Employment Opportunities

The National Park Service Office of Public Health employs U.S. Public Health Service officers and civilian staff to deliver the highest quality professional public health services. Current vacancy announcements and position descriptions will be listed below when available. To learn more about PHS officer employment, visit the official Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service website.

Yosemite National Park Staff Nurse (Outpatient Clinic)

O-4 Billet (Non-Supervisory)
Application Deadline: January 31, 2022 (open until filled)
Location: Yosemite National Park
Position Description:

The National Park Service (NPS) is recruiting a Commissioned Corps officer to fill the position of Staff Nurse at the Yosemite Medical Clinic (YMC) with a duty station in Yosemite National Park, CA.
Organizationally, this position is within Yosemite National Park’s Visitor and Resource Protection Division and reports to the Nurse Manager. Well-qualified officers with the ranks of O-3 and O-4 are encouraged to apply. Occupying a historic building that once served as an acute care hospital, YMC is located in the iconic Yosemite Valley, within sight of Half Dome and easy walking distance of the spectacular Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in North America. YMC staff have ample opportunities nearby to enjoy abundant and diverse outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, fishing, swimming, rafting, skiing and rock climbing. The incumbent will be required to live in government rental quarters provided by Yosemite National Park. Yosemite National Park is designated by the USPHS as an Isolated/Hardship Site. USPHS CC officers who serve the requisite time at YMC can expect to be awarded the USPHS’s “Isolated/Hardship Award”.

Deputy Program Manager/Civil or General Engineer

O-5 Billet (Non-Supervisory)
Application Deadline: February 12, 2022
Location: Lakewood, CO
Position Description:

The National Park Service, Washington Support Office, Park Planning, Facilities and Lands Directorate, Construction Program Management Division (Division), Dam Safety Program (Program) is recruiting a Commissioned Corps engineering officer to fill the position of Deputy Program Manager with a duty station in Lakewood, CO or Washington, DC. Please note telework is also negotiable. Only applicants in the engineer officer category will be considered. This position works under the direct supervision of the Dam Safety Program Manager. This position requires a strong technical knowledge base as well skills in leadership, program management, written and oral communication, developing and maintaining productive working relationships, as well as a broad expertise in policy and finance. This position will co-lead a technical risk-based program with the responsibility to minimize the probability and possible adverse outcome of dam and levee failures on NPS lands. The incumbent will be fully involved in all aspects of the program but, will be assigned areas of responsibility where they are primary lead.

Last updated: January 13, 2022