DNR hiring summer seasonal workers at Belle Isle Park and Milliken State Park and Harbor

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is accepting applications for summer seasonal workers at Belle Isle Park and Milliken State Park and Harbor in downtown Detroit. 

Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. Applicants must be 18 years old (or 17 and graduating from high school this year) with a valid driver’s license and must be able to pass a criminal history background check and a drug and alcohol screening. Uniforms, which include a shirt, name bar and hat, are provided.

The following summer seasonal positions are available:

  • Operations: Register park visitors via computerized reservation system, sell Recreation Passports, provide information to visitors, clean park grounds and public restrooms and other duties. Good cash-handling skills required. Hiring day, afternoon and midnight shifts.
  • Janitorial: Clean buildings including toilets, showers, sinks, floors and other areas that require physical effort. Also includes minor maintenance and other duties.
  • Maintenance: Mow grass, pick up litter, maintain trails, light construction, paint, stain, rake, clean public restrooms and other duties. Physically strenuous outdoor work in a variety of weather conditions

The 40-hour-per-week positions run May through September and pay $8.50 per hour. Positions include weekends and holidays.

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