DEEP: Parks and Forests Seasonal Employment

State Recreation Areas that Hire Seasonal Employees

The following is a listing of state recreation areas that hire seasonal employees. The positions that each park needs to fill are listed below the park name.   Anyone interested in seasonal employment is encouraged to apply directly to one of these locations using the mailing address and contact provided.  The positions listed below run a maximum of 6 months, generally within April through November (exceptions are noted next to position).  Use the contact information provided for any questions regarding the seasonal positions still available.

Seasonal Employment Application Forms

 
MAP #

RECREATION AREA NAME/MAILING ADDRESS

CONTACT INFORMATION
1 Bigelow Hollow State Park
Union
Vinnie Messino
c/o Shenipsit S. F.
(860) 684-3430 or
(860)242-1158
Seasonal Maintainer, Seasonal Park Supervisor

2 Black Rock State Park
Watertown
Michael Gundersen
c/o Topsmead State Forest
(860) 567-5694
Campground Supervisor, Lifeguard, Office Assistant, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

3 Burr Pond State Park
385 Burr Mountain Road
Torrington, CT 06790
Richard Miska
(860) 482-1817
Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park SupervisorLifeguard

4 Chatfield Hollow State Park
Killingworth
 
APRIL 2014: All positions have been filled.
Alex Sokolow

5
Cockaponset State Forest
18 Ranger Road
Haddam, CT 06438
 
APRIL 2014: All positions have been filled.
Alex Sokolow
(860) 345-8521
Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader

6 Day Pond State Park
c/o Eastern District Headquarters
209 Hebron Road
Marlborough, CT 06447
David Buckley
(860) 295-9523
Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

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7 Devil's Hopyard State Park
East Haddam
Bill Mattioli
c/o Gillette Castle State Park
(860) 526-2336
Seasonal Maintainer

8 Dinosaur State Park
400 West Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Meg Enkler
(860) 529-5816
Interpretive Guide (also available Sept.- April), Seasonal Maintainer(also available Sept.- April)

9 Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park
Groton
Jonathan Lincoln
c/o Fort Trumbull State Park
(860) 444-7591
(860) 444-9201 (fax)
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

9a Fort Trumbull State Park
90 Walbach Street
New London, CT 06320
Jonathan Lincoln
(860) 444-7591
(860) 444-9201 (fax)
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

11 Gay City State Park
c/o Eastern District Headquarters
209 Hebron Road
Marlborough, CT 06447
David Buckley
(860) 295-9523
(860) 344-2941 fax
Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

12 Gillette Castle State Park
67 River Road
East Haddam, CT 06423
Bill Mattioli
(860) 526-2336
Interpretive GuideSeasonal Maintainer

13 Hammonasset Beach State Park
P.O. Box 271
Madison, CT 06443
Rebecca Demchak
(203) 245-2785
(203) 245-9201 fax
Campground SupervisorInterpretive Guide, Lifeguard, Office Assistant, Office Supervisor, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer(also available Sept.- April), Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

14 Harkness Memorial State Park
275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385
Mark Darin
(860) 443-5725
(860) 441-6151 fax
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

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15 Hopeville Pond State Park

929 Hopeville Rd.

Griswold, CT
Ted Sauve
ted.sauve@ct.gov
(860) 376-2920
Campground Supervisor, Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Seasonal Park Supervisor

16 Housatonic Meadows State Park
Cornwall Bridge
Josh Rimany
c/o Lake Waramaug S.P. (860) 868-2592
Campground Supervisor, Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

17 Indian Well State Park
Shelton
Joe Maler
c/o Osbornedale S. P.
(203) 735-4311
Lifeguard, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Seasonal Park Supervisor

18 Kettletown State Park
Southbury
(203) 938-2285
Campground Supervisor, Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park RangerSeasonal Park Supervisor

19 Lake Waramaug State Park
30 Lake Waramaug Road
New Preston, CT 06777
Josh Rimany
(860) 868-2592
Campground Supervisor, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

