Jobs / Career Opportunities

Periodically ANPR publicizes park- or ranger-related positions in this space.

Here are several websites to check in your job search:
National Park Service - Career Information
NPS Digest: Daily Headlines | Jobs

Park Ranger

ANPR has compiled a few good tip sheets to help with your job search and resume writing.

How to write a great federal resume: > > > >

Preparing a resume for federal government employment programs: > > > >

Do's and don'ts for applications and resumes: > > > >

Checklist for applications and resumes: > > > >

Helpful examples to craft bullet statements: > > > >

Buzz words: Strong words to use in your application: > > > >

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ANPR has published "Live the Adventure: Join the National Park Service" as a brief guide to becoming a park ranger with the National Park Service. The booklet gives general information on the park ranger profession and related fields in national parks; types of appointments and hiring authorities used by the NPS to fill vacancies; and tips about preparing for a career in the NPS, such as which courses to take in high school and which college majors are preferred. More details and ordering information are here:

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