• The Great House at Casa Grande Ruins stands out for miles

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

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  • Visitor Center Rennovations

    Park is having major heating/cooling system work done. The Visitor Center is closed (we don't know how long-mid July?) but restrooms, movie auditorium, historic ruins area, and picnic area remain open (no fees or pass sales during rennovation)

Working at Casa Grande Ruins

Ranger Hat

Ranger Hat


The staff at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is rather small and tends to remain constant. We currently have 8 permanent full-time employees (and 1 permanent less-than-full-time) and we supplement that staff with volunteers, interns, and temporary hires as needed.

For information on federal employment and to seach for available jobs please visit the USAjobs website.


You can find general information about employment with the National Park Service on the nps.gov website. Information about student internships with the National Park Service is also on nps.gov including restrictions and qualifications details. There are many fine partner organizations you may want to consider as well. Feel free to contact the park in which you are most interested to get more details.

Student Conservation Association logo on the shirt of one of our interns.

Student Conservation Association logo


For information on the Student Conservation Association, its internships, and other work programs please visit their website directly. These internships include positions with public contact duties and with resource study and protection assignments. There is no age or educational limits for their advertized programs, please don't let the name of the organization mislead you- all are welcome.

For information on volunteering at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument please visit our Volunteer pages. You can find many volunteer opportunites at volunteer.gov as well.

Did You Know?

Painting the protective roof in 2003.

The metal roof structure above the Casa Grande was constructed in 1932 at a cost of almost $28,000. Maintenance of the roof structure includes painting it every 15-20 years. It was last painted in 2003 at a cost of over $100,000.