20 Macedonia Brook State Park
159 Macedonia Brook Road
Kent, CT 06757
Josh Rimany
c/o Lake Waramaug S.P.
(860) 927-3238
(860) 927-0195 fax
Campground Supervisor, Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

21 Mansfield Hollow State Park
Mansfield
Lori Lindquist
c/o Mashamoquet Brook S.P.
(860) 928-6121
Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

22 Mashamoquet Brook State Park
147 Wolf Den Drive
Pomfret Center, CT 06259
Lori Lindquist
(860) 928-6121
(860) 963-2656 fax
Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

23 Mohawk State Forest
Goshen
Michael Gundersen
c/o Topsmead State Forest
(860) 567-5694
Seasonal Maintainer (also available Sept.- April), Crew Leader

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24 Mount Tom State Park
Bantam
Josh Rimany
c/o Lake Waramaug S.P.
(860) 868-2592
Lifeguard, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Seasonal Park Supervisor

25 Osbornedale State Park

555 Roosevelt Drive Derby CT 06418

Joe Maler
(203) 735-4311
Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader

26 Pachaug State Forest
P.O. Box 5
Voluntown, CT 06384
Mark Darin
(860) 376-4075
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

27 Penwood State Park
57 Gun Mill Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002
Vincent Messino
(860) 242-1158
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

28 Peoples State Forest
P.O. Box 1
Pleasant Valley, CT 06063
Richard Miska
(860) 379-2469
(860) 379-7103 fax
Campground Supervisor, Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

29 Putnam Memorial State Park
Route 58
West Redding, CT 06986
Nathan Hale
(203) 938-2285
Interpretive Guide, Office Assistant, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

30 Quaddick State Park
Thompson
Lori Lindquist
c/o Mashamoquet Brook State Park
(860) 928-6121
Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

31 Rocky Neck State Park
Box 676
Niantic, CT 06357
Gary Nasiatka
(860) 739-1334
(860) 739-9023 fax
Campground Supervisor, EMT, Interpretive Guide, Lifeguard, Office Assistant, Office Supervisor, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer(also available Sept.- April), Crew Leader

32 Salmon River State Forest
c/o Eastern District Headquarters
209 Hebron Road
Marlborough, CT 06447
David Buckley
(860) 295-9523
(860) 344-2941 fax
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

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33 Shenipsit State Forest
166 Chestnut Hill Road
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Vincent Messino
(860) 684-3430 or
(860) 242-1158
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Maintainer, Seasonal Park Supervisor

34 Sherwood Island State Park
P.O. Box 188
Green Farms, CT 06436
James Beschle
(203) 226-6983
(203) 227-5642 fax
Interpretive Guide, Lifeguard, Office Assistant, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

35 Silver Sands State Park
Milford
Joe Maler
c/o Osborndale State Park
(203) 735-4311
Lifeguard, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

36 Sleeping Giant State Park
200 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Joe Maler
(203) 789-7498
Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

37 Southford Falls State Park
Southbury
Nathan Hale
Crew Leader, Seasonal Maintainer

38 Squantz Pond State Park
178 Shortwoods Road
New Fairfield, CT 06812

Christopher Keenan
203-312-5023

Lifeguard, Office Assistant, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

39 Stratton Brook State Park
Bloomfield
Vincent Messino
c/o Penwood State Park
(860) 242-1158
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

40 Talcott Mountain State Park
Bloomfield
Vincent Messino
c/o Penwood State Park
(860) 242-1158
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer, Crew Leader, Seasonal Park Supervisor

41 Topsmead State Forest
P.O. Box 1081
Litchfield, CT 06759
Michael Gundersen
(860) 567-5694
michael.gundersen@ct.gov
Interpretive Guide, Seasonal Maintainer

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APRIL 2014: Lifeguard positions available. All other positions filled. 
Alex Sokolow
c/o Cockaponset State Forest
Lifeguard, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

43 Wharton Brook State Park
North Haven
Joe Maler
c/o Sleeping Giant S. P.
(203) 789-7498
Lifeguard, Seasonal Park Ranger, Seasonal Maintainer

Content Last Updated April 2014