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Employment Opportunities

Come work at York Parks and Recreation

York Parks and Recreation has a wide range of full time and seasonal positions.  Come work where we Play Every Day!  Checkout the positions we have and complete our online application to apply.

 

Seasonal Part Time Positions

Mount Agamenticus Park Ranger

Currently Filled

Park Attendants will perform a variety of park operational activities. Responsibilities include regulating access fee compliance, general custodial and park maintenance operations, and visitor orientation and guidance for the Mount Agamenticus Conservation Program.  Park Attendants are the first point of contact, conducting routine checks, interacting with visitors, and promoting safe, responsible access to the area.

For a full job description and application instructions, please click HERE

Pay: $17 per hour

For more information contact Parks Natural Resource Manager Robin Kerr at rkerr@yorkmaine.org

Parks Maintenance

Currently Filled

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.  

Approximate employment dates: May 1st thru September; Hours per week: 40

Pay: $17 per hour

For more information contact Parks Superintendent Ryan Coite at rcoite@yorkmaine.org

Cemetery Maintenance

Currently Filled

Our cemetery maintenance crew is responsible for the upkeep of 300+ ancient burial grounds and veteran’s 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 unique and professional crew.

Approximate employment dates: June 1st thru September; Hours per week: 40

Pay: $17 per hour

For more information contact Parks Superintendent Ryan Coite at rcoite@yorkmaine.org

Custodial Supervisor

Our Custodial Supervisor will work with a team of custodians to manage 4 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.

Approximate employment dates: June 1st thru October; Hours per week: 40

Pay: $25 per hour

For more information contact Parks Foreman Ryan Coite at rcoite@yorkmaine.org

Custodian

Our custodial staff manages 4 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.

Approximate employment dates: June 1st thru September; Hours per week: 20-40

Pay: $17 per hour

For more information contact Parks Foreman Ryan Coite at rcoite@yorkmaine.org

Recreation Program Instructor/Coordinator

Our comprehensive community recreation and enrichment program provides a wide variety of opportunities for participants of all ages. We seek to employ many seasonal staff members for program coordination and instruction. Recreation and enrichment positions may include, but are not limited to: track & field coaches, youth soccer instructors, basketball coaches and officials, volleyball and pickleball coordinators and enrichment instructors.

Hours and payrates vary based on program

For more information contact Recreation Coordinator Andy Kaherl at akaherl@yorkmaine.org 

York Beach Lifeguard

A squad of 13 USLA certified York Beach Ocean Rescue lifeguards protect York’s beaches every season. YBOR is one of only 7 USLA certified staffs in all of New England, and trains individuals to be highly effective ocean rescue-lifeguards, as well as good citizens. YBOR is an integral part of the York Parks and Recreation Department and often assists in other recreation programs as well . Apply now, interviews will begin in early spring and application materials should be submitted as early as possible. Qualifications include the ability to swim and run and a true desire to set and meet challenging goals. All YBOR lifeguards will be medically and physically certified within the YBOR program by certified USLA instructors at no cost to the candidate.

Approximate employment dates: Mid-June thru August; 

Hours per week: 40+

Pay: $17 per hour

For more information contact Beach Operations Manager Jeffrey Patton at swimboon@gmail.com 

Conservation Steward

Currently Filled

Conservation Stewards will assist with natural resource management, visitor/recreation management, trail maintenance and park operations. Stewards will primarily be located at Mount Agamenticus but will also report to the Cliff Walk and other park locations as needed. Work will entail a variety of trail, trailhead and facilities maintenance projects along with public outreach tasks to include improving/maintaining paths and walkways, landscaping, cleaning, restoring native habitat, promoting safe and responsible use, and leading volunteers.

For a full job description and application instructions, please click HERE

Approximate employment dates: mid-May through the end of August

Hours per week: 32-40

For more information contact Parks Natural Resources Manager, Robin Kerr at rkerr@yorkmaine.org 

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.  Mount A provides interns with exceptional outreach and educational opportunities focusing on current conservation issues.  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 here.

 For a full job description and application instructions, please click HERE

 Approximate employment dates: min. 10-week commitment between May 16-Oct 17; Hours per week: 20

For more information contact Conservation Coordinator Robin Kerr at rkerr@yorkmaine.org 

Nubble Light Gift Shop Clerk

Currently Filled

The Nubble Lighthouse Gift Shop is open seasonally and raises funds for the restoration efforts at Nubble Light. Clerks help run the Gift Shop each season (with the support of a strong volunteer crew) stocking shelves, tagging merchandise, folding apparel, greeting guests and ringing in sales at the register. Store hours are 9:00am – 7:00pm, seven days per week from the first of May thru mid October.

Approximate employment dates: May thru mid October

Hours per week: 20-40

Pay: $16 per hour

For more information contact Soheir Park Gift Shop Manager Marquis MacGlashing at mmacglashing@yorkmaine.org 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Camp Counselor

Currently Filled

Parks and Rec coordinates recreational summer and vacation camps for youth ranging from 3-14.  Come be part of our counselor team and Play Every Day! 

Hours per week: 40

Pay: $16 per hour

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