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Game, Fish and Parks Seasonal Positions

SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH & PARKS
2014 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 position 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 initial closing date for the GFP Seasonal positions is February 15, 2014

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:

  • Applicants must be age 18 by date of hire.
  • 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:

  • Use a “State of South Dakota Seasonal Application” form (12/97).
    **MAC Users: Please complete the form using Adobe Reader.
  • From the attached listing, note the seasonal Requisition Number, location, and position(s) desired.
  • All jobs for a particular location are listed under one seasonal Requisition Number.
  • A separate application form is required for each seasonal Requisition Number (location) in which you are interested.
  • Applications are available from any South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Employment Services Office(s) or the Bureau of Human Resources. Photocopies are acceptable.

All applications must be sent to the address or email listed on that announcemnt.

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 be 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/TTY).

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Requisition #

Job Title

Location

*NEW* S06-7061

Seasonal Wildlife

Mobridge

S06-7563

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Belle Fourche (Rocky Point Recreation Area)

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)

S06-7168

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Gary (Lake Cochrane)

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Harrisburg, SD

S06-7572

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Hot Springs (Angostura Recreation Area)

S06-7194

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)

S06-7481

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Pierre (Farm Island 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

Shadehill (Shadehill Recreation Area)

S06-7073

Seasonal Wildlife

Chamberlain

S06-7127

Seasonal Wildlife

Rapid City

S06-7029 Seasonal Wildlife Rapid City

S06-7051

Seasonal Wildlife

Sioux Falls

S06-7039

Seasonal Wildlife

Sioux Falls

S06-7756 FILLED

Seasonal – Custer State Park

Custer, SD

S06-7607 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Gettysburg (West Whitlock Recreation Area)

S06-7773 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Lake Andes (North Point Recreation Area)

S06-7620 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Akaska (Swan Creek Recreation Area)

S06-7094 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

McCook Lake (Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve)

S06-7532 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Pierre (Oahe Downstream Recreation Area)

S06-7246 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Aberdeen (Richmond Lake & Mina Lake)

S06-7388 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Arlington ( Lake Poinsett Recreation Area)

S06-7421 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Brandon (Big Sioux Recreation Area)

S06-7266 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Bruce (Oakwood Lakes State Park)

S06-7419 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Garretson (Palisades State Park)

S06-7223 FILLED

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Grenville (Pickerel Lake Recreation Area)

S06-7032 FILLED

Seasonal Wildlife

Fort Pierre

S06-7152 FILLED Seasonal Wildlife Mobridge

S06-7030 FILLED

Seasonal Wildlife

Waubay

S06-7300 FILLED

Seasonal Wildlife

Sioux Falls

 

South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014  
Requisition Number:  S06-7061

Location:  Mobridge 
Closing Date: May 16, 2014

*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 al 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: $10.00 per hour (S03) 


Dan Jost , Regional Fisheries Manager
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
CUSTER STATE PARK
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions - Summer 2014                   
Requisition Number:  06-7756 FILLED
LocationCuster 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.

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: $9.00 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: $10.00 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: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:

*Noxious Weed Management Crew:  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:  $9.00 per hour (SO2)

*Noxious Weed Management 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: $10.00 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:  $9.00 per hour (SO2)

*Waste Water Technician: 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:  $10.00 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: $9.00 per hour (S02)

*Law Enforcement:  Assist certified law enforcement officers with the day to day duties and responsibilities of a law enforcement professional throughout the 71,000 acre Park. Patrol through campgrounds, make visitor contacts, and resolve visitor complaints. Warn visitors of safety issues, rules, and regulations within the Park. Issue citations as needed and maintain accurate records in the performance of the duties required.
Requirements: Ability to work without direct supervision, multi task, and take the lead on any number of situations that may occur. Help staff carryout special events. Assist park staff and visitors as needed. Work a variety of shifts, be professional, and use good judgment in dealing with situations.
Minimum Salary:  $10.45 per hour (SO4) or higher depending on certification

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
Fax to Dee McCarthy at 605.255.4460


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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB
TITLE:  Campground Attendant/Grounds Maintenance/Program Coordinator       
Requisition Number: 06-7246
FILLED
Location:  Aberdeen (Richmond Lake and Mina Lake)

Campground 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: $9.00 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 $9.00 per hour (S02)

Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include staffing the park office or entrance booth, 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Becky Graff
Richmond/Mina Lake Recreation Areas
37908 Youth Camp Rd
Aberdeen, SD  57401
Or e-mail to: becky.graff@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7620 FILLED
Location:  Akaska (Swan Creek Recreation Area)

*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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Seasonal Housing Available.

