Ready to begin your parks career?
We will begin taking applications for the 2021 season beginning January 1, 2021.
Please continue to Job Openings for currently available positions.
Are you ready to make a difference and begin your Parks career?Apply Now
Work in the beautiful Vermont outdoors with some of the friendliest people you’ll ever meet. Happy customers continuously tell us that our staff are the best around. Our staff tell us that working for the parks is some of the most rewarding and meaningful work they’ve ever done. If you have an excellent work ethic, customer service and/or management experience, and great attitude, we’d love for you to apply.
Think Park Life Is For You?
Learn more about what you can expect from life in parks.
All employees receive free fishing licenses if they choose, free admission and/or camping at all Vermont State Parks, and free or reduced admission to many Vermont tourist attractions. You will be issued an ID card valid during your time with us to enable you to take advantage of some of these things. Check out our current list of free attractions you can take advantage of. Various pro-deals available to parks staff.
Come back later!
We'll begin recruiting for the 2021 park season as of January 1st, 2021.
Parks Maintenance Technician - Killington, VT
This is a skilled trades position in a regional maintenance program of Vermont State Parks. Work includes a variety of assignments including but not limited to construction and carpentry, structural and systems maintenance and repair of buildings, grounds and utilities such as electrical, water and sewer systems. Tasks may also include operating a chain saw to aid in storm-related park emergencies and hazard tree cutting; operating agricultural and heavy equipment; training seasonal park staff on various equipment used in park landscaping and minor maintenance projects, and overseeing onsite contracted work. The position participates in a rotating standby system for weekend emergency coverage during the operating season. The position reports to a Parks Maintenance Foreman. Application deadline: September 20, 2020.
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Are you ready to make a difference and begin your Parks career?Begin the Application Process
If you are unable to submit an electronic application, you may request a paper copy of the seasonal employment application that you must fill out and mail back.
To request a paper application, please contact one of the offices below:
We're happy to help! Please direct questions to the appropriate regional contacts:
Interning with Vermont State Parks is a great way to gain on-the-job experience and a give back to the community.
Photography & Videography Internships
Travel to Vermont State Parks, take digital photographs or videos of parks, campsites, visitors, recreational activities and more!
You set your schedule and what part of the state you want to cover. Minimum participation is 20 photography hours between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
This is an unpaid internship, but we can offer you perks such as free camping, day passes, and park merchandise. And besides, you'll be helping out Vermont Parks. You must provide your own camera equipment and transportation. A background check is required. This internship can be tied to an academic internship if desired. To apply please send resume, letter of interest and samples of your work to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have an internship idea? If you have an internship idea that you'd like to pursue that would benefit both yourself and the parks system -- pitch it to us! We'd be happy to consider it. Email email@example.com.
Looking for opportunities to volunteer? Check out our volunteer page for opportunities.
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