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Work for the National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area. Maintenance workers, laborers, equipment operators, security guards, lifeguards, park rangers, biology science technicians, law enforcement, visitor use assistants, and EMTs are all needed for the summer of 2021. Please continue to check back on this site for more job listings. For more information please call (718) 354-4606.

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Current Job Opportunities

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

Recreation Aid (Surf-Lifeguard Trainee)

Open Period: 12/18/20 to 6/18/21

Salary: $15.55/hour

Series and Grade: GS 0189-3

Position Info: Full-Time, not to exceed 1039 hours

Locations: Jacob Riis Park (Queens), Sandy Hook (NJ), Great Kills Park (Staten Island)

Who May Apply: Career Transition (CTAP); Open to the Public

Job Summary: This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants will be referred periodically throughout the announcement period. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. The next cut-off date is 11:59 pm (ET), March 22, 2021.

You must be able to pass the surf-lifeguard test. Candidates must pass all parts of the test - includes the following: Swim 550 yards continuously in less than 10 minutes using a swimming stroke performed on the front only; and Run 1.25 miles continuously in less than 12 minutes. All applicants will be tested upon entry on duty.


Recreation Assistant (Surf-Lifeguard)

Open Period: 12/18/20 to 6/18/21

Salary: $17.45/hour

Series and Grade: GS 0189-04

Position Info: Full-Time, not to exceed 1039 hours

Location: Jacob Riis Park (Queens), Sandy Hook (NJ), Great Kills Park (Staten Island)

Who May Apply: Career Transition (CTAP); Open to the Public

Job Summary: This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants will be referred periodically throughout the announcement period. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. The next cut-off date is 11:59 pm (ET), March 22, 2021.

You must be able to pass the surf-lifeguard test. Candidates must pass all parts of the test - includes the following: Swim 550 yards continuously in less than 10 minutes using a swimming stroke performed on the front only; and Run 1.25 miles continuously in less than 12 minutes. All applicants will be tested upon entry on duty.

Lead Recreation Assistant (Lead Surf-Lifeguard)

Open Period: 12/18/20 to 6/18/21

Salary: $19.53/hour

Series and Grade: GS 0189-05

Position Info: Full-Time, not to exceed 1039 hours

Location: Jacob Riis Park (Queens), Sandy Hook (NJ), Great Kills Park (Staten Island)

Who May Apply: Career Transition (CTAP); Open to the Public

Job Summary: This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants will be referred periodically throughout the announcement period. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. The next cut-off date is 11:59 pm (ET), March 22, 2021.

You must be able to pass the surf-lifeguard test. Candidates must pass all parts of the test - includes the following: Swim 550 yards continuously in less than 10 minutes using a swimming stroke performed on the front only; and Run 1.25 miles continuously in less than 12 minutes. All applicants will be tested upon entry on duty.

Supervisory Recreation Assistant (Supervisory Lifeguard)

Open Period: 12/18/20 to 6/18/21

Salary: $21.76/hour

Series and Grade: GS 0189-06

Position Info: Full-Time, not to exceed 1039 hours

Location: Jacob Riis Park (Queens), Sandy Hook (NJ), Great Kills Park (Staten Island)

Who May Apply: Career Transition (CTAP); Open to the Public

Job Summary: This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants will be referred periodically throughout the announcement period. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. The next cut-off date is 11:59 pm (ET), March 22, 2021.

You must be able to pass the surf-lifeguard test. Candidates must pass all parts of the test - includes the following: Swim 550 yards continuously in less than 10 minutes using a swimming stroke performed on the front only; and Run 1.25 miles continuously in less than 12 minutes. All applicants will be tested upon entry on duty.

Health Technician (Emergency Medical Technician)

Open Period: 2/27/21 to 6/28/21

Salary: $19.53/hour

Series and Grade: GS 0640-5

Position Info: Full-Time, not to exceed 1039 hours

Locations: Jacob Riis Park (Queens) and Sandy Hook (NJ)

Who May Apply: Career Transition (CTAP); Open to the Public

Job Summary: This is an open continuous vacancy announcement. Applicants will be referred periodically throughout the announcement period. Final application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. The first cut-off date is 11:59 pm (ET), March 10, 2021.

You will be required to possess a current National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certification and/or an unrestricted state license, and a current Basic Life Support (BLS)/CPR certification. It's the policy of the NPS that all providers at Levels III-VI will be certified by the National Registry of EMTs.

Last updated: March 24, 2021

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