NPS Hiring Park Ranger Positions Throughout Northern California

Want to get paid to be outdoors in one of Northern California’s most beautiful areas? That’s what’s being offered at National Park’s throughout NorCal as the National park Service looks for Interpretive Park Rangers for the upcoming season.

Interpretive Rangers develop and present educational programs in parks across the country, including guided walks and presentations, and working with audiences in a variety of park settings. They are typically who the public sees when entering a park or participating in their activities.

Here are the current Interpretive Ranger positions hiring in NorCal:

  • Arcata
  • Orick
  • Crescent City
  • San Francisco
  • Whiskeytown
  • Mineral
  • Manzanita Lake
  • Point Reyes Station

Those are some of the most beautiful park’s in the country and you can work there day-to-day. For more information on these positions and how to apply, go here.

Here are some of the duties of an Interpretive Park Ranger:

  • Develop and present a variety of programs including guided walks, illustrated talks (PowerPoint amphitheater and campfire programs) and demonstrations.
  • Develop programs using principles of the NPS thematic interpretation model through topic research, familiarity with and creative use of delivery techniques.
  • Provide informal interpretation and orientation for park guests in visitor centers, ranger stations and while roving in the field.
  • Perform cashier duties and assist with a variety of special projects to support park goals.
  • Actively promote the safety of park visitors and stewardship of park resources in all interactions, and potentially serve as the initial contact for accident reporting and emergency assistance.

What are you waiting for? Your dream job awaits in the great outdoors, so apply today!

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