NRPA is dedicated to providing the highest level of programs, services and resources to our members for the advancement of parks, recreation and environmental conservation. Our success depends on our ability to find passionate, dedicated and innovative professionals to contribute to NRPA's continued successes.

We are excited that you are interested in joining the NRPA staff and hope that you will discover what we already know ... NRPA is a great place to work!

If you are applying for a position with NRPA, please direct any questions to

Current Open NRPA Positions

Position Title: Marketing/Communications Project Manager
Date Opened: July 7, 2017
Date Closed:
Status: Reviewing Resumes

Position Title: Individual Giving Specialist
Date Opened: June 16, 2017
Date Closed:
Status: Reviewing Resumes

Position Title: Program Specialist
Date Opened: May 16, 2017
Date Closed: June 30, 2017
Status: Filled

Position Title: Government Affairs Intern
Date Opened: June 20, 2017
Date Closed:
Status: Reviewing Resumes

Position Title: IT Intern
Date Opened: March 31, 2017
Date Closed:
Status: Reviewing Resumes

Position Title: Instructional Design Intern
Date Opened: May 15, 2017
Date Closed:
Status: Reviewing Resumes

Discover the Benefits at NRPA!

Conveniently located off the Dulles Greenway, within the Brambleton Regional Park in Ashburn, NRPA boasts a warm professional environment, with a relaxing and peaceful view of nature at its finest! All staff have access to indoor & outdoor eating areas, as well as indoor & outdoor fitness opportunities. Our facility has an air-conditioned fitness room with access to showers, as well as foot trails.

Full time staff enjoy a very rich benefit package that includes 403(b) matched at 6% and fully vested upon hire, group Health, Dental, and Vision for employee and family paid 80+% by the employer; Life insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability paid 100% by the employer; accrue 26 Paid days off per year plus 13 paid holidays, eligibility in the first month of employment, Length of Service Awards and more!

NRPA is committed to promoting an environment of work-life balance. To promote healthy lifestyles, at work and away, we have established programs like Teleworking, FlexTime Schedules, 37.5 hour work-week, Employee Assistance Programs, and Educational Assistance Programs.


Diversity and Inclusion

The field of parks and recreation is committed to diversity and inclusion, the association provides tools and resources to our membership, and NRPA makes the same commitment to our staff members through our employment policies, practices, communications and training.

NRPA's leadership has the primary responsibility for seeing that the equal employment opportunity and diversity policies are implemented, but all members of the staff share in the responsibility for assuring that, by their personal actions, the policies are effective and apply uniformly to everyone.

If you have any questions about the positions with NRPA, please contact the Human Resources staff:


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