Work With Us

The National Park Service has been dedicated to the preservation and protection of our nation's outstanding natural, cultural, historical, and recreational areas since its establishment in 1916. The management of these areas requires a dedicated work force that is hired through various methods. This information will help you get started on your career with the National Park Service.

Groups of occupations are as follows:

  • Administrative and Clerical
  • Information Technology
  • Concessions Management
  • Facility Management
  • Park Ranger (Law Enforcement, Interpretation, Public Affairs, Park Management)
  • Park Guide
  • Safety Management
  • Resource Management
  • Trades and Crafts

All National Park Service jobs, both permanent and temporary, are announced on the USAJOBS website.


Current Job Opportunities

Applications for jobs with the National Park Service are accepted via USAJOBS, the federal government's official source for federal job listings and employment opportunity information. The jobs listed below are drawn from USAJOBS, and clicking on any of them will take you to the detailed job announcement on USAJOBS.


Youth Conservation Corps

The Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site will be accepting applications March20, 2016 through May 13, 2016 for its Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program. The YCC is a summer employment program for young men and women ages 15 -18 and lasts for eight weeks. Six youth will be randomly selected to participate in the work-earn-learn program at a pay rate of $8.00 per hour. The start date is May 31, 2016 and the last day of work is July 22, 2016. Applicants must be US citizens and must be 15 years old by May 29, 2016, not over 19 years old by July 23, 2016. All program participants must obtain a valid work permit.

Applications and valid work permits should be submitted to:

Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site
Attention: YCC 2016 Program
450 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30312

Should you have questions please contact the Acting Chief of Administration, Ramon Johnson at (404) 331-2240.

YCC Application

Work Permit Data Sheet

YCC Brochure


Last updated: March 29, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

450 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312


(404) 331-5190 x5046

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