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Game, Fish and Parks Seasonal Position

SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

Looking for a summer job that takes you out of the ordinary and lands you in the middle of South Dakota’s natural resources? Consider a seasonal job with Game, Fish, and Parks. There are a variety of opportunities that offer life experiences working hand-in-hand with parks and wildlife.

The normal summer season is mid-May through Labor Day. Some employees may work earlier or later. Most positions involve outdoor work and physical labor.

The closing date for the GFP Seasonal positions is February 28, 2017.   

GFP Supervisors will contact those applicants they wish to interview. Interviews will begin in February. Not all applicants will receive an interview, but all applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application.
These popular positions fill quickly, so please check out the following instructions and get your application submitted as soon as you can. Come and enjoy South Dakota’s great outdoors with us!


General Requirements:

  • Housing is the responsibility of the employee, unless otherwise noted
  • Transportation to and from work and associated costs is the responsibility of the employee
  • Positions may require employees to work holidays, weekends and irregular or rotating shifts
  • Some positions require specific licenses or certification as listed on the job description

Application/Hiring Procedures:

Applications are also available at any SD Department of Labor and Regulation Employment Services Office and any job site listed. Photocopies are acceptable.

  • From the attached listing, note the seasonal requisition number, location, and position(s) desired
  • All jobs for a particular location are listed under one requisition number
  • A separate application is required for each requisition number (location) in which you are interested

All applications must be sent to the address or e-mail address listed on that announcement.
Be specific in completing the application form. List any relevant licenses or certificates (e.g. driver’s license, CDL, CPR, pesticide/herbicide applicator certification, etc.) as well as any equipment or office equipment you are able to operate. Please include both the beginning and ending dates you are available for employment. It is essential that your mailing address is complete including apartment number, box number, lot number, as well as street, lane, avenue, etc. if applicable.


Applicants requiring application materials in an alternate format or assistance with the application process may contact the Bureau of Human Resources at 605.773.3148 (VOICE/TYY).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Req #   Job Title     Location
S06-7587   Law Enforcement -
Park Ranger
    Numerous positions available statewide
S06-7246   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Aberdeen   (Richmond Lake and Mina Lake)
S06-7620   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Akaska   (Swan Creek Recreation Area)
S06-7388   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Arlington   (Lake Poinsett Recreation Area)
S06-7563   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Belle Fourche   (Rocky Point Recreation Area)
S06-7421   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Brandon   (Big Sioux Recreation Area)
S06-7266   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Bruce   (Oakwood Lakes State Park)
S06-7332   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Canistota   (Lake Vermillion Recreation Area)
S06-7390   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Canton   (Newton Hills State Park)
S06-7229   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Corona   (Hartford Beach State Park)
S06-7756   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Custer State Park
S06-7419   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Garretson   (Palisades State Park)
S06-7607   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Gettysburg   (West Whitlock Recreation Area)
S06-7223   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Grenville   (Pickerel Lake Recreation Area)
S06-7572
  Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Hot Springs   (Angostura Recreation Area)
S06-7773   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake Andes   (North Point Recreation Area)
S06-7532   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake City   (Roy Lake State Park)
S06-7134   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake City   (Fort Sisseton State Park)
S06-7323   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake Preston   (Lake Thompson Recreation Area)
S06-7567   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lead   (Black Hills Trails)
S06-7514   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Madison   (Lake Herman State Park)
S06-7260   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Miller   (Lake Louise Recreation Area)
S06-7637   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Mobridge   (Indian Creek Recreation Area)
S06-7094   Parks/Ground Maintenance     North Sioux City   (Adams Homestead and
Nature Preserve)
S06-7481   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Pierre   (Farm Island Recreation Area)
S06-7532   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Ft Pierre   (Oahe Downstream Recreation Area)
S06-7365   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Platte   (Snake Creek Recreation Area)
S06-7620   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Pollock   (West Pollock Recreation Area)
S06-7643   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Selby   (Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area)
S06-7521   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Shade Hill   (Shadehill Recreation Area)
S06-7654   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Sturgis   (Bear Butte State Park)
S06-7168   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Gary   (Lake Cochrane)
S06-7178   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Watertown   (Pelican Lake/
Sandy Shore Recreation Areas)
S06-7432   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Yankton   (Lewis and Clark Recreation Area)

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017
SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

SEASONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT - PARK RANGER
Requisition Number:  06-7587
Application Form: Seasonal Parks Law Enforcement application form

Position Description:  Under the direct supervision of a Regional or District Park Manager and the guidance of an assigned Park Ranger as mentor, the seasonal Park Ranger enforces park regulations, boating laws, conservation laws, and criminal laws to ensure compliance, protect public resources and promote public safety. Maintains public relations with the general public, park visitors, landowners, concessionaires, business owners and other agencies to ensure departmental activities are implemented and understood and to provide comprehensive customer service. The incumbent will also perform a variety of administrative support functions to assist the park managers with park operations and performs other duties as assigned. This position involves boating-safety duties and monitoring aquatic recreation to promote safety on the water.

Qualifications:  Applicants must be 21 years of age by the date of employment and meet all requirements for a law enforcement officer for South Dakota. All applicants must be certified as a law enforcement officer in South Dakota. The incumbent will be required to pass firearms and PPCT (defensive tactics) proficiency tests and meet department minimum qualification standards. Background investigations will be conducted on all successful applicants prior to employment and pre-employment drug testing is required. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. A valid driver’s license is required. Housing is provided at some locations. Uniforms and law enforcement equipment are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress. This position requires employees to work holidays, weekends, and irregular or rotating shifts. The normal summer season is mid-May through Labor Day. All applicants must attend the Park Ranger Training held in Pierre in May. Some employees may work earlier or later. Seasonal employees are paid only for hours worked; no paid time off or benefits.

Minimum salary: $17.00 per hour (S05).

Locations:  Department of Game, Fish, and Parks – Numerous positions available statewide; requires one application. Indicate on the application form above the position title, your location choices.

  • Roy Lake/Aberdeen (Richmond/Mina Lakes)
  • Hot Springs (Angostura)
  • Arlington (Lake Poinsett)
  • Canton (Newton Hills State Park)
  • Custer State Park
  • Gettysburg/Mobridge (West Whitlock)
  • Watertown
  • Pickstown (North Point Recreation Area)
  • Pierre (Farm Island/West Bend)
  • Platte (Snake Creek Recreation Area)
  • Yankton (Lewis and Clark Recreation Area)

Applications must be submitted on the Seasonal Parks Law Enforcement application form. Click here to access the application.

Send applications (regardless of location you would like to work) to:

Pat Thompson
Farm Island Recreation Area
1301 Farm Island Rd
Pierre SD  57501

Or e-mail to: pat.thompson@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE: Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017      
Requisition Number: S06-7246
Location:  Aberdeen (Richmond Lake and Mina Lake Recreation Areas)

*Campground/Gate Attendant:  Assists in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to, cleaning comfort stations and cabins/lodge, collecting camping fees, selling park passes, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors.  Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.                         
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

 

*Parks/Ground Maintenance:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park including but not limited to, mowing campgrounds and day use areas, shoreline clean-up and tree removal and operating equipment such as chain saws, tractors, skid loaders, mowers, weed eaters, and trucks.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02)

 

*Campground Security:  Work directly with the general public and local law enforcement to provide nighttime security of the park area for all visitors. Duties may include assisting department managers and local law enforcement in the enforcement of park rules and regulations. Assist in the selling of entrance licenses and camping permits. Monitoring entrance license and camping permits for compliance.  Assisting with other tasks as needed in the park.
Requirements: Interest in park management, public safety and law enforcement is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.78 per hour (S04).

Online applications can be found at: http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/seasonal.aspx

Send completed applications to:
Robert Teachout
Richmond/Mina Lake Recreation Areas
37908 Youth Camp Rd
Aberdeen, SD  57401
Or email to:
robert.teachout@state.sd.us

For Further Information Or Questions Feel Free To Call Our Office At (605) 626-3488  

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7620
Location:  Akaska (Swan Creek Recreation Area)

*Seasonal housing available (trailer house).

