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Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation

 

 


Job Openings 2016 Season

 

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Park Attendant I-II; Lead Attendant (PGs 8, 9, 10; $10.24/hour, $10.74/hour and $11.16/hour)
Customer service, general buildings and grounds cleanup and/or park office duties such as fee collection and reservations with more responsibility in higher pay grades. Experience desirable. CPR & First Aid certification preferred. Higher level Attendant positions may also function as assistant manager in larger parks. Weekend work likely.
Parks: Little River, Elmore, Boulder Beach (Northeast Parks)

Park Manager I-IV; Assistant Park Manager I-II
Park Manager I PG 14 ($13.33/hour)
Park Manager II PG 15 ($13.97/hour)
Park Manager III PG 17 ($15.42/hour)
Park Manager IV PG 18 ($16.28/hour)
Assistant Manager I PG 13 ($12.73/hour)
Assistant Manager II PG 14 ($13.33/hour)

Serves as summer park manager or assistant 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 necessary. 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.

Seasonal Lifeguard - Button Bay State Park (PG 10, $11.16/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 & Lifeguard Certification required.

Park Interpreter (PG 11 - $11.62/hour)
Serves as a summer naturalist at one or two State Parks. Responsible for developing, scheduling and carrying out nature programs, hikes, recreation programs, etc. Prior related education and experience necessary. Requires working split shift schedules. Weekend and evening work required.

Park Maintenance Worker (PG 10 - $11.16/hour; PG 15 - $13.97/hour; PG 19 - $17.12/hour)
Skilled maintenance work at or above the journeyman level of difficulty and responsibility in construction, structural maintenance and repair of park facilities, buildings, grounds, small equipment and utilities. The duties include performing routine maintenance and repair work in an independent park setting on a project by project basis. To perform duties, the use of a variety of construction and mechanic tools, small equipment and vehicles is typical. A background in carpentry, plumbing and/or small equipment repair is a plus. Position is in Northeast VT with workstation at the Groton Maintenance Shop, Marshfield, VT. Please apply online.

Park Restoration Crew Leader (PG 19 - $17.12/hour)
Position is available in the Northeast park region with workstation located at the Groton Maintenance Shop, Marshfield, VT. This position is the crew leader and liaison between Vermont State Parks and the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Park Restoration Crew. Seeking an individual skilled in supervising a crew of young adults in projects that include crafts/trades work (carpentry, masonry, general building, landscape installation and maintenance, trail or comparable skilled work) at various state parks and remote settings. Crew leader meets regularly with facility manager on new projects, evaluates the scope of work and determines appropriate methods/techniques to complete the work; facilitates activities into daily work projects; teaches corps members project, trades and life skills; oversees the safety and work habits of the corps members; safely moves and direct corps member crews on camp moves and new project locations; instructs corps members in the projects, conservation, and restoration of state lands and parks; and prepares written documents.

Willingness to work for extended periods occasionally in primitive facilities, and a willingness to work odd and irregular hours required. A background in carpentry and working with young adult crews is essential. Position is available in the Northeast park region with workstation located at the Groton Maintenance Shop, Marshfield, VT. Apply online as Park Maintenance Worke

 

 

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