DNR seasonal jobs
Do you want a natural resources job that lasts for just a few months?
To apply for seasonal positions follow the application instructions on the announcement. If an application form is required, you can download the job application form, then follow the instructions on the announcement. (Adobe's free PDF reader is required to open the download.)
For full-time, permanent positions with the DNR or the State of Utah, please visit the Utah Department of Human Resource Management website.
Accounting Technician I
Part time: During the busy season (February through October) this position will be five hours a day, Monday–Friday, between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. During the slow season (November through January) the employee will work Mondays and Fridays between 12:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. This position is time-limited and does not include benefits.
Job characteristics: The office specialist is the first point of contact with the public, in person and over the phone. Responsibilities include: answering three incoming phone lines; communicating with the public, license agents and Division personnel; explaining Division-wide hunting and fishing information including fees, rules, procedures, policies and decisions; handling over-the-counter sales of licenses, permits, certificates of registrations, duplicates etc.; ensuring all customers are assisted promptly; providing expert resources in resolving difficulties in interpreting rules and policies pertinent to license and permit sales; explaining hunt application procedures and assisting hunters with over-the-phone and online applications; using maps extensively to describe hunt boundaries; using Google Earth to assist bear hunters in establishing approved bait stations; answering other hunting boundary questions; assisting with the tagging of bobcats, cougars and bears; measuring harvested swan heads and recording accurate data to be used for aging purposes; providing Hunter Education instructors with needed materials for their classes; ordering and maintaining ample inventory of Hunter Education materials; preparing and sorting mail daily; shredding documents which have met the proper retention schedule; completing all prioritized tasks daily; opening and closing the office when needed; assisting other sections and office personnel as time permits; attending various trainings.
Qualifications: Includes knowledge, skills and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position.
Additional preference: Knowledge of wildlife regulations for fishing and hunting, Division policies and procedures, ability to type 45 words per minute, general office experience, a minimum of two years customer services experience in a professional office environment, past or present familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word)
Additional information: Employees hired for this recruitment may be subject to the Driver Eligibility standards found online.
Contact information: Tracy Wing, Office Manager, 801-476-2740
To apply: To apply for this position, submit a resume by email or fax.
Division of Parks & Recreation
Park Ranger Aide
The Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation has two seasonal positions available at Kodachrome State Park in Cannonville, Utah. These positions are seasonal, lasting up to seven months, and do not include benefits. The positions will require working rotating shifts, weekends and holidays. Housing is available for the selected candidates.
Duties: Park Ranger Aides perform a variety of duties at Kodachrome State Park. Duties involve: staffing the entrance station; fee collections; retail sales; general buildings and grounds maintenance; interpretation of the park's natural, cultural and historic resources; customer service. Other duties may be assigned. This position will require both indoor and outdoor work.
Qualifications: Applicants must be at least 18 years old. They should also possess a valid Utah driver's license at the time of employment.
Other information: Preference will be given to those with customer service experience, a background in retail sales or buildings and grounds maintenance. A background in natural resource management, parks and recreation management or a related field is preferred, but not required.
Applicants selected for an interview will be required to pass a criminal background check and must provide a copy of their driving record.
Contact: Interested applicants may apply for this position by submitting a seasonal/summer application form and a list of references to:
The Department of Natural Resources is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation during the selection/interview process should contact the DNR Human Resource office and at 801-538-7210. TDD # 801-538-7458.
Seasonal Park Ranger Aide
Duties: Park Ranger Aides perform a variety of duties at Great Salt Lake State Marina/Great Salt Lake Complex. Ranger Aides staff the gift shop, perform general maintenance and clean park facilities, run small equipment and help maintain buildings and grounds, work the entrance station and take money. They also help maintain hiking and biking trails. Park Ranger Aides may help develop and present interpretive programs, including evening programs, guided hikes, and Jr. Ranger programs. They may assist on search and rescue or medical incidents. Special projects and other duties may be assigned.
Other information: Work is performed in a remote setting with limited resources and conveniences. Ranger aides will be required to work weekends and holidays. A background check will be required.
For more information, go to stateparks.utah.gov.
Contact: To apply for this position, or to obtain an application, call 801-775-9263. Send your completed application to: