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Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker

Recruitment #19-002292-0081


Seasonal Contractual

Four vacancies; full-time

Contract Period: January 2020 - November 2020


Rocky Gap State Park (Allegany County)

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Park Service is currently accepting applications for four (4) Seasonal Park Maintenance Worker positions. Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:

• Upkeep of vehicles, equipment and vessels
• Use of hand tools and operation of power equipment
• Cleaning restrooms, shelters, campsites and the Easter Hill Chalet
• Refilling bathroom supplies
• Removing litter
• Maintaining and improving facilities and grounds
• Mowing and trimming grass and/or snow removal, depending on the season
• Painting, electric, carpentry and plumbing work

Work is performed indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. Applicants must be able to lift 25lbs. Selected candidates must interact in a positive manner with co-workers and the public; must have the ability to understand verbal and written instructions; and must adhere to all State and Federal laws, safety regulations, and park policies.


Candidates must be at least 16 years of age and possess a driver's license valid in the State of Maryland. Driving record may be checked prior to hire.


Please make sure you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment, and report all experience and education related to this position. Verifiable volunteer experience will be considered; please include it on your application, if applicable. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will proceed to the next phase of evaluation.


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.

Leave may be granted to a temporary/contractual employee who works an average of at least 12 hours per week. This leave accrues at a rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed 40 hours per calendar year.


The online application is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may submit a paper application to: Department of Natural Resources Human Resources 580 Taylor Avenue, C-3 Annapolis, MD 21401. The Human Resources unit is not responsible for applications sent to any other address.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application.

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Kyle Thompson at 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.