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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 State Park - Contact Rangers - Wage/Hourly -Open Until Filled

Outgoing applicants are needed to provide the first point of contact at Sky Meadows State Park. The Contact Rangers greet guests at the Contact Station and Visitor Center. Primary duties include collecting entrance fees, registering campers, providing information about the park (events, programs, camping and hiking trails) and orientation to park facilities, as well as sharing information about other local activities and attractions. Contact Rangers also process gift shop and park pass sales, as well as other duties as assigned.

Visitor interaction is handled in a friendly, courteous manner and includes a professional appearance. Must be able to operate a computer terminal/ cash register and inform guests of the rules and regulations for the purpose of protecting and conserving park areas.

Applicants must be able to work weekends and holidays. Some evening work may be required. The pay range is $7.69 - $13.13/ hour.

A written (signed and dated) Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to:

Sky Meadows State Park
11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144-1710

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

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