanks to Tok)
Contact: Northern Area State Parks, 3700 Airport Way, Fairbanks, AK 99709,
(907) 451-2695, fax: (907) 451-2754.

Park Technician/
1 full-time

Under the supervision of a park ranger, perform a wide variety of public service and resource management duties, primarily performing light facility and janitorial maintenance including grounds keeping, cleaning latrines, painting, litter patrol, and general repairs at Harding Lake State Recreation Area.

Position Filled

Park Technician/
1 full-time

Under the supervision of a park ranger, perform a wide variety of public service and resource management duties, primarily performing light facility and janitorial maintenance including grounds keeping, cleaning latrines, painting, litter patrol, and general repairs at Chena River State Recreation Area.

Position Filled

Park Technician/
1 full-time

Under the supervision of a park ranger, perform a wide variety of public service and resource management duties, primarily performing light facility and janitorial maintenance including grounds keeping, cleaning latrines, painting, litter patrol, and general repairs in the Delta Junction Area.

Position Filled

Trail Crew/
4 full-time positions

Trail maintenance and construction at Chena River State Recreation Area. Chainsaw, brushcutter, and ATV operation. Ability to live and work in remote settings operating hand and power tools. Be able to hike, lift and carry up to 60lbs.

Position Filled

Trail Crew Supervisor/ 1 full-time

Supervise the 4-person trail crew on a wide variety of work projects including felling / bucking / and swamping trail corridor. Hiking 15 miles or more to clear trails. Knowledge of sustainable trail construction and familiarity with trail tools. Chena River State Recreation Area.

Position Filled



Office of History and Archaeology (positions statewide)
Contact: Office of History and Archaeology, 550 W 7th Ave, Suite 1310, Anchorage, AK 99501-3565,
(907) 269-8721, fax: (907) 269-8908.

Field Archaeologist Assistants
2-6 full-time

Under the direction of a staff archaeologist, assist with fieldwork, laboratory analysis, and miscellaneous office duties.

Taking Applications

Historian Assistants
2 full-time

Under the direction of a staff historian, assist with research and computer database entry.

Positions Filled



Office of Boating Safety (Anchorage)
Contact: Office of Boating Safety, Attn: Kelli Toth, 550 W 7th Ave, Suite 1380, Anchorage, AK 99501,
(907) 269-6042.kelli.toth@alaska.gov

Education Assistants
1 full-time

Primary responsibility will be to deliver quality boating safety programs to children (Kids Don’t Float School Program) and to assist with delivery of adult programs (Alaska Water Wise, Cold Water Immersion and Paddling Alaska). Majority of classes will be in Anchorage, but occasional travel outside of Anchorage may be required. Schedule is very flexible- 20-30 hours a week is typical. Pay starts at $14 an hour. Position starts in mid to late February. Must be able to pass a background check. Please call or email contact for more information.

Position Filled