Employment

SEASONAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Parks Maintenance

• Camp Counselors

• Kayak Instructors

• Custodians

• Lifeguards

• Veterans Graves

• Mount Agamenticus

 

PARKS MAINTENANCE

Our maintenance staff is responsible for maintaining a broad range of properties located within picturesque York, ME. Daily assignments working in public parks, beaches and athletic fields in conjunction with a team atmosphere make for a great summer job opportunity. If you display a strong work ethic, good public relation skills and share our community philosophy, our maintenance department might be the right place for you this summer.

CEMETARY MAINTENANCE

Our cemetery maintenance crew is responsible for the upkeep of 300+ ancient burial grounds and veterans graves here in York. Our crew works seasonally to track down, map, restore and protect these historical landmarks. Daily assignments include GIS mapping, research, landscaping and gravestone repairs. Make your summer rewarding by joining our small crew.

CAMP COUNSELORS

The York Parks and Recreation Department is a comprehensive community recreation program that provides a wide variety of both recreation and enrichment programs for participants of all ages. Our goal is to foster an environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle for our residents and guests.

Under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Department Assistant Director, our Department seeks to employ many seasonal recreation counselors in various programs and camps. Rolling applications are accepted throughout the year and interviews are offered when a candidate meets the criteria for a vacancy.

Positions may include, but are not limited to, day camp counselor, youth soccer director/official, t-ball and national league baseball director/umpire, kayak instructor, tennis instructor, track and field instructor, basketball director/official, and fitness instructor.

CPR and First Aid Certifications are preferred but not mandatory for all applicants. Recreation programs are facilitated throughout the community in public and private arenas including school facilities and businesses.  We strive to place only the most mature and responsible individuals as recreation counselors in order to maximize the professionalism of our programs.

A willingness of applicants to work closely with other members of the York Parks and Recreation Department in a team atmosphere to assist in various types of community service is preferred. It is not unusual to find Recreation Counselors assisting at Road Races, Craft Fairs, Clambakes, Parades, and several other events.

KAYAK INSTRUCTORS

The York Parks and Recreation Department is a comprehensive community recreation program that provides a wide variety of both recreation and enrichment programs for participants of all ages. Our goal is to foster an environment that promotes a healthy lifestyle for our residents and guests.

Under the direction of the Parks and Recreation Department Assistant Director, our Department seeks to employ many seasonal recreation counselors in various programs and camps. Rolling applications are accepted throughout the year and interviews are offered when a candidate meets the criteria for a vacancy.

We are looking for talented Kayaking instructors who are eager to share their love and knowledge of kayaking for this seasonal part time position. Our Kayak Instructors are confident self-aware leaders who are passionate about the outdoors and the environment. They maintain highly technical expertise and possess the ability to lead and inspire others to participate in the sport of kayaking.

Our summer Kayak Program consists of  five, week-long youth camps (3 hours daily), early morning 1 hour adult instructional excursions, and afternoon 1 hour instructional excursions for adults over the age of 50. All kayak sessions take place in the York River.

CUSTODIANS

Our custodial staff manages 3 seasonal restroom facilities at or near York’s beaches. Working and cleaning in this busy atmosphere can be both challenging and rewarding. In addition to maintaining clean and inviting facilities, our custodians display a positive attitude, attention to detail and a willingness to help and communicate exceptionally well with the public.

YORK BEACH LIFEGUARDS

A 12-member team of certified ocean rescue members protect York’s beaches. The Beach Operations Manager is responsible for the “day to day” operation of the beach and is the primary supervisor that trains and oversees the lifeguard staff.

The staff is chosen prior to the season.  Interviews begin in the spring.  Although all are encouraged to apply, most lifeguards on our ocean rescue team are at least 18 or older.  We strive to place only the most mature and responsible individuals on our team in order to maximize the safety of our beaches.

Applicants must possess a valid and current Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate. Additional certification includes First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation. These certifications insure an applicant qualifies to be interviewed.   Selected candidates will enter a training program that specifically focuses on the knowledge of York’s beaches and the physical and mental demands of guarding York’s beaches.

