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Game, Fish and Parks Seasonal Position

SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
2018 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 16, 2018.

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


General Requirements:

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

Application/Hiring Procedures:

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

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

All applications must be sent to the address or e-mail address listed on that announcement.

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


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

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Req # Job Title Location
S06-7587 Law Enforcement - Park Ranger Multiple Locations - See announcement
S06-7246 Campground/Gate Attendant Richmond/Mina Lake Rec Area Aberdeen
S06-7246 Parks/Ground Maintenance Richmond/Mina Lake Rec Area Aberdeen
S06-7246 Naturalist/Program Coordinator Richmond/Mina Lake Rec Area Aberdeen
S06-7620 Lead Maintenance/Campground Worker Swan Creek Rec Area Akaska
S06-7388 Gate Attendant Lake Poinsett Rec Area Arlington
S06-7388 Campground Attendant Lake Poinsett Rec Area Arlington
S06-7388 Parks/Ground Maintenance Lake Poinsett Rec Area Arlington
S06-7388 Crew Leader Lake Poinsett Rec Area Arlington
S06-7563 Campground Attendant Rocky Point Rec Area Belle Fourche
S06-7563 Campground Security Rocky Point Rec Area Belle Fourche
S06-7421 Campground Attendant Big Sioux Rec Area Brandon
S06-7421 Parks/Ground Maintenance Big Sioux Rec Area Brandon
S06-7421 Campground Supervisor Big Sioux Rec Area Brandon
S06-7421 Program Coordinator Big Sioux Rec Area Brandon
S06-7266 Gate Attendant Oakwood Lakes State Park Bruce
S06-7266 Campground Attendant Oakwood Lakes State Park Bruce
S06-7266 Parks/Ground Maintenance Oakwood Lakes State Park Bruce
S06-7266 Program Coordinator Oakwood Lakes State Park Bruce
S06-7332 Campground Attendant Lake Vermillion Rec Area Canistota
S06-7332 Parks/Ground Maintenance Lake Vermillion Rec Area Canistota
S06-7332 Campground Supervisor Lake Vermillion Rec Area Canistota
S06-7390 Park Attendant Newton Hills State Park Canton
S06-7390 Maintenance/Custodial Worker Newton Hills State Park Canton
S06-7390 Campground Supervisor Newton Hills State Park Canton
S06-7390 Naturalist/Program Coordinator Newton Hills State Park Canton
S06-7229 Campground Attendant Hartford Beach State Park Corona
S06-7229 Parks/Ground Maintenance Hartford Beach State Park Corona
S06-7229 Campground Supervisor Hartford Beach State Park Corona
S06-7229 Crew Leader Hartford Beach State Park Corona
S06-7756 Entrance Station Attendant Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Entrance Station Crew Leader Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Campground Attendant Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Campground Supervisor Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Naturalist  Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Naturalist Crew Leader Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Resource Technician Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Resource Technician Crew Leader Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Ground Maintenance Team Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Technician for Water/Wastewater Systems Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 Mickelson Trail Crew  Custer State Park Custer
S06-7756 CSP Trail Crew Custer State Park Custer
S06-7419 Campground Attendant Palisades State Park Garretson
S06-7419 Parks/Ground Maintenance Palisades State Park Garretson
S06-7419 Campground Supervisor Palisades State Park Garretson
S06-7419 Program Coordinator Palisades State Park Garretson
S06-7419 Crew Leader Palisades State Park Garretson
S06-7607 Campground Attendant West Whitlock Rec Area Gettysburg
S06-7607 Parks/Ground Maintenance West Whitlock Rec Area Gettysburg
S06-7607 Gate Attendant West Whitlock Rec Area Gettysburg
S06-7607 Crew Leader West Whitlock Rec Area Gettysburg
S06-7223 Campground/Grounds Attendant Pickerel Lake Rec Area Grenville
S06-7572 Gate Attendant Angostura Rec Area Hot Springs
S06-7572 Secretary Angostura Rec Area Hot Springs
S06-7572 Parks/Ground Maintenance Angostura Rec Area Hot Springs
S06-7572 Facility Maintenance Worker Angostura Rec Area Hot Springs
S06-7572 Crew Leader Angostura Rec Area Hot Springs
S06-7773 Campground Attendant North Point Rec Area Lake Andes
S06-7773 Parks/Ground Maintenance North Point Rec Area Lake Andes
S06-7194 Campground Attendant Roy Lake State Park Lake City
