National Park Service - DC Wayfinding Crew

Expected Dates
September 13, 2021 to November 12, 2021
Position ID
PO-00732136
Join an SCA young adult crew that will be working in two National Parks within the Nations Capital. This crew will be working in Rock Creek Park (the largest park in Washington, DC) and along the southernmost section of the C&O Canal towpath.  The crews will be comprised of 3 young adult members (18 years of age or older) and 1 crew leader. The crew will be working in partnership with National Park Service staff to complete necessary projects. The main focus of the team will be to install wayfinding signage for visitor use. The crew will work to improve the visitor experience by installing updated trail signage and ensuring trails are well marked. 

As long as Covid-19 is a threat, members are expected to do their part to keep their team safe, this includes being mindful of current regulations, regular cleaning and disinfection of tools/equipment, regular health check-ins with staff, and following policy and procedures outlined in SCA’s COVID management plan.

Program Dates: September 13 - November 12, 2021 (candidates must be available for all program dates)
Schedule: Monday- Friday; 7:30am- 3:30pm

Pay Rate: $15 per hour (working 40 hours per week)

Qualifications: 18 years or older; must be available for all program dates; demonstrate an interest and ability to work in an outdoor setting – previous outdoor work experience is a plus; experience working as a member of a team; ability to maintain safe, productive and enjoyable work environment, must have housing in the DC metro area.


How to apply: Complete the internship/corps application and submit at least two references. Then email [email protected] to express your interest in the position. 
    Main Area of Focus
    Visitor Services and Site Operations
    Education, Training & Skills Expected
    Hand Tools
    some experience
    Leadership Experience
    some experience
    Trail Maintenance
    some experience