The Department of Environmental Protection is looking forward to another year of robust visitation to New Jersey’s State Parks, Forests and Historic Sites and is hiring for hundreds of seasonal jobs. Washington Crossing State Park is on the list.
The employment opportunities offered are essential to the operations of the State Park Service and include lifeguards, naturalists and history educators, visitor service assistants, maintenance personnel, office staff and trail stewards. The breadth of positions available in a variety of fields also provide an excellent opportunity to jumpstart an environmental career restoring, protecting and preserving New Jersey’s cultural, historic and natural resources.
People of all backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply. Most openings are from Memorial Day through Labor Day, select parks need part-time staff year-round. Most jobs are outdoors.
To learn more and to apply, visit www.nj.gov/dep/workinparks. Applicants are also encouraged to check with the park office of their choice about specific positions, scheduling and other job-related inquiries. Applications are recommended to be submitted by Wednesday, March 1.
The type and number of positions vary by location, depending on the recreational and educational activities each area offers. Applicants must be 16 years of age or older to apply. Starting hourly salaries range from $15 to $18.50 depending on the position.
Learn about New Jersey’s Parks, Forests & Historic Sites at www.njparksandforests.org/