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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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    All park sites except Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery closed Tuesday, November 11, for Veterans Day. All park sites closed on Thanksgiving, November 27. Follow the link for more on park hours and days. More »

Jobs

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It takes a lot of different skills to run a park, from accounting to carpentry to leading tours to law enforcement.

For jobs at Jean Lafitte and throughout the federal government, click here to search and apply for jobs.

Current job opening - Jean Lafitte is looking for three temporary full-time maintenance workers. Click here for information and how to apply. Application deadline is Friday, July 11.

Did You Know?

Cajun band performs at the Liberty Theater.

The Prairie Acadian Cultural Center takes to the airwaves every Saturday night, sponsoring Rendez-vous des Cajuns at the Liberty Theater right next door to the center in Eunice. The live show of Cajun and zydeco music is locally known as "the Cajun Grand Old Opry" and broadcasts at www.krvs.org