Friday, April 19, 2013

Looking for a Park Ranger in Paradise

Early summer above Paradise
Opportunity Summary: 
What could be better than being a ranger in Paradise? Mount Rainier National Park is looking for a highly-capable full-time volunteer to patrol trails and assist with emergency response in one of its busiest and most beautiful districts.

Opportunity Description: 
Serves as a volunteer park ranger working out of Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park. This person will work closely with the West District Rangers helping with visitor management in one of the busiest areas of the park. This includes: patrolling the high use day-use trails, parking vehicles, enforcing park regulations and responding to emergency incidents. They will provide visitors with information concerning safety, area information, travel routes, historical and natural features, outdoor ethics and authorized use of recreational areas. They will perform foot patrols in both backcountry and frontcountry areas of the park, making visitor contacts and providing resource information and education. This person also serves as a member of the park’s emergency response for medical and search and rescue incidents based on type and level of certification. They may also assist with monitoring of the activities of concessionaires, special permit holders and commercial use licensees for compliance.

This position will be active from June to September, and will include park housing. Candidates should be in excellent physical condition and capable of hiking long distances in rough terrain or over snow. Experience and certifications in emergency response, law enforcement, and/or visitor services are all helpful. For more information, contact Daniel Camiccia at 360-569-6652 or

Apply online now!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Why am I not retired, or at least independently wealthy?????