Employment

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 and seasonal 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

Permanent Employment

PARK RANGER 1  - Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park (apply now!)

PARK RANGER 1  - South Fork State Recreation Area (apply now!)

WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR 2 - Western Region (apply now!)

Seasonal Employment

PARK AID 1 (SEASONAL) - In the Las Vegas Area. (apply now!)

PARK AID 1 (SEASONAL) - South Fork State Park, Cave Lake State Park, Cathedral Gorge State Park, Spring Valley State Park, Kershaw Ryan State Park. (apply now!)

PARK AID 1 (SEASONAL) - Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park near Austin; Dayton State Park in Dayton; Fort Churchill State Historic Park/Buckland Station in Silver Springs; Lahontan State Recreation Area in Fallon/Silver Springs; Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa; Rye Patch State Historic Park in Lovelock; Walker River State Recreation Area in Yerington; and/or Washoe Lake State Park in Carson City. (apply now!)

PARK AID 1 (SEASONAL) - Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park (apply now!)

PARK RANGER TECH 1 (SEASONAL) - Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park near Austin AND Lahontan State Recreation Area in Fallon/Silver Springs. (apply now!)

PARK RANGER TECH 1 (SEASONAL) - Lake Tahoe Region. (apply now!)

PARK RANGER TECH 1 (SEASONAL) - Wildhorse. (apply now!)

LIFEGUARD 1 (SEASONAL) - Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park (apply now!)

HEAD LIFEGUARD/LIFEGUARD 2 (SEASONAL) - Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park (apply now!)

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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