Ditch the desk and spend your summer outdoors!

Every year Saskatchewan Parks hires hundreds of students and seasonal staff to work in provincial parks across the province.  Which position appeals to you? 

 Provincial Parks Summer Student

Park Interpreter

We are looking for creative, outgoing individuals with a gift for engaging audiences.  Park Interpreters connect people to the park's natural and cultural landscape, through engaging and informative interpretive and recreation programs. 

Depending on your 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. 

Provincial Parks Student Interpreter

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.

Locations with interpretive staff:

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/Museum - Fort Carlton (Duck Lake area), Cannington Manor (Carlyle area) and the T.rex Discovery Centre (Royal Sask Museum - Eastend)

Apply today!  Most interpreter interviews are conducted in January.

Provincial Parks Student Historic Interpreter

Park Ranger

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.  Responsibilities include day-time park patrols, campground checks and educating visitors about park rules and programs. 


Customer Service

Our campground offices and park entry gates rely on individuals with great customer service skills and a friendly smile to greet and assist our park visitors. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, registering them into their campsites, selling park entry permits and providing information. 

Provincial Parks Summer Park Gate Worker

Park Maintenance

Keeping campgrounds, 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 maintenance of our parks, including the grounds, buildings and washrooms. 

Provinical Park Maintanence Worker 


A few of our parks have pool facilities and need qualified lifeguards.  Applicants must possess the appropriate certification to perform lifeguarding duties.

Provinical Park Lifeguard

Student Positions in Saskatchewan Parks

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. 

Approximate term:  May long weekend until September long weekend. 

Salary Range $16-$22/hr.

To Apply:

Parks and Culture Summer Student Application Parks and Culture Summer Student Application

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