• Aerial View of Padre Island National Seashore

    Padre Island

    National Seashore Texas

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  • Park Phone issues

    The visitor center main phone line and fax line are not working. To reach the park visitor center, call (361) 949-8069. Fax to (361) 949-7091, Attention: Visitor Center. We apologize for the inconvenience.

  • Bird Island Basin Campground rehabilitation starts August 18, 2014

    The second part of a project to repair facilities and rebuild eroded shoreline at Bird Island Basin Campground begins August 18. Minor disruptions of activities in the immediate area may occur. None of the work should affect use of the boat ramp.

Jobs

To view vacancy announcements and other federal jobs please go to: http://www.usajobs.gov/

The National Park Service is an Equal Opportunity employer. Selections for positions are on the basis of merit, fitness, and qualifications without regard to race, sex, color, creed, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, non-disqualifying handicap conditions, or any other non-merit factors.

As an employer of the U.S. Government, the National Park Service provides excellent federal benefits for permanent employees. Benefits are limited for temporary employees. Employee salaries are based on General Schedule (GS) and Federal Wage System (FWS) ratings. The GS is the basic classification and compensation system for white-collar occupations and the FWS is the basic classification and compensation system for trades and labor occupations in the Federal government. The GS salary schedule is Nationwide, however, the FWS wage rate schedules vary with area.

Current job opportunities, with a full description of all vacancy announcements, may be found on the Office of Personnel Management website.

Groups of occupations are as follows:

  • Administrative and Clerical
  • Information Technology
  • Concessions Management
  • Trades and Crafts
  • Engineering, Design and Facility Management
  • Fee Collection and Dispatch
  • Fire Management
  • Park Ranger (Law Enforcement, Interpretation, Public
  • Affairs, Park Management)
  • Park Guide
  • Safety Management
  • Science and Resource Management

This page has been adapted from the Everglades National Park website.

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