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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.

JOB OPENINGS - Jean Lafitte is looking for full-time temporary park guides. There are two vacancies at Chalmette Battlefield/Chalmette National Cemetery in Chalmette, one vacancy at the French Quarter Visitor Center in New Orleans, and one vacancy at the Acadian Cultural Center in Lafayette. Follow the links for information about the jobs and how to apply; when you follow a link, you may get a notice that you are leaving the National Park Service website because job information lives on another server. There are two different application processes; make sure to use the application that fits you.

To search for and apply for permanent, temporary, and seasonal jobs at Jean Lafitte and throughout the federal government, visit the USAJobs website. Useful tips about applying for federal jobs can be found in a series of videos by the Office of Personnel Management.

Students and recent graduates can also search special federal jobs listings at USAJobs Pathways.

You can also find jobs, internships, and training programs based in National Park Service areas through

Last updated: February 12, 2019

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