Interested in working at Lassen Volcanic National Park? You can view current job opportunities below or learn more about employment opportunities with the National Park Service, including opportunities for students and volunteers, by visiting our national website.
Select Mineral or Manzanita Lake, CA to Apply to Positions at Lassen
The location(s) in the summaries below may display another location, however you can select Lassen Volcanic from the possible work locations by highlighting duty stations Mineral, CA (park headquarters) and Manzanita Lake (northwestern area).
Interpretation and Education Positions
Lassen hires several Park Guide (GS-4) and/or Park Ranger (GS-5) positions for the summer (approximately June-October) season. Lassen may also occasionally offer Park Guide (GS-3) positions. Lassen does not hire Park Ranger (GS-7) at this time. Positions generally open for application on USAJOBs.gov in October or November for the following summer.
Current Job Opportunities
Work for Our Partners
The park's authorized concessioner offers lodging, campgrounds, food service, retail gift stores, guided horseback rides, paddle craft rentals, and other visitor services from mid-May until mid-October. You can learn more about joining the Snow Mountain Team at CoolWorks.com.
Open positions will be listed on the Lassen Park Foundation website.
Lassen Association is looking for a new Sales Manager at the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center. Winter schedule is Friday through Sunday and some holidays. Position is 40 hours a week May through October. Pay is $16 hour. Applicants must live in the area or procure housing; no housing is provided. Candidates can contact Executive Director, Melanie Allen at (530) 360-0530 or email@example.com.
P-CREW Youth Corps: Field Coordinator | Crew Leader
Botany Technician Apprentice - Invasive Plant Management
Scientists in Parks (SIP) Internship
The Scientists in Parks (SIP) Program is administered by the National Park Service (NPS) Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate, in partnership with the WASO Youth Programs Division and several non-governmental partner organizations. The SIP Program enables NPS parks, networks, regions, and programs (NPS Units) to hire individuals (SIP Participants) into temporary projects that address natural resource management issues. Simultaneously, the SIP Program affords SIP Participants a high-quality work experience that inspires and develops the next generation of diverse park stewards and fosters a life-long connection to the National Park System. SIP projects may vary considerably in complexity, length, discipline, and skill set, in accordance with the particular needs of NPS Units and abilities of the SIP Participants.
Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP)
The Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) is a partnership with the National Park Service and Environment for the Americas designed to provide internship opportunities for young adults, with an emphasis on Latinos, in a variety of career fields. The program helps raise awareness of public lands, including national parks, and engage the next generation of stewards.
Internship opportunities may be available for current Chico State University students. If you're interested in other internship opportunities offered through the National Park Service, please visit the NPS Youth Programs website.
Last updated: March 25, 2022