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2018 Seasonal Job Opportunities

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2018 Seasonal Job Opportunities

2018 Seasonal Job Opportunities
Are you interested in working at one of North Carolina’s beautiful state parks on the coast? Do you enjoy beautiful views and working with the public? Apply to join our staff at Hammocks Beach State Park and join us at the beach this summer.   
Hammocks Beach State Park is currently accepting applications for the 2018 summer season through March 15, 2018 unless the search period is extended.
Season begins: April 2018
Season ends:  October 2018
Some seasonal positions start in April and end in October, while other positions are Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

WORKING WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS IS REQUIRED.  Pay rates vary by position; housing is available for select positions.    

For FULL position descriptions please visit our Jobs With NC State Parks page.

Lifeguard ($10.30/hr – must have current Lifeguard and First Aid Certifications) Monitor protected swim beach area on Bear Island to provide assistance, protection, prevention, and emergency response to visitors when required.

Refreshment Stand/Bathhouse Fee Collector ($8.00/hr) – Sale of retail snack food and beverage items to park visitors on Bear Island.

Ferryboat Operator ($13.00/hr – must have current 25 Ton Master Captains License) Navigate waterways in and around Hammocks Beach State Park and provide safe transportation of passengers to and from Bear Island. 

Deck Hand ($8.00/hr) – Support the Ferryboat Operator in the safe operation of ferry vessels to and from Bear Island. Assist with safe loading and unloading of passengers. Provide clear information and answer passenger questions in an engaging manner.

Office Assistant ($9.00/hr) –Assist in various administrative tasks including sale of camping permits, ferry tickets, and retail items; first point of contact with the general public in person and by phone in a fast-paced environment.

Park Technician/Assistant Park Ranger ($9.00/hr) – Assist park rangers with grounds, facility, and trails maintenance; educational and interpretive programs; and resource management projects.

General Utility Worker ($8.00/hr) –  Assist park maintenance staff with custodial, janitorial, landscaping, and minor repairs to park grounds and facilities.
Click here for additional information on applying for a position.
Download an application (PD107) and mail or hand deliver completed application with original signature to:

Hammocks Beach State Park
1572 Hammocks Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584
Thank you for your interest in working at Hammocks Beach State Park.  

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1572 Hammocks Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584



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