S06-7194 Parks/Ground Maintenance Roy Lake State Park Lake City
S06-7194 Campground Supervisor Roy Lake State Park Lake City
S06-7134 Parks/Ground Maintenance Fort Sisseton State Park Lake City
S06-7134 Parks/Ground Maintenance Supervisor Fort Sisseton State Park Lake City
S06-7134 Visitor Center/Campground Attendant Fort Sisseton State Park Lake City
S06-7134 Visitor Center/Campground Supervisor Fort Sisseton State Park Lake City
S06-7134 Festival Parks/Ground Maintenance Fort Sisseton State Park Lake City
S06-7134 Festival Gate Worker Fort Sisseton State Park Lake City
S06-7323 Campground Attendant Lake Thompson Rec Area Lake Preston
S06-7323 Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker Lake Thompson Rec Area Lake Preston
S06-7323 Campground Supervisor Lake Thompson Rec Area Lake Preston
S06-7567 Trail Attendant Black Hills Trails Lead
S06-7567 Parks/Grounds Maintenance Worker Black Hills Trails Lead
S06-7567 Crew Leader Black Hills Trails Lead
S06-7514 Campground Attendant Lake Herman State Park Madison
S06-7514 Parks/Grounds Maintenance Worker Lake Herman State Park Madison
S06-7514 Crew Leader/Campground Supervisor Lake Herman State Park Madison
S06-7514 Naturalist/Program Coordinator Lake Herman State Park Madison
S06-7260 Campground Attendant Lake Louise Rec Area Miller
S06-7260 Crew Leader Lake Louise Rec Area Miller
S06-7637 Campground Attendant Indian Creek Rec Area Mobridge
S06-7637 Parks/Grounds Maintenance Worker Indian Creek Rec Area Mobridge
S06-7637 Gate Attendant Indian Creek Rec Area Mobridge
S06-7637 Crew Leader Indian Creek Rec Area Mobridge
S06-7094 Parks/Grounds Maintenance Worker Adams Homestead N Sioux City
S06-7481 General Maintenance Worker Farm Island Rec Area/W Bend Pierre
S06-7481 Gate Attendant Farm Island Rec Area/W Bend Pierre
S06-7481 Campground Supervisor Farm Island Rec Area/W Bend Pierre
S06-7481 Sprayer Farm Island Rec Area/W Bend Pierre
S06-7532 General Maintenance Worker Oahe Downstream Rec Area Ft Pierre
S06-7532 Campground Supervisor Oahe Downstream Rec Area Ft Pierre
S06-7532 Crew Leader Oahe Downstream Rec Area Ft Pierre
S06-7532 Program Coordinator Oahe Downstream Rec Area Ft Pierre
S06-7365 Campground Attendant Snake Creek Rec Area Platte
S06-7365 General Maintenance Worker Snake Creek Rec Area Platte
S06-7365 Custodial Maintenance Worker Snake Creek Rec Area Platte
S06-7365 Crew Leader Snake Creek Rec Area Platte
S06-7365 Naturalist/Program Coordinator Snake Creek Rec Area Platte
S06-7620 Lead Maintenance/Campground Worker West Pollock Rec Area Pollack
S06-7643 Parks/Grounds Maintenance Worker Lake Hiddenwood Rec Area Selby
S06-7521 Campground Attendant Shadehill Rec Area Shadehill
S06-7521 Campground Supervisor Shadehill Rec Area Shadehill
S06-7521 Crew Leader Shadehill Rec Area Shadehill
S06-7654 Trail Attendant Bear Butte State Park Sturgis
S06-7654 Naturalist/Program Coordinator Bear Butte State Park Sturgis
S06-7168 Campground Attendant Lake Cochrane Gary
S06-7168 Crew Leader Lake Cochrane Gary
S06-7168 Campground Attendant Pelican Lake/Sandy Shore Watertown
S06-7168 Campground Supervisor Pelican Lake/Sandy Shore Watertown
S06-7168 Parks/Grounds Maintenance Worker Pelican Lake/Sandy Shore Watertown
S06-7168 Program Coordinator Pelican Lake/Sandy Shore Watertown
S06-7168 Public Water Access Ground Mnt. Wrk. Pelican Lake/Sandy Shore Watertown
S06-7432 Front Desk Attendant Lewis and Clark Rec Area Yankton
S06-7432 Parks/Grounds Maintenance Worker Lewis and Clark Rec Area Yankton
S06-7432 Custodial Maintenance Worker Lewis and Clark Rec Area Yankton
S06-7432 Custodial Maintenance Crew Leader Lewis and Clark Rec Area Yankton
S06-7432 Maintenance Crew Leader Lewis and Clark Rec Area Yankton
S06-7432 Campground Ranger Lewis and Clark Rec Area Yankton
S06-7432 Naturalist/Program Coordinator Lewis and Clark Rec Area Yankton
S40-2411 Naturalist/Program Coordinator Good Earth State Park at Blood Run Sioux Falls
S40-2411 Maintenance/Custodial Worker Good Earth State Park at Blood Run Sioux Falls
S06-7073 Fisheries Technician Wildlife Division Chamberlain
S06-7080 Habitat Technician Wildlife Division Chamberlain
S06-7032 Habitat Technician Wildlife Division Fort Pierre
S06-7152 Habitat Technician Wildlife Division Mobridge
S06-7061 Fisheries Technician Wildlife Division Mobridge
S06-7051 Habitat Technician Wildlife Division Sioux Falls
S06-7300 Fisheries Technician Wildlife Division Sioux Falls
S06-7039 Wildlife Game Technician Wildlife Division Sioux Falls
S06-7039 Wildlife Damage Technician Wildlife Division Sioux Falls
S06-7030 Fisheries Technician Wildlife Division Waubay

