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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.

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Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park- Trades Tech I - Wage - Open Until Filled

The Trades Technician I - Maintenance Ranger performs recurring grounds care, landscaping, maintenance, light construction, and cleaning tasks necessary to operate State Park facilities. This includes cleaning restrooms, mowing grass, raking/removing leaf debris, trash and litter removal, restoration/preservation of historical and cultural structures, displays and exhibits. Basic knowledge of hand and power tools required.

Qualifications: Must be 16 years old, have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation. Must have general knowledge of the use and care of common hand tools and cleaning supplies, ability to organize and perform routine cleaning and maintenance functions. Must be able to work independently as a self-starter or as an active team member as necessitated by daily priorities.

Hiring Range: $7.54 - $12.97 (pay rate determined by job experience)

Successful candidates must be available to work weekends, all holidays and occasional evening shifts. This position may work up to 1500 hours in a 12 month period from May 1 to April 30. No benefits are associated with this position.

A Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to:

Sailor's Creek Battlefield Historical State Park
6541 Saylers Creek Road
Rice, VA 23966
Phone: (804) 561-7510 Fax: (804) 561-7491

Application deadline: Open until filled. An electronic and/or blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:

The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer