Jobs

Temporary Employment

Temporary and seasonal jobs are available at most state parks and recreation areas, with varying durations of employment to include more opportunities during our peak season. A variety of opportunities are available, including park attendants, lifeguards, office assistants, naturalists, maintenance workers, and grounds keepers.

All seasonal positions at Carolina Beach State Park are listed below. Park staff will post an alert at the top of the park's web pages if they are actively seeking applicants for a seasonal opening.

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Job information

The General Utility Worker position allows for up to 40 hours per week. Applicants must be flexible with hours of work and willing to work weekends, nights, and/or holidays.

The work schedule will be mostly day shift with some evening shifts required.

The pay is $12 per hour.

Duties and responsibilities

Main duties will be facility and grounds maintenance and upkeep, including but not limited to the following: cleaning bathrooms and showers; emptying trash cans and picking up trash; cleaning campsites; mowing and trimming grass; maintaining and repairing trails; participating in invasive species control and eradication; assisting other park staff in park maintenance and operation; and assisting in marina operation.

Requirements and qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a valid driver's license, and reliable transportation to and from work.

Applicants should be in good physical condition, able to walk up to 6 miles of trails a day, and the ability to perform physical work in 90-degree-plus heat. This position requires good communication skills and good interpersonal skills. They must have the ability to follow oral and written instructions and be able to work independently, as well as part of a team. They must possess the necessary computer skills required for recordkeeping and time entry. The position also requires a willingness to learn new skills and knowledge of the natural history of the park and the surrounding area.

Job information

The Marina Clerk position (Refreshment Stand / Bathhouse Fee Collector) allows for up to 40 hours per week. Applicants must be flexible with hours of work and willing to work weekends, nights, and/or holidays.

The pay is $12 per hour.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties include: greeting visitors, campers, and boaters; providing information about the park and answering questions; handling cash, collecting fees, and using a cash register to process purchases; monitoring and restocking inventory; checking in campers to our campsites and cabins; checking in boaters to our marina; navigating and creating reservations in the computer reservation system; performing light maintenance work, including maintaining a clean work environment and public bathroom space; and other duties, as needed, to assist park staff.

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Permanent Employment

All permanent job listings are posted through the North Carolina Office of State Human Resources Online Job Application System.

Please note that most permanent employment opportunities have a very short posting period of only a few days. As such, permanent employment opportunities are not posted in this page.

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