*Lead Maintenance/Campground Worker:  Primary responsibilities include being the lead worker in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A lead worker must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Ryan Persoon
West Whitlock Recreation Area
16157 West Whitlock Rd, Ste A
Gettysburg SD  57442
Or email to: ryan.persoon@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7388
Location:  Arlington (Lake Poinsett Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker: Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park and access areas, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Becky Graff
Oakwood Lakes State Park
20247 Oakwood Dr
Bruce SD  57220
Or email to: becky.graff@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017               
Requisition Number:  S06-7563

Location:  Belle Fourche (Rocky Point Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Security:  Work directly with the general public and department rangers to provide nighttime security of the park area for all visitors. Duties may include assisting department managers and rangers in the enforcement of park rules and regulations. Assist in the selling of entrance licenses and camping permits. Monitoring entrance license and camping permits for compliance. 
Requirements: Interest in park management, public safety, and law enforcement is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

 Send completed applications to:
Brad Nelson
Rocky Point Recreation Area
18513 Fishermans Rd
Belle Fourche SD  57717
Or e-mail to: brad.nelson@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number: S06-7421

Location:  Brandon (Big Sioux Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, campground security, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day and evening programs for all ages, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations.  Programs are held at Palisades State Park, Big Sioux Recreation Area, Beaver Creek Nature Area, and Lake Vermillion Recreation Area.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Travis Theilen or John Dummer
Palisades State Park
25495 485th Ave.
Garretson, SD 57030
605-594-3824 Or email to: bigsioux@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7266
Location:  Bruce (Oakwood Lakes State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include staffing the visitor centers, selling publications, developing and presenting day and evening programs, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations. 
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Becky Graff
Oakwood Lakes State Park
20247 Oakwood Dr
Bruce SD  57220
Or email to:
becky.graff@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number: S06-7332
Location:  Canistota (Lake Vermillion Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, campground security, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Derek Dorr
Lake Vermillion Recreation Area
26140 451st Ave.
Canistota, SD 57012
605-296-3643
Or email to: lakevermillion@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7390

Location:  Canton (Newton Hills State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Park Attendant:  Responsibilities include alternating between Front Desk Attendant and Campground Attendant. While working as Front Desk, the primary responsibility is to be the initial contact person for park visitors and to provide a positive image of the park and the State Park System through actions and appearance. Campground Attendants primary responsibility is assisting in the overall operation and maintenance of the campgrounds. Duties of both attendants include: collecting entrance license revenues and camping permit fees, registering campers, answering visitors questions, firewood sales, keeping of records on park attendance, custodial and maintenance of park grounds, buildings, and facilities. Also may include office duties such as answering the phone, assisting the secretary, etc. Other duties as assigned. 
Requirements: Money handling and customer service experience is helpful. Ability to deal with the public and unpleasant situations, work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Skills in carpentry, plumbing, and vehicle/equipment maintenance are helpful. Valid driver’s license.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly nights, weekends, and holidays. May thru Labor Day, weekends until October 30.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Maintenance/Custodial Worker:  The main objective of the maintenance personnel is to maintain all park areas and facilities to management standards. This includes custodial and maintenance of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment. Grounds duties include mowing, trimming, pruning of trees, spraying weeds, and landscaping. Custodial duties include daily and weekly extensive cleaning (power washing) of comfort stations and outdoor toilets, emptying fire-rings, stocking cleaning supplies, garbage removal, etc. Building and facility maintenance including new construction, renovation, and routine repairs.
Requirements: Skills in operating, maintaining, and repairing equipment such as mowers, grass trimmers, tractors, weed sprayers, and trucks. Skills in carpentry, plumbing, small engine repair, and vehicle and equipment maintenance are required. Ability to perform strenuous physical labor, work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Valid driver’s license.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly weekday hours, however weekend/evening/holiday hours may be necessary.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly nights, weekends, and holidays. May thru Labor Day, weekends until October 30.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day and evening programs for children as well as adults (i.e. Arts and Crafts activities, movies at amphitheater, programs for scout groups, etc.), as well as coordinating special events.  Along with those duties, fill needed shifts in the office or campground, and assist with various duties as needed during times of high use.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Schedule: Mostly nights, weekends, and holiday hours, FestiFall weekend in October
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

- All seasonal employees report to work at Newton Hills. The Lake Alvin, Union Grove and Good Earth State Park shifts will have some time spent at Newton Hills before leaving and after returning.

Send completed applications to:
Jason Baumann
Newton Hills State Park
28767 482nd Ave
Canton SD 5703
Or email to: jason.baumann@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7229

Location:  Corona (Hartford Beach State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, and, cleaning fire grates. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Campground Attendants and Park Maintenance Workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to campground attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jeffrey Nodsle
Hartford Beach State Park
13672 Hartford Beach Rd
Corona SD  57227
Or email to:  jeffrey.nodsle@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
CUSTER STATE PARK
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions - Summer 2017         
Requisition Number: 
06-7756
Location:  Custer State Park

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (dorms, cabins, or campsites in the campground, but not open to the public).

