Spend a Summer 

Working in Denali Park 

with Doyon/Aramark!

Join us for a summer in Denali National Park and Preserve for an experience of a lifetime. Work hard and play hard through the summer in one of the most beautifully serene national parks in the United States. Doyon/Aramark job opportunities vary for every level of experience. Whether you enjoy cooking, cleaning, providing guided tours, serving up drinks or excellent customer service to visitors from every corner, we have opportunities available. A few examples are cultural interpreters, bus washers, gift store clerks, laundry services, warehouse clerks, cooks and servers. Please visit our employment website to view full job descriptions and apply online at www.summerdenalijobs.com

Room & Board Information

Doyon/Aramark provides dormitory style housing in Denali Park for employees. Most rooms are double-occupancy and include wireless internet access and electricity. Shared spaces include showers and onsite laundry facilities. There are also common areas for activities and event gatherings. The low cost of lodging is deducted from your paycheck while 3 chef prepared meals are provided to every employee each day.


Dorms do not allow pets. Overnight guests are allowed with pre-approval. Quiet hours take place daily from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.


Transportation to and from work is available via shuttle service, but most jobs are within walking distance from employee lodging. If you have a bicycle, we recommend you bring it for quick transportation around Denali Village and for some fun trail exploring on your off time.

Employee Activities

The list of things to do in Denali during the summer are endless! There are many recreational opportunities including hiking the many awe-inspiring local trails in Denali Park all summer long. There are also kayaking, rafting and many more local seasonal events located in both Denali Park and Healy, which is only a short 20-minute shuttle away. Several stores are also located in the area if you need to buy any snacks or toiletries. 


Doyon/Aramark employees can also take advantage of discounted activities, restaurants, and excursions including:


· Bus Tours

· Flight-seeing Tours

· Helicopter Tours

· Kayaking

· River Rafting

· ATV Adventures

· Highway Jeep Excursion

· Ziplining

· Dinner Theaters

· Homestead Tour

· Bike Tours

· Various Denali Restaurants

“I love my job. I love the scenery and talking to tourists about Athabascan culture. It’s competitive pay and the housing is inexpensive.”


-Shyanne Frerichs, Summer 2017 Cultural Interpreter

“I fell in love with the lifestyle and just kept coming back. I like that working here feels like a small community.”


-Celina DeWilde, Summer 2017 Cook II


“[My job] gives me the opportunity to go into the park and hike the trails and meet new people. It’s a cool place to meet new friends.”


-Sean Nikoli, Summer 2017 Bus Washer

About Us

Doyon/Aramark JV manages a long-term concession contract with the National Park Service to provide transportation services and bus tours; operate campgrounds, facilities, retail, food and beverage outlets; and manage reservations in Denali National Park and Preserve.


Yearly, Denali Park welcomes over 500,000 visitors who come from all over the world. The Denali Park bus system provides service to about 300,000 passengers annually during the park's operating season, mid-May through mid-September.


Doyon/Aramark jobs provide employees with an opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful places in North America and meet new people from across the world.


Employment opportunities are posted in December and open until filled. Apply online now at www.summerdenalijobs.com

Contact Us

We're here to help! If you have any questions about Doyon/Aramark job openings, requirements or anything else that comes to mind, feel free to send us a message by completing the below form. You should receive a response within two business days.