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Current Job Opportunities

Applications for jobs with the National Park Service are accepted via USAJOBS.gov, the federal government's official source for job listings and employment information. The jobs listed below are drawn from USAJOBS.gov; clicking on any of them will take you to the detailed job announcement on that site, including a contact person if you have questions. Learn more about working for the National Park Service. Please see link above for all lifeguard positions.

Public Safety Dispatcher
Open Period: 3/25/24 to 6/26/24
Series and Grade: GS 2151 6-8
Salary: $50,326 - $87,851 per year
Location(s): Fort Wadsworth
Who Can Apply: the public
Job Description:

The major duties of the Public Safety Dispatcher position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Serves as a dispatcher for the US Park Police, applying in-depth knowledge of dispatch operating systems, databases, and equipment, as well as knowledge of dispatch policies and past practices to isolate and solve unusual and difficult technical problems.
  • Performs dispatch and call taking services for a wide variety of complex public safety related incidents and operations.
  • Coordinates rescue, ambulance, and helicopter operations, etc., of various agencies.
  • Receives and evaluations emergency calls for service.
  • Provides dispatch support to law enforcement activities.
  • Queries & relays wants, warrants, drive and vehicle status, Be on the Lookout (BOL), and Attempt to Locate (ATL) information for law enforcement contact and investigations.
  • Serves as a certified operator of National Criminal Information Network (NCIC), National Law Enforcement Communications System (NLETS), and state criminal information networks (i.e., ACCESS, TLETS, VCIN, etc). Accesses, analyzes, and utilizes information from a variety of national, state,
  • Monitors a variety of alarm systems including intrusion, fire, robbery, panic, and maintenance related systems. Analyze alarms. Ensures appropriate response. Reports on alarm systems troubles.
  • Assists law enforcement officers with investigations.

Laborer
Open Period:
2/12/24 to 8/12/24
Series and Grade: WG 3502 3
Salary: $21.57 - $25.18 per hour
Location(s): Jamaica Bay and Sandy Hook Units
Who Can Apply: The public
Job Description:

  • Operate heavy power equipment such as lawn mowers, portable snow blowers, and all types of hand tools (such as shovels, rakes, lawn edging equipment, etc,;) to maintain buildings, grounds, roads, and trails, etc.
  • Load and unload supplies and material from trucks, trailers, dollie, etc.
  • Move furniture, remove and set signs, paint picnic tables and signs, rake and water lawns, trim trees and shrubs, pick up litter, and clean fire pits.
  • Dig ditches and trenches with pick and shovel where soil is hard and compact and must grade or slope; occasionally breaks up pavement, soil, or concrete; mixes and pours concrete, asphalt, and hot/cold mix; fills and levels holes in damaged roads.
  • Move heavily loaded wheelbarrows and hand trucks; utilize heavy type power mowers including adjusting, cleaning, and oiling blades.
  • This is a temporary position and will last approximately six months.


Seasonal Laborer (MVO)
Open Period:
1/29/24 to 7/29/24
Series and Grade: WG 3502 4
Salary: $24.14 - $27 per hour
Location(s): Jamaica Bay, Sandy Hook, and Staten Island Units
Who Can Apply: The public
Job Description:

  • Operates heavy power equipment such as lawn mowers, brush cutters, brush chippers, portable snow blowers, and all types of hand and light power tools (such as shovels, pulaskis, picks, digging bars, rakes, lawn edging equipment, electric drills, etc.), to maintain buildings,
    grounds, roads, trails, etc.
  • Loads and unloads supplies and materials from trucks, trailers, dollies, etc. Moves furniture, removes and sets signs, paints picnic tables and signs, rakes and waters lawns, trims trees and shrubbery, picks up litter, cleans and repairs fire pits.
  • Digs ditches and trenches with pick and shovel where soil is hard and compact and must grade or slope; occasionally breaks up pavement, soil, or concrete; mixes and pours concrete, asphalt, and hot/cold mix; fills and levels holes in damaged roads
  • Operates and performs minor operator maintenance on light duty motor vehicles such as pickup trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, carryalls, sedans, crew cab pickup trucks, which typically have an approximate gross vehicle weight of up to 4500 kilograms (10,000 pounds). Vehicles are driven on the basis of either specific trip assignments or regularly established schedules and standard routes to transport personnel, supplies, materials, or equipment and tools throughout the park under limited traffic conditions at low speeds.
  • Performs janitorial duties for buildings and grounds when required

This is a temporary position and will last approximately six months.

Laborer Leader (MVO)
Open Period: 1/01/24 to 7/01/24
Series and Grade: WL 3502 4
Salary: $25.43 - $29.65 per hour
Location(s): Jamaica Bay, Sandy Hook, and Staten Island Units
Who Can Apply: The public
Job Description: This position is a laborer leader assigned responsibility for performing laboring duties that require moderately heavy physical effort requiring the use of common hand tools and power equipment involving any or all of the following duties.
The position provides daily direction to at least three (3) workers to accomplish laborer work on a regular and recurring part of the job and exercised on a substantially full time and continuing basis.
In order to accomplish the laborer duties, the incumbent must on a regular and recurring basis also operate light duty motor vehicles weighing up to 10,000 pounds (such as pick-up trucks, panel trucks, flatbed trucks, etc.) to transport personnel, material, or equipment to work sites located throughout the park.
This is a temporary position, and will last approximately six months.

Motor Vehicle Operator
Open Period: 1/15/24 to 7/15/24
Series and Grade: WG 5703 5
Salary: $24.66 - $28.79 per hour
Location(s): Jamaica Bay and Sandy Hook Units
Who Can Apply: The public
Job Description:
  • Operates and performs operator maintenance on one of more motor vehicles. Vehicles are driven on the basis of either specific trip assignments or regularly established schedules over public roads (or the equivalent) at highway speeds to transport, personnel, supplies, materials, or equipment and tools or to tow equipment throughout rural or urban areas (various kinds of traffic) and varying weather conditions.
  • Loads cargo onto the vehicle, using appropriate tie-downs such as chains, binders, or straps for transit on public roads at highway speeds or under similar driving circumstances.
  • Safely transports passengers or cargo to their destinations throughout rural or urban areas on park and/or public roads in a full range of traffic conditions (or the equivalent).
  • Makes couplings between vehicle and towed equipment.
  • Completes daily work and/or trip reports required.
  • Performs routine custodial and laborer duties, including cleaning restrooms and other campground or visitor facilities, collects trash, makes minor repairs as needed.
  • May be assigned to assist journeyman performing a variety of other duties such as painting, plumbing, carpentry, and electrical; assisting higher grade worker with maintenance of utility systems, including sewer and electrical distribution; trails and grounds work; and asphalt work and road maintenance by repairing pavement surfaces; painting/repairing refuse containers/dumpsters.

This is a temporary position, and will last approximately six months.

Last updated: June 18, 2024

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