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"If you love History & the Outdoors!!"

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Current Contractor - Archaeologist in Washington, DC
Current Contractor - Archaeologist in Washington, DC
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Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at National Park Service as a contractor (More than a year)

Pros

Being able to work outside a large portion of the time, and with like minded people. Being able to educate the public on the cultural and natural resources!

Cons

.. it is the government, so it can be stressful when things are always hanging in the balance.

Other Employee Reviews for National Park Service

  1. Helpful (1)

    "The glamour fades after a while ..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Park Service part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you like the outdoors and history this may be the job for you. If you *really* like working with the public and are comfortable talking in front of groups, the NPS offers relatively well-paid positions during the summer season.

    Cons

    It's is very difficult to move up to Permanent/Term employment as there are too many highly qualified people seeking too few openings. Many seem unmotivated and senior management is more politically driven and isolated from the rank and file. Truly condescending.

    Advice to Management

    I'm very glad we have elections every four years in this country.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Awesome place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Park Service full-time

    Pros

    Get great experience. Awesome people to work for and work with.

    Cons

    Only thing is most of these type of jobs are temporary. Its hard to get a permanent job unless someone retires or there is a person who leaves.


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