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What we do

A Quality of life agency, the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources provides the state's citizens and visitors a variety of opportunities to enjoy our arts, parks and history. Wyoming's state parks, historic sites and state trails program offer abundant recreational and educational opportunities. Additionally, through the efforts of the Division of Cultural Resources, Wyoming's history and pre-history is studied and preserved, and artistic opportunities for both the artist and the patron are promoted and enhanced.

Our Mission

The mission of State Parks and Cultural Resources is to contribute to the quality of life in Wyoming and provide our citizens and visitors with enriched and well-rounded lives by enjoying the state's arts, parks and history.

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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund

Cultrural Trust Fund Logo In 1998, the Wyoming Legislature, recognizing that Wyoming and its people possess a unique cultural heritage, created the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund (WCTF), including a five-member board named by the Governor. The mission of the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund is to serve the citizens of Wyoming by supporting Wyoming’s culture and heritage through grant funding of innovative projects for the enjoyment, appreciation, promotion, preservation, and protection of the state’s arts, cultural and historic resources; and to support and invest in Wyoming institutions that help further this mission.

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Cultrural Trust Fund Newsletter
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Capitol Complex Advisory Committee

Capitol Complex Advisory Committee
Proposed Building and Capitol Complex Art, Memorial, Interpretive Exhibits/ Displays and Historic Significance Management Policy.
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Buildings & Grounds Assistant II - Banner
This position provides maintenance and janitorial care for historic buildings and landscapes, reproduction displays contemporary buildings, indoor and outdoor interpretive displays, indoor and outdoor restroom facilities, waste removal, construction/maintenance projects and/or contracts, roads and sidewalks, water and sewer systems, trails, picnic and playground areas, landscaping and lawns, and other infrastructure resources at Fort Phil Kearny, Fetterman Monument, Wagon Box Fight Site and Connor Battlefield and is available to aid in the same tasks at Trail End Historic Site and/or other sites in the system as needed.

Bear River State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Bear River State Park - Evanston
This position provides maintenance and janitorial care for historic buildings and landscapes, reproduction displays contemporary buildings, indoor and outdoor interpretive displays, indoor and outdoor restroom facilities, waste removal, construction/maintenance projects and/or contracts, roads and sidewalks, water and sewer systems, trails, picnic and playground areas, landscaping and lawns, and other infrastructure resources at Fort Phil Kearny, Fetterman Monument, Wagon Box Fight Site and Connor Battlefield and is available to aid in the same tasks at Trail End Historic Site and/or other sites in the system as needed.

Boysen State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Boysen State Park - Shoshoni
Boysen State Park is authorized to hire up to eight seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are two different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector and Maintenance.

Buffalo Bill State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Buffalo Bill State Park - Cody
Buffalo Bill State Park is authorized to hire up to nine seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Cheyenne

Accounting Manager - Cheyenne
This position is responsible, accountable and has authority over all financial activities of the dept.; oversight and management of accounting functions; responsible for the management of the dept's budget process and assists the Director with presenting the budget to the Governor and Legislature; administers the dept budget.

Building and Grounds Assistant II - Cheyenne
Assist the Superintendent and the Assistant Superintendent with overall park operations by maintaining a safe and clean park environment, leading the seasonal employees, and assisting in maintenance and operation of the park's visitor center.

Historic Preservation Specialist - Cheyenne
The Historic Preservation Specialist works with property owners, government agencies, and interested parties to manage, supervise, and administer the standards and requirements of the Federal Investment Tax Credit program per 36CFR67, the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470), and the National Park Service (NPS), and provides architectural technical assistance to government and private property owners statewide.

Cody

Assistant Superintendent - Cody
Assist the Park Superintendent in the enhancement and protection of the physical, cultural and natural resources of Buffalo Bill State Park through the coordination, supervision and active participation in the site's interpretation, education, facility and grounds operation and maintenance, fee collection and rule and regulation compliance efforts and programs.

Curt Gowdy State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Curt Gowdy State Park-Cheyenne
Curt Gowdy State Park is authorized to hire up to 8 seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Douglas

Curator - Douglas
Curator of collections is responsible for: public and educational programming; interpretation; exhibition work; administering volunteer program; historic site preservation/maintenance; and directing, coordinating, and monitoring a variety of matters related to museum operations which provide visitors to the Wyoming Pioneer Museum, Ft. Fetterman State Historic Site and Camp Douglas expanding access to cultural, historical, and recreational experiences.

Edness Kimball Wilkins State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Edness Kimball Wilkins State Park - Evansville
The Edness Kimball Wilkins State Park is authorized to hire up to 4 seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Ft. Bridger State Historic Site

Seasonal Interpreters - Ft. Bridger State Historic Site - Ft. Bridger
Ft. Bridger State Historic Site is authorized to hire up to seven seasonal Interpreter positions for the summer of 2016. The major employment season is Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some seasonal positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall.

