Large Animal Research Station Summer Naturalist Tour Guides

Large Animal Research Station Summer Naturalist Tour Guides

  • 527766
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Temporary
  • Closing on: Sep 30 2024
  • Temporary Staff Grade 73
  • UAF Vice Chancellor for Research

The R.G. White Large Animal Research Station (LARS) has a broad mission to support research, education, and outreach on Alaskan animals. We support the interests and activities of UAF researchers and also serve scientists from other institutions and organizations in the United States and from around the world. Our animals are maintained for a wide variety of research and educational projects including reproduction, nutrition, energetics, and behavior.

To thrive in this position, you should enjoy working with people, and have enthusiasm for Alaskan megafauna and science, and enjoy conveying information about these things to groups of people in a polite, informative, and enthusiastic manner. You can expect to work in all weather–sun and warmth, rain, mosquitoes, and occasionally smoke. Our gift shop is an open air building. You should also be comfortable in a small retail space.

Minimum Qualifications:

GED or Highschool Diploma
Experience and comfort with public speaking
Valid Driver's license or the ability to obtain one
Reliable transportation

Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks, Alaska. This is a part-time, non-exempt temporary staff position. New Hires will be placed on a Grade 73, based on education and experience.

 This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year.


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kenna Metivier, Signers' Business Office Assistant HR Manager at or 907-474-1847

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