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.


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.

Taking Applications

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

Fee Station Attendant / Visitor Information:
2-3 positions in
Ketchikan

Under the supervision of the Natural Resource Specialist will staff a fee station, gather use statistics and provide information to the public. May assist with park maintenance projects and janitorial service. Secondary duties include: Staffing the Visitors Information Center, meeting and greeting visitors, providing park orientation and information. May provide interpretive tours. Must be an Alaska resident with dependable transportation and be available to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays. Applicants with experience in customer service and cash sales are preferred. Applicants should have an interest in historic and cultural resources. For more information contact Aaron Ostby at: aaron.ostby@alaska.gov or call 907-247-8574.

Taking Applications

Park Aid / Visitor Information:
1 position in
Ketchikan

Under the Supervision of the Natural Resource Specialist performs a wide variety of resource management duties. Primary duties include: Light maintenance, such as picking up trash, emptying garbage receptacles, cleaning latrines, brush cutting, lawn mowing, trail work, painting, and general repairs. Secondary duties include: Meet and greet visitors, provide park orientation and information; perform daily visitor counts, provide information on area recreation and support fee collection staff. Applicants should have some experience with parks, facility or grounds maintenance and good customer service skills. Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and dependable transportation. For more information contact Aaron Ostby at: aaron.ostby@alaska.gov or call 907-247-8574.

Taking Applications

Trail Crew
Members

3 full-time in Juneau

Juneau is hiring three trail crew positions (one leader and two members) for an upcoming trail project. The ability to lift and carry 60 lbs. for long distances over difficult terrain and to work/live in remote settings while operating hand and power tools is required for this field position. Applicants should possess a valid driver’s license, a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and an ability to work independently. Desired experience includes working with and/or supervising volunteers, knowledge of trail construction/maintenance, chainsaw operation, familiarity with trail tools and backpacking/group camping. First Aid/CPR training and chainsaw experience is preferred for lead position. For more information contact Adam Kackstetter at: adam.kackstetter@alaska.gov or call 907-465-2482

Taking Applications for 2017 Season



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 park staff, 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

6 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 907-399-2054 and Jason Okuly 907-435-7595 . email:eric.clarke@alaska.gov

OPEN

Park Aid
1 full-time

Under the supervision of park staff, conduct a variety of general park duties including light facility maintenance and carpentry, painting, brush cutting, trail maintenance, and assisting hosts.  Must possess a valid driver’s license, a strong work ethic, and able to work independently. Desired experience: knowledge of trail construction and maintenance, chainsaw and brush cutter operation, familiarity with hand and power tools. Housing is available upon request. Contact Ranger Jack Ransom for more details at 907-224-3434 or submit your application to jack.ransom@alaska.gov Position open until filled.

FILLED

Trail Crew
Member

3 full-time

The Seward office is currently hiring three trail crew positions for a trail construction project in Caines Head State Recreation Area. Ability to lift and carry up to 60 lbs. for long distances over difficult terrain and to work in remote settings operating hand and power tools is required. This is a field position with food stipend and housing provided. Must possess a valid drivers license, a strong work ethic, and able to work collaboratively. Desired experience: Knowledge of trail construction/maintenance, carpentry, familiarity with trail tools, familiarity with ATV operation, comfortable working on boats, backcountry travel. For more information contact Park Specialist Andrew Bacon at Alaska State Parks, Seward Office at 224-3434. Or submit your application to andrew.bacon@alaska.gov. Deadline to apply is April 3, 2017.

FILLED

Park Aid
3 full-time:
Ninilchik
Soldotna
Seward

Under the supervision of a park ranger perform a variety of maintenance duties such as painting, brush cutting, lawn mowing, light carpentry, and janitorial service.

OPEN



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. Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and dependable transportation. Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays. Transportation to Field sites required. No bunkhouse provided. Submit applications to joe.hall2@alaska.gov. For more information call 907-694-1074.

FILLED

Ranger Maintenance Assistant
1 temporary

Under the supervision of the Hillside Area Ranger, the Alaska Conservation Corps (ACC) Ranger Maintenance Assistant will perform a wide variety of janitorial maintenance duties including litter patrols, latrine cleaning, facility cleaning and upkeep at trailheads and fee stations, and other duties including greeting park visitors, supporting park volunteers, and spending time within the park on the trail systems. This position may also require light facility maintenance, such as grounds keeping, emptying garbage receptacles, painting, replacing signs, cutting brush, repairing picnic tables, and any other tasks as assigned. Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License, reliable transportation, and be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays.

