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Seasonal Hourly Shift

Recruitment #22-002292-0014


This is a seasonal recruitment for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Park Service. There are three (3) vacancies: One (1) Park Maintenance Worker, One (1) Housekeeping/Cabin Cleaner, and One (1) Park Ranger



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26280 Alfred J. Lawson Drive, Crisfield, MD 21817 (Somerset County) 

Main Purpose of Job

The Maryland Park Service is currently recruiting for multiple seasonal contractual positions at Janes Island State Park in Crisfield, Maryland. You must indicate on the Supplemental Questionnaire the position(s) of interest in order to be considered for this recruitment. Please review the main purpose of each job closely before applying.

PARK MAINTENANCE WORKER (1 vacancy) ($16.15 / hour) The Seasonal Park Maintenance position is responsible for the maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment in a park or recreation area. 

Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
 • Clean restrooms, shelters and campsites 
 • Refill bathroom supplies 
 • Removal of litter 
 • Maintenance of facilities and grounds 
 • Mow and trim grass 
 • Painting, electric, carpentry and plumbing work 
 • Upkeep of vehicles, equipment and vessels 
 • Use of hand tools and operation of power equipment 
HOUSEKEEPING / CABIN CLEANERS (1 vacancy) ($16.15 / hour) The Housekeeping and Cabin Cleaner position provides daily general maintenance for park facilities and public areas. 

Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to: 
 • Clean and maintain public rental cabins, public restrooms and public buildings
 • Litter removal
 • Provide visitors with park information and regulations
 • Perform minor maintenance tasks
 • Applicants must be able to lift 50 lbs. 

PARK RANGER (1 vacancy) ($17.00 / hour) A Seasonal Park Ranger is a temporary, introductory level of work in the operation of a State park. 

Duties may vary for each facility and generally include, but are not limited to:
 • Provide visitors with park information and regulations
 • Register campers
 • Monitor and cleaning of campgrounds, bath houses and restrooms
 • General maintenance of park trails, public facilities, staff buildings and DNR vessels and vehicles
 • Monitor recreational activities in the park, including but not limited to hunting, fishing, hiking and biking


Education: None

Experience: None 


Employees appointed to positions in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as scheduled. 


Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits 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 contractual employee who has worked 120 days in a 12 month period. 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 and supplemental questionnaire 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. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at

Inquiries regarding this recruitment can be directed to Emilee Knott at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay 

Candidates with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.

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