Job Overview


About the Agency

Thank you for considering employment with the National Park Service.

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position.  This position is restricted to veterans with preference eligibiity and may not be filled by a non-veteran unless no qualifed veteran is available.

This is a temporary full time position, not to exceed 1039 hours in a twelve month period.  Positions may be terminated sooner or extended longer depending on management needs and funding.

If you have any questions regarding the duties of this position, please contact Lorena Nelson, Custodial Supervisor, at 219-395-8109.


MAJOR DUTIES: This is a temporary full-time summer seasonal position. Duties include the daily cleaning of office buildings, visitor use areas such as beach bathhouse, restrooms, picnic shelters and campground, emptying of trash and recycle bins, litter pick-up, beach clean-up, and grounds maintenance such as mowing, weed eating, blowing and shoveling.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Must be in excellent physical condition, be able to do considerable walking, standing, bending, kneeling, stretching, climbing, crawling, working outdoors in high humidity, wind, dust and temperatures that can reach 100+ degrees.  Employee frequently lifts and carries moderately heavy objects up to 50 lbs on a daily basis.
AREA INFORMATION:  Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is located on the southern shores of Lake Michigan and is comprised of approximately 15,000 acres of beaches, sand dunes, and oak savannah forest throughout a three county area.  Protecting the park from boundary encroachments, poaching, injury to endangered species, pollution, and unauthorized construction are important management goals. The park encompasses 15 miles of shoreline and hosts one of the most diverse plant communities in the National Park System. Swimming, fishing, boating, canoeing, cross-country skiing, hiking, horseback riding, and camping all occur within the park.
At Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, experience the mid-west and great lakes region while enhancing your professional development.  Indiana Dunes is in the Chicago locality pay area.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No