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Work in a state park

Join the team

Just as our state parks and historical sites offer something for everyone who visits, there are countless opportunities to get involved if you want to work at one of them. These areas are open year-round, and you can get in on the action in any season, any time.

And you should know we’re an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.

Find your fit

Lifeguard at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park

Working at our parks gives you the option to work how you want: Whether you’re looking for a full-time career, a temporary job, or seasonal work over the summer, we have something for you. And you should know we’re an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.

By joining our team, you’ll get hands-on experience in hospitality, food service, business administration, wildlife management and more!

Our openings include:

  • Tour guides
  • Lifeguards
  • Food service
  • Office support
  • Entrance booths
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Security
  • Receptionists
  • Facility maintenance
  • Laundry workers
  • Naturalists
  • Housekeeping
  • Horticulture
  • Wranglers
  • And more!

Get started today

We have temporary positions ready to be filled. These jobs often grow into more opportunities within our parks system, and many of our superintendents started out in these types of roles. Find something that suits you and apply online today!

Temporary Park Worker I
Starts at $9.00/hour
No experience necessary!

Temporary Park Worker II
Starts at $9.98/hour
Some experience necessary

Temporary Park Worker III
Starts at $10.22/hour
One year experience required

Looking for a great summer gig? Consider working at Lake McConaughy.

Come where the action is

We’re looking for help at more than 45 locations across the state. Check out the list below to see where you might fit in.

Locations

CENTRAL REGION

  • Calamus SRA
  • Fort Hartsuff SHP
  • Fort Kearny SHP
  • Grand Island Maintenance
  • Mormon Island SRA
  • Sherman SRA
  • Victoria Springs SRA
  • Windmill SRA
NORTHEAST REGION

  • Ashfall SHP
  • Danish Alps SRA
  • Dead Timber SRA
  • Fort Atkinson SHP
  • Fremont SRA
  • Lewis and Clark SRA
  • Niobrara SP
  • Ponca SP
  • Summit SRA
  • Willow Creek SRA
SOUTHERN PANHANDLE REGION

  • Ash Hollow SHP
  • Lake McConaughy SRA
  • Lake Minatare SRA
  • Lake Ogallala SRA
  • Wildcat Hills SRA

NORTHWEST REGION

  • Bassett Maintenance
  • Bowring Ranch SHP
  • Chadron Maintenance
  • Chadron SP
  • Cottonwood Lake SRA
  • Fort Robinson SP
  • Merritt SRA
  • Smith Falls SP
  • Walgren Lake SRA
SOUTHEAST REGION

  • Branched Oak SRA
  • Indian Cave SP
  • Pawnee SRA
  • Riverview Marina SRA
  • Rock Creek Station SHP
SOUTHWEST REGION

  • Buffalo Bill SHP
  • Enders SRA
  • Johnson Lake SRA
  • Medicine Creek SRA
  • North Platte Maintenance District
  • Red Willow SRA
  • Swanson SRA


VENTURE PARK REGION

  • Eugene T. Mahoney SP
  • Louisville SRA
  • Memphis SRA
  • Platte River SP
  • Schramm Park SRA
  • Two Rivers SRA

Contact us

For more information about parks opportunities, call (402) 471-5497.

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