ENTRANCE STATIONS.

*Entrance Station Attendant;    Meet and greet visitors coming into Custer State Park and provide information on the Park and the surrounding Black Hills. Sell entrance licenses and collect associated fees. Open, close, and keep facilities clean and orderly.   
Requirements: Ability to work with park visitors and associated staff. Work independently standing for long periods of time and in a variety of weather conditions. Ability to work with money, balance books, and operate a computer POS system.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Entrance Station Crew Leader:  Oversee the day to day operations of one Entrance Station in Custer State Park. Maintain needed supplies, materials, and literature at the entrance station. Provide support to staff by answering their questions, providing direction, and acting as liaison between staff and supervisor. Meet and greet visitors coming into the Park and sell park entrance licenses.
Requirements:  Ability to provide direction to co-workers and maintain a positive work environment, oversee the trading of entrance licenses with staff. Work in a variety of weather conditions, standing for long periods of time. Operate POS program.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

CAMPGROUND OPERATIONS.

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operations and maintenance of one or more campgrounds and day use areas in Custer State Park. Clean comfort stations and day use area facilities. Interact with park guests, providing them information on the Park and surrounding area. Coordinate campground reservations and sell remaining sites to guests coming into the Park. 
Requirements: Ability to work independently. Operate the POS system, collect revenues, and interact with park visitors and staff/volunteers.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

NATURALIST/EDUCATION SERVICES.

*Naturalist:  Develop, promote, and present programs on the natural and cultural resources of Custer State Park. Duties may include staffing visitor centers, sell publications, develop and present day and evening interpretative programs, coordinate special events, living history demonstrations, and cleaning and maintaining facilities. 
Requirements: Appropriate educational background. Experience in teaching, public speaking, and with adults and children in an outdoor setting to enhance the educational goals of Custer State Park.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.

*Resource Technician:  Assist with controlling and monitoring noxious weeds by chemical, biological, cultural, and mechanical means according to Integrated Weed Control Plan. Use of pickup mounted sprayer, ATV mounted sprayers, and backpack sprayers. Use of hand-held GPS units to map weed infestations and bio-control sites. Assist in collection of rangeland data, plant identification skills helpful.
Requirements: Experience or knowledge of Range Management preferred. Weed applicator certification required, may be obtained after beginning of employment.
Minimum Salary:  $9.60 per hour (SO2)

*Resource Technician Crew Leader:  Lead seasonal crews and inmates performing work to control and monitor noxious weeds. Assist in collection of rangeland data, plant identification skill required.
Requirements: Experience or knowledge of Range Management preferred. Weed applicator certification required, may be obtained after beginning of employment. Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03)

MAINTENANCE PROGRAM.

*Ground Maintenance Team: Assist with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the Park including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers, and trucks.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Valid driver’s license.
Minimum Salary:  $9.60 per hour (SO2)

*Technician for Water and Wastewater Systems: Assist with the daily operation, maintenance and record keeping for the six waste water systems throughout the park. Collect water samples for testing. Chlorinate water systems as needed to specifications.
RequirementsAbility to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Valid driver’s license. Appropriate background in equipment operation, ability to take and maintain accurate records for all work completed.  
Minimum Salary:  $10.27 per hour (SO3)

*Mickelson Trail Crew:  Perform general trail maintenance of the 111 mile Mickelson Trail. Have appropriate knowledge of equipment operation to perform tasks along the trail. Clean and maintain facilities along the trail.  
Requirements: Ability to work out doors in all kinds of weather.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02)

*Custer State Park Trail Crew:  Perform construction and general trail maintenance on the park’s extensive trail system.  Have appropriate knowledge of equipment operation to perform tasks along the trail.  Clean and maintain facilities along the trail.
Requirements:  Ability to work outdoors in all kinds of weather.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02)

Send completed applications to:

DEE McCARTHY                  
CUSTER STATE PARK
13329 US HIGHWAY 16A
CUSTER, SD  57730
or
email to: dee.mccarthy@state.sd.us
or May be faxed to Dee McCarthy at 605-255-4460

