Employment


Seasonal Positions at Baxter State Park

There are currently 42 part time or seasonal positions at the Park varying from 12 weeks to 42 weeks. vacancies for most of our summer seasonal positions (listed below) usually develop between March and May. We accept applications for seasonal positions from May to March and hold these applications for screening prior to annual interviews. We conduct annual interviews for existing and potential vacancies every year – usually in mid-March. We work to fill our seasonal vacancies from candidate lists developed from these interviews. Read the Position Description for minimum qualifications and a job description and standard for the position. Regardless of current vacancies, if you are interested in a position, we encourage you to apply – we cannot predict what positions may open in the future.

Trail Specialist

Positions currently open - hiring now. Applications accepted until the positions are filled.

This is administration of contracted trail crews and volunteers and training, maintenance and personal services work in administering the Baxter State Park Trails program. Responsibilities include planning annual work programs for trail maintenance and construction and administering volunteers and associated organizations in building trails, bridges, installing and replacing signs, cutting brush, blowdowns, blazing trails, controlling erosion and placing water bars. Work is performed under the supervision of the Chief Ranger.

Campground Ranger

In anticipation of future openings accepting applications.

This is maintenance and personal services work in meeting the public and performing various tasks necessary to properly maintain and protect land, buildings, facilities, and the natural resources within Baxter State Park at a specific campground and surrounding areas. Work includes performing park conservation activities and informing visitors of weather conditions and rules and regulations. Work is performed under the supervision of a Baxter Park Enforcement Ranger/or Baxter Park Supervisor.

Backcountry Ranger -Summer

In anticipation of future openings accepting applications.

This is maintenance and personal services work in meeting the public and performing various tasks necessary to properly maintain and protect land, buildings, facilities and natural resources within the Baxter State Park at remote backcountry areas such as Chimney Pond/or Russell Pond campgrounds, trails and surrounding areas. The distinguishing characteristic is the remote location of work being performed. Work includes park conservation activities, informing visitors of weather conditions and rules and regulations. Work is performed under the supervision of a Baxter Park Enforcement Ranger.

BACKCOUNTRY RANGER Roving

In anticipation of future openings accepting applications.

This is maintenance and personal services work in meeting the public and performing various tasks necessary to properly maintain and protect land, buildings, facilities and natural resources within the Baxter State Park at remote backcountry areas such as Chimney Pond/or Russell Pond campgrounds, roadside campgrounds, gatehouses, visitor center or surrounding areas. A person in this position will provide flexible and instant coverage for personnel who have illness, medical appointments, family scheduling conflicts – personnel who resign mid-summer to accept other positions, full-time employment or are terminated. Work is performed under limited supervision.

Backcountry Ranger -Winter

In anticipation of future openings accepting applications.

This is maintenance and personal services work in meeting the public and performing various tasks necessary to properly maintain and protect land, buildings, facilities and natural resources of Baxter State Park locations within the remote backcountry area of Chimney Pond Campground,trails and surrounding areas. The distinguishing characteristic is the remote location and winter conditions in which the work being performed. Work includes park conservation activities, informing visitors of weather conditions and rules and regulations. Work is performed under the supervision of a Baxter Park Enforcement Ranger.

Customer Representative Associate I-Communications

In anticipation of future openings accepting applications.

This is complex customer service in assisting internal and external customers requiring a solid knowledge of the principles and practices of quality customer service. Positions in this classification provide office and administrative support work in directly and indirectly assisting customers in securing services such as communication transmissions, employment, ferry, social, or public services. Responsibilities require independent judgment in handling exceptions to established work assignments, priorities, and schedules.

Gatehouse Attendant

In anticipation of future openings accepting applications.

This is clerical work in the operation of a park gatehouse facility under the supervision of a Baxter Park Ranger 1. This position must make reservations, monitor radio traffic, explain rules and regulations to Park visitors pertaining to Park use, points of interest and Park facilities. This position requires dealing directly with the general public, employees in this position must be capable of exercising tact and maintaining good public relations with Park users under all circumstances.

Send your application to:

Baxter State Park
Attn: Personnel
64 Balsam Drive
Millinocket, ME 04462
(207)723-9616