State Parks Hiring For Summer Help

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DETROIT (WWJ) - More than 1,200 workers will be hired for summer jobs by the Department of Natural Resources in state park, state recreation areas, boating facilities and visitor centers.

If you like working outdoors (and getting paid) applications are now being accepted.

Summer employees are needed at Michigan’s 98 state parks and recreation areas, nearly 700 boating access sites and 16 state harbors located around the state. Part-and full-time jobs are available.

“These are great jobs for college students, individuals who are looking to re-enter the workforce, retirees or anyone who enjoys being active in the outdoors,” says Ron Olson, chief of the DNR’s Recreation Division.

In addition to seasonal workers for operations and maintenance, the DNR also hires summer naturalists to work as Explorer Guides or staffing the DNR visitor centers at one of the state parks, recreation areas or fish hatcheries.

If you are interested submit an application directly to the park you would like to work .

More information can be found by clicking on here.

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