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7388 FILLED
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.

*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: $9.00 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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 per hour (S02).

Send completed applications to:
Dan Sternhagen
Lake Poinsett Recreation Area
45617 S Poinsett Dr
Arlington SD  57212
Or e-mail to: dan.sternhagen@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7563
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: $9.00 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: $10.00 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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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7421 FILLED
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. 
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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jason Baumann
Big Sioux Recreation Areas
410 W Park St
Brandon SD  57005
Or e-mail to: jason.baumann@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7266 FILLED
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: $9.00 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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

*Law Enforcement:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota.

Send completed applications to:
Randy Pitts
Oakwood Lakes State Park
20247 Oakwood Dr
Bruce SD  57220
Or e-mail to: randy.pitts@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7332
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.

*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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).  

Send completed applications to:
Derek Dorr
Lake Vermillion Recreation Area
26140 451st Ave
Canistota SD  57012
Or e-mail to: derek.dorr@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7390
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 visitor 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: $9.00 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 include 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: $9.00 per hour (S02).
*Campground Supervisor/Ranger:  Primary responsibilities is supervising Gate Attendants and Campground Attendants and managing campgrounds in the Park Manager’s absence. Assist the Park Manager or Park Ranger with park operations and security and enforcement. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. Must maintain a professional and positive image by actions and appearance. Other duties include: training of gate attendants and campground attendants, selling park licenses and camping permits, issuing licenses and permits to gate attendants and park attendants, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Two years of education toward a degree in park management, wildlife management, natural resource management, or equivalent education/experience is recommended. Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking and working with children is desirable. Interest in park management, public safety and law enforcement is beneficial. Valid driver’s license required.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly nights, weekends, and holidays, Mid-May thru Labor Day, weekends until October 30
Minimum salary: $10.00 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, etc), coordinating special events, coordinating the Family Naturalist Program 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. Background investigations will be conducted on all successful applicants prior to employment.
Schedule: 25 hours a week. Mostly nights, weekends, and holiday hours, FestiFall weekend in October
Minimum salary: $10.00 per hour (S03).
*Park Ranger/Law Enforcement:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary.
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or First Responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota. Must be at least 21 years of age. 

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

 

** Attendants will rotate between all these shifts

 

Front desk

Campground

Lake Alvin

Maintenance

Camp. Supervisor/
Intern

Camp. Supervisor/
Intern

Fri

8:00-4:30pm

4:30-1:00am

10:30-7:00pm

7:30-4:00pm

1:30-10:00pm

4:30-1:00am

Sat

8:00-4:30pm

4:30-1:00am

10:30-7:00pm

 

8:00-4:30pm

4:30-1:00am

Sun

8:00-4:30pm

3:00-11:30pm

10:30-7:00pm

 

8:00-4:30pm

3:00-11:30pm

Mon

 

3:00-11:30pm

 

7:30-4:00pm

 

3:00-11:30pm

Tues

 

3:00-11:30pm

 

7:30-4:00pm

 

3:00-11:30pm

Wed

3:00-11:30pm

 

10:30-7:00pm

7:30-4:00pm

3:00-11:30pm

 

Thur

3:00-11:30pm

 

10:30-7:00pm

7:30-4:00pm

3:00-11:30pm

 

**  Most first year employees are hired as a split between a Park Attendant and Maintenance shifts.  Employees will rotate through all positions/shifts listed above other than the Campground Supervisor shift.

- Schedule will change throughout the summer and as employees request for time off is granted.

- Scheduled hours are all 8.5 hours in length - 1/2 hour time off during the shift for lunch/dinner (8 hrs paid)

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

Send completed applications to:
Eric Vander Stouwe
Newton Hills State Park
28767 482nd Ave
Canton SD  5703
Or e-mail to: Eric.VanderStouwe@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7229
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 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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03). 

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

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7419 FILLED
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.

*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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

*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: $10.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03). 

Send completed applications to:
Travis Theilen
Palisades State Park
25495 485th Ave
Garretson SD  57030
Or e-mail to: travis.theilen@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7168
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 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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03). 

Send completed applications to:

Rhet Russell
Lake Pelican/Sandy Shore Recreation Areas
400 W Kemp Ave
Watertown SD  57201
Or e-mail to: rhet.russell@state.sd.us

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DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7607 FILLED
Location:   Gettysburg (West Whitlock 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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

*Law Enforcement:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota.

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7223 FILLED
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: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03). 

