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Human Resources Department

The Somerset County Park Commission has a knowledgeable, motivated, and dedicated staff. Our goal is to create a working environment that will motivate all employees to provide unique, personalized and unparalleled service. Each of us is dedicated to creating a superior work experience in a friendly, efficient, and comfortable environment. We recognize that a happy employee will lead to a satisfied customer and the result will be a successful and profitable business.


Contact Information:
Donna M, Umgelter, Human Resources Manager
phone: 908 722-1200 ext. 5239
fax: 908 722-3494
E-mail the Human Resources Dept. with any questions or comments.


  • New Jersey State Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
    (employee/dependent coverage paid for by Park Commission)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • 15 paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Jury Duty Compensation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Blood Donor Program



Employment Vacancies - Updated October 2, 2018

The following job opportunities are available at the Somerset County Park Commission. Call 908-722-1200 for an application. Individuals with hearing/speech impairments may use the Relay Service at 711. Somerset County Park Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

POSITION                                                               GRADE/SALARY RANGE
Lead Mechanic
                                                                      Non-Exempt Grade 9
Golf Maintenance, NVGC                                                    Starting Rate:  $35,200 Max:  $52,767

Under the direction of the Fleet Supervisor, the incumbent is responsible for the efficient operation and repair of all golf course equipment at the incumbent’s respective golf course.

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED), and specialized technical training or five years’ experience as a vehicle mechanic.  Must have the ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and determine the appropriate corrective measures.  Must have ability to use common mechanical tools.  Requires an ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.  Must maintain cooperative working relationships with other employees and the public.  Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and overtime.  Must have a valid driver’s license.

POSITION                                                                        GRADE/SALARY RANGE
Maintenance Worker                                                        Non-Exempt Grade 6
Lord Stirling Stable                                                          Starting Rate $27,700 Max. $41,459

Under direction of the Foreman of Stable Maintenance, assist with maintaining the buildings, equipment, and grounds at Lord Stirling Stable. Duties include but are not limited to maintaining the indoor and outdoor rings, maintaining pastures, mowing and trimming lawns, pastures, and trails, maintaining fences and gates, assisting with repairs and construction to buildings, and snow removal. Position will also assist with the preparation of special events.

Ability to perform building maintenance tasks and equipment maintenance and repair. Ability to adjust work schedule to include some evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required for the efficient operation of the stable. Ability to operate tractors, mowers, and safely transport equipment using a small trailer. Ability to perform physical tasks under varying weather conditions. Ability to understand and follow oral instructions. Ability to work with the general public crucial. Must have a valid driver's license.

part-time Positions

There are no part-time positions available at this time.

seasonal Positions

There are no seasonal positions at this time.

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355 Milltown Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5327
North Branch, New Jersey 08876

Phone: 908 722-1200 ext. 239
Fax: 908 722-3494

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