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Ever wonder what it might be like to work in a national park? Watch the video and be inspired by Bridget, Navin and many others as they describe their experience working in interpretation, resource protection, maintenance and natural resources at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.


Current Job Opportunities


Normally all positions that are filled at Golden Gate NRA are announced on the Office of Personnel's website. If you are a candidate who is interested in applying for jobs at our park, you may access this website at

COVID-19 Excepted Service Hiring Authority

On March 20, 2020, OPM issued a memorandum entitled “Coronavirus (COVID-19) Schedule A Hiring Authority” , which authorized the use of excepted service appointments under 5 CFR 213.3102 (i)(3) to address the need for hiring additional staff in response to, or as a result of, COVID-19. Statutory public notice requirements under 5 USC 3327 and 5 USC 3330 do not apply when filling positions under this schedule A authority. Links to recruitment notices for positions being hired under this authority are listed below:

No current positions available.


Pathways for Students & Recent Graduates to Federal Careers

The Pathways Programs offer clear paths to Federal internships for students from high school through post-graduate school and to careers for recent graduates, and provide meaningful training and career development opportunities for individuals who are at the beginning of their Federal service. As a student or recent graduate, you can begin your career in the Federal government by choosing the path that best describes you and where you are in your academics:

  • Internship Program:This program is for current students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions from high school to graduate level, with paid opportunities to work in agencies and explore Federal careers while still in school.Additional information about the Internship Program.
  • Recent Graduates Program:This program is for individuals who have recently graduated from qualifying educational institutions or programs and seek a dynamic, career development program with training and mentorship. To be eligible, applicants must apply within two years of degree or certificate completion (except for veterans precluded from doing so due to their military service obligation, who will have up to six years to apply).Additional information about the Recent Graduates Program.
  • Presidential Management Fellows Program:For more than three decades, the PMF Program has been the Federal government's premier leadership development program for advanced degree candidates. This program is now for individuals who have received a qualifying advanced degree within the preceding two years. For complete program information,

For additional information on the Pathways Programs overall, please visit:


Local Opportunities to Work With Us:
For more information regarding volunteer and internship opportunities at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area check our websites below:

Last updated: February 2, 2023

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