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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

National Park Service Reviews

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    I worked at National Park Service full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work in the most beautiful settings

    Cons

    There is a lot of competition for permanent jobs.

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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)
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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
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National Park Service Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at National Park Service.

    Interview

    The hiring process was lengthy, as is expected with Federal jobs. I had one phone interview, and didn’t actually meet anyone I was working with until my first day on the job. Very standard, personality-based interview questions.

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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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