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  • www.nps.gov
  • Washington, DC
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1916
  • Government
  • Federal Agencies
  • Less than $1 million (USD)

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The National Park Service (NPS) is in the business of protecting history and, in many cases, prehistory. Signed into being in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson, the NPS acts as steward over 58 national parks and more than 330 national monuments and landmarks, national seashores, ...

National Park Service Reviews

4.1
84%
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74%
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Michael T. Reynolds
Michael T. Reynolds
48 Ratings
Jan 13, 2021
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"Competitive Pay, Great hours, rewarding work"

Former Employee - Interpretive Park Ranger in United States

I worked at National Park Service full-time

Pros

Rarely expected to work more than 40 hours, overtime pay if you do, often discounted housing

Cons

Saturdays and Sundays you usually have to work, really hard to get hired.
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Diversity & Inclusion at National Park Service

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National Park Service Interviews

Experience
Positive74%
Negative7%
Neutral19%
Getting an Interview
Applied online78%
Campus Recruiting9%
Employee Referral5%
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    Anonymous Employee in Corpus Christi, TX
    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at National Park Service (Corpus Christi, TX) in Apr 2020

    Interview

    I was asked to choose a time slot out over a couple of days for a phone interview. The interview itself was really straightforward and focused on experience pertaining to the job. Basically asked about my experience doing tasks that were outlined in the job description. There were also questions about how you would interact with fellow employees.
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    Describe your experience working in difficult field conditions.

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National Park Service Awards & Accolades

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What are perks and other benefits like at National Park Service?

...Free travel to national parks, flexible schedule, great benefits, nice office....

October 21, 2019

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