Job Overview


About the Agency

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.

This announcement has been extended an extra 10 business days per managements request.

This position is being re-announced; If you applied for the previous Gardener position you must apply again to be considered.

Located along world famous Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California, the park has the 12th largest visitation in the system exceeding over 4 million visits annually. The park's location, resources, and exceptional maritime collections interest a broad and diverse group of visitors, maritime advocates, researchers, partner organizations, community groups, elected officials, and city/county and state agencies. In addition to its many constituents, the park has two Cooperation Associations/Friends organizations and partnership agreements with the San Francisco Senior Center, a Sea Scout unit of the Boys Scouts of America, and the Dolphin and South End Swimming and Rowing Clubs. San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history and is surrounded by urban and suburban communities; it is a complex working environment with changing priorities. Visit our website at NOTE: San Francisco is a high cost of living area.

Tour of Duty: This position is five 8-hour days. Flexible work schedules are available.

Currently only one vacancy will be filled, however, more than one vacancy may be filled through this announcement should the need arise.


This position is located in the Facilities and Ships Division of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. The incumbent is responsible for landscape management pertaining to maintenance and repair work in various areas within the park depending upon seasonal requirements and landscape priorities. The incumbent is required to work with other trades, maintenance workers, volunteers, and other agency employees. Duties of the position are as follows: Irrigation System, Maintenance and Repair, Turf Management, Pest Control, Pruning and Hedging, Ornamental Landscape Maintenance and Landscape Construction.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No