Partners

There are many ways to get involved with the programs of the Resource Stewardship and Science directorate including:

Internships
Employment - seasonal, term, and permanent
Research opportunities - including the Scientists in Parks program
Volunteer positions

Internships

Cultural Resource Programs - Multiple

Annually - hires individuals through a NCPE (National Council for Preservation Education) agreement to serve as interns for programs including: Archeology, Anthropology, Cultural Landscapes, Historic Architecture, History, and Museum Resources. Summer positions (beginning May to July and ending September to October) are typically posted on https://preservenet.org/ncpe-internships/ in January. Academic year positions (beginning January and ending in April) are typically posted on https://preservenet.org/ncpe-internships/ in September.

Invasive Plant Management program

Annually - hires individuals to serve on field crews managing invasive plants from spring through early fall. Positions are typically posted on USAJobs in winter (January-March). Internships are also offered for similar positions through Conservation Legacy.

Inventory & Monitoring

Annually - hires individuals to serve on field crews monitoring forest vegetation from late spring through early fall and stream water quality year round. Positions are typically posted on USAJobs in winter (December - February).

Urban Ecology Research Learning Alliance

Annually - hires individuals to serve as interns on a variety of project topics involving natural and cultural resources in national parks of the National Capital Region. Internships may run over the summer or through the year.
Current Job Opportunities

This list includes all park and program jobs open to the public in the Washington, DC area with typical natural and cultural resource position codes (i.e. 0401-Biologist, 1301-Physical Scientist, 0808-Historic Architect, etc.)

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.

Open Period:
June 17, 2024 - July 15, 2024
Salary:
$82,764.00 - $128,956.00 / PA
Position Info:
Not provided. See the job summary.  
Series and Grade:
GS - 0170 - 11/12  
Who May Apply:
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Open to the public
Location:
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Job Summary
The positions are located in Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science, in the Preservation Assistance Program and will administer the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program and provide technical preservation guidance on preserving and rehabilitating historic buildings. Open to the first 150 applicants or until 07/15/2024 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.
Open Period:
June 18, 2024 - July 15, 2024
Salary:
$117,962.00 - $153,354.00 / PA
Position Info:
Not provided. See the job summary.  
Series and Grade:
GS - 0170 - 13  
Who May Apply:
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Open to the public
Location:
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Job Summary
This position is located in Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science, in the Technical Preservation Services (TPS) Division, Preservation Assistance Programs, Cultural Resources, Partnerships, and Science, Washington, D.C. This position is not eligible for remote work. Open to the first 100 applicants or until 07/15/2024 whichever comes first. All applications submitted by 11:59 (EST) on the closing day will receive consideration.

To view more NPS job opportunities, go to USAJOBS.

Last updated: March 8, 2024