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We are currently recruiting:

  • Park Managers
  • Park Interpreters
  • Attendants
  • Deckhands for our Burton Island Ferry Boat and more

Part-time and full-time positions are available statewide. All jobs are seasonal, temporary positions and as such do not have a comprehensive benefits package such as paid vacation or health insurance.

All finalists for these positions will be background checked.

CPR & First Aid certification required for all manager and assistant manager positions.

Dependent on the position, working in excess of 48 hours may be required. Weekend work most likely will be required.

  • Park Attendant I-Ii; Lead Attendant

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Park Attendant I-II; Lead Attendant (PGs 8, 9, 10 $10.81/hour, $11.35/hour and $11.80/hour)

    MULTIPLE LOCATIONS AVAILABLE

    Customer service, general buildings and grounds cleanup and/or park office duties such as fee collection and reservations with increasing responsibility for level II and Lead Attendant. Lead Attendant may also assist with staff supervision. Experience desirable especially for the upper levels. CPR & First Aid certification required for all manager and assistant manager positions. Working in excess of 48 hours may be required for the Lead Attendant. Weekend work most likely will be required.

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  • Park Interpreter

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Park Interpreter (PG 13 $13.45/hour)

    Serves as a summer interpreter at one or two State Parks. Responsible for developing, scheduling and delivering natural and cultural history programs, hikes, recreation activities, etc. Prior related education and experience necessary. Requires working split shift schedules. Basic First Aid & CPR certification required. Weekend and evening work required.

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  • Seasonal Lifeguard

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Seasonal Lifeguard - Button Bay State Park (PG 11 $12.28/hour)

    Responsible for day to day lifeguard duties at the in-ground pool as well as routine grounds, facility and equipment maintenance. In addition to being part of the park emergency team, other work may include raking and removing litter from picnic areas and campsites; mowing and trimming lawns; giving visitor information and assistance; visitor registration; assisting with accident investigation; and assisting with rules and regulation compliance. Housing may be provided. CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard Certification required. These positions are limited to Button Bay State Park.

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  • Park Manager and Assistant Manager

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Park Manager I-IV Assistant Park Manager A-B

    Park Manager I, PG 14 ($14.10/hour)

    Park Manager II, PG 15 ($14.77/hour)

    Park Manager III, PG 17 ($16.30/hour)

    Park Manager IV, PG 18 ($17.21)

    Assistant Manager A, PG 13 ($13.45/hour)

    Assistant Manager B, PG 14 ($14.10/hour)

    Serves as summer park manager or assistant park manager responsible for customer experience and supervision of staff and park operations at a specific park. Manager pay grades depend on size of park, complexity of operations and attendance. Previous experience in park operations and maintenance, or college education in park management preferred, but technical maintenance skills not required. Basic First Aid & CPR certification required. Working in excess of 48 hours per week required at times. Weekend and evening work required. In-park residency is usually required, for which housing is provided. 

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  • Ferry Boat Deckhand – Kill Kare/Burton Island State Parks

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Ferry Boat Deckhand – Kill Kare/Burton Island State Parks (PG 9 $11.35/hour)

    Assists in the operation of Vermont State Park’s Island Runner ferry boat from Kill Kare State Park to Burton Island State Park. Position is largely focused on customer service and passenger safety, as well as general maintenance and cleaning of vessel as directed by Ferry Boat Captain. Also responsible for gear deliveries to and from campsites on Burton Island State Park. 40 hours per week, 3-4 days per week. 12-hour days and weekend work required. This position requires random chemical (drug) testing to comply with USCG regulations.

