Youth Conservation Corps: Several Positions (no experience required)
Have you ever wanted to know what it is like to work as a park ranger? 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.

Summer 2019

Work Dates: Mid June- Mid August
Pay Rate: Minimum Wage
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, Daytime, 40 hours per week
Age: Must be 15 years old by start date and not to have reached 19 years of age by end date.

Applications are available at the Fort Clatsop Visitor Center, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, 92343 Fort Clatsop Road, Astoria, OR

Or you can download and print the application in PDF form:

Please return applications to:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road
Astoria, OR 97103
Attn: YCC

Questions? Call Josh Fry (503)861-4412 or e-mail us


Job opportunities in the National Park Service

All park work opportunities, except Youth Conservation Corps, are announced on the USA Jobs website.

For the summer of 2019 find our positions posted to USA Jobs website by searching National Park Service and Oregon. Positions will post on the following dates:
Visitor Use Assistant (Fee Collection) - Oct. 1st
Interpretive Park Ranger - Nov. 5th
Bilingual Park Ranger (Interpretation) - Dec. 3rd

For any questions about job duities or qualifications for these positions please send an e-mail to the chief of visitor services.

Positions do not stay open long (about a week), so be sure to have a federal resume ready to go. If you aren't sure what to include on your federal resume please visit this USAJOBS resume help page.

We also post announcements for job openings on our Instagram and Facebook accounts.

Last updated: October 24, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park
92343 Fort Clatsop Road

Astoria, OR 97103


(503) 861-2471

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