 

 

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

SEASONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT - PARK RANGER
Requisition Number:  06-7587

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

Qualifications:  Applicants must be 21 years of age by the date of employment and meet all requirements for a law enforcement officer for South Dakota. All applicants must be certified as a law enforcement officer in South Dakota. The incumbent will be required to pass firearms and PPCT (defensive tactics) proficiency tests and meet department minimum qualification standards. Background investigations will be conducted on all successful applicants prior to employment and pre-employment drug testing is required. First aid, CPR, EMT, or first responder certificates are desirable. A valid driver’s license is required. Housing is provided at some locations. Uniforms and law enforcement equipment are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress. This position requires employees to work holidays, weekends, and irregular or rotating shifts. The normal summer season is mid-May through Labor Day. All applicants must attend the Park Ranger Training held in Pierre in May. Some employees may work earlier or later. Seasonal employees are paid only for hours worked; no paid time off or benefits.
Minimum salary: $17.00 per hour (S05).

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

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

How to apply for a Seasonal Law Enforcement - Park Ranger: 

Applications must be submitted on the Seasonal Parks Law Enforcement application form.
Application Link: http://bhr.sd.gov/forms/le_seasonalapp.pdf

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

Pat Thompson
Farm Island Recreation Area
1301 Farm Island Rd
Pierre SD  57501
Or e-mail to: pat.thompson@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE: Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018      
Requisition Number: S06-7246

Location:  Aberdeen (Richmond Lake and Mina Lake Recreation Areas)

*Campground/Gate Attendant:  Assists in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to, cleaning comfort stations and cabins/lodge, collecting camping fees, selling park passes, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors.  Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.                         
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park including but not limited to, mowing campgrounds and day use areas, shoreline clean-up and tree removal and operating equipment such as chain saws, tractors, skid loaders, mowers, weed eaters, and trucks.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02)

* Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include staffing the visitor centers, selling publications, developing and presenting day and evening programs, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations. 
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

Online applications can be found at: http://bhr.sd.gov/workforus/seasonal.aspx
Send completed applications to:
Robert Teachout
Richmond/Mina Lake Recreation Areas
37908 Youth Camp Rd
Aberdeen, SD  57401
Or email to: robert.teachout@state.sd.us

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7620
Location:  Akaska (Swan Creek Recreation Area)

*Seasonal housing available (trailer house).

*Lead Maintenance/Campground Worker:  Primary responsibilities include being the lead worker in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A lead worker must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7388
Location:  Arlington (Lake Poinsett Recreation Area)

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

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker: Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park and access areas, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).
Send completed applications to:
Becky Graff
Oakwood Lakes State Park
20247 Oakwood Dr
Bruce SD  57220
Or email to: becky.graff@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018               
Requisition Number:  S06-7563

Location:  Belle Fourche (Rocky Point Recreation Area)

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

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 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: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number: S06-7421
Location:  Brandon (Big Sioux Recreation Area)

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

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, campground security, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day and evening programs for all ages, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations.  Programs are held at Palisades State Park, Big Sioux Recreation Area, Beaver Creek Nature Area, and Lake Vermillion Recreation Area.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7266

Location:  Bruce (Oakwood Lakes State Park)

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

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number: S06-7332

Location:  Canistota (Lake Vermillion Recreation Area)

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

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, campground security, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7390
Location:  Canton (Newton Hills State Park)

