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
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.
Work for Our Partners
Snow Mountain LLC - Authorized Concessioner
Snow Mountain LLC 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.
Sierra Institute for Community and Environment - Forest Health Project Partner
Sierra Institute is hiring for this summer's (May - October) Wilderness Fuels Module Sawyer and Swamper crews. The crews will continue the award-winning work to reduce fuels and restore the North Fork Feather River headwaters in the Juniper Lake and Warner Valley areas of Lassen Volcanic National Park. Positions are opened until filled. Apply at sierrainstitute.us/about/jobs or learn more about the project.
Lassen Park Foundation - Non-profit Partner
Lassen Park Foundation is hiring a part-time, temporary Program Assistant. The Program Assistant will provide regular assistance in support of the Youth Camping Program including fundraising events, grant contract management, status report generation, and community outreach. This position will also assist with office duties including but not limited to scheduling meetings, assisting in creation of promotional materials and social media campaigns at the direction of the Executive Director. Learn more or apply at indeed.com.
Last updated: March 1, 2021