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Human Resources Department

Mission:
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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

Benefits:

  • 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

JOB APPLICATION (PDF)

 

Employment Vacancies - Updated March22, 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

Full-time Positions

ROSARIAN
Division/Dept: Park Maintenance Division/Horticulture Department
Grade: Non-Exempt - Grade 9
Salary: Starting Rate $35,200 Max. $52,767
See PDF for additional information.

part-time Positions

Green Knoll Tennis Center Office Assistant
The Somerset County Park Commission is accepting applications for an office assistant at the Green Knoll Tennis Center located in Bridgewater, NJ. Applicants must be available to work up to 28 hours per week, be flexible in working morning, afternoon, or evening shifts, weekdays and possible weekends, possess strong communication skills, be able to use Microsoft Word and Excel, be reliable, and able to enforce rules and policies. Candidates must be available to work March through October. Rate of pay is $10.00 per hour.

seasonal Positions

SEASONAL GARDENERS PDF
The Somerset County Park Commission Horticulture Department is seeking self-motivated and conscientious applicants to assist full-time gardeners with various garden maintenance tasks such as planting, pruning, edging, soil renovation, mulching, weeding, and watering.

If you would like to work in a public garden setting with a remarkable collection of plants and environment, please apply for a Seasonal Gardener position either at the Leonard J. Buck Garden or the Colonial Park Gardens, two of New Jersey's most admired public gardens.

*Internship opportunities are also available!*
To request for information and employment application, please contact:
• Leonard J. Buck Garden at 908 722-1200 ext. 5621
• Colonial Park Gardens at 908 722-1200 ext. 5721

Position:     
Division/Dept: Grade:  

Seasonal Naturalist/Paddlesport Assistant (Click here for more info or to apply)
Leisure Services Division/Environmental Science
Non-Exempt, Seasonal – Class 3

Position:     
Division/Dept: Grade:
 
Seasonal Naturalist-Summer Science Programs (Click here for more info or to apply)
Leisure Services Division/Environmental Science
Non-Exempt, Seasonal – Class 3

LIFEGUARDS
The Somerset County Park Commission is accepting applications for lifeguards at the Warrenbrook Pool located in Warren Township, NJ.  Applicants must have Lifeguard Certification and be CPR/AED Certified. Applicants must be available to work various shifts, possess strong communication skills, be reliable, and able to enforce pool rules and policies. The Warrenbrook Pool operates Saturdays and Sundays beginning May 26, 2018 and seven days per week beginning June 23 through September 3, 2018.  The starting rate is $10.50 per hour.

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE WORKERS - The Somerset County Park Commission is accepting applications for seasonal maintenance workers at various locations throughout Somerset County.  Experience with hand tools and landscaping equipment a plus. Applicants must be able to lift up to 50  pounds. Must be able to take written and oral direction from supervisory staff. Work week is Monday through Friday and  some weekends and holidays. Must possess valid driver’s license. The starting rate is $10.00 per hour.

Seasonal Park Ranger Positions Available - click here

 

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Location:
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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