If you love to work while being surrounded by outstanding natural and cultural resources, a position with Nevada State Parks may be just right for you. By combining a love of the outdoors with an opportunity to work with visitors from around the world, you will find you have more than just a job – you have an adventure. 

Nevada State Parks employs both permanent and seasonal staff. These positions vary from park rangers to equipment mechanics, park interpreters to project managers, and park aids to lifeguards, to name a few.

Permanent Employment

Nevada State Parks will be hiring for a variety of positions in the near future. Please check back frequently as new positions open weekly.​

​Permanent position openings are announced online through the Nevada Division of Human Resource Management. Applications must be received by that agency by the deadline on the job announcement. If you are unable to submit an application online, please contact the Nevada Division of Human Resource Management at (775) 684-0150 to request a hard copy of the application. The Division of State Parks does not accept applications or resumes directly for permanent positions.

Seasonal Employment


Applications for seasonal positions are accepted year-round. The best time to apply is January and February. ​Learn more about applying for a seasonal position.

Park Aid I
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Park Aid II
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Park Ranger Technician I
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Lifeguard I
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Lifeguard II/Head Lifeguard
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Hourly Rates Effective July 1, 2017

Job Classifications Pay Grade Starting Hourly Rate
Park Aid I 20 $12.65
Park Aid II 21 $13.16
Park Ranger Technician I 23 $14.17
Maintenance Repair Worker I 23 $14.17
Lifeguard I 23 $14.17
Lifeguard II 25 $15.34
Maintenance Repair Worker II 25 $15.34
Park Ranger Technicial II 26 $15.95

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