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State Park Explorer Guides

State Park Explorer Guides

Each year, we hire seasonal staff to conduct educational programs in state parks and DNR visitor centers. These enthusiastic, nature-minded folks lead hikes and activities and present fun programs that shine a spotlight on each park’s unique resources. These positions have the best office views around!

Get great experience!

  • Attend training in hands-on environmental education activities.
  • Increase your knowledge of forests, insects, pond life and other topics.
  • Create age-appropriate activities and programs.
  • Present programs to children & adults, often within a family setting.
  • Daily opportunities to practice professional speaking skills.
  • Market your programs to the public.
  • Get invested in the community through local outreach.
  • Starting pay between $10.20 - $13.00 per hour depending on location. 

Enjoy a great work environment

  • Spend time outdoors everyday.
  • Share knowledge of nature and outdoor skills with others.
  • Work in a scenic state park location.

Steps to Apply - Interviews will be held at various locations each year beginning in March and continuing until all positions have been filled.