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Job openings at DCR


DCR is looking for talented people to fill positions listed below. Unless otherwise stated in the job announcement, to be considered for a listed position, you must complete and submit an electronic state application by the close date stated in the job announcement.

Generally applications must be made through the RMS (electronic state application); however, in some instances (State Park positions only), we will accept paper applications. The paper application is here. Be sure to refer to the individual recruitment for specific requirements.

Full-time, salaried employment offers the choice of healthcare plans; vacation, family/personal and sick leave; sickness and disability plan, employer-paid life insurance; retirement; and deferred compensation with employer match. Certain positions require a criminal background check and/or a Conflict of Interest Financial Statement. Law-enforcement positions require a fingerprint-based FBI investigation. DCR is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer.

For seasonal and hourly positions at state parks, contact the particular park for details.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires must complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Executive branch agencies are required to use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

For additional information on these openings please contact hr@dcr.virginia.gov. Find positions available throughout Virginia at Virginia Jobs.


Pocahontas State Park 2015 Seasonal Summer - Open Until Filled

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE SHIFT WORK INCLUDING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS ON A ROTATING SCHEDULE. NO BENEFITS ARE ASSOICATED WITH SEASONAL POSITIONS.


-Pool Operations
*Pool Attendant - Work at park aquatic facility performing tasks that include assisting park patrons to ensure a safe recreational environment to include watching pool play areas, water slides, wading pools, and fountain deck. Duties also comprise of cleaning aquatic facility and restrooms to park standards, removing trash from aquatic facility, maintain a neat uniformed appearance and provide excellent customer service. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Previous experience not required. Applicant must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, ability to work in a team environment, attend mandatory paid training.

*Lifeguard - Work at park aquatic facility to ensure safety of pool patrons through enforcing rules and regulations. Position includes supervising swimmers and pool patrons from an elevated platform or pool deck, administer first aid as required to level of training, participate in skills tests as required. Other duties include, but are not limited to, pool cleaning, bathhouse cleaning, maintaining a neat uniformed appearance and providing excellent customer service. Must be willing to work weekends and holidays. Applicant must be certified by the American Red Cross or YMCA certification in lifeguarding. CPR/AED, First Aid. Depending on number of application, park may offer training class. DEPARTMENT POLICY REQUIRES LIFEGUARDS TO BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. Certification in ARC or YMCA lifeguarding required, applications must have the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, ability to work in a team environment, attend mandatory paid training.





Applications can be mailed to:

Pocahontas State Park
10301 State Park Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Fax to: 804-796-4004
Email: Pocahontas@dcr.virginia.gov

For additional questions, call the park Office at 804-796-4255

Pay rate is based on applicant's prior knowledge, skills and abilities Applications can be found at: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/documents/job-application-2015.doc

DCR is an EEO/AA/ADAA Employer.