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  • Call Center Customer Service Representative

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation
    Montpelier, Vermont

    Call Center Customer Service Representative - Montpelier office only (PG 12 $12.87/hour)

    Montpelier Office. Part-time seasonal, flexibile, mid-March - September. Three to five days per week 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. No weekends required. Answer customer inquiries, make reservations, process payments. Applicants must have great customer service and computer skills, including thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office and the internet. Ideal candidate will have lived in Vermont for several years and have personal experience enjoying Vermont’s state parks and recreational opportunities. Applicant must be able to work in team environment as well as independently. This position assists with administrative projects during slower periods. There are some perks like free camping, fishing licenses and free admission to Vermont attractions. Please apply online via link above and send resume and cover letter to rochelle.skinner@vermont.gov

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  • Seasonal Trail Crew Members and Trail Crew Leader

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Seasonal Trail Crew Members and Trail Crew Leader (PG 10 and PG 12 $11.80/hour and $12.87/hour)

    One or two roving 3 to 4-person crew responsible for routine trail maintenance and technical trail projects in VT State forests and parks. Crew works in both northern VT and southern VT and travels between work areas. Crew may stay at nearby state parks during the work week. Basic First Aid & CPR required. Previous trail experience and chain saw use preferred (Game of Logging). Must be able to work in back country. Apply online to “Barre Regional Office” (Region 4).

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  • Seasonal Trails Coordinator

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Seasonal Trails Coordinator (Pay Grade 18 - $17.21/hour)

    This position coordinates trails program and projects in an assigned region/district for the Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation. Plans, develops, and coordinates trail maintenance and development projects, and supervises and monitors in-house, contracted and volunteer trail crews. Recruits and interviews for State Trail Crew positions, trains and supervises crew, and evaluates performance. Develops and coordinates a volunteer trail maintainer program on state lands. Prepares grants, requests for proposals, and contracts for trail projects. Duties are performed under the general direction of the Field Recreation Specialist, Parks Regional Manager or State Lands Stewardship Forester, but with need for significant independence interacting with the public and outside service providers. Wilderness First Aid/Responder and CPR certifications desired, as well as chainsaw certification (Game of Logging). Must have driver's license. State or rental vehicle will be available. These positions are in Parks Region 1 (apply to "Springfield Regional Office") in the Park Preferences section in the online portal. Parks Region 2 (apply to “Rutland Regional Office”, and Parks Region 3 (apply to “Essex Regional Office

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  • Parks Maintenance Worker Ii

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Parks Maintenance Worker II (Pay Grade 10 - $11.80/hour)

    Serves as the assistant to the Parks Regional Coordinator at the Knight Point State Park Maintenance Shop in North Hero. Primarily assists in water quality monitoring within the region, including weekly swim water sampling, routine drinking water system sampling, and cyanobacteria monitoring. Also assists in invoice processing, supply and equipment delivery, and other maintenance tasks as assigned. Hours are Monday – Friday 7:00am-3:30pm. This position runs from mid-May to the end of September. Valid driver’s license required

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  • Parks Maintenance Worker Ii, Maintenance Mechanic B

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Parks Maintenance Worker II, Maintenance Mechanic B (Pay Grade 10 - $11.80/hour-Pay Grade 15 $14.77/hour)

    Position will assist Park Maintenance Technician in a variety of skilled projects, including rough and finish carpentry; hazard tree removal; small equipment operation, maintenance and repair (tractors, riding lawn mowers, chippers, chainsaw); routine vehicle maintenance; septic and water system operation, inspections and troubleshooting; and general tasks around Shop such as moving of supplies and materials. A general introductory knowledge of the construction trades - carpentry, plumbing and/or small equipment repair is desirable. At times the applicant will be required to work independently under minimal supervision to complete projects or tasks. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Position is in Northeast VT with workstation at the Groton Maintenance Shop, Marshfield, VT. Hours are Monday – Friday 7:00am-3:30pm. Valid driver’s license required. Apply to “Groton Maintenance Shop” in the Park Preferences section in the online portal.

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  • Adventure Consultant – Smugglers’ Notch State Park

    State of Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation

    Adventure Consultant – Smugglers’ Notch State Park –Attendant II (PG 9 $11.35/hour)

    The Adventure Consultant serves as the first point of contact at Smugglers’ Notch, the most visited attraction in the state, helping guests appreciate this astoundingly beautiful natural area and find an adventure that suits them. You will spend your days meeting people from across the world and making their visit memorable by steering them to the numerous hiking trails, bouldering locations, secret caves and, of course, the bathroom. You will help visitors understand the historical and natural significance and encourage responsible enjoyment of the Notch and its surroundings. Sales of maps and other merchandise as well as some traditional attendant duties (see above) will be required. Housing available; position is mid-May through October, but dates may be flexible.

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