Department of Natural Resources
Looking for a job with flexible hours in Michigan's great outdoors? More than 1,200 park seasonal workers are hired each summer/fall to work in Michigan's 103 state parks, state forest campgrounds, boating access sites and harbors.
Many current employees with the DNR Parks and Recreation Division started their career as park seasonal workers, including rangers, park supervisors, district supervisors, trail coordinators and section chiefs. These positions are a great match for college students and may qualify for academic or internship credit (applicants should contact academic advisor for eligibility requirements). The positions are also perfect for those looking to re-enter the workforce and seniors or retirees looking to be involved in the outdoors.
Job responsibilities may include handling permit sales in a contact booth, registering campers, clerical work, trail maintenance, mowing, landscaping and janitorial duties.
Park seasonal workers: