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The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is an organization of dedicated and extraordinary people; people who are building parks and providing recreational opportunities that make the incredible quality of life we enjoy in Idaho and where the spirit and beauty of Idaho is preserved and available to all. 
 
How to Apply

Applying for a job with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is easy. The Idaho Department of Human Resources allows you to apply online or download the application and exam from the DHR website and mail the information to us at: 

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Human Resources
P O Box 83720
Boise ID 83720-0065
 
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation participates in the E-Verify program an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

We are now accepting applications for the summer of 2018.  Apply now!

Become a seasonal employee!

Why spend the summer indoors when you can work outside in a beautiful state park?  Idaho State Parks offers a variety of seasonal employment opportunities. Click here for more information and to apply for seasonal employment opportunities.What kinds of work do seasonal employees perform?

  • Building and ground maintenance
  • Public Relations
  • Retail
  • Clerical
  • Interpretive 
  • Resource management
  • Marine assistance

Volunteer!

Spread your wings in some of the Idaho's most spectacular places! Volunteer at an Idaho State Park with an old growth forest, a trout-filled stream or a pristine mountain lake.  How about helping maintain trails, teach boating safety, or work at a visitor center?  As part of our team, volunteers provide essential services with a personal touch. You can make visitors' experiences more enjoyable and complete. Your volunteer efforts help preserve Idaho's natural treasures for generations to come.

Do What You Love, Love What You Do

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is an organization of dedicated and extraordinary people; people who are building parks and providing recreational opportunities that make the incredible quality of life we enjoy in Idaho and where the spirit and beauty of Idaho is preserved and available to all. 
 
How to Apply

Applying for a job with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is easy. The Idaho Department of Human Resources allows you to apply online or download the application and exam from the DHR website and mail the information to us at: 

Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Human Resources
P O Box 83720
Boise ID 83720-0065
 
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation participates in the E-Verify program an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees.

We are now accepting applications for the summer of 2018.  Apply now!

Become a seasonal employee!

Why spend the summer indoors when you can work outside in a beautiful state park?  Idaho State Parks offers a variety of seasonal employment opportunities. Click here for more information and to apply for seasonal employment opportunities.What kinds of work do seasonal employees perform?

  • Building and ground maintenance
  • Public Relations
  • Retail
  • Clerical
  • Interpretive 
  • Resource management
  • Marine assistance

Volunteer!

Spread your wings in some of the Idaho's most spectacular places! Volunteer at an Idaho State Park with an old growth forest, a trout-filled stream or a pristine mountain lake.  How about helping maintain trails, teach boating safety, or work at a visitor center?  As part of our team, volunteers provide essential services with a personal touch. You can make visitors' experiences more enjoyable and complete. Your volunteer efforts help preserve Idaho's natural treasures for generations to come.