Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 14, 2021

Job Opportunities: Redwood National & State Parks Visitor Use Assistants

Redwood National & State Parks is seeking up to three temporary employees!
What we need: Local candidates interested in being Visitor Use Assistants (VUA)
What You Do As A VUA at Redwood National & State Parks:
VUAs will be located at Jedediah Smith and Mill Creek Campgrounds. Both campgrounds are in Del Norte County, CA near the communities of Crescent City, Hiouchi, and Klamath.
VUAs are usually the first contact the public has with an NPS employee while visiting the park. VUA’s main job collecting fees for camping and day use at one of our three fee booth locations. Candidates with prior experience collecting and accounting for money is preferred. You will also provide information to visitors about the park and surrounding areas of interest. VUAs provide information about park resources, park regulations, and recreational opportunities.

Redwood National and State Parks is looking for candidates with:
– Attention to detail
-Desire to connect with visitors of all backgrounds
-Positive attitude
-Customer Service Skills
-Ability to manage stressful situations
-Good communication skills
Emergency Hire to work only 60 to 90 days. August – October 2021
Pay Scale for GS05 – 0303 Series – $16.90/ Hr
You would need to be able to work weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Park housing is unavailable.
For questions about the job please email Supervisory Visitor Use Assistant, Courtney Boyd, at

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