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Make your mark on New Hampshire State Parks!

Come work outside with us, we have opportunities for all levels and skill sets!

You'll work in some of New Hampshire’s most iconic locations while helping our guests build memories that last a lifetime. Your work will contribute to what makes the granite state so great by helping to preserve and protect New Hampshire’s natural and cultural resources for generations to come! 

Benefits of working for New Hampshire State Parks:

Seasonal Employee benefits

  • Family Day Use Pass 
  • Camping Pass - 2 free nights 
  • Holiday Pay
  • 20% discount off in retail stores 
  • Training: customer service, equipment, driving, safety, CPR, and management 
  • Dental benefits (30+ hrs a week) 
    • One Person Plan $20.50 per pay period
    • Two Person Plan $39.23 per pay period
    • Family Plan $68.69 per pay period
  • Fun and friendly atmosphere, with a structured schedule. 


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Preserve the past, protect the present, build the future. Make your mark on NH State Parks! Apply Now! 




Cannon Mountain is looking for motivated, hardworking individuals who want to spend their winter working in the ski industry. Benefits include, competitive wages, employee season pass, dependent passes or a buddy pass or buddy tickets, and outdoor industry discounts and reciprocal skiing programs.

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Full-time positions (year-round):


General Manager Cannon Mountain & Franconia Notch State Park

The New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation seeks a General Manager for Cannon Mountain Ski Area and Franconia Notch State Park. Serving at the pleasure of the Commissioner of Natural and Cultural Resources and under general supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation, the incumbent is part of the Director’s senior leadership team and must be an experienced, inspiring, and effective manager.

Summary Job Description: The General Manager performs highly responsible and complex management, administrative duties, and provides complete oversight and leadership of all aspects of park and ski area operations including but not limited to, fiduciary oversight, human resources, sales and marketing, concession and retail, ski and snowboard school, special events, guest services, community relations, parking and transportation, park safety and other areas as applicable.

Required: Ten years’ experience in a high-level administrative capacity concerned with ski area, recreation, or hospitality management, at least three years of which should include the supervision of a large number of employees engaged in outdoor recreational work or in a similar field requiring coordination of a variety of activities, and at least four years of which should include experience in large scale ski area and/or outdoor recreation operations, or any equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university with a major study in parks and recreation, outdoor recreation, business management, planning, or a related field. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required experience.

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Resumes can be submitted directly to: Brian Wilson, Director of Parks & Recreation
N.H. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources at

Program Assistant - Parking Enterprise Program

Help us fulfill our mission of providing NH citizens and guests with outstanding recreational, educational, and inspirational experiences! We are currently looking to hire a Program Assistant for the Parking Enterprise Program.

This position serves as the initial contact for parking payments as well as all parking citation appeals. It is a part-time position (up to 29 hours per week) offering some flexibility to work around your daily schedule. 

The position is typically located in Concord but will occasionally require working (using a state pool vehicle for transport) on New Hampshire’s Seacoast. Aside from the opportunity to occasionally enjoy the views of the ocean while working, you will also receive a Family Day Use Pass and 2 free nights of camping when you become a member of our team.  Come join our fun and friendly atmosphere!  Apply online and search for Job ID# 37337.

Program Specialist III Bureau of Community Recreation

We are excited to announce a unique and rewarding opportunity to join the Community Recreation Team.  If you are passionate about promoting and expanding outdoor recreation in New Hampshire, managing federal grants, and contributing to the enhancement of public parks, this position is for you. Accepting applications until December 1st

Apply online and search for Job ID#35729

For further information please contact: Eric Feldbum, Administrator, Bureau of Community Rec.,
or 603-271-3556

Plant Maintenance Engineer I

Currently looking for a full-time employee with general maintenance skills  to work in the Seacoast Region. Duties include, light carpentry, light plumbing, snow plowing and operating heavy equipment. Driver’s license is required, however no other special licensing is required.  
Contact: for more information.

Treatment Plant Operator II - Mount Washington State Park, Gorham, NH

Functions as the lead operator of both the wastewater treatment plant and domestic water systems to ensure compliance with the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) and NH Department of Environmental Services (DES) standards at Mt. Washington State Park.

Minimum qualifications: Education: Associate degree from an accredited institute of higher education with courses in mechanical or electrical subjects. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.

Three years of experience in the operation of wastewater or water treatment plants, or a related industry. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: Possession of a valid driver’s license. Must obtain and maintain a NH Wastewater Treatment Facility Grade II Operator’s License within two years of employment.
Must be able to stay overnight on the summit in quarters provided.  Typical shifts are usually 10 hour days, four days on, three days off, spending three consecutive nights on the summit.

Full job description and requirements here.

Apply online here and search for Job ID 36912

For further information please contact: Patrick Hummel, Park Supervisor,, (603) 466-3347.

Bureau of Design, Development, and Maintenance at Bear Brook State Park:
Plant Maintenance Engineer I  (Mechanic)

NH Dept. of Natural & Cultural Resources, Div. or Parks  & Recreation is seeking an experienced Automotive Professional to work on vehicles and equipment. This position is full-time, permanent, year-round with excellent benefits and a great schedule, 6:30 am - 3:00 pm. Our shop is based at Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, NH.

Preference will be given to qualifying candidates who also possess education and experience in vehicle maintenance, to include passenger and commercial vehicles, and in the planning and execution of a vehicle fleet preventative maintenance and repair program.
Completion of high school, G.E.D. or its equivalent, plus two years of technical training or education in engineering or building trades. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience. 

Full job description and requirements here.
Apply online here and search for Job ID 28159.

For further information please contact: Randall Duquette, Plant Maintenance Engineer IV,, 603-931-2661.


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