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Notice: Monterey State Historic Park hires Park Aides ($10.43 hr.) and Guide Trainees ($11.25 hr.). Hiring takes place seasonally, prior to the busy season. This year we expect to post hiring announcements in March or April. Please check back for updates.

This is an ideal job for a student or retired person. Hours are primarily weekends with some weekday school programs for 3rd and 4th graders. Will train in Monterey History and presentation techniques.Monterey State Historic Park hires seasonally, depending on operational need. Most positions are part-time with a limit of 1500 hours per calendar year. Depending on classification, employees are sometimes required to separate from state service after 9 months, then are eligible to re-apply for the next hiring cycle. Some positions are for year-round part time work for candidates wishing to remain in State Park service.

Candidates must be able to work  weekends and holidays.(except Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day). Must pass LiveScan background check and purchase uniform.  
To apply: Download application using this link: 

Complete and email to: 

or mail to:

Attn: Michael Green

Monterey State Historic Park
20 Custom House Plaza
Monterey, CA 93940



Applications can be obtained at the Department of Personnel Administration, the State Personnel Board or almost any state agency. To download a State of California application in pdf format, click on this link: