Vets Find Work And Purpose In The National Park Service

This story caught my eye over the holiday weekend and I wanted to share it with you. NBC News reported that Veterans make up 5.9% of the American working age population. But in the National Park Service, veterans make up 26% of the workforce. Laws that give preference to veterans in the hiring process make it easier for them to land jobs in government agencies and historically the National Park Service has attracted and retained veterans.

Check out the post from Gateway National Recreation Area

Looking for veterans in the NYC metro area to join the National Park Service family. Gateway National Recreation Area has numerous positions throughout the year. Go to and set up alerts for when these federal jobs open up.

If you are interested in working for Gateway National Recreation Area in the summer of 2019, you must go through  Be sure to create a profile, have your resume uploaded, and set up job alerts. Gateway’s summer positions will be posted on  Nov. 26 to Nov. 30. Anticipated start date is April 29, 2019.

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