Parks & Culture Summer Student Employment Opportunities

We’re hiring hundreds of seasonal staff to work in Saskatchewan's beautiful provincial parks parks this summer. Get paid to spend your summer working outdoors and making a difference in our parks. Browse through the different types of positions offered to see which is the best fit for you!

Park Interpreter   |   Customer Service   |   Park Maintenance   |   Park Ranger   |   Lifeguard   |   Term Details   |   Application Deadline

Park Interpreter

Park Interpreters connect visitors to natural and cultural landscapes, and lead them through impactful experiences that leave lasting memories. 

Depending on your interests and strengths, you could be involved in a variety of programming such as historical interpretation, environmental education, theatrical presentations, recreational activity instruction, informal talks, information delivery, or guided hikes and tours. Organizing special events is part of the job, too!

Park Interpreter opportunities are available at the following provincial parks:

  • North: Meadow Lake, Candle Lake, Narrow Hills and Great Blue Heron
  • Central: Duck Mountain, Good Spirit, Greenwater and Pike Lake
  • South: Buffalo Pound, Echo Valley, Cypress Hills, Douglas, Moose Mountain and Saskatchewan Landing
  • Historic: Fort Carlton, Cannington Manor and Wood Mountain Post
The following should be highlighted in your resume or cover letter: Written and verbal communication; organizational skills; audience engagement; teaching, acting, singing; formal or experiential knowledge of Saskatchewan's natural and cultural history; outdoor recreation skills and any previous experience leading and managing groups.

Customer Service

Our campground offices and park entry gates rely on individuals with great customer service skills to greet and assist our park visitors with a friendly smile. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, campsite registration, the sale of park entry permits and general visitor assistance.

Park Maintenance

Keeping our campsites, picnic areas and beaches in great shape takes a team of skilled maintenance staff, trades people and general labourers. Maintenance team members are responsible for the general upkeep of our parks, including the grounds and buildings. 

Park Ranger

The friendly faces that help run the place! Responsibilities include day-time park patrols, campground checks and ensuring visitors know about park rules and programs. If you have an interest in conducting patrols and engaging in public relations, you may be interested in working as a park ranger.  Experience in resource management, environmental law, public relations and outdoor pursuits are an asset. 

Lifeguard  (Cypress Hills & Pike Lake)

Duties include leading swimming lessons and keeping visitors safe in the pool. Lifeguard certification is required. 

Term Details

  • Approximate term length for all summer positions: May through August. 
  • Most student positions require evening and/or weekend work (these shifts come with additional premium pay). 
  • Some provincial parks have staff accommodations but it is not available in most parks. 
  • Salary range: $16 - $22 per hour.

Application Deadline

CLOSED: Check back in December for postings