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!

Current Job Opportunities

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

Discover the Benefits at NRPA!

NRPA has been named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post every year since 2014. To promote healthy lifestyles, at work and away, we have established programs like Teleworking, FlexTime Schedules, 37.5-hour work-week, Employee Assistance Programs, Educational Assistance Programs, Lunch-and-Learn sessions, and more.

Situated on park land, our Ashburn, Virginia campus boasts a warm professional environment, with a relaxing and peaceful view of nature at its finest! The space offers indoor & outdoor eating areas, as well as indoor & outdoor fitness opportunities, including an air-conditioned fitness room with access to showers, as well as foot trails for the outdoor enthusiast. NRPA also maintains office space in Washington, D.C. for its D.C.-based staff that is centrally located and convenient to the blue, orange, silver and red subway lines.


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.


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