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

*Park Attendant:  Responsibilities include alternating between Front Desk Attendant and Campground Attendant. While working as Front Desk, the primary responsibility is to be the initial contact person for park visitors and to provide a positive image of the park and the State Park System through actions and appearance. Campground Attendants primary responsibility is assisting in the overall operation and maintenance of the campgrounds. Duties of both attendants include: collecting entrance license revenues and camping permit fees, registering campers, answering visitors questions, firewood sales, keeping of records on park attendance, custodial and maintenance of park grounds, buildings, and facilities. Also may include office duties such as answering the phone, assisting the secretary, etc. and 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.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly nights, weekends, and holidays. May thru Labor Day, weekends until October 30.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Maintenance/Custodial Worker:  The main objective of the maintenance personnel is to maintain all park areas and facilities to management standards. This includes custodial and maintenance of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment. Grounds duties include mowing, trimming, pruning of trees, spraying weeds, and landscaping. Custodial duties include daily and weekly extensive cleaning (power washing) of comfort stations and outdoor toilets, emptying fire-rings, stocking cleaning supplies, garbage removal, etc. Building and facility maintenance including new construction, renovation, and routine repairs. Other duties as assigned
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 preferred. Ability to perform strenuous physical labor, work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly weekday hours, however weekend/evening/holiday hours may be necessary.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly nights, weekends, and holidays. May thru Labor Day, weekends until October 30.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day and evening programs for children as well as adults (i.e. Arts and Crafts activities, movies at amphitheater, programs for scout groups, etc.), as well as coordinating special events.  Along with those duties, fill needed shifts in the office or campground, and assist with various duties as needed during times of high use.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable.
Schedule: Mostly nights, weekends, and holiday hours, FestiFall weekend in October
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7229

Location:  Corona (Hartford Beach State Park)

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

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, and, cleaning fire grates. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Campground Attendants and Park Maintenance Workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to campground attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
CUSTER STATE PARK
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions - Summer 2018                      
Requisition Number
S06-7756
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.

*Seasonal housing is available.   The charge is $4.50 a day for dorms and cabins.   Campsites are available for $4.00 a day.

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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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, day use area facilities and fire grate. Interact with park guests, providing them information on the Park and surrounding area.
Requirements: Ability to work independently. Operate the POS system, collect revenues, and interact with park visitors and staff/volunteers.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Lead seasonal campground team and/or volunteers. Assist with campground maintenance tasks. Assist with cleaning one or more campgrounds and day use areas. Interact with park guests, providing them information on the Park and surrounding area.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is preferred. Ability to work independently, provide work direction to co-workers and maintain a positive work environment. Operate the POS system, collect revenues, and interact with park visitors and staff/volunteers.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Naturalist  Crew Leader:  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 The lead position is also responsible for additional administrative duties that may include; posting information on park bulletin boards, functioning as “on-call” during certain days of the week, coordinating guest speakers for Speaker Series under guidance of a Park Naturalist, and circulating information to various locations.
Requirements:  Ability to provide direction to co-workers and maintain a positive work environment. 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: $10.49 per hour (S03).

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.

*Resource Technician:  Assist with controlling and monitoring noxious weeds by chemical, biological, cultural, and mechanical means according to Integrated Weed Control Plan. Use of pickup mounted sprayer, ATV mounted sprayers, and backpack sprayers. Use of hand-held GPS units to map weed infestations and bio-control sites. Assist in collection of rangeland data, plant identification skills helpful.
Requirements: Experience or knowledge of Range Management preferred. Weed applicator certification required, may be obtained after beginning of employment.
Minimum Salary:  $9.80 per hour (SO2)

*Resource Technician Crew Leader:  Lead seasonal crews and inmates performing work to control and monitor noxious weeds. Assist in collection of rangeland data, plant identification skill required.
Requirements: Experience or knowledge of Range Management preferred. Weed applicator certification required, may be obtained after beginning of employment. Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 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:  $9.80 per hour (SO2)

*Technician for Water and Wastewater Systems: Assist with the daily operation, maintenance and record keeping for the six waste water systems throughout the park. Collect water samples for testing. Chlorinate water systems as needed to specifications.
RequirementsAbility to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Valid driver’s license. Appropriate background in equipment operation, ability to take and maintain accurate records for all work completed.  
Minimum Salary:  $10.49 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: $9.80 per hour (S02)

*CSP Trail Crew:  Perform general trail maintenance of the 50 miles of trails in Custer State Park. Have appropriate knowledge of equipment operation to perform tasks along the trails. Clean and maintain facilities along the trails.  
Requirements: Ability to work out doors in all kinds of weather.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02)

