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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
S06-7419 NEW   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Garretson   (Palisades State Park)
S06-7061     Seasonal Wildlife-Habitat Technician     Mobridge    
S06-7587     Law Enforcement - Park Ranger     Numerous positions available statewide
S06-7246     Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Aberdeen   (Richmond Lake and Mina Lake)
S06-7388     Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Arlington   (Lake Poinsett Recreation Area)
S06-7229     Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Corona   (Hartford Beach State Park)
S06-7572
    Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Hot Springs   (Angostura Recreation Area)
S06-7567     Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lead   (Black Hills Trails)
S06-7481     Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Pierre   (Farm Island Recreation Area)
S06-7521     Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Shade Hill   (Shadehill Recreation Area)
                 
                 
S06-7620 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Akaska   (Swan Creek Recreation Area)
S06-7421 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Brandon   (Big Sioux Recreation Area)
S06-7266 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Bruce   (Oakwood Lakes State Park)
S06-7607 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Gettysburg   (West Whitlock Recreation Area)
S06-7223 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Grenville   (Pickerel Lake Recreation Area)
S06-7773 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake Andes   (North Point Recreation Area)
S06-7532 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake City   (Roy Lake State Park)
S06-7134 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake City   (Fort Sisseton State Park)
S06-7323 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Lake Preston   (Lake Thompson Recreation Area)
S06-7514 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Madison   (Lake Herman State Park)
S06-7637 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Mobridge   (Indian Creek Recreation Area)
S06-7620 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Pollock   (West Pollock Recreation Area)
S06-7643 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Selby   (Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area)
S06-7168 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Gary   (Lake Cochrane)
S06-7178 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Watertown   (Pelican Lake/
Sandy Shore Recreation Areas)
S06-7073 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Fisheries Technician     Chamberlain   (2 Openings)
S06-7032 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Habitat Technician     Fort Pierre    
S06-7300 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Fisheries Technician     Sioux Falls    
S06-7039 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Wildlife Game
Technician
    Sioux Falls    
S06-7052 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Fisheries Technician     Yankton    
S06-7563 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Belle Fourche   (Rocky Point Recreation Area)
S06-7332 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Canistota   (Lake Vermillion Recreation Area)
S06-7390 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Canton   (Newton Hills State Park)
S06-7419 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Garretson   (Palisades State Park)
S06-7260 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Miller   (Lake Louise Recreation Area)
S06-7260 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Miller   (Lake Louise Recreation Area)
S06-7094 Filled   Parks/Ground Maintenance     North Sioux City   (Adams Homestead and
Nature Preserve)
S06-7532 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Ft Pierre   (Oahe Downstream Recreation Area)
S06-7365 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Platte   (Snake Creek Recreation Area)
S06-7654 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Sturgis   (Bear Butte State Park)
S06-7432 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Yankton   (Lewis and Clark Recreation Area)
S06-7053 Filled   Seasonal Fisheries Technician     Fort Pierre    
S06-7152 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Fisheries Technician     Mobridge    
S06-7051 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Habitat Technician     Sioux Falls    
S06-7030 Filled   Seasonal Wildlife-Fisheries Technician     Waubay    
S06-7756 Filled   Seasonal Parks & Recreation     Custer State Park

 

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

 

S06-7419

*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: $10.49 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 WILDLIFE
2017 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2017  
Requisition Number
:  S06-7061
Location:  Mobridge

*Fisheries Technician:  

Position purpose:  Assist fisheries managers and biologists conducting a variety of fisheries management and research activities on waters in Management Region II and on Missouri River reservoirs. Technician will work with fisheries staff during normal scheduled activities conducting fish population surveys, fish spawning, trap and transfer of fish, fish stocking, sampling fish utilizing netting and electrofishing equipment, analyzing age and growth, data entry, and equipment maintenance. In addition, technician will be assigned to occasionally assist with game management surveys and wildlife habitat work.

Requirements: Technician must be able to complete strenuous activities in an outdoor environment in all weather conditions and be able to work in and operate boats and outboard motors. Technician will be overtime eligible, but the normal work schedule will be 40 hours per week. Technician must be available to complete night and weekend work when requested and to accompany fisheries crew on overnight trips. Technician will receive pay for hours worked and be eligible for travel reimbursement when working away from home workstation, but not eligible for other compensation or benefits.

Position will start April 15th and end approximately October 15th. (1,040 hours)

Minimum salary: $10.27 per hour (S03)

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

Send completed applications to:
Dan Jost, Fisheries Biologist
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
PO Box 99
Mobridge, SD  57601

Or e-mail to: dan.jost@state.sd.us

 

 

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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
  • Garretson (Palisades 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: $9.80 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: $9.80 per hour (S02)

*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).

 *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:  S06-7388
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: $9.80 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: $9.80 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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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:  S06-7229

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: $9.80 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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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: $10.49 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
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: $9.80 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: $9.80 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: $9.80 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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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:  S06-7481

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: $9.80 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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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: $10.49 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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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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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: $10.49 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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