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Permanent Employment

Every member of the Alaska Maritime Refuge staff contributes to the refuge's purposes of conserving marine resources. That includes the Administrative Clerk working in the office, Wildlife Biologists and Ship's crew conducting studies in the field, the Park Ranger greeting the public in the visitor center, and the Refuge Manager meeting with partners.

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about other employment with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Alaska.

Seasonal Employment

Mainly during the summer, the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge uses Biological Technicians and Park Rangers to assist with projects at remote field camps around coastal Alaska and at its headquarters in Homer.

Government housing is provided at the duty location, as well as uniforms and/or special field equipment if needed. Housing at most field camps will be a tent or small cabin.

Biological Technicians 

  • The seasonal Register for Bio-Tech jobs has been eliminated 
  • Vacancies will be posted on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management USAJOBS website. Search by zip code 99603 for Alaska Maritime jobs. 
  • You must be a U.S. citizen for paid positions. 
  • We have 12-15 seasonal seabird monitoring positions, GS 4-7  


Park Rangers and other categories 

  • Hired on a case-by-case basis as needed. 
  • Vacancies will be posted on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management USAJOBS.  

Student Educational Employment Program 

If you are a student in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, the Student Educational Employment Program may be for you. It's an opportunity to earn money and continue your education, to train with people who manage the day-to-day business of the Fish and Wildlife Service, and to combine your academic study with on-the-job experience.

Last Updated: Sep 17, 2013
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