For New Jersey residents looking for summer work mostly in nature, hires the Department of the Environment.
Hundreds of seasonal jobs and year-round vacancies are available, including lifeguards at Island Beach State Park and other state parks with water facilities. Salaries start at $ 17.50 per hour and $ 16 per hour for junior lifeguards over the age of 16. Aquatic species positions are also available for a fee of $ 27 per hour.
The state plans to train rescuers in the use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation / automated external defibrillators, first aid and other medical services.
Workstations for office staff are also available to visitors for $ 15 per hour nationwide. And maintenance work.
“Summer work at the State Parks Service gives our seasonal team members the opportunity to enjoy New Jersey’s incredible natural and historical resources by developing useful skills that will last a lifetime,” said Sean Laturet, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Health. “We are looking for many seasonal staff who will take on the very important role of ambassadors in our parks for millions of visitors from across the state and beyond.”
The state is also looking for a steward in Wawanda State Park in Passoy and Sussex counties and in the Wharton Forest in Burlington. Positions start at $ 15 per hour.
The State Department of Parks and Forestry manages more than 50 state parks, forests, recreation areas, historic sites and marinas. “Seasonal work at the State Parks Service can start a career you’ve never thought of,” Said John Cecil, Assistant Commissioner for Parks, Forests and Historic Sites. “Many of the state park service officers currently in management positions have started with seasonal positions in the park service, whether it be maintenance, rescue, science and history educators, or meeting and greeting the public at the state park police or as visitor service. These are amazing opportunities to improve your skills, serve the public and take to the streets. ”
More information on applications for summer work can be obtained at: https://nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/jobs.html