Big South Fork employs roughly 80 individuals in both seasonal and permanent positions. These jobs encompass all manner of duties, from interpreters to maintenance workers to biological science technicians and archeologists. No matter what type of job you're looking for, the following information should help you pursue employment at Big South Fork or elsewhere in the National Park Service.
The Human Resources Office for the Southeast Region, located in Atlanta, Georgia, can be reached at (404) 562-3170.
All permanent, federal vacancy announcements are posted at USAJobs, the official job site of the United States Government. Career fields include administration, archeology, biological science, information technology, maintenance, visitor protection and many more. To qualify for permanent positions, applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
The National Park Service hires seasonal employees throughout the year. Jobs include park rangers, biological science technicians, park guides, fee collectors and others. All seasonal positions at Big South Fork are posted at USAJobs. Most seasonal appointments are for 1,040 hours (six months).
Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program
The Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program prepares seasonal rangers to perform law enforcement in areas administered by the National Park Service. A successful graduate becomes eligible to receive a Type-II law enforcement commission and may then apply for law enforcement positions throughout the agency. For more information, visit the Association of National Park Rangers.
Current Job Opportunities
Applications for jobs with the National Park Service are accepted via USAJOBS, the federal government's official source for federal job listings and employment opportunity information. The jobs listed below are drawn from USAJOBS, and clicking on any of them will take you to the detailed job announcement on USAJOBS.
Last updated: February 5, 2018