Send completed applications to:
Lindsey Hildebrand
CUSTER STATE PARK
13329 US HIGHWAY 16A
CUSTER, SD  57730
or
Email to:    lindsey.hildebrand@state.sd.us
or
May be faxed to  Lindsey Hildebrand at 605-255-4460

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7419

Location:  Garretson (Palisades State Park)

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

*Seasonal housing may be available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker: Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, campground security, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day and evening programs for all ages, coordinating special events, and presenting living history demonstrations.  Programs are held at Palisades State Park, Big Sioux Recreation Area, Beaver Creek Nature Area, and Lake Vermillion Recreation Area.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.  Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7607

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

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7223
Location:  Grenville (Pickerel Lake Recreation Area)

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

*Campground/Grounds Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7572

Location:  Hot Springs (Angostura Recreation Area)

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

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

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Secretary:  Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: provide clerical/secretarial support which includes tasks such as composing and finalizing correspondence, establishing and maintaining filing systems, some accounting demands including auditing, and depositing revenue, answering the phone, performing miscellaneous tasks assigned by the manager that would relate to the operation of a district office.  Secondary responsibilities include working as an entrance station attendant when demand merits if. This would include all the responsibilities and requirements of a Gate Attendant. That includes working at park entrance greeting the public, selling licenses and permits, answering questions, using the Point of Sale computer program for fee collection. This position will also be utilized for general buildings and grounds maintenance when needed. 
Requirements: Ability to type accurately, operate a variety of office equipment, communicate information clearly and concisely, have experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, interacting with the general public, work on your own, and in a variety of weather conditions out of doors, money handling experience, will include day hours and occasionally evening hours that could include weekends and holidays.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Facility Maintenance Worker:  Assist with cleaning of buildings and grounds within the park including modern and basic restroom facilities, picnic shelters, fish cleaning stations, camping cabins, lodge and litter. 
Requirements: Utilization of modern cleaning products and tools, power washers and sprayers, and how to stock supplies.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).
*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jason Gooder
Angostura Recreation Area
13157 N Angostura Rd
Hot Springs SD  57747

Or Email to: jason.gooder@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018  SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018               
Requisition Number: S06-7773
Location:  Lake Andes (North Point Recreation Area)

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

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:   Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7194

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.

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:   Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7134

Location:  Lake City (Fort Sisseton State Park)

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

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor responsible for the general park grounds, building and campground upkeep. Responsibilities include but are not limited to building cleaning, mowing, spraying, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks. Responsible for assigning and directing personnel and equipment and for completing and inspecting projects. 
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $10.49 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: $9.80 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: $10.49 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: $9.80 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: $9.80 per hour (S02).

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

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7323

Location:  Lake Preston (Lake Thompson Recreation Area)

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

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).
 
Send completed applications to:
John Christensen
Lake Thompson Recreation Area
21176 Flood Club Rd
Lake Preston SD  57249
Or email to: john.christensen@state.sd.us

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018               
Requisition Number:  S06-7567

Location:  Lead (Black Hills Trails)

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

*Trail Attendant:  This position is primarily out on the trail on bicycle checking trail users for their passes, help people that are broke down or need assistance for any reason, and perform minor maintenance functions. When on a bicycle, these employees will be pulling a bob-trailer equipped with small tools to be able to fix things such as broken boards on bridges, washouts, signs, etc. 
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.    
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors. Responsible for assigning and directing personnel and equipment and for completing and inspecting projects.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018               
Requisition Number:  S06-7514
Location:   Madison (Lake Herman State Park)

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

 

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*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: $10.49 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: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7260

Location:  Miller (Lake Louise Recreation Area)

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing Campground Attendant and general maintenance work. Duties may include, but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, cleaning fire grates, and working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work including operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7637

Location:   Mobridge (Indian Creek Recreation Area)

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

*Seasonal housing available (trailer house).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Gate Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

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

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

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

Parks/Ground Maintenance:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park including but not limited to, mowing, trail maintenance, tree removal, building maintenance and operating equipment such as mowers, weed eaters, chain saws, gators, and trucks. 
Requirements:  Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors.  Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary $9.80 per hour (S02)

