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    Fossil Butte

    National Monument Wyoming

Jobs

An interpretive ranger at annual community Fossil Fest
NPS photo
 

Fossil Butte National Monument employs 10-15 individuals in both permanent and seasonal positions. These jobs encompass several duties, from interpreters to maintenance workers to biological science technicians. No matter what type of job you're looking for, the following information should help you pursue employment at Fossil Butte.

Contact the Human Resource Office, Fossil Butte National Monument at (307) 877-4455 ext. 20.

Permanent Employment

All permanent, federal vacancy announcements are posted on USAJobs, the official job site of the United States Government. Career fields include administration, museum curator, biological science, maintenance, visitor protection and many more. To qualify for permanent positions, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Must currently be a permanent federal employee OR
  • Must have been a permanent/status federal employee OR
  • May apply through an "All Sources/All Qualified" announcement OR
  • May be veterans who are honorably discharged after at least three years of continuous active military service. Check on specific announcement to see if eligible to apply OR
  • Must be eligible for special appointing authorities such as VISTA volunteer, Peace Corps staff or volunteer, disabled veteran, etc.

Seasonal Employment

The National Park Service hires seasonal employees throughout the year. Jobs include park rangers, biological science technicians, park guides, and others. All seasonal interpretive park ranger and park guide positions at Fossil Butte National Monument are posted on USAJobs. Most seasonal appointments are less than 1,040 hours (six months).

Did You Know?

sagebrush country, photo by Rich Walter

Fossil Butte National Monument is one of a few areas in southwestern Wyoming not grazed by cattle and sheep.