Game, Fish and Parks Seasonal Position



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.

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 Job Service 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).


Req # Job Title Location
All summer seasonal positions are closed.




South Dakota Game Fish & Parks

South Dakota Game Fish & Parks