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Work In a Park

Whether you’re looking for a full-time career, a temporary job, or seasonal work over the summer, we have something for you!

Join our 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.

Find your fit

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 firsthand 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 at over 45 state park locations. 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


No experience required!

Temporary Park Worker II


Some experience required.

Temporary Park Worker III


Three months experience required.

Temporary park worker IV


Six months experience required.



Three months experience required.

Head lifeguard


Six month experience required.

Locations with seasonal positions

  • Alexandria SRA
  • Ash Hollow SHP
  • Bowring Ranch SHP
  • Box Butte SRA
  • Branched Oak SRA
  • Bridgeport SRA
  • Buffalo Bill SHP & SRA
  • Calamus SRA
  • Danish Alps SRA
  • Enders Reservoir SRA
  • E.T. Mahoney State Park
  • Fort Atkinson SHP
  • Fort Hartsuff SHP
  • Fort Kearny SHP & SRA
  • Fort Robinson State Park
  • Fremont SRA
  • Indian Cave State Park
  • Johnson Lake SRA
  • Kearney Outdoor Education Center (KOEC)
  • Lake Maloney SRA
  • Lake McConaughy SRA
  • Lake Minatare SRA
  • Lake Ogallala SRA
  • Lewis and Clark SRA
  • Long Pine/Keller SRA
  • Louisville SRA
  • Medicine Creek SRA
  • Merritt Reservoir SRA
  • Mormon Island SRA
  • Niobrara State Park
  • Pawnee Lake SRA
  • Platte River State Park
  • Ponca State Park
  • Red Willow SRA
  • Rock Creek Station SHP & SRA
  • Schramm Education Center
  • Sherman SRA
  • Smith Falls State Park
  • Summit Lake SRA
  • Sutherland Reservoir SRA
  • Swanson Lake SRA
  • Turpin Outdoor Education Center
  • Two Rivers SRA
  • Victoria Springs SRA
  • Wagon Train SRA
  • Wildcat Hills SRA/Education Center
  • Willow Creek SRA
  • Windmill SRA

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