Seasonal Positions Available Statewide
Join the Parks Family
California State Parks employs numerous part-time positions for seasonal work. No examination is needed to apply for seasonal work - apply today!
- Park Aides
- Maintenance Aides
- Seasonal Lifeguards
- Seasonal Clerks
- Archaeological Aides
- Forestry Aides
- Environmental Services Interns
- Park Interpretive Specialists
- Guide Trainees
- Student and Graduate Assistants
State Park Interpreter Assessments
The State Park Interpreter assessments are now available online! Our State Park Interpreters develop interactive educational programs and teach the rich histories of California. Learn more about our California State Parks Interpretive programs!
Take the online assessments:
State Park Interpreter I
Pay: $4,276 - $5,354 (monthly)
State Park Interpreter II
Pay: $4,905 - $6,142 (monthly)
State Park Interpreter III
Pay: $6,096 - $7,574 (monthly)
View our current interpretive openings!
State Park Equipment Operator Assessment– Now Available!
California State Parks has released the State Park Equipment Operator Assessment!
From developing new recreation areas to restoring our parks, our State Park Equipment Operators are essential to keeping visitors safe, preserving our precious resources, and keeping our state parks operational for all to enjoy year-round. This assessment now has a bi-annual cut-off date!
Salary: $5,094 - $5,864 (month)
Apply today: State Park Equipment Operator Assessment
Apply by September 1!
Learn more about our Facilities and Maintenance Division.
Facilities and Park Maintenance – Now Hiring!
California State Parks is now hiring in our Facilities and Park Maintenance Division! From our Seasonal Maintenance Aides to our full-time careers, explore the new opportunities in our Facilities and Park Maintenance Division today!
- Maintenance Aide (Seasonal)
- Park Maintenance Assistant
- Maintenance Worker I, II
- Maintenance Supervisor, Chief
- Aquatic Pest Control Technician, Specialist or Program manager
- State Park Equipment Operator
- Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor
And much more!
Park and Recreation Specialist Series
The Park and Recreation Specialist Series assessments are now available and online! From creating new outdoor parks in California communities to leading outdoor recreation programs, the opportunities are endless.
From entry-level to management, explore our Park and Recreation Series Assessments today!
Park and Recreation Specialist
Pay: $3,448 - $6,434 (month)
Associate Park and Recreation Specialist
Pay: $5,913 - $7,402 (month)
Staff Park and Recreation Specialist
Pay: $6,695 - $8,319 (month)
Senior Park and Recreation Specialist
Pay: $8,138 - $9,241 (month)
Explore our Park and Recreation Series Vacancies!
Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor Exam – Now Available!
We have an exciting supervisory exam opportunity for you!
As a Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor, you will oversee and supervise water treatment and sewage plant operations, direct day-to-day treatment processes, and maintain operating equipment.
If you have a Water or Sewage Treatment Plant certificate and three years of water or sewage treatment plant experience, apply to take the Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor Exam today!
Learn more about our Water and Sewage Plant Supervisor Exam!