The Lifeguard Training program insures that only the most committed applicants are chosen to guard York’s beaches. The training program includes classroom training, rigorous physical examinations and scenario training. Workouts are a daily requirement for all staff members and include endurance experiences in running, swimming and rescue scenarios.

Another component of the team is the willingness of the members to work closely with the Parks and Recreation Department in a team atmosphere to assist in various types of community service. Therefore, it is not unusual to find York Lifeguards marshaling road races and working with the local police to resolve various minor conflicts that occur every day both on (and sometimes) off the beach.

RECREATION OFFICE ASSISTANT

The Recreation Office Assistant is a seasonal position that begins in April and runs through early fall. The hours for this position are Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm. Daily responsibilities include reception, customer service, processing registrations and other tasks as assigned.  Applicants should have excellent communication skills, pay close attention to detail, possess strong Microsoft Office/Computer skills and be a team player with a positive attitude.

NUBBLE LIGHT SALES CLERK

The Newly Expanded Nubble Light Gift Shop seeks to employ Sales Clerks for the Summer Season. Nubble Gift Shop is open from the first of May thru late October seven days per week 9:00am – 7:00pm daily. We have openings for a part time and a full time/seasonal position. Sales Clerks must have a positive attitude, be personable, good computer skills, great customer service and enjoy working at the countries most photographed Light House. Sales Clerks will ring sales, make change, bag goods, tag merchandise, stock shelves, fold apparel, organize, light cleaning, answer phone and help visitors have the very best visit possible. Visit our Facebook or website for more information and fill out an application today.

MOUNT AGAMENTICUS TRAIL CREW

Conservation Crew will conduct stewardship and outreach projects that protect the natural resources located here, enhances the Summit Park, and maintains sustainable recreational access.  Work includes improving a network of 40 miles of trail, restoring native habitat, helping to raise public awareness, and leading volunteers on various projects.  Tasks will also focus on maintaining/improving the landscape around buildings and parking areas including litter pickup, lawn care, plantings, weeding, and trimming; maintaining and cleaning buildings to include light carpentry, repairs and painting; managing gate operations for park opening and closing; and reporting any irregular activity or misuse. FMI

MOUNT AGAMENTICUS PARK ATTENDANT/ OUTREACH SPECIALIST

The Town of York is seeking a responsible individual to perform public outreach, volunteer administration, and function/event management for the Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program on a seasonal part-time basis.  Responsibilities include overseeing Learning Lodge operations, volunteer docent training and scheduling, educational program development, and function setup and cleanup while working closely with clients to ensure a positive experience.  Park Attendant will be the visitor contact person, answering questions, and explaining the conservation program at Mount Agamenticus.  Duties will also include some summit maintenance and gardening/landscaping tasks. FMI

MOUNT AGAMENTICUS OUTREACH INTERNSHIP (VOLUNTEER)

This Internship Program is a work/learning experience for students interested in environmental education, natural resource protection, stewardship, and parks & recreation management. We hope that our internship can serve as an exciting introduction for students pursuing conservation career opportunities.  This refuge within heavily developed Southern Maine provides our interns with exceptional outreach and educational opportunities focusing on conservation issues and needs, ecology, history, geology, low-impact recreation, water quality and wildlife.  Interns will help staff the summit Learning Lodge, develop and present displays, activities, and educational programs that teach the public about wildlife, habitats, and the natural resources found within the greater Mt. Agamenticus region.  FMI

MOUNT AGAMENTICUS TRAILS, GROUNDS & FACILITIES SUPERVISOR

Supervisor provides year round oversight and maintenance of park grounds, recreational trails, summit shrubland and all supporting facilities in the Mount Agamenticus management area.  This position also coordinates and directs a seasonal trail crew and year-round volunteer participants on all trail and park projects, manages visitor use, plans, develops and executes annual maintenance agendas and provides continuous review and assessment to the Conservation Coordinator for long term regional planning. FMI

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Equal Opportunity Employer