California Deptartment of Parks & Recreation

California State Parks offers careers in many disciplines such operations, maintenance, resource management, interpretation, as well as park planning design. We are proud of our commitment to develop the fullest potential in our employees and provide leadership development to prepare employees for challenges of the future.

Why work for Parks?

We like what we do and our job satisfaction is high. We're making a difference by helping to preserve the precious resources in our state parks for everyone to enjoy. Whether you work in the areas of education and interpretation, recreation and resource management, or facility maintenance, you can be assured of a worthwhile career filled with great memories.

What do you want to do next..

We're looking for people ready to make a difference and face the challenging and rewarding things you get to do at State Parks.

Careers at parks

California State Parks employees learn daily whether about botany, geology, history, archaeology, administration, resource management, or all the wonders of California's diverse environment. In addition, frequent in-house training and development courses help ensure upward mobility and success at California State Parks.