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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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Sky Meadows SP - Maintenance Ranger (Trades Technician I) - Wage/Hourly - Open Until Filled

Maintenance Ranger (Trades Technician I)
Primary responsibilities include performing multiple routine tasks not limited to trail maintenance; trash and litter removal; cleaning buildings, restrooms, and campground; landscaping/gardening; assisting skilled trades employees (park rangers); and other maintenance type activities requiring physical labor.

Applicants must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds unassisted; work in outdoor conditions; and have a valid driver's license.

Successful candidate must be able to work in unfavorable weather conditions and work a varied schedule of weekends, holidays, days, and evenings.

Previous custodial experience or experience with landscaping preferred. Applicant must have the ability to understand basic verbal and written instructions, work in team environment, attend mandatory training, and comply with OSHA requirements. Knowledge of proper cleaning procedures is necessary.

Hiring range is $7.50 - $10.00 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

Position is limited to working a maximum of 1500 hours in a 12 month period from May 1 to April 30. No benefits are associated with this position.

Application deadline: Open until filled.

A written Virginia application for employment form (signed and dated) must be submitted to:
Sky Meadows State Park
11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144
Phone: 540-592-3556
Fax: 540-592-3617

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:

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