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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 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

Commissioned Park Ranger 1 at Valley of Fire State Park in Overton

Commissioned Park Ranger 1 at Walker River State Recreation Area in Yerington

Commissioned Park Ranger 3 at Echo Canyon State Park near Pioche

Project Manager 1 at the Division Office in Carson City


There are no interships available at this time. Please check back as new opportunites will be added as they arise.

Seasonal Employment

How to apply for seasonal positions:

Interested persons may submit their resume directly to the Region or State Park where they are interested in working. Please include if you have a valid driver’s license and a high school diploma or equivalent education (GED). Selected applicants will be contacted for interviews as vacancies occur. Please indicate on your resume what Region, State Park(s) and position you are applying for.

A State of Nevada Resume Template is available on the Nevada Human Resource Management website under the Careers tab under Applicant Resources. https://careers.nv.gov

This resume template serves only as a recommendation of the information candidates should provide when applying for Nevada State Parks seasonal positions. Do not apply online for these positions.







Hourly Rates Effective July 1, 2022

Job Classifications Pay Grade Starting Hourly Rate
Park Aide I 20 $13.55
Park Aide II 21 $14.10
Park Ranger Technician I 23 $15.19
Maintenance Repair Worker I 23 $15.19
Lifeguard I 23 $15.19
Lifeguard II 25 $16.43
Maintenance Repair Worker II 25 $16.43
Park Ranger Technician II 26 $17.09

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