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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.


Housekeeper - WAGE/HOURLY - Chippokes Plantation State Park, Open Until Filled

Chippokes Plantation State Park is looking for a part time Housekeeper Must have a valid driver's license, knowledge of proper cleaning procedures is necessary. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to; work independently or as a team, cleaning park facilities including 5 historic cabins, bunkhouse, conference shelter, 1 day use restroom, and 2 campground restroom/shower buildings, washing, perform inventory. Successful candidate must work a varied schedule of weekends and holidays.

Application Closing date: Open Until Filled

A Virginia application for employment form must be submitted to: Chippokes Plantation State Park, 695 Chippokes Park Road, Surry, Virginia 23883. Office# (757) 294-3635.

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link: http://dcrintra.dcr.virginia.gov/DCRPUBLIC/JOBS/APPLICATION.DOC

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