Seasonal Outdoor Recreation Specialist, Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation

Rock Springs, WY

Job Title: Seasonal Outdoor Recreation Specialist

Organization: Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation

Type of opportunity: This temporary seasonal position reports to the Manager of the Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation and is responsible for a range of duties with the goal of developing and promoting new and existing outdoor recreation opportunities across the state.

Duties:

  • Work cooperatively with staff in Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources to accomplish a shared mission and achieve a variety of goals across divisions, sections, and units.
  • Assist with the development, coordination, staffing, and logistics of outdoor recreation events, programs, trade shows, and community collaborative efforts.
  • Perform administrative duties for the Office of Outdoor Recreation.
  • Research and inventory outdoor recreation opportunities and events.
  • Create and maintain outdoor recreation databases.
  • Assist with marketing efforts and update social media accounts regularly.
  • Develop web content for WyoRec.com, including text, photos, maps, and hyperlinks.
  • Provide excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Answer phone calls and emails; provide responses to inquiries or direct appropriately.

Desired qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • Some college coursework is preferred.
  • Must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to have a flexible work schedule that includes weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to travel and overnight away from home occasionally.
  • Must be comfortable working all day outdoors for some programs and events.
  • Ability to work with the general public of all ages and backgrounds.

Start and end dates: The season starts in March/April and ends in September/October with the work week typically being 40 hours

Salary/pay: Starting pay is $12-$14/hour depending on qualifications.

How to apply: Contact Chris Floyd (chris.floyd@wyo.gov)