Alaska State Parks Volunteer Program Campground Host Positions

Kodiak Area

Kodiak Area Office

1400 Abercrombie Dr.
Kodiak, AK 99615
phone: (907) 486-6339
fax: (907) 486-3320
email: dnr.pkskodiak@alaska.gov

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Buskin River State Recreation Site
Located approximately 4 miles southwest of the town of Kodiak, this 15-site campground is located along one of Kodiak's best sport fishing rivers. The Buskin River hosts four species of Pacific Salmon, and Dolly Varden trout for anglers, bears and eagles to catch. The park also has two public picnic pavilions, 5 latrines and an ADA fishing platform.
Host Duties: Provide visitor information and assistance, monitor camping fee program, keep daily log of campground use, manage firewood sales, and perform light maintenance/janitorial in restrooms and campsites. Pick up litter throughout the park, campground, park roads and trails, keep the park ranger and staff advised of activity in the park, and also special projects as assigned.
Amenities: Subsistence allowance, electricity, pressurized (cold) water, dump station, close proximity to town/full services. Uniform will be provided.
Season: 4 months, 5/15-9/15.
Contact: Jennifer Culbertson


Fort Abercrombie State Historical Park
Located approximately 4 miles northeast of downtown Kodiak, this National Historic Landmark has 8 campsites, a group rec. area with a picnic pavilion, bunkers and the remnants from WW II. Magnificent old-growth Sitka Spruce trees, miles of foot trails, Gertrude Lake and rocky coastal bluffs make this a premiere destination point for both locals and visitors.
Host Duties: Provide visitor information and assistance, monitor camping fee program, keep daily log of campground use, manage firewood sales, perform light maintenance/janitorial of rest rooms and campsites, litter pickup of campground, park roads and trails, keep the park ranger and staff advised of activity in the park, assist in operation of Kodiak Military History Museum and other projects as assigned.
Amenities: Subsistence allowance, electricity, use of Visitor Center facilities, close proximity to town/full services. Uniform will be provided.
Season: 4 months (5/15-9/15), minimum ½ season required.
Contact: Jennifer Culbertson


Pasagshak River State Recreation Site
Located at the mouth of the Pasagshak River on Ugak Bay approximately 40 miles south from the town of Kodiak, the river has excellent fishing for three species of Pacific salmon and Dolly Varden.
Host Duties: Provide visitor information and assistance, monitor and keep a daily log of camping and park use, manage firewood sales, and perform light maintenance/janitorial in restrooms and campsites. Pick up litter throughout the park, campground, park roads and trails, and projects as assigned. Due to distance from main office, must be able to work independently and keep the park ranger and staff advised of activity in the park.
Amenities: Subsistence allowance, electricity, cell phone. Uniform will be provided.
Season: 4 months, 5/15-9/15, minimum ½ season required.
Contact: Jennifer Culbertson