State Park Peace Officer Cadet
You can start your journey in a rewarding and exciting career as a State Park Peace Officer Cadet!
This is an entry and training level for a law enforcement career with California State Parks.
Areas of responsibility include:
• Law enforcement and public safety
• Natural and cultural resource protection
• Education, interpretation and program management
Applications accepted now through
June 17, 2020.
Official STD 678 application form
Criminal Record Supplemental Questionnaire
State Park Peace Officer Cadet Selection Process
Official Exam Bulletin (SPPO Cadet – Ranger)
Official Exam Bulletin (SPPO Cadet – Lifeguard)
Frequently Asked Questions
Boat Operator - Angel Island, Exam
Our Boat Operators are responsible for safely operating and maintaining large state-owned boats powered by inboard gasoline or marine diesel engines which transport employees, their families, official visitors, materials, supplies and equipment.
Want a rewarding and exciting career?
Apply for the exam today!
Apply by April 30, 2020.
Park Maintenance Assistant, Exam
Our Park Maintenance Worker's complete park restoration projects and help keep our parks safe and clean.
Successfully pass the examination and use your test score to apply to any openings for 24 months!
Apply by April 16th, 2020
California State Parks employs numerous seasonal workers. No examination is needed to apply for seasonal work - apply today!
- Park Aides
- Maintenance Aides
- Seasonal Lifeguards
- Seasonal Clerks
- Archaeological Aides
- Forestry Aides
- Environmental Services Interns
- Park Interpretive Specialists
- Guide Trainees
- Student and Graduate Assistants
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST VACANCIES
Become an Environmental Scientist and a steward for California State Park’s natural resources!
Plan and implement habitat maintenance and restoration projects.
Help gather data on natural resource management issues and serve as a subject matter expert to answer questions from the public.