• close up view of gate and parade ground of Fort Clatsop

    Lewis and Clark

    National Historical Park OR,WA

Jobs


Youth Conservation Corps: Two 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 16, 2014 through August 22, 2014
Pay Rate: $9.10 per hour
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, Daytime, 40 hours per week
Age: Must be 15 years old by June 16, 2014 but not over the age of 19 on August 22, 2014

Youth Conservation Corps Application (pdf)

Return applications by 5:00 PM March 21, 2014 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)861-4411 or e-mail us

 

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 www.usajobs.gov.

 

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 www.usajobs.gov 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.

Did You Know?

Sacagawea

How do you pronounce Sacagawea's name? Lewis' rendition of it as "Sah ca gah we a" is fine. The accent is on the second syllable as in "Chicago".