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7481

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

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

*General Maintenance Worker: Work outdoors at area parks, maintenance duties include: maintenance buildings, trails, grounds that will include mowing, cultivating, weeding, refuse collection, cleaning, janitorial duties, fencing, painting, cutting trees, and firewood splitting.
Requirements: Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Gate Attendant:  Work primarily at park entrance office greeting customers, selling entrance licenses, camping permits, answering questions, and entry into computer sales system.  This position will also be utilized for some general maintenance duties.
Requirements: Position requires the ability to enthusiastically greet people and deal with problems in a positive way. Alternating day and night hours, as well as weekend and holidays. Money handling experience is helpful. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Work outdoors within area parks. Fee collection, campgrounds, and park maintenance are the primary areas of work.  Employees will need to complete work in all areas of the park.  Duties include but not limited to selling entrance licenses, camping permits, meeting and greeting the public, janitorial work, pickup garbage, clean fire grate ashes, and assisting in the education of the public relating to park rules and behavior.
Requirements: Ability to work on your own late into the evening. Ability to interact with campers and other visitors during evening shift informing them of park rules and hours of operation. Evening hours primarily and weekends. Money handling experience would be helpful. Uniform shirts and provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code.  Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Sprayer:
Sprayer is responsible for controlling and monitoring noxious weeds throughout the district using an ATV with a sprayer unit in the back for application purposes. Applicant should be comfortable working outside, alone, early hours, and with noxious weed control chemicals while driving over varying terrain. Plant identification skills helpful but not required. Other job duties would include mowing, refuse collection, janitorial duties, and other general buildings and grounds maintenance responsibilities as part of the general maintenance team.
Requirements: Valid Driver’s License and Weed applicators certification. License can be obtained after beginning of employment.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (SO3).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018      
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: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Work either at park entrance (Gate) office greeting customers, selling entrance licenses & camping reservations, answering questions, with product entry into computer sales system. Other CG Supervisors, work outdoors within area parks. Fee collection in campgrounds and some general park maintenance are the primary areas of work. Employees will need to complete work in all areas of the park. Duties include but not limited to selling entrance licenses, camping reservations, meeting and greeting the public, janitorial work, pickup garbage, clean fire grate ashes, and assisting in the education of the public relating to park rules and behavior.
Requirements: Position requires the ability to enthusiastically greet people and deal with problems in a positive way. Positions can work both, day and evening shifts, as well as weekend and holidays. Money handling experience is helpful. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site team-leader for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance work. Duties include building and grounds maintenance, janitorial duties, planting, weeding, mowing, fencing, and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Team-leader for personnel and equipment as to accomplish assigned tasks. Completion and inspection of various district projects required. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Program Coordinator:  Specific duties include: organizing and facilitating scheduled park programs and events; ability to attend a state-wide coordinator training that is conducted early summer after Memorial Day; ability to work under limited supervision developing and conducting new or established programs within your district’s park settings; ability to maintain a flexible schedule to meet the needs of scheduled events; a task oriented, well organized individual capable of networking with local businesses to conduct a variety of programs throughout the park. 
Requirements: Interest in recreational programming, or education or a combination of education and experience. Work outdoors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7365

Location:   Platte (Snake Creek Recreation Area)

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

*Campground Attendant:  Work primarily at park entrance office greeting customers, selling entrance licenses, camping reservations, answering questions, and entry into computer sales system. This position will also be utilized for general maintenance and custodial duties. 
Requirements: Position requires the ability to enthusiastically greet people and deal with problems in a positive way. Alternating day and night hours, as well as weekend and holidays. Customer Service and money handling experience is helpful. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*General Maintenance Worker:  Work outdoors at area parks. Maintenance duties include: maintenance of buildings, trails and grounds. Tasks will include mowing, planting, weeding, cleaning, janitorial duties, fencing, painting, cutting trees, and firewood splitting.  
Requirements: Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniforms shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

Custodial Maintenance Worker:  Assist with cleaning of buildings and grounds of our area parks, including modern and basic restroom facilities, picnic shelters, fish cleaning stations and camping cabins. 
Requirements: Knowledge and utilization of modern cleaning products and tools, power washers and sprayers, and how to stock supplies. Alternating between weekday and weekend shifts while working with a crew. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance work. Duties include building and grounds maintenance, janitorial duties, planting, weeding, mowing, fencing, and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Responsible for directing personnel, quality control and equipment to accomplish assigned tasks to parks standards. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Specific duties include: organizing and facilitating scheduled park programs and events; ability to attend a state-wide coordinator training that is conducted early summer after Memorial Day; ability to work under limited supervision developing and conducting new or established programs within your district’s park settings; Mostly Weekend and Holidays shifts to meet the needs of scheduled events; a task oriented, well organized individual capable of networking with local businesses to conduct a variety of programs throughout the park. 
Requirements: Interest in recreational programming, or education or a combination of education and experience. Work outdoors in a variety of weather. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7620

Location:  Pollock (West Pollock Recreation Area)
*Seasonal Housing Available (trailer house).

