Work in a Nebraska State Park

Join our team today

Nebraska’s state park system is seeking outgoing and hardworking individuals for a variety of opportunities within our state parks and historic sites. Join a team of innovative professionals with a love for the outdoors, a commitment to service and a shared excitement for the future.

There are many different ways you can become involved. Many of our parks are open 365 days a year and offer employment opportunities into the fall and winter months.

Click here for directions on applying at Lake McConaughy

Possibilities for everyone

Make it a summer job or make it a career — the choice is yours! Many of our park superintendents started out as a temporary park worker. For others, our seasonal opportunities are simply a fun and unique alternative to typical summer employment. With over 45 locations looking for help across the state we have something for everyone. All ages and experience levels are encouraged to apply.

Types of opportunities

Are you looking for a full-time, permanent job? We’ve got those. Or maybe you’d prefer to work in parks for a few months as a seasonal worker? We’ve got some of those, too. Have fun and gain hands-on experience in hospitality management, food service management, landscaping, business administration and more. We have a variety of openings to fit any interest. Some of our opportunities include:

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

Choose your location

Full-time and part-time seasonal positions are available across the state. Select a park or parks where you would like to work when you submit your application. Click the bar below to view a full list of parks with employment opportunities.



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


  • 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


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


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


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


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


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

Start your career

Your adventure in a Nebraska state park awaits. Find an opportunity below that suits your needs and interests then apply online today!

Click on the links above to learn more and apply.