Great Salt Lake State Park


The visitor center and gift shop at Great Salt Lake State Park are open year round, meaning that we are always accepting applications. If you want a fun job with probably the best view in the entire Salt Lake City area, then read on below:

Park Ranger Aide

Opening date:  February 1, 2018
Closing date:  When filled
Salary:  $9.35 per hour
Location:  Great Salt Lake State Park (Magna, Utah)
Time frame: March 1 – October 31, with possible extension.
Positions available: 1-2
Housing: Not provided

To give you a taste of the position, park ranger aides will:

  • Greet visitors while staffing an entrance fee station
  • Answer questions and sell souvenirs at the visitor center
  • Ensure visitors get the best experience with clean facilities
  • Be given opportunities to work on special park projects.

Visitor service experience is highly desired, and your schedule must allow you to work at least two days per week.  Great Salt Lake is a busy park seeing nearly half a million visitors per year.  Uniforms will be provided. Please contact assistant park manager Jim Wells with any questions or application materials, at 801-828-0787 or


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