Seasonal Park Workers - Ft. Bridger State Historic Site - Ft. Bridger
Ft. Bridger State Historic Site is authorized to hire up to ten seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are four different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Store Clerk, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Fort Phil Kearny

Seasonal Park Workers - Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site - Banner
The Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site is authorized to hire up to 5 seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are four different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Store Clerk, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Glendo

Assistant Superintendent - Glendo
Assist the Park Superintendent in the enhancement and protection of the physical, cultural, and natural resources of Glendo State Park through the coordination, supervision and active participation in the site's interpretive, education, facility and grounds operation and maintenance, fee collection and rule and regulation compliance efforts and programs.

Seasonal Park Workers - Glendo State Park - Glendo
Glendo State Park is authorized to hire up to 13 seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Guernsey State Park

Seasonal Interpreter - Guernsey State Park - Guernsey
This is a seasonal Interpreter position. The major employment season is Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some seasonal positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall.

Seasonal Park Workers-Guernsey State Park-Guernsey
Guernsey State Park is authorized to hire up to 8 seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Hot Springs State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Hot Springs State Park - Thermopolis
Hot Springs State Park is authorized to hire up to six seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. The major employment season is Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some seasonal positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall. The actual length of employment depends on the work location and the type of job performed.

Hyattville

Buildings & Grounds Assistant II - Hyattville
This position is responsible for planning and performing grounds and facilities maintenance at Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site and assisting the Superintendent with other duties.

Keyhole State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Keyhole State Park - Moorcroft
Keyhole State Park is authorized to hire up to 9 seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance

Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site

Seasonal Park Workers - Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site - Hyattville
Medicine Lodge State Archeological Site is authorized to hire up to two seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. The major employment season is Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some seasonal positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall. The actual length of employment depends on the work location and the type of job performed.

Pioneer Memorial Museum

Seasonal Park Workers - Pioneer Memorial Museum - Douglas
The Wyoming Pioneer Memorial Museum is authorized to hire up to 5 seasonal Maintenance positions for the summer of 2016. The major employment season is Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some maintenance positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall. The actual length of employment depends on the work location and the type of job performed. Please refer to the Essential Functions for this category of seasonal position for more detailed information about job duties.

Seminoe State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Seminoe State Park - Sinclair
Seminoe State Park is authorized to hire up to four seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are two different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector and Maintenance.

Sheridan

Building and Grounds Assistant I - Sheridan
Ensure visitors enjoy a memorable experience by maintaining the buildings, grounds, and the equipment necessary to preserve the historic value, physical beauty, and modern function of Trail End State Historic Site.

Shoshoni

Skilled Trades Supervisor - Shoshoni
Perform and/or inspect contractors for all aspects of new construction, historic restoration and maintenance activities for buildings, facilities, grounds, roads, utilities, historic structures, monuments, markers, directional, informational and regulatory signs on all state parks and historic sites in compliance with engineering plans, budgets, work quality, designs, engineering and ADA specifications, proper restoration techniques and tools, and in-house planning.

Sinks Canyon State Park

Seasonal Park Workers - Sinks Canyon State Park - Lander
Sinks Canyon State Park is authorized to hire up to six seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. The major employment season is Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some seasonal positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall. The actual length of employment depends on the work location and the type of job performed.

South Pass City State Historic Site

Seasonal Interpreters - South Pass City State Historic Site - South Pass City
This is a seasonal Interpreter position. The major employment season is Memorial Day to Labor Day. Some seasonal positions may begin earlier in the year and/or extend longer into the fall.

Seasonal Park Workers - South Pass City State Historic Site - South Pass City
South Pass City State Historic Site is authorized to hire up to ten seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are four different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, Store Clerk and Maintenance.

Statewide

Seasonal Employees - Statewide
There are four different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: maintenance, fee collector, fee supervisor and store clerk. The general descriptions for each type of position are listed in the essential functions section below. We will be hiring up to 25 temporary employees with this announcement.

Seasonal Law Enforcement - Statewide
Provide seasonal law enforcement services to park visitors and staff. Positions are available at the following locations: Boysen State Park (Shoshoni), Buffalo Bill State Park (Cody), Curt Gowdy State Park (Cheyenne), Glendo State Park, Guernsey State Park, and Keyhole State Park (Moorcroft).

Trail End State Historic Site

Seasonal Park Workers - Trail End State Historic Site - Sheridan
The Trail End State Historic Site is authorized to hire up to 3 seasonal positions for the summer of 2016. There are three different types of seasonal positions to be filled as part of this announcement: Fee Collector, Fee Supervisor, and Maintenance.

Wyoming Arts Council:

Arts Education Specialist - Cheyenne
The purpose of the arts education position is to develop, support, and advocate for arts education in Wyoming.

Arts Communication, Marketing, and Research Specialist - Cheyenne
The purpose of the arts education position is to develop, support, and advocate for arts education in Wyoming.

Wyoming State Museum:

Supervisor of Museum Programs and Exhibits - Cheyenne
The Supervisor of Museum Programs and Exhibits will enhance the educational experience of Wyoming State Museum's audience by guiding exhibits from conception to completion, while managing the budgets, direct reports, and staff scheduling.