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State Parks Careers


Careers in this field are dedicated to providing safe, family-oriented outdoor recreational and educational experiences to Mississippi's residents and visitors to our beautiful state parks. In this field, a person may find career opportunities in park management, construction, skilled crafts, maintenance, park security, food service, historical interpretation and housekeeping. Seasonal general service job opportunities are available, primarily through the parks system. Anyone seeking these positions should apply directly to the park where employment is sought.

Current Opportunities

  • Park Assistant Manager III - (Lake Lincoln)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday January 27, 2015

    This is administrative and supervisory work in assisting the Park Manager of a state park in the overall operation of the facility. Work includes organizing and supervising park work crews. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees and the incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Park Manager.

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:
    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;

    AND

    Experience:
    Six (6) months of experience in work related to the duties.

    OR

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma),

    AND

    Experience:
    Four (4) years and six (6) months of experience in work related to the duties.

    Substitution Statement

    Graduation from a standard four year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

    Click Here To Apply . . .



  • Park Assistant Manager IV - (Forrest)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Monday January 26, 2015

    This is administrative and supervisory work in assisting the Park Manager of a state park in the overall operation of the facility. Work includes organizing and supervising park work crews. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees and the incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Park Manager.

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:
    A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;

    OR

    Education:
    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field,

    AND

    Experience:
    One (1) year of experience in work related to the duties;

    OR

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma),

    AND

    Experience:
    Five (5) years of experience in work related to the duties.

    Substitution Statement:

    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

    Click Here To Apply . . .



  • Park Worker III - (Forrest)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Monday January 26, 2015

    Incumbents in this occupational class are responsible for and may supervise a wide variety of activities related to park operations, including maintenance, park security, housekeeping, food service or clerical work. Instructions received are largely confined to matters of general policy and allow for individual initiative and program planning. Supervision is exercised over subordinate park employees and is received from the Park Manager or Assistant Park Manager.

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

    AND

    Experience:
    Two (2) years of experience in work related to the described duties.

    OR

    Education:
    Any combination of education and experience (including but not limited to a Mississppi Occupational Diploma) equivalent to fourteen (14) years.

    Click Here To Apply . . .



  • Park Assistant Manager IV - (Scott)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday January 27, 2015

    This is administrative and supervisory work in assisting the Park Manager of a state park in the overall operation of the facility. Work includes organizing and supervising park work crews. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees and the incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Park Manager.

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:
    A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;

    OR

    Education:
    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field,

    AND

    Experience:
    One (1) year of experience in work related to the duties;

    OR

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma),

    AND

    Experience:
    Five (5) years of experience in work related to the duties.

    Substitution Statement:

    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

    Click Here To Apply . . .



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