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Game, Fish and Parks Seasonal Position

SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
2016 SEASONAL POSITIONS

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

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

The closing date for the GFP Seasonal positions is February 26, 2016.       

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

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

Application/Hiring Procedures:

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

  • From the attached listing, note the seasonal requisition number, location, and position(s) desired
  • All jobs for a particular location are listed under one requisition number
  • A separate application is required for each requisition number (location) in which you are interested
All applications must be sent to the address or e-mail address listed on that announcement.

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

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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Req # Job Title Location

S06-7481

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Pierre

(Farm Island Recreation Area)

S06-7532

Seasonal Parks & Recreation

Ft Pierre

(Oahe Downstream Recreation Area)

S06-7051

Seasonal Wildlife

Sioux Falls

 

South Dakota Game Fish & ParksSOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2016 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2016
               
Requisition Number:  S06-7481
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.

*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
2016 SEASONAL POSITIONS

 

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2016      
Requisition Number
:  S06-7532
Location:  Ft Pierre (Oahe Downstream Recreation Area)

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

*General Maintenance Worker:  Work outdoors at area parks. Maintenance duties include: maintenance of buildings, trails, & grounds: to include mowing, weeding, refuse collection, cleaning, janitorial duties, fencing, painting, tree trimming, and preparing firewood.  
Requirements: Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniforms shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.35 per hour (S02).

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).

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 WILDLIFE
2016 SEASONAL POSITIONS


JOB TITLE: 
Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2016  
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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