FILLED



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
5 full-time /Denali

Denali State Park is looking for experienced people to help construct and maintain trails damaged by flooding and new trails associated with the South Denali Project. 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. Send completed applications to Chris Love chris.love@alaska.gov.

Taking Applications for 2017

Trail Crew
3 full-time /Independence Mine

The Matanuska District is looking for experienced people to work in the East Hatcher Pass Management Area and Independence Mine State Historical Park. Trail crew duties will include tread construction and repair, installation of water control structures, brushing of trail corridors, installation and repair of signage, and other work associated with trail building and repair. Candidates must be able to safely lift and carry loads in excess of 50 pounds over long distances and perform work in all weather conditions. Contact Park Specialist Hobbes Barber at 745-8943 clayton.barber@alaska.gov. Applications also available at the Finger Lake Office.

Taking Applications for 2017

Trail Crew Lead
1 full-time /Independence Mine

The Matanuska District is looking for an experienced person to lead a trail crew in the East Hatcher Pass Management Area and Independence Mine State Historical Park. The crew lead will serve as the daily ground supervisor and carry out the physical work with the help of his/her team. They will be responsible for recording daily progress, staff hours, and the drafting of reports documenting work accomplished. Candidates must be able to safely lift and carry loads in excess of 50 pounds over long distances and perform work in all weather conditions. Previous knowledge of sustainable trail building and the ability to safely operate powered equipment is required. Contact Park Specialist Hobbes Barber at 745-8943 clayton.barber@alaska.gov. Applications also available at the Finger Lake Office.

Taking Applications for 2017

Natural History Interpreter
2 full-time /Independence Mine

The Matanuska District is looking for 2 outgoing and self-motivated individuals to participate in the daily operations of Independence Mine State Historical Park (IMSHP). Under supervision, these positions serve as the ambassadors for Alaska State Parks in Hatcher Pass. Duties will include, but are not limited to interpretive functions (large and small group tours, talking with individual park guests, handling conflicts), cleaning and janitorial including servicing of restrooms/latrines, light maintenance, litter control, and fee compliance. Candidates should be willing to work in all weather conditions and cover varying shifts including weekends and holidays. Contact Park Specialist Hobbes Barber at 745-8943 clayton.barber@alaska.gov. Applications also available at the Finger Lake Office.

Taking Applications for 2017

Janitorial and Maintenance
1 full-time /East Hatcher Pass Management Area

The Matanuska District is looking for 1 responsible, self-motivated individual to participate in the daily operations of the East Hatcher Pass Management Area and the Finger Lake State Recreation Site. This high energy individual will be responsible for the cleaning and light maintenance of all the State Park facilities in the assigned area. Duties will include the servicing of restrooms/latrines, light maintenance (painting, mowing, trimming, repairs), litter control, fee compliance, talking with park guests, handling conflicts, and problem solving. Candidates should be willing to work in all weather conditions and cover varying shifts including weekends and holidays. Contact Park Specialist Hobbes Barber at 745-8943 clayton.barber@alaska.gov. Applications also available at the Finger Lake Office.

Taking Applications for 2017

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

Under the supervision of the park specialist performs 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. Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and dependable transportation. Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays. Contact Ranger Chris Love at 355-7742.

OPEN

Park Janitorial
Maintenance Assistant

1 full-time/Willow

Under the supervision of the park specialist performs 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. Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and dependable transportation. Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays. Contact Ranger Damon Hampel at 465-6211, damon.hampel@alaska.gov.

OPEN

Fee Station
Attendants

Independence Mine State Historical Park

Under the supervision of the park specialist will staff a fee station, gather use statistics, provide information to the public. May assist with park maintenance projects and janitorial service. Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and dependable transportation. Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays. Reports daily to the Independence Mine State Historical Park in Hatcher Pass. Contact Park Specialist Hobbes Barber at 745-8943 clayton.barber@alaska.gov. Applications also available at the Finger Lake Office.

Taking Applications for 2017

Fee Station
Attendants

Little Susitna Public Use Facility

Under the supervision of the park specialist will staff a fee station, gather use statistics, provide information to the public. May assist with campground maintenance projects. Must have a valid Alaska Driver’s License and dependable transportation. Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays. Reports daily to the campground/boat launch at the end of Ayrshire/Burma Road off Knik-Goose Bay Road. Contact Park Specialist Heather Langendorf at 745-8907 heather.langendorf@alaska.gov. Applications also available at the Finger Lake Office.

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