DEEP: Parks and Forests that Hire Seasonal Employees

Map of Connecticut State Parks and Forests that
Hire Seasonal Employees

The following map lists the state recreation areas that hire seasonal employees. For further information on the recreation area including contact information and positions that may be hired at that location, select a number on the map. 

Link to Wharton Brook State ParkLink to Wadsworth Falls State ParkLink to Topsmead State ForestLink to Talcott Mountain State ParkLink to Stratton Brook State ParkLink to Squantz Pond State ParkLink to Southford Falls State ParkLink to Sleeping Giant State ParkLink to Silver Sands State ParkLink to Sherwood Island State ParkLink to Shenipsit State ForestLink to Salmon River State ForestLink to Rocky Neck State ParkLink to Quaddick State ParkLink to Putnam Memorial State ParkLink to Peoples State ForestLink to Penwood State ParkLink to Pachaug State ForestLink to Osbornedale State ParkLink to Mount Tom State ParkLink to Mohawk State ForestLink to Mashamoquet Brook State ParkLink to Mansfield Hollow State ParkLink to Macedonia Brook State ParkLink to Lake Waramaug State ParkLink to Kettletown State ParkLink to Indian Well State ParkLink to Housatonic Meadows State ParkLink to Hopeville Pond State ParkLink to Harkness Memorial State ParkLink to Hammonasset Beach State ParkLink to Gillette Castle State ParkLink to Gay City State ParkLink to Fort Trumbull and Fort Griswold Battlefield State ParksLink to Dinosaur State ParkLink to Devil's Hopyard State ParkLink to Day Pond State ParkLink to Cockaponset State ForestLink to Chatfield Hollow State ParkLink to Burr Pond State ParkLink to Black Rock State ParkLink to Bigelow Hollow State Park

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How to apply for a seasonal position:

  • Visit the Online Employment Center to Register and set up a Master Application. (Mailed or faxed job applications will no longer be accepted.)

    No need to manually fill out a new application every time you want to apply for a job.  Simply keep your “Master Application” up-to-date and use it to apply for a current job opening. 
  • Review and apply for current State Park seasonal positions  or current State Park lifeguard positions at DEEP.  (Each link will display all available positions.) You can check the status of your application(s) 24/7.  
     
  • Sign up to receive email or text notification about future job openings by filling out an Interest Card.  Check the boxes for Environmental Protection and Outdoor Recreation when signing up.  You will need to renew your Interest Card selections annually.

Alphabetical Listing of State Parks and Forests that Hire Seasonal Employees
CT State Parks Lifeguard Program
  Seasonal Job Descriptions
Seasonal Employment Information