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Jobs at Fire Island

Fire Island National Seashore hires a limited number of temporary employees each year, and refills vacant permanent positions as workload and funding permits. Several summer seasonal positions are advertised from late January through early spring. Please see below for current openings at Fire Island National Seashore.

You may see a list of the latest vacancies for these and other federal positions at You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify and a valid state drivers license is required for most positions.


Current Job Opportunities

Applications for jobs with the National Park Service are accepted via, the federal government's official source for federal job listings and employment opportunity information. The jobs listed below are being drawn from, and clicking on any of them will take you to the detailed announcement for that job on


Additional Requirements for Lifeguards

All lifeguards must pass a pre-employment exam before applying. Tests are generally conducted during the winter or early spring.

For more information on lifeguard positions:


Internships at Fire Island

There are also opportunities to work at Fire Island through the Student Conservation Association internship program. Fire Island National Seashore fills wildlife management and general biology intern positions in the spring, and early and late summer. These are non-paid positions, but a small stipend and housing is provided. Please visit for more information.


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