Join our team! We are united in our common passion for Mount St. Helens and connecting people of all backgrounds with science, the outdoors and each other.

Current Job Openings




We are always looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our team, even when we are not currently hiring. Complete our interest form so that we can reach out to you when we have open positions.

Interest Form

Note: this is not an application form. If we have open positions listed above, please follow the application directions in the position description.

Why work with the Mount St. Helens Institute? Our staff say...

  • It's fun!
  • It's a place to share your passion for the outdoors and public lands
  • There are many professional/career development opportunities
  • It's a beautiful landscape with access to lots of recreation
  • We are mission-driven
  • The staff community is both independent and collaborative
  • Everyone is flexible and supportive
  • We strive to offer a living wage and support our staff in their career development


 MSHI fundamentally believes that its employees are a valuable source of ideas for improving operations and making the workplace more interesting and attractive. We ensure that all employees work in a positive, supportive, empowering environment free of discrimination. All candidates applying for this position will be reviewed without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran or marital status, sexual orientation or physical ability. We are an equal opportunity employer and provider. For more information on our commitment, please review the MSHI’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement. 

In accordance to Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this Institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, creed, age, disability, HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis C, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, sexual orientation or gender identity, veteran or military status.