Colorado State Parks hiring summer help

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Published Saturday, March 7, 2020

Want to work outside in Colorado this summer? Then apply for any of the hundreds of seasonal positions available at Colorado's State Parks.

A variety of jobs are available, including seasonal ranger, visitor services, interpreter/education specialist and maintenance. Most jobs start in May and continue into September.

"Seasonal employees are really the lifeblood of our parks during the summer," said Scott Elder, manager at Mancos State Park in southwest Colorado. "We couldn't do it without them."

Colorado operates 41 parks in every corner of the state. In 2019 more than 15 million people visited Colorado State Parks.

Anyone interested can learn more about positions available at, or

Interested applicants can also go to a state park office to talk to staff about available positions. Applications, however, must be filed on-line. Applicants must be at least 16 years old.

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