Job Overview


Experience Your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.


Who May Apply: Students eligble for the Pathway's Internship Program.

This position is being filled in the excepted service under the Pathway's Internship Program.  The Pathway's Internship Program is designed to provide students with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school. To learn more about the Pathway's Internship program please visit  Interns appointed from this vacancy will be placed in position expected to last no more than one year.  The appointment may be extended until the selectee's educational program requirements have been completed.  

This announcement will be used to fill full-time in the summer and part-time (32 hours) after school starts for a internship position.  However, work schedule may be changed/reduced depending on workload or funding.

This is a temporary position with a full-time and/part time work schedule not to exceed 1 year. 

Number of Vacancies:  We expect to fill ONE vacancy at this time; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies.

Full Performance Level:05

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Major Duties:  The incumbent of this position will, following instructions and standardized procedures, implement natural resources management projects.  Work will involve collection and organization of field data; routine and recurring testing of collected samples; recording of data; making field observation of natural resource conditions; and assisting in preparation of reports, plans and guidelines.  Logistical support will be provided for contract or cooperating scientists, and training will be provided to volunteers, cooperatiors, and or others.  Installs, operates and maintains resource management equipment such as traps and laboratory equipment, and uses a variety of computer programs in completion of assigned tasks.

The incumbent will report directly to the Chief of Resource Managment.

Position Location:  Mammoth Cave National Park, Mammoth Cave, KY.  Please visit for area information.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No