*Lead Maintenance/Campground Worker:  Primary responsibilities include being the lead worker in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A lead worker must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7643

Location:  Selby (Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area)

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.  
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018               
Requisition Number:  S06-7521
Location:  Shadehill (Shadehill Recreation Area)

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

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to cleaning comfort stations, collecting camping fees, cleaning fire grates, managing the reservation system and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Gate Attendants and Park Maintenance workers in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. A supervisor must maintain a professional image by actions and appearance. Other duties include supervision, training, and assistance to gate attendants and park workers, collection and recording of monies from self-sell license stations, and maintenance of grounds, buildings, and facilities. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing general maintenance work. Duties include building and grounds maintenance, janitorial duties, planting, weeding, mowing, fencing, and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Responsible for directing personnel and equipment to accomplish assigned tasks. Completion and inspection of various district projects required. Day shifts and some weekend work and holidays. Uniform shirts are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018               
Requisition Number:  S06-7654

Location:  Sturgis (Bear Butte State Park)

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

*Trail Attendant:  This position is primarily out on the trail checking on users, help people that need assistance for any reason, and perform minor maintenance functions.  Maintenance is conducted on foot equipped with small tools to be able to fix things such as broken boards, washouts, signs, etc. 
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors, have good customer service skills and willing to work the Education Center. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day programs and coordinating special events. Other jobs will be working in the Education Center and working with the retail sales.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, Native American culture and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Schedule:        40 hours per week – Weekday, weekends, and holiday hours.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:
Jim Jandreau
Bear Butte State Park
20250 Hwy 79/PO Box 688
Sturgis, SD 57785

Or Email to: Jim.Jandreau@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7168

Location:  Gary (Lake Cochrane)

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

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, cleaning fire grates, mowing, and weed whipping. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews performing Campground Attendant and general maintenance work. Duties may include, but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, cleaning fire grates, and working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work including operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7178

Location:  Watertown (Pelican Lake/Sandy Shore Recreation Areas)

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

*Seasonal housing available at Pelican Lake (camper).

*Campground Attendant:  Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, and, cleaning fire grates. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Campground Supervisor:  Primary responsibilities include being the working supervisor of Campground Attendants in the Park Manager’s absence. Constant contact with the public will be maintained throughout the performance of duties. Duties may include, but not limited to managing the reservation system, collecting camping fees, providing information to the public, cleaning comfort stations, cleaning fire grates, and working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work including operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Minimum salary: $9.80 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: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Public Water Access (PWA) Ground Maintenance Worker: Assists with maintenance of public water access areas throughout northeastern South Dakota, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, tree trimming and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers, road groomers, trucks and pulling trailers w/heavy loads. Overnight travel throughout the region is required occasionally up to three nights a week.
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required. 
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02)

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number:  S06-7432

Location:  Yankton (Lewis and Clark Recreation Area)

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

*Seasonal housing available (camper).

*Front Desk Attendant:  Assist in customer service duties along with the maintenance of assigned campgrounds and day use facilities including but not limited to selling park entrance licenses, cleaning restrooms, collecting camping fees, managing the reservation system, and providing information to the public. 
Requirements: Money handling experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker:  Assists with maintenance of buildings and grounds within the park, including mowing, weed whipping, spraying, watering, and operating equipment such as mowers, tractors, skid loaders, weed sprayers and trucks.   
Requirements: Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.  Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Custodial Maintenance Worker:  Assist with cleaning of buildings and grounds within the park including modern and basic restroom facilities, picnic shelters, fish cleaning stations and camping cabins. 
Requirements: Utilization of modern cleaning products and tools, power washers and sprayers, and how to stock supplies.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

*Custodial Maintenance Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal custodial work crews and inmates performing facility and grounds cleaning. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds cleaning.  Perform minor facility repairs.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Maintenance Crew Leader:  Job site supervisor for seasonal work crews and inmates performing general maintenance and project work. Duties may include working directly with seasonal employees performing building and grounds maintenance work and operating a variety of equipment including trucks, mowers, and tractors.
Requirements: Supervisory experience is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*Campground Ranger:  Work directly with the general public and department Rangers to provide day and nighttime security of the park area for all visitors. Duties may include assisting department managers and rangers in the enforcement of park rules and regulations. Assist in the selling of entrance licenses and camping permits. Monitoring entrance license and camping permits  for compliance.  Assist with the cleaning of buildings and grounds.
Requirements: Interest in park management, public safety and law enforcement is helpful. Ability to work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions out of doors. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Minimum salary: $10.49 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: $10.49 per hour (S03).

Send completed applications to:

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

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Positions – Summer 2018  
Requisition Number: S40-2411

Location:  Sioux Falls (Good Earth State Park at Blood Run)

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.

