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.

Seasonal positions at Weymouth Woods 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.

Seasonal Positions

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Job Information

General Utility Workers work 40 hours per week, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The weekly schedule varies, but weekend and holiday work are required.

This position is for 11 months. There is a possibility for rehire after a 1-month mandatory leave.

The pay is $12 per hour.

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary duties of this GUW position is park maintenance and janitorial work, to include: cleaning restrooms and other visitor center and maintenance shop facilities; removing litter and/or natural debris from parking lot, sidewalks, trails, etc.; and mowing and maintaining grounds throughout the park.

The facilities GUW position will also assist in trail work, which would involve outdoor manual labor repairing existing trails and creating new trail reroutes, as well as trimming fire lines, service roads, and trails.

GUWs should expect to operate park machinery such as a riding mower, tractor, chainsaw, weedeater, etc. They will assist permanent staff in the performance of their duties. In addition, they will also participate on prescribed burns after obtaining all necessary training.

Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must have a valid driver's license.

They must be willing to work in all types of weather and must be willing to work flexible hours when emergencies, events, or prescribed burns warrant longer hours. Previous work outdoors or other maintenance experience is preferred.

Job Information

General Utility Workers work 40 hours per week, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The weekly schedule varies, but weekend and holiday work are required.

This position is for 11 months. There is a possibility for rehire after a 1-month mandatory leave.

The pay is $12 per hour.

Duties and Responsibilities

The primary duties of this GUW position is doing trail work, which involves outdoor manual labor repairing existing trails and creating new trail reroutes, as well as trimming fire lines, service roads, and trails.

The trails/maintenance GUW will also assist in park cleanup and maintenance, such as: cleaning facilities, removing litter and/or debris, and mowing and maintaining grounds throughout the park.

GUWs should expect to operate park machinery such as a riding mower, tractor, chainsaw, weedeater, etc. They will assist permanent staff in the performance of their duties. In addition, they will also participate on prescribed burns after obtaining all necessary training.

Requirements and Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and must have a valid driver's license.

They must be willing to work in all types of weather and must be willing to work flexible hours when emergencies, events, or prescribed burns warrant longer hours. Previous work outdoors or other maintenance experience is preferred.

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.

The Online Job Application System allows you to create a "Get Job Alerts" link that will notify you via email when a position matching your interests and skills becomes available.

To use the Online Job Application System, you will need to create an account in order to submit an application for employment. Sign in or create a new account through the "Sign In" button at the top right of the page. There is a link at the bottom of the pop-up box to create a new account.