Department of Game, Fish and Parks Seasonal Jobs

The Department of Game, Fish and Parks is currently accepting seasonal applications.

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:

Use a State of South Dakota Seasonal Application form.

MAC Users:Please complete the form using Adobe Reader.
Save the blank application to your computer.
Open Adobe Reader.
Open the application (file ->Open).

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

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

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).

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Below is a list of 2020 Seasonals.

Req # Title Division/Status Location
S06-7051Habitat Technician Wildlife Sioux Falls
S06-7514 Campground Attendant, Parks/Ground Maintenance Worker and Crew Leader/Campground Supervisor Parks & Recreation Madison (Lake Herman State Park)
     

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF WILDLIFE
2020 SEASONAL POSITION

JOB TITLE: Seasonal Wildlife Position - 2020
JOB ID: S06-7051
End Date 9.15.2020
Location: Sioux Falls

Habitat Technician:Provides technical assistance to habitat managers in food plot planting, tree planting and cultivation, native grass seeding, fence construction, weed control, and posting property boundaries. 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: $10.89 S03

Send completed applications to:
Ryan Wendinger
Department of Game, Fish, and Parks
4500 S Oxbow Ave
Sioux Falls SD 57106
Or email to: ryan.wendinger@state.sd.us

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SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF GAME, FISH AND PARKS
DIVISION OF PARKS & RECREATION
2020 SEASONAL POSITIONS

JOB TITLE: Seasonal Positions – Fall 2020
Requisition Number: S06-7514
End Date 9.15.2020
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. Campground Attendants may operate a variety of small tools such as gas operated power washer, weed trimmers, and cordless drills. Operating equipment such as golf carts and UTV’s.
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: $10.17 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, chainsaws, tractors, weed sprayers, trucks, small hand tools, and pulling a trailer. 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: $10.17 per hour (S02).

*Crew Leader/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. Experience in handling money, operation of Golf carts, UTV’s, and cordless tools. Uniforms are provided and employees must comply with uniform dress code. Valid driver’s license required.

Minimum salary: $10.89 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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