Jobs in Sask Parks

We hire hundreds of seasonal staff to work in Saskatchewan's beautiful provincial parks. Get paid to work outdoors and make a difference in our parks! Browse through the different types of positions we have to offer to see which is the best fit for you.

Current Openings

The positions listed below are available through the Summer Student Program as well as through term or labour service opportunities, which students are welcome to apply to.

Summer Park Interpreters
Park Maintenance Workers

To learn more about the Summer Student Program and jobs offered through Sask Parks, see below.

Summer Student Program

Summertime is our busy time in Sask Parks, and students help us create a great experience for park visitors. Students can apply for opportunities to support programming and services delivered to visitors. These opportunities include gate attendant, park ranger, lifeguard, park maintenance, water safety instructor, or historic/nature/museum/gallery interpreter.

Approximate Term Length for All Summer Positions:
  • May through August
    • Most student positions require some evening, weekend, and stat day work (these shifts come with additional premium pay)
    • Some positions may be available from July to August for high school students
    • Staff accommodation may be available in park
The Summer Student Program for these positions opens November 2023.

Students can submit one or multiple application forms depending on their interests, qualifications, and experience, and will receive a confirmation email once each application form is submitted. If you are interested in working at a specific park(s), be sure to choose them on the checklist in the application. Due to the number of students who apply, not all students be contacted.

Please note: To be eligible for student employment programs you must be attending and returning to school on a full-time basis. Proof of student status may be requested.
Jobs Available to Students

Learn More About the Kinds of Jobs Available in SaskParks

Lifeguards (starting range $18.39 - $25.90)

Sask Parks is looking for energetic individuals interested in lifeguard, swimming instructor or Aquatic supervisor positions within our parks.

Our outdoor pools are a great place to spend the summer, meet our wonderful visitors and work with a group of diverse individuals who value our parks and everything they have to offer.

Duties include leading swimming lessons and keeping visitors safe in the pool. Lifeguard certification (NLS - LifeSaving Society) is required.

Employment dates: June 2024 - September 2024.


  • Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
  • Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
  • Pike Lake Provincial Park

Park Interpreters (starting range $20.67 - $27.97)

Park Interpreters connect visitors to natural and cultural landscapes and facilitate memorable recreation and educational experiences in our beautiful provincial parks.

As a Park Interpreter, you will be involved in a variety of programming such as organizing special events, historical interpretation, environmental education, recreational activity instruction, guided hikes and more. Program development and creative thinking is part of the job too!

Curious about the perks?

  • A highly competitive salary that rewards your hard work and dedication.
  • Rotating weekends off, giving you the perfect work-life balance needed to pursue your passions and spend quality time with loved ones.
  • An incredible company culture that values teamwork, collaboration, and innovation. You'll find yourself working with like-minded individuals who are passionate about what they do and are always eager to help you succeed.
  • The chance to work in nature, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of our provincial parks.
  • Onsite training opportunities that will help you expand your skillset, gain new experiences, and grow as a professional. You'll have the chance to work alongside experienced industry professionals who will guide you every step of the way.

Customer Service (starting range $19.50 - $24.44)

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 (starting range $17.35 - $24.44)

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 ($19.50 - $24.44)

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/customer service and outdoor pursuits is an asset.