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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.


First Landing State Park - Invasive Species Technician- Seasonal, Open Until Filled

Invasive Species Technician Seasonal Positions available July through October:

2 positions are available.

Work will be performed at all 7 District 1 State Parks: First Landing, False Cape, Kiptopeke, Chippokes, York River, Belle Isle, and Middle Peninsula.

Payrate: $11.00 - $13.00 hour

Pesticide Applicator's License or Registered Technician License preferred. License will need to be obtained if not currently licensed. Must comply with all VDACS regulations.

Valid driver's license required.

Applicant will perform non-native/invasive species control throughout 7 state parks in the Tidewater Area. Primary activities will focus on applying herbicide to several non-native/invasive plant species throughout the district parks. Must be able to safely mix, transport, and apply herbicide solutions according to specific label requirements. GPS/GIS work also required. Will be required to maintain log/record of all spraying activity. Required to operate gas powered skid sprayer and 3 to 4 gallon backpack sprayer. Work will be performed in unfavorable summer conditions, and in rough terrain such as swamps and marshes. No benefits are associated with these position.

A Virginia Application for Employment must be completed and submitted to:

Erik Molleen
First Landing State Park,
2500 Shore Drive,
Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/job.shtml

Positions are open until filled.

The Department of Conservation and Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.