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  40-1365
Location:  Harrisburg (Good Earth 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. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Schedule:         32-40 hours per week – Mostly nights, weekends, and holiday hours.
Minimum salary: $9.00 per hour (S02).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include leading guided hikes to public and special interest groups, developing and presenting day and evening programs, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations. 
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:         10-15 hours per week – Mostly nights, weekends, and holiday hours.
Minimum salary: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Eric Vander Stouwe
Newton Hills State Park
28767 482nd Ave
Canton SD  5703
Or e-mail to: Eric.VanderStouwe@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7572
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.

*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: $9.00 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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

*Park Ranger:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota.

Send completed applications to:
William Collignon
Angostura Recreation Area
13157 N Angostura Rd
Hot Springs SD  57747
Or e-mail to: william.collignon@state.sd.us

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2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7773 FILLED
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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 per hour (S02).

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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2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7260
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: $9.00 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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2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7637
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.

*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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7532 FILLED
Location:   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 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. Uniforms shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $9.00 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 are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.00 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: $10.00 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: $9.00 per hour (S02).
*Law Enforcement:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota.

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7481
Location:   Pierre (Farm Island 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 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. Uniforms shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $9.00 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 are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.00 per hour (S03).

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7365
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.

*Campground/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: $9.00 per hour (S02).

*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. Uniforms shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.00 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 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: $10.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

*Law Enforcement:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota.

Send completed applications to:
Dave Enke
Snake Creek Recreation Area
35316 South Dakota Hwy 44
Platte SD  57369
Or e-mail to: dave.enke@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7620
Location:  Pollock (West Pollock Recreation Area)

*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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Seasonal Housing Available.

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7643
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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 per hour (S02).

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7521
Location:  Shade Hill (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.

*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: $9.00 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: $10.00 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: $10.00 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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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7178 FILLED
Location:  Watertown (Pelican/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.

*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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

*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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

*Law Enforcement:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota.

*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, etc), coordinating special events, coordinating the Family Naturalist Program 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. Background investigations will be conducted on all successful applicants prior to employment.
Schedule: 25 hours a week. Mostly nights, weekends, and holiday hours, FestiFall weekend in October. Minimum salary: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jay Delange
Lake Pelican/Sandy Shore Recreation Areas
400 W Kemp Ave
Watertown SD  57201
Or e-mail to: jay.delange@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7432 FILLED
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.

*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.  Must be 18 years of age.
Minimum salary: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 per hour (S02). Must be 18 years of age.
*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: $9.00 per hour (S02). Must be 18 years of age.
*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: $10.00 per hour (S03). Must be 18 years of age.
*Campground Park 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: $10.00 per hour (S03). Must be 18 years of age.
*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: $10.00 per hour (S03). Must be 18 years of age.
*Park Ranger/Law Enforcement:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota. Must be at least 21 years of age.

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7194
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.

*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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

 
*Law Enforcement/Ranger:  Under the direction of permanent park rangers or park managers, maintains close contact with park visitors to assist and inform them of park rules and regulations and to help prevent violations. Patrols park during the day and evening hours and on weekends, assist with law enforcement and issue citations when necessary. 
Requirements: Applicants must be age 21 by date of hire; must meet the standards for law enforcement positions for South Dakota; have successfully completed the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, OR an equivalent combination of law enforcement training and experience; and pass a firearms proficiency test. Valid driver’s license. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. Successful candidates must pass a background investigation and pre-employment drug screening. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Minimum salary: $10.45 per hour (S04). $13.25 if currently certified law enforcement in South Dakota.

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7134
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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $10.00 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: $9.00 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: $10.00 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: $9.00 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: $9.00 per hour (S02).

Send completed applications to:
Katherine Ceroll
Fort Sisseton State Park
11907 434th Ave
Lake City SD  57247
Or e-mail to: katherine.ceroll@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7323
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: $9.00 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Click here to enter text. 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: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
John Christensen
Lake Thompson Recreation Area
21176 Flood Club Rd
Lake Preston SD  57249
Or e-mail to: john.christensen@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7567
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: $9.00 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: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

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

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7514
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: $9.00 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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 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: $10.00 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 Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:
  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2014                  Requisition Number:  06-7094 FILLED
Location:   McCook Lake (Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve)

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. Must be at least 18 years of age. Minimum salary: $9.00 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: $10.00 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Elizabeth Kintz
Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
272 Westshore Dr
McCook Lake SD  57049
Or e-mail to: elizabeth.kintz@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 
JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number:  S06-7073
Location:  Chamberlain

*Fisheries Technician:  

Position purpose:  Assist fisheries managers and biologists with management and research activities on Missouri River reservoirs.

