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State Parks Now Hiring Park Aides

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There is nothing better than getting to work where you love to recreate. Washington State Parks are now hiring seasonal park aides for the spring and summer months. This is a great job opportunity for recent grads, people transitioning from one job to another, and seniors who love being active. From April to September you can get paid to hang out in the parks, either locally here in the Wenatchee Valley or at many of the other State Parks throughout the state.

Park aides enjoy a wide variety of duties. These duties include registering campers, maintaining trails, cleaning campgrounds and maintaining facilities. They also may staff park offices, assist visitors and help with interpretive and educational programs. If you like variety, it’s the perfect job for you – no two workdays are the same. Park aides work in one large park or cover an area with several small parks. Each senior park aide leads a team of park aides.

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Most park aide positions are non-permanent and last for five to six months. However, many aides continue on to the agency’s customer service, planning, conservation and construction departments.

Applications are open now through August. Park aides earn $16.61 to $19.09 an hour, and senior park aides earn $17.79 to $20.98 an hour, depending on qualifications and experience. More information and online applications can be accessed at Parks Aide Jobs. Staff testimony and other details are available in this video.

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