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Job opportunities in the National Park Service

All park work opportunities, except Youth Conservation Corps, are announced on USA Jobs website. For current vacancies with the National Park Service got to

Student Trainee Laborer Position - search in keywords NWSHRO-15-40

Maintenance Worker Position - search in keywords NWSHRO-15-34

Biological Technician Science Technician (Plants) - search in keywords HRCSS-CRMO-15-1340418


Creating a Federal Resume
A resume for a job with the Federal government is different than one for the private sector. Unlike the typical resume that is one page, the federal resume needs to be several pages and should have concise detailed information.

Here is some help for creating a resume:
The website has a federal resume builder that can help you.
This is a powerpoint from a resume workshop offered periodically at the park.
Resume Workshop (pdf, 37 pages; 3.8 MB)
Checkout this example of a Federal resume. Though the character is fictitious and silly, the layout of the information is an excellent example of what detail is needed for the resume.


Youth Conservation Corps: Several Positions (no experience required)
Have you ever wanted to live the life of a park ranger and make a difference? The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) is a great chance to learn about the National Park Service through a summer work youth program. If selected, you will work with park staff on a variety of projects, including trail building and revegetation work as well as invasive plant removal and wetland restoration. You will also share your knowledge with the park's summer visitors.

Work Dates: June 15, 2015 through August 21, 2015
Pay Rate: $9.25 per hour
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, Daytime, 40 hours per week
Age: Must be 15 years old by June 15, 2015 but not over the age of 19 on August 21, 2015

Youth Conservation Corps Application (pdf)

Return applications by 5:00 PM March 20, 2015 to:
Lewis and Clark National Historical Park - Fort Clatsop Visitor Center
92343 Fort Clatsop Road
Astoria, OR 97103
Attn: YCC

Questions? Call Blake Gerttula (503)861-4412 or e-mail us

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