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Current Opportunities

Featured Position

State Park Peace Officer Cadets
(Rangers and Lifeguards)

The State Park Peace Officer Cadet Classification is the entry and training level for men and women interested in a law enforcement career. The position is one of public service that can make a difference every day.

Applications Accepted Now! Deadline: June 3, 2019

State Park Peace Officer Cadet Selection Process
Public Safety and Resource Protection
State Park Peace Officer Compensation



How to start...

Are you ready to make a difference and begin your Parks career?

It’s as easy as One – Two –Three

Most jobs require List Eligibility. To ensure you are eligible for hire, take an exam.

1) Create a CalCareers online account and look for a job exam that interests you.
2) Take the exam - You will be placed on a hiring list.
3) You are now List Eligible! You can apply for jobs.

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Parks Career Options

California State Parks employees enjoy high job satisfaction and the freedom to develop their fullest potential.

With so many career options available, you can choose your path to success in Interpretation and Education, Recreation, Law Enforcement, Cultural or Natural Resources, Administration, Operations, Facility Maintenance, and much more.

Explore Parks Careers


Why Work for Parks?

The connections you make here will last a lifetime.

Whether your interest is in preserving California’s rich cultural history, its natural resources, or providing access to all, you can accomplish it at Parks with the support of a diverse network committed to your success.


Have Questions?

Take a look at our list of Frequently Asked Questions

Need our help? Contact the Workforce Planning and Recruitment Office

The WPRO is happy to help you with starting the State Civil Service process, tips for completing your application, next steps in your Parks career, or any other questions.


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