There are many different job possibilities in and around Joshua Tree National Park.
Joshua Tree National Park Employment Opportunities - 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.
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 Joshua Tree National Park:
Joshua Tree National Park
74485 National Park Drive
Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-3597
Email: Visitor Information
Email: Educational Programs
Contact Page: Link
Visitor Information: 760-367-5500
Park Headquarters: 760-367-5502
Education Programs: 760-367-3011
Living Desert: 760-340-0435
Special-use Permits 760-367-5545
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.
For information about working with park concession companies, please check the website Coolworks.
You can find more information and online job applications on the web site Coolworks.
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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