About This Career Path
Plan, develop, and conduct programs to inform public of historical, natural, and scientific features of national, state, or local park.
Current Available Jobs
Projected job openings through 2024
Conduct field trips to point out scientific, historic, and natural features of parks, forests, historic sites, or other attractions.
Prepare and present illustrated lectures and interpretive talks about park features.
Plan and organize public events at the park.
Provide visitor services, such as explaining regulations, answering visitor requests, needs and complaints, and providing information about the park and surrounding areas.
Develop environmental educational programs and curricula for schools.
Research stories regarding the area's natural history or environment.
Perform emergency duties to protect human life, government property, and natural features of park.
Confer with park staff to determine subjects and schedules for park programs.
Assist with operations of general facilities, such as visitor centers.
Plan, organize and direct activities of seasonal staff members.
Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.
Customer and Personal Service
Education and Training
History and Archeology
(STEM) Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics