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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, Staunton River State Park Closes 3/22/13

Closes On:  03/22/2013

Staunton River State Park located in Scottsburg, Virginia has summer employment opportunities for the following seasonal positions:

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All interested applicants must complete a state application form for employment, which can be obtained from http://dcrintra.dcr.virginia.gov/DCR_Public/Jobs/Application.doc

Completed applications must be submitted to: Staunton River State Park 1170 Staunton Trail Scottsburg VA 24589 Phone: 434-572-4623 Fax 434-572-4650

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE SHIFT WORK INCULDING NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS ON A ROTATING SCHEDULE.

ALL EMPLOYEES REQUIRED TO ATTEND SEVERAL MANDATORY DAYS OF TRAINING PRIOR TO THE START OF THE SUMMER SEASON.

Parks Lifeguard- Safeguards and regulates the conduct of patrons to prevent unsafe practices and accidents; is alert to note possible swimmers in distress. Strictly enforces policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of patrons and promptly warns users of existing safety hazards. Performs rescues and appropriate follow-up procedures, including the use of any available equipment in the performance of First Aid/CPR. Responsible for cleaning area surrounding pool facility, trash/litter pickup, sweeping sidewalks, & cleaning restrooms. Successful candidate must obtain Lifeguard Certification, First Aid and CPR/AED training. APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 22

Food Service Technician I- Performs tasks as assigned in the snack bar. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing/serving food and refreshments, washing dishes, and keeping kitchen area & equipment clean & operable. Upkeep of concession facility to include sweeping, mopping, cleaning tables, and removing trash. Responsible for weekly inventories of food and merchandise, and revenue collection for merchandise, food and swim ticket sales. Responsible for reconciling revenue for two cash registers. During periods of slow demand will be required to perform restroom cleaning. APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 22

Contact Ranger/Receptionist- Duties include, but are not limited to, upkeep of gift shop appearance, office and restroom cleaning, answering phones, cleaning of visitor center, cabin/campground registration, collection of fees, customer relations and some computer work. Position works in both the Visitor Center and Contact Station. Position is seasonal and works from mid May until beginning of September. APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 22

Trades Technician I- Position duties include: Performing recurring grounds care, maintenance, light construction, and general maintenance tasks associated with building care. Supervising maintenance crews and volunteers to complete daily, weekly, and monthly work list. Daily work task include general facility maintenance, mowing grass, trash and litter removal, debris cleanup, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Basic knowledge of hand tools, power tools, tractors, lawn mowers, and other maintenance equipment required. Previous experience in supervising employees or volunteer preferred. APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 8

Maintenance Ranger- Position duties include: Performing recurring grounds care, routine building maintenance, minor construction repairs, and general maintenance tasks associated with grounds care, building care, and equipment maintenance. Daily work tasks include general facility maintenance, mowing grass, trash and litter removal, debris cleanup, vehicle and equipment maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Basic knowledge of hand tools, power tools, tractors, lawn mowers, and other maintenance required. APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 22