Available Positions

Bishop Climbing Ranger

The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association is looking for Climbing Rangers for the 22/23 season. This is a six month position running from mid-October through mid-April.

The Bishop Area Climbing Ranger position is a collaboration among the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Inyo National Forest (INF), LA Department of Water and Power (LADWP), Bishop Area Climbers Coalition (BACC), Bishop Chamber of Commerce (BCC), Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA), and Friends of the Inyo (FOI) to promote climbing conservation in the Bishop, CA. Area – specifically in Pine Creek, the Buttermilks, the Volcanic Tablelands, and the Owens River Gorge. Climbing Rangers will support local land managers and supporting organizations by performing a variety of tasks to preserve and maintain our cherished local climbing landscapes.

Salary: $20/hour

Full Description HERE

 For more information regarding this position contact Gena Wood at . Please submit a cover letter, resume, two references, and First Aid/CPR certification to by 5 PM PDT on Monday, August 29, 2022.

Retail Sales Associate

The Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association is looking for seasonal retail associates at multiple bookstore locations: White Mountain Visitor Center (Bishop), Mammoth Lakes Visitor Center, Schuman Grove (Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, Big Pine), and Eastern Sierra Interagency Visitor Center (Lone Pine). Our seasonal operations typically are April through October. Ideal candidates possess a passion for the Eastern Sierra, enjoy talking to people, and have an interest in learning more about our region.

This is an entry-level seasonal position. Hourly pay range is $14 -$17.  For more information about the job responsibilities, please click the following link ESIA Sales Associate Position Description

Submit a cover letter and resume to .

ESIA’s Mission

Our mission is to educate and inspire people about Eastern Sierra public lands through high-quality interpretive products, exhibits, and programs. We operate outstanding bookstores, cooperate with our public land management partners to operate successful visitor centers, and provide high-quality interpretive programs, exhibits, and publications throughout the Eastern Sierra. We do all this to educate and inspire people about this region, to encourage them to get to know the area better and to enable everyone to be effective stewards of these resources.