Great People, Great Parks, Great Careers
California State Parks offers careers in many disciplines such operations, maintenance, resource management, interpretation, as well as park planning design. We are proud of our commitment to develop the fullest potential in our employees and provide leadership development to prepare employees for challenges of the future.
Why work for Parks?
We like what we do and our job satisfaction is high. We're making a difference by helping to preserve the precious resources in our state parks for everyone to enjoy. Whether you work in the areas of education and interpretation, recreation and resource management, or facility maintenance, you can be assured of a worthwhile career filled with great memories.
What do you want to do next..
We're looking for people ready to make a difference and face the challenging and rewarding things you get to do at State Parks.
How to get a Job at Parks
To be hired, you go through the State Civil Service examination and hiring process. To begin, apply for and take an exam to earn a place on the eligibility (hiring) list for the classification (job title) that interests you. Once on a classification's eligibility list, you are eligible to apply for vacancies.
Careers at parks
California State Parks employees learn daily whether about botany, geology, history, archaeology, administration, resource management, or all the wonders of California's diverse environment. In addition, frequent in-house training and development courses help ensure upward mobility and success at California State Parks.