National Park Service Opens More Than 220 Jobs in the Pacific Northwest

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Date: December 6, 2016
Contact: Denise Bausch, 509-754-7830

SEATTLE – The National Park Service Pacific West Region has more than 220 seasonal job openings for the summer of 2017 located in more than 14 parks across the Pacific Northwest.

These openings include a wide variety of positions, including backcountry rangers, entrance station fee collectors, archeologists, motor vehicle operators, carpenters and more. The jobs are available at multiple national park sites in the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Jobs range in pay from $15 to $22 an hour.

“What better way to spend a summer than getting paid to work and live in a national park,” stated Regional Director Laura Joss. “Seasonal jobs are a great way to get your start with the National Park Service, whether you are starting your career or looking for a change.”

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area will be advertising seasonal maintenance positions in the near future. Applications must be submitted on the website The site can be easily searched from the home page by entering “National Park Service” in the keywords field and any state name, such as Washington, in the location field. Applicants may create a profile on the website in advance to save time once the hiring process begins, which is recommended.

More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 413 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities.

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Last updated: December 7, 2016

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Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
1008 Crest Drive

Coulee Dam, WA 99116



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