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Vermont Forests, Parks, & Recreation

Parks Regional Operations Manager


The Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation seeks an energetic, outgoing, positive, individual with a thorough understanding of Vermont State Parks' operations who is able to work independently, multi-task, use excellent communication skills both orally and in writing to mediate conflicts, provide excellent customer service and succeed as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment. This advanced operations position is responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training and supervision of seasonal park managers and staff that work in up to 12 state parks in the southwestern region of Vermont State Parks spanning from Woodford to Charlotte.

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Essex Junction Parks & Recreation


Looking for a fun, kind, passionate-about-kids, leader of school-age childcare at our bustling recreation department to oversee 3 afterschool licensed childcare sites, 3 summer day camps, and vacation camps.  As an administrator, you will support site coordinators in the delivery of quality, stimulating, and rewarding experiences for children.  A successful candidate will have a firm understanding of VT licensed childcare regulations and STARS accreditation.  You will visit sites, interact with kids, families, and staff, assist site coordinators in problem-solving, and be familiar with school personnel. Should have extensive background with planning, organizing, and leading youth programs.  Full-time, year-round position with great benefits.  Starting salary $48,609.  Apply by 4/18 at

Waterville Valley, NH Parks & Recreation Dept.

Position Title:  Parks & Adventure Program Manager

Contact Name: Judy Rolfe

Contact Email:

Organization: Waterville Valley Recreation Department

Job Description

Parks & Adventure Programs Manager

The Town of Waterville Valley is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Parks & Adventure Programs Manager. Waterville Valley is a four-season resort community with 600 full-time and 3,000 seasonal part-time residents. This position is responsible for the management of outdoor program planning and execution, seasonal boat rental operations, SUMMIT teen adventure program, special events, trail, beach and field maintenance, facility rentals, department operational tasks and assisting in coordinating expanded services within the community. Programs run 7 days a week much of the year. This position has no set shifts and changes with the seasonal nature of the job. There are extensive evening, weekend and holiday work required. Bachelors’ Degree in Outdoor Education, Education, Recreation Management, Tourism or closely related field and at least one year of experience supervising staff and coordinating events, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Starting salary DOQ. The Town of Waterville Valley has an excellent benefits package including Health, Dental, Life and Disability insurances, along with enrollment into the NH Retirement System, Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick and Personal Days and several other fringe benefits.

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Send resume, cover letter, and salary history immediately to Town of Waterville Valley, Attn: Parks & Adventure Program Manager Search, PO Box 500, Waterville Valley, NH 03215 or email to The position is opened until filled. The Town of Waterville Valley is an equal opportunity employer.

Non-Exempt Hourly Position

Pay Grade – General Government IV

Organization: Town of Waterville Valley

Type: Employment

Post Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Close Date: Open until filled

Salary: Range starts at $20.48

Client Services Specialist

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Onboarding Specialist

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VT State Parks

Department of Forests, Parks, & Recreation  

Vermont State Parks is hiring for 5 full-time, year-round Park Maintenance positions to work in some of the most scenic locations in Vermont.

Seeking individuals that are diversely qualified in trade skills that can work independently as well as collaboratively on a team. Positions are responsible for the maintenance of state park facilities, structures, equipment, and water and wastewater systems. Successful applicants must be flexible, willing to work in public settings, be customer oriented and enjoy the outdoors.

Locations: Parks Facility Manager – Rutland Parks Facility Manager – Killington Parks Maintenance Foreman – Marshfield Parks Maintenance Technician – E. Dorset Parks Maintenance Technician – North Hero

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Vermont Afterschool, Inc.

STEM and Career Awareness Coordinator

Reports to: Assistant Director, Vermont Afterschool, Inc.

The STEM and Career Awareness Coordinator is an integral part of the Strengthening Programs team at Vermont Afterschool. This position is charged with supporting afterschool programs and other youth-serving organizations in helping young people develop their self-identities through a focus on STEM, work-based learning, and college/career pathways. The project initiative has a strong focus on equity and on breaking down barriers to STEM learning experiences and promising career pathways for youth of all races, ethnicities, genders, geographic locations, identities, abilities, and family income levels.

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Thetford Recreation Department

Parks and Recreation Coordinator - Position Open

The Parks and recreation coordinator is responsible for Planning, developing, organizing, promoting 
and administering year- round diversified programs of recreation for people of all ages. In the 
summer time from the end of May through Labor Day responsibilities will also include managing the 
operations of the towns owned beach on Lake Fairlee. The Coordinator will work in a cooperative 
effort with the Recreation Advisory Committee (RAC) and reports directly to the town manager or 
town manager’s designee.

