Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Seasonal & Part-Time Interpreters

Each spring/summer Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites hires seasonal and part-time interpreters to conduct interpretive programs and recreational activities for park visitors. A seasonal interpreter's responsibilities include leading hikes or tours, conducting nature programs and campfire programs, leading games and other recreational activities and conducting a Junior Ranger Day Camp for children. 

Part-time interpreters conduct interpretive programs and recreational programs as well as planning and coordinating special events and working with visiting school groups. Part-time positions are year-round with fewer work hours during the winter months.
 

Training

All new interpreters are required to attend a three-day orientation. Lodging and meals are provided at the three-day training. 

Benefits

The pay rate for seasonal and part-time interpretive staff is $9–$10/hour. Some sites have free housing available at the park—refer to the availability chart.

Requirements

A completed college degree is not required. Areas of study that would be most appropriate include Outdoor Recreation and Interpretation, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Biology/Ecology, History or other related field. Previous experience in a related field is desired or experience in public relations, customer service and public speaking. Applicants must have strong communication skills and be able to work independently.

Questions

Ellen Graham— email Ellen

Manager Tools

Review Applications (Accessible to staff only)


 
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