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Work Outdoors as a Seasonal Interpretive Recreator

January 27, 2021  |  Permalink

Seasonal Interpretive Rangers at Tennessee State Parks

What is a Seasonal Interpretive Recreator?

A Seasonal Interpretive Recreator (SIR) provides interpretive programs such as guided tours, hikes, slide shows, demonstrations, campfires, and other outdoor activities for park visitors during the peak season, which is late spring through summer. SIRs also work closely with the park rangers. As most full-time state park rangers start out as SIRs, this program provides a great starting point for a state parks career.

How To Apply

Multiple parks across the state are currently accepting SIR applications. To apply, all applicants (regardless of their preferred park) will apply using the link below.

  1. Click the "apply" button below
  2. Click on "external candidates."
  3. Search for "Seasonal Interpretive Ranger." There is only one application for all applicants: Job ID: 14318
  4. Click "Apply for job" in the top right corner.


Why become an SIR?

  • Grow your resume in the outdoor field
  • Learn to develop interpretive programs on the primary and secondary park themes
  • Experience the duties of a Park Ranger first-hand
  • Spread your passion for the outdoors with park visitors

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