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7419

Location:  Garretson (Palisades State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker: Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, campground security, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day and evening programs for all ages, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations.  Programs are held at Palisades State Park, Big Sioux Recreation Area, Beaver Creek Nature Area, and Lake Vermillion Recreation Area.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Travis Theilen or John Dummer
Palisades State Park
25495 485th Ave
Garretson SD  57030
605-594-3824
Or email to: palisadespark@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7607

Location:   Gettysburg (West Whitlock Recreation Area)
 *Seasonal Housing Available*

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Ryan Persoon
West Whitlock Recreation Area
16157 West Whitlock Rd, Ste A
Gettysburg SD  57442
Or email to: ryan.persoon@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7223

Location:  Grenville (Pickerel Lake Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Campground/Grounds Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

Send completed applications to:
Lori Skadsen
Pickerel Lake Recreation Area
12980 446th Ave
Grenville SD  57239
Or email to: lori.skadsen@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7572

Location:  Hot Springs (Angostura Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (trailer house at Angostura and camper at Sheps Canyon near shop).

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Secretary:  Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: provide clerical/secretarial support which includes tasks such as composing and finalizing correspondence, establishing and maintaining filing systems, some accounting demands including auditing, and depositing revenue, answering the phone, performing miscellaneous tasks assigned by the manager that would relate to the operation of a district office.  Secondary responsibilities include working as an entrance station attendant when demand merits if. This would include all the responsibilities and requirements of a Gate Attendant. That includes working at park entrance greeting the public, selling licenses and permits, answering questions, using the Point of Sale computer program for fee collection. This position will also be utilized for general buildings and grounds maintenance when needed. 
Requirements: Ability to type accurately, operate a variety of office equipment, communicate information clearly and concisely, have experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, interacting with the general public, work on your own, and in a variety of weather conditions out of doors, money handling experience, will include day hours and occasionally evening hours that could include weekends and holidays.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Facility Maintenance Worker:  Assist with cleaning of buildings and grounds within the park including modern and basic restroom facilities, picnic shelters, fish cleaning stations, camping cabins, lodge and litter. 
Requirements: Utilization of modern cleaning products and tools, power washers and sprayers, and how to stock supplies.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).
*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jason Gooder
Angostura Recreation Area
13157 N Angostura Rd
Hot Springs SD  57747
Or e-mail to: jason.gooder@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017  SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017               
Requisition Number: S06-7773

Location:  Lake Andes (North Point Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:   Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Office Assistant:  Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: provide clerical/secretarial support which includes tasks such as composing and finalizing correspondence, establishing and maintaining filing systems, some accounting demands including auditing, answering the phone, registering campers, selling park permits, performing miscellaneous tasks assigned by the manager that would relate to the operation of a district office.  Requirements: Ability to type accurately, operate a variety of office equipment, communicate information clearly and concisely, have experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, interacting with the general public, work on your own, and in a variety of weather conditions outdoors, money handling experience, shifts will include day, night and weekend hours.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, environmental education and outdoor activities.  Coordinates special events.  Duties may include staffing the park office and entrance stations selling park permits and answering questions from the public.
Requirement’s:  Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, working with children and adults is desirable.  Weekend and nights shifts required.  Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Eric Schoenfelder
North Point Recreation Area
38180 297th St
Lake Andes SD  57356
Or e-mail to: eric.schoenfelder@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7532
Location:  Lake City (Roy Lake State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:   Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Dan Grewing
Roy Lake State Park
11545 Northside Dr
Lake City SD  57247
Or email to: dan.grewing@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7134
Location:  Lake City (Fort Sisseton State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor responsible for the general park grounds, building and campground upkeep. Responsibilities include but are not limited to building cleaning, mowing, spraying, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks. Responsible for assigning and directing personnel and equipment and for completing and inspecting projects. 
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Visitor Center/Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Visitor Center/Campground Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for the Visitor Services at Fort Sisseton Historic State Park. Duties may include but are not limited to working directly with seasonal staff and volunteers conducting tours, maintaining the visitor center and museum, cleaning, managing the reservation system, planning and coordinating special events, and running the gift shop. Will be responsible for assigning and directing personnel and volunteers for completing these tasks.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Effective communication skills experience and or interest in history or public relations, and be enthusiastic about working with a wide range of people is desired. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Festival Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Varying hours and days between Mid-April thru Mid-June. Assist with the maintenance of buildings and grounds to prepare for the June Festival. Responsibilities include but are not limited to cleaning buildings, setting up stages and grounds, general maintenance and operating equipment such as tractors, skid loaders, and trucks. 
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Festival Gate Attendant:  Works at the park’s entrance welcoming guests to the parks, collecting entrance license revenues and camping permit fees, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. Assist with daily maintenance activities that may include cleaning comfort stations, cabins, or lodges. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to deal with people, to work independently, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

Send completed applications to:
Chris Soukup
Fort Sisseton State Park
11907 434th Ave
Lake City SD  57247
Or email to: Christopher.Soukup@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7323

Location:  Lake Preston (Lake Thompson Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).
 
