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Seasonal Employment

Summer Seasonal Positions

Calling all thrill-seekers, nature enthusiasts, and adventure lovers –  we want you to come Work Where You Play! Join us at any of our 27 Nevada State Parks and turn your summer into a paycheck!

Picture yourself as a lifeguard at the stunning beaches of Sand Harbor State Park or immersing yourself as a Park Aide in the wonders of Cave Lake State Park– the choice is yours! Your passion is your paycheck, and we're here to make it happen!

What's the reward for your adventure? Hourly rates ranging from $15.18 to $19.14 – you're not just working, you're leveling up your bank account! Plus, some parks offer seasonal housing, and may be flexible in accommodating your school schedule!

Ready to kickstart your epic summer?

  • Step 1: Explore this site and find the parks you are interested in working at. Copy the email addresses and have them ready.
  • Step 2: Craft a standout resume with our provided template, highlighting your skills and experience found here.
  • Step 3: Email your new resume to the park(s) on your list. Don't forget to mention your valid driver’s license and clearly state the Region, State Park(s), and position you're vying for! For the lifeguard positions, make sure to mention your red cross lifeguard certification. 

For questions specific to each park, don't hesitate to contact them to learn more!

Position Descriptions

Park Aide 1

Park Aide 2 

Park Ranger Technician 1

Park Ranger Technician 2

Lifeguard 1 (Sand Harbor Only)

Lifeguard 2 (Sand Harbor Only)

Other Seasonal Positions (apply using the link)

Maintenance Repair Worker 1 in Elko

Maintenance Repair Worker 1 in Panaca

Maintenance Repair Worker 1 in Lake Tahoe

Hourly Rates Effective July 1, 2023

Job Classifications Pay Grade Starting Hourly Rate
Park Aide I 20 $15.18
Park Aide II 21 $15.79
Park Ranger Technician I 23 $17.01
Maintenance Repair Worker I 23 $17.01
Lifeguard I 23 $17.01
Lifeguard II 25 $18.40
Maintenance Repair Worker II 25 $18.40
Park Ranger Technician II 26 $19.14

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