Summer jobs available in Virginia State Parks

Published 4:44 pm Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Virginia State Parks is hanging out the “Help Wanted” sign for everyone from high school students to senior citizens.

According to a press release, seasonal positions — from lifeguards and snack bar workers to contact rangers and housekeepers — are available in all 37 state parks, which are managed by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation.

According to the release, Virginia State Parks will host more than 5 million visitors between Memorial Day and Labor Day and fill about 1,000 seasonal positions to support them.

Many seasonal park employees spend significant time working outdoors. A list of available positions can at