Assistant Park Ranger - Cobscook - 4811

Dennysville, Maine, United States | Parks and Recreation | Full-time

Apply by: No close date

ASSISTANT PARK RANGER – Northern Region Locations (seasonal)

Open:  4/15/2021                          Close: Until Filled


BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION: Class Code 9209 - Range 08; Pay: $12.16/hour; 40 hours weekly.  This is maintenance and personal services work in providing services to park users at a state park or day use area. Work may also include directing and overseeing the activities of a small crew of maintenance and operations personnel. Work is performed under general supervision.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and/or experience in park maintenance and operations or equivalent. Valid Class C Maine motor vehicle operator’s license prior to completing permanent status.

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated customer service and verbal communication skills while interacting with the public.


ASSISTANT PARK RANGER – vacancies that will be open this year listed below







PARK ADDRESS – OR – email address

Cobscook Bay State Park





Tom Harmon, Park Manager, 40 South Edmunds Road, Edmunds Twp., ME  04628;




The following general information pertains to seasonal employment at Maine State Parks:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older (Lifeguards must be 16 or older)
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or have legal authority to work in the U.S.
  • Housing is required in the Penobscot River Corridor and the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.
  • In general, housing is not available at the other parks.
  • Most positions are scheduled to work 40 hours each week, with weekends and some holidays required.
  • Parks seasonal positions are required to wear uniforms which are provided by the agency.


Since many of our parks are seasonal, park staff may not be available to take your call during the early spring months. If you are unable to contact the park manager at a park; please contact the Regional Office at 207-941-4821.  


Job offer to a new hire is conditional upon verification of credentials, criminal record, and driver’s license check if applicable.  Three references must be made available at the interview to include at least one work-related reference.   Anyone meeting the minimum qualifications of the position may apply.

The Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions.

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 14.11% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($400.34) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can decrease the employee’s cost of health insurance by 5%. 


Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.