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Dispersed Recreation Site Ranger

For Vermont State Parks

Want to spend your summer working outside at some of Vermont’s best swimming holes and waterfalls? Look no further, the Vermont Dept of Forests Parks and Recreation is recruiting for a seasonal Recreation Ranger to staff key sites in Windsor and Windham counties. Responsibilities will center around managing visitor’s at site’s with limited capacity and sensitive natural resources. Work will include both tasks to address immediate issues, and to prepare the department for future planning efforts. Housing is not provided with this position, however a vehicle for travel to work sites will be. This position works for the Forestry Division; when applying, choose “Park Manager” as job title and “Springfield Regional Office” as the Park Preference. For more information about this specific position, please contact

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.

We work towards ensuring a safe, welcoming, and inclusive place for our staff, volunteers, and visitors. Discrimination based on ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and physical or mental condition is prohibited. All eligible applicants or job-holders have equal opportunity in all areas of state employment.

We are currently recruiting park managers, assistant managers, park interpreters, attendants, workcampers, deckhands for our Burton Island Ferry Boat and more. Part-time and full-time positions are available statewide. All jobs are temporary positions and as such do not have a comprehensive benefits package such as paid vacation or health insurance.

Beginning September 15, 2021, all State of Vermont Executive Branch employees (including all parks seasonal employees) must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

All finalists for these positions will be background checked.

Feb 10, 2022
May 01, 2022
Springfield Regional Office Only
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