Park Supervisor

What do they do? Manage city, county, or national parks.

Description: For those with a yen for the outdoors, a distinctly social bent, and a keen business and political mind, the career of park supervisor offers a varied and independent workday. Often working under the umbrella of federal, state, or local government, park supervisors must be well versed in the laws and regulations that often play a part in the daily workings of the park, from public safety laws to county building codes.

Education: Four-year degree plus three years experience and a class C driver’s license.

Salary: Start at about $60,000 and peak at about $75,000.