Park staff monitoring plants in Big Meadows.
Most federal positions over 90 days in duration will be posted on USAJOBS, the official job site of the U.S. federal government. This includes permanent, term, and seasonal positions. Check periodically for new postings.

National Park Service Permanent Positions
Permanent positions become vacant occasionally. The application process varies for each job; please see announcements, which will be posted on USAJOBS, for details.

National Park Service Seasonal Positions
Seasonal temporary positions are also announced on USAJOBS. They can be posted as much as six months prior to the season we are recruiting for so the best way to stay aware is to register for alerts on USAJOBS.

Internship Opportunities
Shenandoah offers a variety of internship opportunities throughout the year.


Temporary Job Opportunity

Shenandoah National Park is seeking qualified persons to work in the Sanitation and Building and Utilities group of the Maintenance Division.
This position is located in the Buildings, Utilities & Sanitation Unit, within the Division of Maintenance at Shenandoah National Park. The duty station is the Big Meadows Maintenance Area or at Park Headquarters. The primary duties of the position involve multiple trades and crafts, including but not limited to carpentery, painting, roofing, and minor electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and sanitation. The Building and Utilities Supervisor supervises the incumbent. The primary purpose of this position is to help with maintenance and repairs to buildings, and utilities, and sanitation.
The duties include cleaning comfort stations, restrooms, visitor centers, and campgrounds, and trash collection. Performs minor carpentry repairs using simple measures and hand tools on such tasks as replacing broken planks on picnic tables; broken windows using precut stock; minor adjustments or replacing hinges, latches and catches and replacing roofing material.
Performs minor painting using brush and roller according to specific instructions on projects where appearances are not critical such as staining picnic tables and trash barrels.
Performs minor plumbing repairs such as tightening or replacing in-kind fittings and fixtures and with minor plumbing, electrical repairs as needed, and refers problems to higher-graded workers.
Operates a light truck to pick up supplies and to transport materials to and from work sites while cleaning park facilities.
We are looking for local people to fill these jobs. There is no housing with these positions. Please send your resume to Please provide your contact information, e-mail and phone number, by the close of business May 19 2021.

Last updated: May 12, 2021

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Shenandoah National Park
3655 U.S. Highway 211 East

Luray , VA 22835


540 999-3500
Emergency Phone: 1-800-732-0911

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