Work in Parks

Current Openings - as of 9/7/2021
Job Area: Maintenance - Part-Time
Location(s): Beaver Lake Nature Center; Highland Forest, Oneida Shores;
Onondaga Lake Park

Job Area: Ticket Booth/Front Desk/Office Staff - Part-Time
Location(s): Beaver Lake Nature Center; Highland Forest; Rosamond Gifford Zoo

Job Area: Naturalist (Seasonal) - Part-Time/Full-Time
Location(s): Beaver Lake Nature Center

Job Area: Lights on the Lake - Part-Time
Location(s): Onondaga Lake Park

Other Part-Time and Full-Time positions may become available as well. Feel free to complete the online application even if you don't see a current position that you are interested in. 

Applicants must be at least 18 years old; have a valid driver’s license and be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights & weekends. Most positions are available immediately.

Click here for online application.




Thank you for your interest in Onondaga County Parks. Each park has different needs and you may want to contact the individual park(s) that you are interested in to see what positions are available,
click here for park contact information. Seasonal/part time jobs are available year round. If you're looking for a summer position it is recommended that you apply between January and March.

  • For seasonal jobs, click here to link to the application.
  • For full time, civil service, positions, click here to visit the Onondaga County Personnel Department website.

During your visit to Onondaga County Parks, you may be photographed, videotaped, or filmed by Onondaga County Parks or authorized parties. Your attendance/admission serves as permission for use of these images by Onondaga County Parks. Commercial photography or filming is prohibited without permission of Onondaga County Parks.