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Working at National Park Service

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 ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Recreation Assistant in New York, NY

    I worked at National Park Service part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great employees and staff

    Cons

    Not enough work hours per week

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the excellent training and safety programs

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National Park Service Photos

National Park Service photo of: Department of the Interior National Parks Services (Photo thanks to Flickr user cliff1066, available under by v2.0)
National Park Service photo of: Colorado River Rafting
National Park Service photo of: Haleakala
National Park Service photo of: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Natural Resources
National Park Service photo of: looking at a Park map on a cruise ship
National Park Service photo of: General Grant National Memorial also known as Grant's Tomb
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National Park Service Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at National Park Service.

    Interview

    Phone interview with the person who'd be supervising me. It was a very chill experience, where they asked me about my experiences and had me connect them to the internship position. They also verified that I'd be able to physically perform the job duties.

    Interview Questions

    • Are you comfortable working in adverse weather conditions?   Answer Question
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National Park Service Awards & Accolades

  • Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the Midwest, Latinos For Hire, 2012

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