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Park Technician/Assistant Park Ranger (1 position)


Hammocks Beach State Park
Swansboro, NC
Onslow County


Hammocks Beach State Park
1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

Application deadline

Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled.

Job description

Dates employed

May to September



  • 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Typically, 8-hour workdays with 1-hour lunch
  • Weekend and holiday work required


Pay: $12 per hour

Minimum age: 16 years old

Required tests: Drug testing/screening required by the U.S. Coast Guard


Job description

Assist park rangers with grounds, facility, and trails maintenance; educational and interpretive programs; and resource management projects



  • Assist in general park area and facility cleanup
  • Assist with opening and closing routines of park gates and facilities
  • Assist in supervising other seasonal employees, where applicable
  • Assist rangers or lead environmental education programs
  • Interact and provide information and customer service to visitors
  • Cross-train in deckhand position to fill in when necessary
  • Use a two-way/VHF radio
  • Work as a team member
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Basic computer skills
  • Working toward or have a degree in parks and recreation, natural resource manager, or other science degree preferred
  • North Carolina Boater Safety Course preferred



How to apply

Complete the NC State Employment Application (PD-107) and mail with original signature to Hammocks Beach State Park:

Hammocks Beach State Park
1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

Specify position name/title (vacancy # not required). Multiple positions for the same park may be listed.