Job Type
Part time: 20 hours per week

For job responsibilities and qualifications, see Job Description

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Please submit an application and resume to:

Town Manager

Thetford Town Office

PO Box 126

Thetford Center, VT 05075

Part Time / Seasonal

Essex Junction Parks & Recreation


Seeking kid enthusiast with passion for working with pre-k’s & K’s – infusing their day with positivity and play.  65% is planning and leading our K afterschool site at Maple Street Park.  You will supervise 40 kids and 4 staff from 3-6p.m., engaging kids in a quality, enriching, and active program.  Providing daily transport by driving our small bus is required (must get CDL).  In the summer, you will serve as an assistant/director at a summer day camp.  35% is preschool assistant teacher in the mornings, supporting children’s social and emotional growth by being kind, caring, and engaging.  Job is 8am-6pm, M-F, with a 2-hour gap mid-day.  Full-time, year-round position with great benefits.  Starts at $18.96/hour.  Apply by 4/18 at


Serve as a mainstream teaching assistant during the day at Hiawatha Elementary School (K-3) and be the assistant site coordinator of the afterschool program in the afternoon.  During the day supervise and support students at non-instructional times.  In the afternoon, lead programming and staff in licensed afterschool program, under supervision of site coordinator.  During the summer, serve as a coordinator/assistant at a summer day camp.  Job is 10am-6pm each weekday.  Full-time, year-round position with great benefits.  Starts at $17.11/hour.   Apply by 4/18 at

Bristol Recreation

Summer Camp Counselor / Assistant Mtn Bike Instructor

The Town of Bristol is seeking a qualified Summer Camp Counselor / Assistant Mtn Bike Instructor to join the 3-member Recreation Department for the summer 2021 season. This position involves a variety of tasks relating to supervising campers, helping facilitate activities, and actively coaching during Mountain Bike camp weeks.  The position is full-time, seasonal from June 21 to August 20.  Two days of training would be required prior to the first day of camp.   

A detailed job description is available here.  Wage: $13.00 to $16.00 per hour commensurate with experience.   

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, three references and a completed application by the end of the day April 26th, 2021 (or until position is filled) to with Bristol Recreation Employee in the subject line or send to:  

Bristol Recreation Employee Search  

P.O. Box 249  

Bristol, VT 05443  

The Town of Bristol is an equal opportunity provider and employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, gender, or familial status.

Town of Williston

Seasonal Conservation Land and Trail Steward

The Town of Williston is now accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Conservation Land and Trail Steward. This position is responsible for work related to the conservation, stewardship and management of Williston’s natural areas and 12+ mile trail network.  Duties range from routine monitoring and maintenance of trails to coordinating and leading volunteer projects related to conservation, management and stewardship goals. We seek someone who enjoys working outdoors on projects that benefit recreational opportunities and the environment, can interact positively and professionally with the public, and is able to conduct stewardship activities independently while following safety guidelines and exercising good judgment.   

This is a part-time position (20 hours/week) from June – September, with an hourly wage of $17. A detailed job description is available on the town website here. 

Williston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified applicant to apply.  To apply send a letter of interest, resume and three job references to Melinda Scott ( or mail to Planning & Zoning, Town of Williston, 7878 Williston Rd, Williston, VT 05495. Position open until filled.

AmeriCorps VISTA

Environmental Educator at Lake Paran

Job Description:

Be a part of a growing non-profit in Southern Vermont. The position is for a full-time, 10-week (June 14-August 20) term at Lake Paran located in Bennington, Vermont. It will support the effective delivery of outdoor educational lessons and activities for children ages 5-12 during week-long summer camp programs. Compensation will be $15/hr.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and delivery of environmental education programs and cirriculum for summer day camp participants
  • Supervise campers, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Assist in set-up and breakdown of activities


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have previous experience overseeing groups of children
  • Self-motivated and willing to work as a team
  • Willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Passionate about conservation and environmental education
  • Enthusiasm about sharing your knowledge with people of all backgrounds
  • First aid and CPR certifications (or ability to become certified)
  • Willing to follow Covid-19 precautions

Preferred Requirements:

  • Working towards a degree in conservation biology/forestry/ environmental science or have 2+ years of experience in outdoor education
  • Previous leadership experience in childcare/camp settings

Job Duration:


How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and 3 references to: Camille Kauffman, Outreach Coordinator, (link sends e-mail)

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Contact Name:

Camille Kauffman

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Highgate, VT Parks & Recreation

Seasonal Buildings & Grounds employee:

The Town of Highgate Recreation Commission is now accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Buildings and ground employee (not to exceed a term of 120 days).

The successful candidate will undergo a complete background check including reference checks, criminal and driving record checks prior to final offer of employment. Please visit to view the complete job description and application. To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, and Town application to PO Box 189 Highgate, VT 05459 - No email please.

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