How to Apply
Applicants must apply to an open position through http://usajobs.opm.gov Applications and/or resumes will NOT be accepted directly to the park units.
Age Requirements-Applicants must be between the ages of 21 and 37 to qualify for a law enforcement position.
The PEB-You MUST pass the physical fitness battery (PEB) of tests prior to acceptance at Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC). The PEB test is free, however, expenses incurred to take the test (meals, transportation, and accommodations) will be provided by the applicant. The PEB consists of the following steps:
1. Body Weight Pushed Standard - Muscular strength determined with ONE maximal repetition chest press. Applicant will have five (5) attempts
2. Trunk Flexion Standards - Flexibility determined by seated forward flexion (sit and reach) evaluation. Applicant will have two (2) attempts
3. Agility Run Standards - Agility measured by negotiating a timed obstacle course (Illinois agility course). Applicant will have two (2) attempts
4. 1.5 Mile Run Standard - Cardiovascular endurance measured with a timed 1.5 mile walk/run. Applicant will have one (1) attempt.
Oral Interview-Participate in an oral interview. A panel of Park Rangers reviews information the applicant provided from the initial processing phase.
Did You Know?
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado was born in 1510 in Salamanca Spain. He was only 30 years old when he began his expedition into what is now the American Southwest. His expedition was considered a failure and he died in obscurity in 1554.