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Facilities Operations Specialist – Build Up

April 9

NPS National Capital Regional Office- Facilities Operations Specialist (Build Up Program)


Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Washington, District of Columbia

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NPS National Capital Regional Office- Facilities Operations Specialist

Length: Term of positions is 12 weeks; full-time, 40 hrs/wk
Number of Positions 2
Location: Washington, D.C. (Hybrid)
Living Allowance: Living allowance $600/per week + $360 housing allowance (equivalent to $24/hour)
Start Date: 5/20/2024
Application Due Date: Preference given to applicants that submit application by 4/15/2023
Title of Position NPS Facilities Operations Specialist


Position Details

Stewards Individual Placements (SIP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our cultural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health.

SIP in partnership with the National Park Service and National Capital Regional Office are seeking 2 individuals for an exciting new opportunity with the Facilities, Design and Construction Group supporting parks in the region (greater DC area) with the management and rehabilitation of existing facilities along with the construction of new facilities.


Position Responsibilities will include: 

  • GIS data collection and database management 40%
  • Facilities data collection and input (Building Records, Inspections & maintenance estimates) 40%
  • Construction Project Inspections 20%

Goals include the production of useful data for NPS as well as valuable learning experiences for interns. Interns will verify existing GIS information, identify and collect missing information, and link GIS data to facility data. By verifying asset data, the FIP (facility investment planning) and project completion process can proceed smoothly. This team will also be assigned as assistant Construction Management Representatives (inspectors) to a construction project to assist with inspections and contract specification adherence.


Minimum Requirements: 

  • Ages 18-30 (Up to 35 with veteran status documentation?)
  • Very strong communication skills (writing/editing)
  • Very strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to pass a federal background check
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Educational of professional experience in EITHER Construction/Engineering/Architecture or GIS



  • Living allowance $600/per week + $360 housing allowance (equivalent to $24/hour)
  • Segal Education Award upon completion of required hours: $1,956.35
  • Upon graduation, planning fellows who successfully complete their internship are eligible for non-competitive hiring into the NPS
  • Travel to National Park Service sites available
  • Networking across the National Park Service

Involvement in dynamic team, get experience in and have impact on a national program in the National Park Service

Exposure to many individuals in youth programs, historic preservation, and training world of National Park Service

Ample professional and individual development opportunities to be determined by intern and supervisor

How to Apply:
Please be prepared to submit a resume and cover letter as part of this application.

Gwennan Richmond
Stewards Program Coordinator





Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

This position is located in Washington, DC. View the Google Map in full screen.