Visitor Center is OPEN 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily, Visitor Center is OPEN New Years Day.
Please drive safely! Winter driving conditions may exist on park roadways. Call 970-858-3617, Extension 402 for a current road report. Trails are covered by a few inches of snow in most locations.
Current Vacancy Announcments
Career Employment Information
We have very little turnover in our permanent staff, so you may want to consider temporary or seasonal employment with us.
When you apply for federal positions, your application/resume is reviewed for qualifications based on either your education or work experience or a combination thereof. In addition to basic qualifications, an announcement will either have knowledges, skills, abilities, and selective factors, or an assessment questionnaire. To qualify and be listed on the certificate of eligible candidates for a job(s), you will need to meet basic qualifications and provide detailed documentation of your experience, education, training, etc. related to the knowledges, skills, abilities, or selective factors for that job(s).
We hope this information assists you in future employment endeavors. Should you have any further questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 970-858-3617 ext. 304.
Thank you for your interest in employment with Colorado National Monument.
About Seasonal Jobs at Colorado National Monument
The National Park Service is the number one employer of summer temporary positions within the Department of the Interior. Employment opportunities abound! However, competition is keen in most areas.
The main employment season for Colorado National Monument runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall. The actual length of employment depends on the position and work location. COLM typically does not hire temporary employees for the winter season.
Recruitment for summer positions begins in December of each year and may run as late as April. Colorado National Monument hires approximately 30 summer seasonal positions in various disciplines.
All vacancies are posted at www.usajobs.opm.gov. You should check there often as daily updates can occur. Additional information and specific guidance on how to apply is available by calling the Colorado National Monument Human Resources Office at 970-858-3617 ext. 304.
Did You Know?
Each Independence Day, local climbers scale the iconic Independence Monument in Colorado National Monument and raise an American flag on top. This tradition dates back to early park promoter John Otto, whose route up Independence Monument climbers still follow.