National Park Service

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

National Park Service United States
Oct 19, 2018
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National Park Service Everglades National Park, Florida, USA
Sep 22, 2018
9 vacancies in the following locations: Everglades City, FL -  3 vacancies Flamingo, FL -  6 vacancies Summary These positions are located in Everglades National Park, in the Interpretation Division. Temporary not to exceed 1039 hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. Open to the first 100 applicants or until 09/25/2018 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Incumbent will conduct research on topics for purpose of providing interpretative programs, both orally and/or in writing. Present a variety of formal and informal programs including orientation talks, environmental education programs, conduct walks, demonstrations and campfire programs. Inform visitors about the park facilities and resources. Area Information: The Gulf Coast district is located on the northwestern side of the park, and includes much of the Ten Thousand Islands. The visitor center is in Everglades City; a small town 35 miles southeast of Naples. The town has restaurants, a small grocery store, a couple of gas stations, and an outlet of the county library. Surrounded by water, Everglades City is a great place for boating and fishing, whether in a flats boat or paddling vessel. The waters and islands are home to dolphins, manatees, and shore birds and offer outstanding wilderness experiences. There is no public transit available either to the park or inside park boundaries or to Everglades City. Winter temperatures are mild averaging 75 to 85 degrees. Evening temperatures can be in the 60s and 70s. Winter is the dry season. Summer temperatures are hot averaging between 90 and 94 degrees. Evening temperatures can dip down into the 70s. Summer is the wet season; rain with thunderstorms is very common. Hot humid weather makes the area perfect habitat for biting and stinging insects, mosquitoes and sand flies can be intense no matter the time of year. Duty Station: Flamingo District, Flamingo, FL The Flamingo District is centered at the southern tip of mainland Florida in the middle of Everglades National Park. The Flamingo Visitor Center is in the same location. Flamingo is also the site of a small store and fuel sales. The nearest towns of Homestead and Florida City, about 50 miles by road from Flamingo, have a wide variety of stores and services, including groceries, gas, medical services, etc. Flamingo is a great place for boating and fishing (by motorboat, canoe or kayak), hiking, wildlife observation, and backcountry camping. The area is home to crocodiles and alligators, manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, a variety of birds, and many species of Caribbean trees. There is no public transit available to Flamingo. Winter temperatures are mild, averaging 75 to 85 degrees. Evening temperatures can be in the 60s or 70s. Winter is the dry season. In certain winters mosquitoes and other biting insects can be present. Remember to say you found this opportunity at
National Park Service Tucson, AZ, USA
Sep 12, 2018
This job will close when we have received  50 applications  which may be sooner than the closing date.  Learn more Responsibilities Conducts law enforcement investigations of felonies and other crimes and offenses and violations of park rules and is responsible for working with other law enforcement personnel in preparing in-depth criminal prosecutions. Works with other law enforcement personnel in investigating crimes, accidents, interviewing witnesses and interrogating suspects. Prepares appropriate reports and legal documents. Participates with Federal, State, and local attorneys in preparation for and in conducting in-depth criminal prosecutions, and is considered a member of the law enforcement team for arrests and as a witness providing testimony in court proceedings. Performs law enforcement throughout the park such as road patrols, traffic enforcement, boundary integrity, hunting patrols, lake and waterway patrols, backcountry and wilderness patrols, etc. Investigates motor vehicle accidents and issues citations. Responds to emergency calls and takes action necessary to preserve the peace, resolve problems, protect visitors and resources, apprehend violators. Remember to say you found this opportunity at