Primary duties: Assist in fish spawning and stocking operations, fish population sampling using gill nets, trap nets, seines and electrofishing, and angler use and harvest surveys.  Assist with data entry and equipment maintenance.

Essential requirements: Valid driver’s license, the ability to perform strenuous physical labor, and the ability to work nights and weekends. Ability to communicate effectively with the public.

Beneficial abilities:  Operation and maintenance of boats, motors, and trailers, basic vehicle and equipment maintenance, knowledge of fisheries management principles and techniques, fish identification and basic computer operation.

Position starting and ending dates:  March 29 to September 26, 2014

Minimum salary: $10.00 per hour (S03)
 

Send completed applications to:
Jason Sorensen, Fisheries Biologist
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
1550 E King Ave
Chamberlain SD  57325
Or e-mail to: jason.sorensen@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number:  S06-7032 FILLED
LocationFort Pierre

Habitat Technician:    

Provides technical assistance to habitat managers in tree planting, cultivation, fence construction, weed control, prescribed burning, and habitat plantings. May serve as  crew leader or lead worker on projects. 

Requirements: Knowledge of and experience in land management techniques and equipment, fencing equipment, and spraying equipment. Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor. Ability to work out of doors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license.

Position to start approximately March 15th and end around October 15th. 

 Minimum salary: $10.00  S03

Send completed applications to:
Al Schnabel
GFP Missouri River Fisheries Center
20641 SD 1806
Fort Pierre SD  57532
Or e-mail to: al.schnabel@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

  

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number:  S06-7152 FILLED
LocationMobridge

Habitat Technician:    

Provides technical assistance to habitat managers in tree planting, cultivation, fence construction, weed control, prescribed burning, and habitat plantings. May serve as  crew leader or lead worker on projects. 

Requirements: Knowledge of and experience in land management techniques and equipment, fencing equipment, and spraying equipment. Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor. Ability to work out of doors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license.

Position to start approximately March 15th and end around October 15th. 

 Minimum salary: $10.00  S03

Send completed applications to:
Jeff Torevell
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
PO Box 99
Mobridge SD  57601
Or e-mail to: jeff.torevell@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 
JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number:  S06-7127
Location:  Rapid City

*WIA Crew Leader:
Individual will be responsible for signing new and existing Walk-In-Areas in the region. This position will include working independently in the field with minimum supervision from both Wildlife Conservation Officers and Regional Program Managers.
Requirements:  Individual will need to be proficient at reading maps (GIS generated TOPOS), and working with private landowners that are in this program. Good communication skills, ability to work alone, proficient at ATV maintenance, and travel will be needed for this position. Individual will be on the road each week completing tasks associated with the WIA program. This position will be the lead position and the team leader when other seasonal staff are needed to complete projects. A valid driver’s license will be required for this position.
Minimum salary $10.00            S03
*Habitat Technician:  

Provides technical assistance to habitat managers in tree planting, cultivation, fence construction, weed control, prescribed burning, and habitat plantings. May serve as crew leader or lead worker on projects. 

Requirements: Knowledge of and experience in land management techniques and equipment, fencing equipment, and spraying equipment. Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor. Ability to work out of doors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license.

Position begins May 1st and ends October 23rd.

Minimum salary: $10.00  S03
 

Send completed applications to:
Tyrel Schmelz, Land Management
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
4130 Adventure Trail
Rapid City SD  57702
Or e-mail to: tyrel.schmelz@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS
 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number:  S06-7051
Location:  Sioux Falls

Habitat Technician:     Provides technical assistance to habitat managers in tree planting, cultivation, fence construction, weed control, prescribed burning, and habitat plantings. May serve as lead worker on projects. 

Requirements: Knowledge of and experience in land management techniques and equipment, fencing equipment, and spraying equipment. Must be able to perform strenuous physical labor. Ability to work out of doors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license.

Minimum salary: $10.00 S03
 

Send completed applications to:
Steve Vanderbeek
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
4500 S Oxbow Ave
Sioux Falls SD  57106
Or e-mail to: steve.vanderbeek@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS
 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number:  S06-7300 FILLED
Location:  Sioux Falls

*Fisheries Technician:  

Position purpose:  Assist fisheries managers and biologists with management and research activities on southeastern South Dakota waters.

