There are many different job possibilities in and around Mount Rainier National Park.
Full Time Positions come open every so often with the National Park Service. These positions are announced and filled through the Federal Register. See the Park Service link below for more information.
Temporary / Seasonal Positions with the National Park Service. An example is campground hosts and other seasonal positions.
Park Volunteer Positions. Volunteers are needed and work in all the different areas of the park. The Volunteer link has additional information and an online application. You will need to print the application, fill it out and mail it to the park.
Summer Intern Positions are filled locally through the Park Service. You can get an application and information by contacting the Park Service Information Office at Mount Rainier:
Mount Rainier National Park
55210 238th Avenue East
Ashford, WA 98304
Email: Mount Rainier National Park
Contact Page: Link
Phone: 360-569-2211 (automated information)
Longmire Museum & Information Center: Ext 3314
Paradise Visitor Center: Ext 2328 (limited winter hours)
Ohanapecosh Visitor Center: Ext 2352 (summer only)
Sunrise Visitor Center: Ext 2357 (summer only)
Please check out these two links for more information about National Park Service Careers, Jobs and Volunteer Positions and Employment Information
Student Conservation Association (SCA) has summer positions in just about all the national parks. These are volunteer positions that work with park service personnel. You receive valuable experience working with rangers and the public in a national park setting. Your compensation is room and board and work experience.
Click here for more information on the Student Conservation Association.
The Park Service Intern Positions and the SCA Positions are very competitive. Plan to apply at least a year in advance to have a chance to work in one of these positions.
Last but not least, there are summer jobs with local hotels, restaurants, and other companies in the local cities.
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