*Naturalist/Program Coordinator:  Develops, promotes, and presents programs on natural and cultural resources, and environmental education. Duties may include developing and presenting day and evening programs for children as well as adults (i.e. Arts and Crafts activities, movies at amphitheater, programs for scout groups, etc.), as well as coordinating special events.  Along with those duties, fill needed shifts in the office, and assist with various duties as needed during times of high use.
Requirements: Experience and interest in teaching, public speaking, and working with children and adults is desirable. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.
Schedule: Mostly nights, weekends, and holiday hours, FestiFall weekend in October
Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03).

*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 outdoor toilets, emptying fire-rings, stocking cleaning supplies, garbage removal, etc. Building and facility maintenance including new construction, renovation, and routine repairs.
Requirements: Skills in operating, maintaining, and repairing equipment such as mowers, grass trimmers, tractors, weed sprayers, and trucks. Skills in carpentry, plumbing, small engine repair, and vehicle and equipment maintenance are required. Ability to perform strenuous physical labor, work independently, manage time well, and work in a variety of weather conditions. Valid driver’s license.
Schedule: 32-40 hours a week. Mostly weekday hours, however weekend/evening/holiday hours may be necessary.
Minimum salary: $9.80 per hour (S02).

Send completed applications to:
Jim Henning
Good Earth State Park
26924 480th Avenue
Sioux Falls SD 57108
Or email: goodearth@state.sd.us

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2018  
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, 2018

Minimum salary: $10.49 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 Email to: jason.sorensen@state.sd.us

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Position (2 positions)- 2018                 
Requisition Number:  S06-7080
Location:  Chamberlain

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. This position may assist Fisheries Managers with capture surveys and Wildlife Damage Managers with various 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: $10.49 S03

Send completed applications to:
Bill Harmon
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
1550 East King Ave.
Chamberlain, SD  57325
Or Email to: bill.harmon@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions – 2018 (2 positions)
Requisition Number:  S06-7032
LocationFort Pierre

*Habitat Technician:  

Provide 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. Technician must be able to perform strenuous physical labor. Technician must be able to work out of doors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Technician must have a valid driver’s license.

Position to start approximately April 8th and end around October 15th. 

 Minimum salary: $10.49  S03
 
Send completed applications to:
Al Schnabel
GFP Missouri River Fisheries Center
20641 SD 1806
Fort Pierre SD  57532
Or Email to: al.schnabel@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions – 2018 (2 positions)
Requisition Number:  S06-7152
LocationMobridge

*Habitat Technician:  
Provide 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. Technician must be able to perform strenuous physical labor. Technician must be able to work out of doors in a variety of weather. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Technician must have a valid driver’s license and ability to obtain a SD commercial applicator license.

Position to start:  Approximately April 9th and end around October 15th. 

Minimum salary: $10.49  S03
 
Send completed applications to:
Jeff Torevell
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
PO Box 99
Mobridge SD  57601

Or Email to: jeff.torevell@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2018  
Requisition Number
:  S06-7061
Location:  Mobridge

*Fisheries Technician:  

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

Requirements: Technician must be able to complete strenuous activities in an outdoor environment in 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: $10.49 per hour (S03)

Send completed applications to:
Dan Jost, Fisheries Biologist
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
PO Box 99
Mobridge SD  57601
Or Email to: dan.jost@state.sd.us

 

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2018  
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: $10.49 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 DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2018  
Requisition Number
:  S06-7300
Location:  Sioux Falls

*Fisheries Technician:  

Position purpose:  Assist the GFP southeast area fisheries management team with fisheries management, fisheries research, aquatic habitat, aquatic access and aquatic invasive species activities on southeastern South Dakota waters.

Position starting and ending dates:  March 26 to September 21, 2018

Minimum salary: $10.49 per hour (S03)

Primary duties: 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, creel surveys, Aquatic Invasive Species outreach, 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, SE Area Fisheries Supervisor        
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
4500 S Oxbow
Sioux Falls SD  57106
Or Email to: todd.st.sauver@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions - 2018                   
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 $10.49    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 $10.49   S03
Send completed applications to:
Brad Baumgartner
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
4500 S Oxbow
Sioux Falls SD  57106
Or Email to: Brad.baumgartner@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2018 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Seasonal Wildlife Positions – 2018
Requisition Number:  S06-7030
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 $10.49       S03
Send completed applications to:
Randy Smidt
Blue Dog Fish Hatchery
44437 139A St
Waubay SD  57273
Or Email to: randy.smidt@state.sd.us

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