Experienced Services Program National Park Service

Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana

The Center for Workforce Inclusion has an open position in the National Park Service’s (NPS) Experienced Services Program (ESP). The ESP program is designed to connect experienced workers, age 55 or older, with fulfilling and challenging opportunities at national parks and program offices that protect, conserve, and preserve our nation’s valuable natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources.

The NPS-Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) Program is recruiting for a local Writer/Editor in the Lake Charles area to assist in writing six natural disaster recovery plans in southwest Louisiana.

Coordinate with NPS-RTCA project managers in writing and preparing natural disaster recovery plans. Duties and responsibilities of the position include:

  • Responsible for writing narrative, supported by photos, maps and exhibits, to document the process and the products.
  • Frame the individual projects within the overall strategy to address climate adaptation and improve quality of life, recreational opportunities, natural habitat, transportation alternatives, accessibility & mobility, energy conservation, water quality and flood mitigation.

The successful candidate must be age 55 or older; possess a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; have substantial experience as a professional writer, editor, interviewer; skilled in compiling and summarizing material in non-technical language; as this is predominately remote work, access to a computer and reliable Wi-Fi for video conferencing is required; must be proficient in MS Office applications.

Temporary, part‐time position working an average of 20 hours per week @ $50.00 per hour.

E-mail resume to: vacancies@workforceinclusion.org.  Subject Line of email: Please type – Writer/Editor.  

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