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Full-time Positions Available at DCR


The following DCR positions are being recruited. 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 Parks Positions only) we will accept paper applications. The paper applications can be downloaded from this link. Please 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.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.
Effective June 1, 2011, agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia's Executive Branch will use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

For additional information on these openings please contact hr@dcr.virginia.gov.

For seasonal/hourly positions at state parks, directly contact the State Park of interest for information on these job opportunities.

You can find positions available throughout Virginia at Virginia Jobs.


2013 Seasonal Summer Employment, Westmoreland State Park, Closes 3/22/2013

Closes On:  03/22/2013

Westmoreland State Park located in Montross, Virginia has summer seasonal employment opportunities for the following positions:

Seasonal Interpreter- plans and presents a variety of programs focusing on the natural, environmental, historic and cultural features of Westmoreland State Park. Programs will include campfires, nature crafts, environmental education, recreational activities, and outdoor skills. Applicant must be available for evenings, weekends and holidays.

Housekeepers- responsible for cleaning and preparing cabins for overnight guests. Also responsible for cleaning of campground bath houses, visitor center and conference center.

Trades Technician I (Maintenance)- performs routine building and grounds maintenance including mowing and trimming around buildings and fields, trail clearing and brush removal, policing litter throughout the park. May assist in light construction, electrical and plumbing projects. Applicant must have valid motor vehicle operator's license.

Food Service Technician (Snack Bar)- Includes a variety of tasks: selling merchandise, swim tickets, food, collect monies, providing public information on facility services, completing accounting forms at the end of shift. Minimal amount of food preparation, responsible for cleaning snack shack, and exterior of building.

Lifeguards- safeguards and regulates the conduct of patrons to prevent unsafe practices and accidents in Olympic size pool area. Performs routine maintenance and cleaning tasks, as well as in-service training. Must have valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate and CPR certificate.

Head Lifeguard- supervises and schedules lifeguards to insure safety of patrons and cleanliness of pool area. Serves as point of contact for guests seeking information or with concerns or complaints. Must have valid American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate and CPR certificate.

Contact Rangers- Assists Park visitors by providing information on the Park's facilities and programs along with local points of interest and attractions in the area. Operates electronic cash register and collects appropriate user fees while maintaining required revenue accounting and reporting forms. Performs registration procedures for campers, cabin guests and adventure program participants. Answers incoming phone calls providing requested information or re-directs the caller to the appropriate office or facility.

Boathouse/Camp Store Staff- Includes a variety of tasks: operating electronic cash register, selling merchandise, and handling the rental of kayaks, paddleboats and stand-up paddleboards . Renting boats includes having customer fill out proper forms, distributing equipment necessary and informing customer of safety regulations, boundaries and policies as well as assisting in the launch. Will also assist Park visitors by providing information on the Park's facilities and programs along with local points of interest and attractions in the area.

Successful candidates must work weekends and all holidays. Some positions require evening shifts.

A Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to: Westmoreland State Park 145 Cliff Road Montross, VA 22520 804-493-8821 (Phone) 804-493-8329 (Fax) Westmoreland@dcr.virginia.gov

Application Deadline: Friday, March 22. A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link: http://dcrintra.dcr.virginia.gov/DCR Public/Jobs/Application.doc

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