The National Park Service is committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing representation for all individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity or ability. It is the policy of the NPS to provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities of applicants and employees.
The following documents provide guidance on reasonable accommodation, including policies, procedures, governing authorities and responsibilities of human resource officers, management, supervisors and employees. The documents also contain information on tracking and reporting reasonable accommodation information and decisions.
What You’ll Find
- Department of the Interior Departmental Manual, Part 373 Chapter 15 “Reasonable Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities”
- Director’s Oder 16A: Reasonable Accommodation for Applicants and Employees with Disabilities
- Department of the Interior Civil Rights Directive No. 2014-02 “Reasonable Accomoodation for Individuals with Disabilities”
- Think about your own position or workplace. What reasonable accommodations could you make for a person with disabilities?
- What accommodations could you not make to your position or workplace (i.e., the accommodation would fundamentally change the essential functions of your position or create a safety hazard)?