Position starting and ending dates:  March 28 to September 25, 2014

Minimum salary: $10.00 per hour (S03)

Primary duties: Angler use and harvest (creel) surveys, fish spawning and stocking operations, fish population sampling using gill nets, trap nets, seines and electrofishing, aquatic habitat improvement, fishing access improvement, data entry, lab work, and equipment maintenance.

Essential requirements: Valid driver’s license, the ability to perform strenuous physical labor, and the ability to work nights and weekends.

Beneficial abilities:  Operation and maintenance of boats, motors, and trailers, basic vehicle and equipment maintenance, knowledge of fisheries management principles and techniques, fish identification and basic computer operation.

Send completed applications to:
Todd St. Sauver, Regional Fisheries Manager
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
4500 S Oxbow
Sioux Falls SD  57106
Or e-mail to: todd.st.sauver@state.sd.us

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 South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS



JOB TITLE: 
Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014                    Requisition Number:  S06-7039
Location:  Sioux Falls

Wildlife Game Technician: The person in this position will work with the Regional Wildlife Manager and Wildlife Resource Biologist to conduct game management activities which primarily include deer, pheasant and other wildlife surveys, capture and tracking of radio-collared deer, and trapping/banding of mourning doves and Canada geese. This position will assist with other wildlife damage activities and issues. The technician will assist with and develop Public Relations programs and presentations. This technician will gather and compile data, complete wildlife management reports and should be proficient in the use of a personal computer. GIS, Word, and Excel proficiency are beneficial.
Employment will be approximately May 1st – October 31st 
Requirements: Must have a valid Driver’s License. Must be able to work outside in a variety of weather conditions.  Must be able to work nights, weekends and the occasional overnight stay. The technician will be eligible for travel reimbursement when working away from home station.
Minimum salary $10.00    S03

Wildlife Damage Technician:  This position will involve working with private landowners in resolving wildlife depredation issues involving primarily goose, pheasant, deer, and turkey complaints. This person will assist other Wildlife Damage Management staff with the handling of predator and nuisance animal complaints involving coyote, beaver, and other nuisance animals. Methods of lethal control for nuisance animals may be involved. This position will provide work direction and training to summer interns that will also be working on wildlife depredation complaints. This position assists with goose banding, trapping, and transferring activities. Conducts game management surveys for pheasants, turkeys, quail, partridge, waterfowl, and deer. Gathers and compiles data, completes wildlife management reports, and must be proficient in the use of a personal computer.
Employment will be approximately April 1st-September 30th.  
Requirements: Must have a valid Driver’s License. Must be able to work nights, weekends and the occasional overnight stay. Operation and maintenance of Department vehicles and equipment including pickups, ATVs, snowmobiles, tractors, loaders, and mowers. The technician is eligible for travel reimbursement when working away from the home station.
Minimum salary $10.00   S03

Send completed applications to:
Julia DeJong  
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
4500 S Oxbow
Sioux Falls SD  57106
Or e-mail to: julie.dejong@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number: S06-7030 FILLED
Location:  Waubay

Fisheries Technician:  This position will assist managers and biologists conducting a variety of fisheries management and research activities on waters in South Dakota. 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 game management surveys and wildlife habitat work.  Some positions assist with data entry and equipment maintenance.
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, maintain equipment, operate 4x4 vehicle with automatic and manual transmissions, maneuver boat trailers. Ability to communicate with the public.  Knowledge of fish species identification, sampling gear, and basic computer operation is beneficial. 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 based on pay grade and be eligible for travel reimbursement when working away from home workstation, but not eligible for other compensation or benefits.
Minimum salary $10.00       S03

Send completed applications to:
Randy Smidt
Blue Dog Fish Hatchery
44437 139A St
Waubay SD  57273
Or e-mail to: randy.smidt@state.sd.us

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South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2014 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2014   Requisition Number:  S06-7029
Location:  Rapid City

Groundskeeping: Work outdoors to maintain and improve the 32-acre grounds of The Outdoor Campus-West. Maintenance duties include: maintaining trails, grounds that will include mowing, cultivating, weeding, refuse collection, cleaning, brush removal, maintenance of irrigation system, and other duties as necessary. Must be able to use or be trained in use of chainsaw, Bobcat, mower and other hand/power tools.
Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather. Day shifts during the week. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license is required. Must also pass a criminal background check and be able to supervise inmate (DOC) crews on occasion.

Minimum Salary: $9.00 per hour

Send completed applications to:
Chad Tussing
GFP Outdoor Campus-West
4130 Adventure Trail
Rapid City SD  57702
Or e-mail to: chad.tussing@state.sd.us

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