Working With Us


The National Elk Refuge operates with permanent and seasonal employees and volunteers.

Permanent U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Jobs
When fully staffed, the National Elk Refuge has ten permanent positions. For current job listings at the National Elk Refuge or other Federal positions, visit USAJobs at

Volunteer Positions
The National Elk Refuge has one of the largest volunteer programs in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Mountain-Prairie region. The refuge volunteer staff serves a key role at the refuge through a variety of activities. Visit to learn more about volunteer opportunities with the Federal government.

Refuge Seasonal Positions 
The refuge may occasionally have paid seasonal positions available, especially for winter interpretive positions and summer irrigators. Please contact the National Elk Refuge directly for possible position openings.