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    “NPS Fundamentals is a genuine investment in our agency's most valuable resource -its employees! I strongly advocate every eligible NPS employee attend this crucial, foundational training.”
    Director Jon Jarvis

    What is NPS Fundamentals?

    The NPS Fundamentals program is the centerpiece of a Service-wide on-boarding effort for new NPS employees within their first two years of permanent employment. Prerequisites include training identified in the New Employee Orientation. The NPS Fundamentals program includes online and residential training.

    The program is designed to welcome new employees to the National Park Service and introduce them to the NPS Universal Competencies and Core Values critical to every employee's success and accomplishment of the NPS mission.

    Find out more about NPS Fundamentals!