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Lots of bueuacracy, too top heavy and loss of sight of the purpose for the Park Service.

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Current Employee - Supervisory Ranger
Current Employee - Supervisory Ranger

I have been working at National Park Service full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Locations to work and the people who work in the parks.

Cons

Too many hours, life work balance, low pay, little advancement opportunity

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Cut and consolidate management, close regional offices, get back into the parks.

Recommends
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    National Park Service was a great place to work.

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    Former Employee - Groundskeeper in Fort Smith, AR
    Former Employee - Groundskeeper in Fort Smith, AR

    I worked at National Park Service as an intern (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some of the best reasons to work at National Park Service is that the management and administration are great people to work for. The work environment was also great.

    Cons

    Some of the downsides of working at National Park Service is that it is a government job and it's hard to get hired on as a full time employee.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Landscape Architecture Internship

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    Current Employee - Landscape Architecture Intern in Springfield, MO
    Current Employee - Landscape Architecture Intern in Springfield, MO

    I have been working at National Park Service as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Had a great experience getting to know the workings of one of the parks, WICR. Was able to work on projects that were later implemented.

    Cons

    Have no complaints, great experience - the location was the only drawback

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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