Send completed applications to:
John Christensen
Lake Thompson Recreation Area
21176 Flood Club Rd
Lake Preston SD  57249
Or email to: john.christensen@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017               
Requisition Number:  S06-7567

Location:  Lead (Black Hills Trails)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

 

*Trail Attendant:  This position is primarily out on the trail on bicycle checking trail users for their passes, help people that are broke down or need assistance for any reason, and perform minor maintenance functions. When on a bicycle, these employees will be pulling a bob-trailer equipped with small tools to be able to fix things such as broken boards on bridges, washouts, signs, etc. 
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors. Responsible for assigning and directing personnel and equipment and for completing and inspecting projects.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Dana Garry-Reiprich
Black Hills Trails
11361 Nevada Gulch Rd
Lead SD  57754
Or e-mail to: Dana.GarryReiprich@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017               
Requisition Number:  S06-7514

Location:   Madison (Lake Herman State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

 

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader/Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include staffing the visitor centers, selling publications, developing and presenting day and evening programs, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations. 
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
John Bame
Lake Herman State Park
23409 State Park Dr
Madison SD  57042
Or e-mail to:
john.bame@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7260

Location:  Miller (Lake Louise Recreation Area)

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

 

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

Send completed applications to:
Dale Simpson
Lake Louise Recreation Area
35250 191st St
Miller SD  57362
Or e-mail to:
dale.simpson@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7637
Location:   Mobridge (Indian Creek Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (trailer house).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

 Send completed applications to:
Dan Richards
Indian Creek Recreation Area
12905 288th Ave
Mobridge SD  57601
Or email to: dan.richards@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:   Parks/Ground Maintenance       
Requisition Number:  S06-7094

Location:  Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve (North Sioux City)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

Parks/Ground Maintenance:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park including but not limited to, mowing, trail maintenance, tree removal, building maintenance and operating equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, chain saws, gators, and trucks. 
Requirements:  Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors.  Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary $9.60 per hour (S02)

Send completed applications to:
Jody Moats
Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
272 Westshore Dr
McCook Lake SD  57049
Or email to: jody.moats@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7481

Location:  Pierre (Farm Island Recreation Area/West Bend)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available at West Bend (trailer house).

*General Maintenance Worker: Work outdoors at area parks, maintenance duties include: maintenance buildings, trails, grounds that will include mowing, cultivating, weeding, refuse collection, cleaning, janitorial duties, fencing, painting, cutting trees, and firewood splitting.
Requirements: Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Gate Attendant:  Work primarily at park entrance office greeting customers, selling entrance licenses, camping permits, answering questions, and entry into computer sales system.  This position will also be utilized for some general maintenance duties.
Requirements: Position requires the ability to enthusiastically greet people and deal with problems in a positive way. Alternating day and night hours, as well as weekend and holidays. Money handling experience is helpful. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Work outdoors within area parks. Fee collection, campgrounds, and park maintenance are the primary areas of work.  Employees will need to complete work in all areas of the park.  Duties include but not limited to selling entrance licenses, camping permits, meeting and greeting the public, janitorial work, pickup garbage, clean fire grate ashes, and assisting in the education of the public relating to park rules and behavior.
Requirements: Ability to work on your own late into the evening. Ability to interact with campers and other visitors during evening shift informing them of park rules and hours of operation. Evening hours primarily and weekends. Money handling experience would be helpful. Uniform shirts and provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Sprayer:
Sprayer is responsible for controlling and monitoring noxious weeds throughout the district using an ATV with a sprayer unit in the back for application purposes. Applicant should be comfortable working outside, alone, early hours, and with noxious weed control chemicals while driving over varying terrain. Plant identification skills helpful but not required. Other job duties would include mowing, refuse collection, janitorial duties, and other general buildings and grounds maintenance responsibilities as part of the general maintenance team.
Requirements: Valid Driver’s License and Weed applicators certification. License can be obtained after beginning of employment.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (SO3).

