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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.

For additional information on these openings please contact hr@dcr.virginia.gov. Find positions available throughout Virginia at Virginia Jobs.


2013 Seasonal Summer Employment, – First Landing State Park, Open Until Filled

First Landing State Park on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach has summer employment opportunities for Maintenance Rangers, Housekeepers, Park Interpreters and Contact Rangers. All positions may require working days, evenings and holidays.

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 cash register and collects appropriate user fees while maintaining required revenue accounting and reporting forms. Performs registration procedures for campers and cabin guests using Reserveamerica computer software. Answers incoming phone calls providing requested information or redirects the caller to the appropriate office. Must have valid motor vehicle operator's license. May be required to perform other park-related duties during emergencies or on nonrecurring basis.

Maintenance Rangers – performs routine building and grounds maintenance including mowing and trimming grass around buildings, campground, and cabins and removing litter throughout the park. May assist in light construction, electrical and plumbing projects. Must have valid motor vehicle operator's license. May be required to perform other park-related duties during emergencies or on nonrecurring basis.

Housekeepers – responsible for cleaning and preparing cabins and campground bathhouses, and doing laundry for cabin linens. Must have valid motor vehicle operator’s license. May be required to perform other park-related duties during emergencies or on nonrecurring basis.

Park Interpreters – plans and presents a variety of programs focusing on the natural, environmental, historic and cultural features of First Landing State Park. Programs will include campfires, nature crafts, environmental education, recreational activities and outdoor skills. Must have valid motor vehicle operator’s license. May be required to perform other park-related duties during emergencies or on nonrecurring basis. A Virginia Application for Employment must be completed and submitted to: First Landing State Park, 2500 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23451.

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link: http://dcrintra.dcr.virginia.gov/DCR_Public/Jobs/Application.doc

DCR is an E-Verify Employer. DCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.