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Careers at NRPA

The Washington Post: Top Work Places 2014NRPA 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 [email protected].

Current Open NRPA Positions

Position/Vacancy: Advocacy and Outreach Specialist 
Posted: July 1, 2014
Filled:  September 22, 2014
Status/Update:  Filled

Position/Vacancy: Research Specialist
Posted: July 31, 2014
Filled:  
Status/Update:  Live interviews

Position/Vacancy: Certification Manager 
Posted: August 26, 2014
Filled:  
Status/Update:  Phone interviews

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: [email protected].