Visitor Service Park Aide

California State Parks Big Sur, California
Job Type Paid permanent

The Big Sur Sector of California State Parks has openings for Visitor Services Park Aides.

Positions are available at the following locations:

  • Andrew Molera State Park
  • Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
  • Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

Visitor Services Park Aides staff the campground entrance stations and interact with the public. They sell day-use tickets, register campers, operate the computer reservation system, explain rules and regulations, and answer a wide variety of questions from the public.   

Park Aides are the first people the public see when entering a State Park. You must be prepared to represent State Parks in a positive way.  Applicants must be willing to purchase and wear a uniform and conform to minimal grooming standards.  Enthusiasm for the mission of State Parks and an appreciation of our natural and cultural heritage are a definite plus.  These are great positions for anyone interested in a career in Parks.

Training is provided. Hiring process requires fingerprinting and a background check. You must be willing to work day shift or swing shift, weekends and holidays.  The starting wage is $12 per hour.  Shifts are typically 10 hours and a 40 hour work week is normal during peak season. The position is seasonal with a limit of 189 working days in a calendar year.  Limited housing may be available.


Applications are accepted continuously. Interview will be held at Big Sur Station. Phone interviews are available for those living over 100 miles away.

Please send a signed standard State Application Form

 (STD 678)  to: 


Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park

Attn. Seasonal Park Aide Application

47555 Highway 1

Big Sur CA, 93920


For questions please use the contact:

(831) 667-0148

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.
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