Send completed applications to:
Ryan Raynor
Farm Island Recreation Area
1301 Farm Island Rd
Pierre SD  57501
Or email to: ryan.raynor@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017      
Requisition Number:  S06-7532

Location:  Ft Pierre (Oahe Downstream Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*General Maintenance Worker:  Work outdoors at area parks. Maintenance duties include: maintenance of buildings, trails, & grounds: to include mowing, weeding, refuse collection, cleaning, janitorial duties, fencing, painting, tree trimming, and preparing firewood.  
Requirements: Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniforms shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Work either at park entrance (Gate) office greeting customers, selling entrance licenses & camping reservations, answering questions, with product entry into computer sales system. Other CG Supervisors, work outdoors within area parks. Fee collection in campgrounds and some general park maintenance are the primary areas of work. Employees will need to complete work in all areas of the park. Duties include but not limited to selling entrance licenses, camping reservations, meeting and greeting the public, janitorial work, pickup garbage, clean fire grate ashes, and assisting in the education of the public relating to park rules and behavior.
Requirements: Position requires the ability to enthusiastically greet people and deal with problems in a positive way. Positions can work both, day and evening shifts, as well as weekend and holidays. Money handling experience is helpful. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site team-leader for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance work. Duties include building and grounds maintenance, janitorial duties, planting, weeding, mowing, fencing, and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Team-leader for personnel and equipment as to accomplish assigned tasks. Completion and inspection of various district projects required. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Program Coordinator:  Specific duties include: organizing and facilitating scheduled park programs and events; ability to attend a state-wide coordinator training that is conducted early summer after Memorial Day; ability to work under limited supervision developing and conducting new or established programs within your district’s park settings; ability to maintain a flexible schedule to meet the needs of scheduled events; a task oriented, well organized individual capable of networking with local businesses to conduct a variety of programs throughout the park. 
Requirements: Interest in recreational programming, or education or a combination of education and experience. Work outdoors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Pat Buscher
Oahe Downstream Recreation Area
20439 Marina Loop Rd
Fort Pierre SD  57532
Or email to: pat.buscher@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7365
Location:   Platte (Snake Creek Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.
*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Work primarily at park entrance office greeting customers, selling entrance licenses, camping reservations, answering questions, and entry into computer sales system. This position will also be utilized for general maintenance and custodial duties. 
Requirements: Position requires the ability to enthusiastically greet people and deal with problems in a positive way. Alternating day and night hours, as well as weekend and holidays. Customer Service and money handling experience is helpful. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*General Maintenance Worker:  Work outdoors at area parks. Maintenance duties include: maintenance of buildings, trails and grounds. Tasks will include mowing, planting, weeding, cleaning, janitorial duties, fencing, painting, cutting trees, and firewood splitting.  
Requirements: Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniforms shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance work. Duties include building and grounds maintenance, janitorial duties, planting, weeding, mowing, fencing, and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Responsible for directing personnel, quality control and equipment to accomplish assigned tasks to parks standards. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Specific duties include: organizing and facilitating scheduled park programs and events; ability to attend a state-wide coordinator training that is conducted early summer after Memorial Day; ability to work under limited supervision developing and conducting new or established programs within your district’s park settings; Mostly Weekend and Holidays shifts to meet the needs of scheduled events; a task oriented, well organized individual capable of networking with local businesses to conduct a variety of programs throughout the park. 
Requirements: Interest in recreational programming, or education or a combination of education and experience. Work outdoors in a variety of weather. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Justin Thede
Snake Creek Recreation Area
35316 South Dakota Hwy 44
Platte SD  57369
Or email to: justin.thede@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7620
Location:  Pollock (West Pollock Recreation Area)

*Seasonal Housing Available (trailer house).

