RICHMOND – There are numerous opportunities to find a job at one of Virginia’s 41 remarkable state parks. Whether you enjoy working outdoors, sharing your educational or historical expertise, or planning events and programs, there are plenty of choices for fun jobs this year. Job seekers will be able to build new life skills, enjoy unique experiences and gain knowledge that is valuable inside and outside of the state park system.
With the increase in attendance since the pandemic, there are more needs at the parks and therefore more jobs are available. Seasonal jobs can lead to full-time jobs so opportunities for advancement are possible.
Jobs in demand include Maintenance Ranger, Education Specialist, Administrative Assistant and Park Interpreter. Gain technical, historical, educational, organizational, communication or customer service skills while connecting with nature.
Daily duties will vary for each job and there are different needs at each park location. Job seekers have the option to work outside, using their hands to maintain the park trails and facilities or can work indoors in an administrative job behind the desk or in the visitor center interfacing with park guests. Those who have educational and historical skillset may have the opportunity to create and present programs for all ages.
New this year are updates to the jobs page that allows people to search by park location. Each park now has its own individual page that showcases the jobs available at that location. Keep checking those pages as seasonal and full-time jobs are added throughout the year.
Available jobs are listed online with the requirements. Jobs range from Customer Service Representative to Park Ranger, so those looking for a part-time summer job or a full-time career should consider working for one of Virginia’s State Parks.
Visit our jobs page and start a career today.