*Lead Maintenance/Campground Worker:  Primary responsibilities include being the lead worker in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A lead worker must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Dan Richards
Indian Creek Recreation Area
12905 288th Ave
Mobridge SD  57601
Or email to: dan.richards@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7643

Location:  Selby (Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area)

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

Send completed applications to:
Dan Richards
Indian Creek Recreation Area
12905 288th Ave
Mobridge SD  57601
Or email to: dan.richards@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017               
Requisition Number:  S06-7521
Location:  Shadehill (Shadehill Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance work. Duties include building and grounds maintenance, janitorial duties, planting, weeding, mowing, fencing, and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Responsible for directing personnel and equipment to accomplish assigned tasks. Completion and inspection of various district projects required. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jim Straight
Shadehill Recreation Area
19150 Summerville Rd
Shadehill SD  57638
Or e-mail to: jim.straight@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017               
Requisition Number:  S06-7654
Location:  Sturgis (Bear Butte State Park)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

 

*Trail Attendant:  This position is primarily out on the trail checking on users, help people that need assistance for any reason, and perform minor maintenance functions.  Maintenance is conducted on foot equipped with small tools to be able to fix things such as broken boards, washouts, signs, etc. 
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors, have good customer service skills and willing to work the Education Center. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

 

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day programs and coordinating special events. Other jobs will be working in the Education Center and working with the retail sales.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, Native American culture and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Schedule:        40 hours per week – Weekday, weekends, and holiday hours.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jim Jandreau
Bear Butte State Park
20250 Hwy 79/PO Box 688
Sturgis, SD 57785
Or e-mail to:
Jim.Jandreau@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7168
Location:  Gary (Lake Cochrane)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, cleaning fire grates, mowing, and weed whipping. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing Campground Attendant and general maintenance work. Duties may include, but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, cleaning fire grates, and working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work including operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Josh Cleveland
Pelican Lake Recreation Area
400 W Kemp Ave
Watertown SD  57201
Or email to: josh.cleveland@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 201    
Requisition Number:  S06-7178
Location:  Watertown (Pelican Lake/Sandy Shore Recreation Areas)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available at Pelican Lake (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, and, cleaning fire grates. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Campground Attendants in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. Duties may include, but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, cleaning fire grates, and working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work including operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources and environmental education. Duties may include staffing the visitor centers, selling publications, developing and presenting day and evening programs, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations. 
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Public Water Access (PWA) Ground Maintenance Worker: Assists with maintenance of public water access areas throughout northeastern South Dakota, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, tree trimming and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers, road groomers, trucks and pulling trailers w/heavy loads. Overnight travel throughout the region is required occasionally up to three nights a week.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02)

Send completed applications to:
Josh Cleveland
Pelican Lake Recreation Areas
400 W Kemp Ave
Watertown SD  57201
Or email to: josh.cleveland@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2017  
Requisition Number:  S06-7432

Location:  Yankton (Lewis and Clark Recreation Area)

ONLY ONE APPLICATION IS NEEDED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITIONS LISTED BELOW.  YOU MUST INCLUDE THE REQUISITION NUMBER FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE PROCESSED.  PLEASE LIST ON THE APPLICATION THE POSITION* YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Front Desk Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning restrooms, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Custodial Maintenance Worker:  Assist with cleaning of buildings and grounds within the park including modern and basic restroom facilities, picnic shelters, fish cleaning stations and camping cabins. 
Requirements: Utilization of modern cleaning products and tools, power washers and sprayers, and how to stock supplies.
Minimum salary: $9.60 per hour (S02).

*Custodial Maintenance Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal custodial work crews and inmates performing facility and grounds cleaning. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds cleaning.  Perform minor facility repairs.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Maintenance Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Campground Ranger:  Work directly with the general public and department Rangers to provide nighttime security of the park area for all visitors. Duties may include assisting department managers and rangers in the enforcement of park rules and regulations. Assist in the selling of entrance licenses and camping permits. Monitoring entrance license and camping permits  for compliance.  Assist with the cleaning of buildings and grounds.
Requirements: Interest in park management, public safety and law enforcement is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Specific duties include: organizing and facilitating scheduled park programs and events; ability to attend a state-wide coordinator training that is conducted early summer after Memorial Day; ability to work under limited supervision developing and conducting new or established programs within your district’s park settings; ability to maintain a flexible schedule to meet the needs of scheduled events; a task oriented, well organized individual capable of networking with local businesses to conduct a variety of programs throughout the park. 
Requirements: Interest in recreational programming, or education or a combination of education and experience. Work outdoors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Shane Bertsch
Lewis and Clark Recreation Area
43349 SD Hwy 52
Yankton SD  57078
Or email to: lewis-clark@state.sd.us

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