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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 Administrator
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 March 25, 2019

part-time Positions

Recreation Assistant- Part time; Therapeutic Recreation, Somerset County Park Commission, Bridgewater
Assist children, teens, and adults with developmental disabilities with instruction of skills in a variety of recreation activities during assigned programs.  Implement directions given by program supervisor; actively assist during the assigned activity.  Assist with transporting participants in Park Commission vehicles which includes driving participants and aiding on vehicles.  Recreation Assistants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid driver's license, and be able to perform the responsibilities of the job.  Please email resume to or call (908)722-1200.  EOE

2019 seasonal Positions

Seasonal Maintenance Workers, Parks
Seasonal position working with fulltime maintenance staff in parks.  Duties include mowing, trash removal, and turf maintenance.  Experience with hand tools and landscaping equipment a plus.  In addition, Mountain View Park in Hillsborough and the Torpey Athletic Field Complex located in Bridgewater are seeking seasonal maintenance staff to assist in day to day field maintenance.  Job duties include pre and post-game work; mound/home plate and bullpen maintenance; mowing, edging, and painting foul lines; dragging infields and warning tracks; irrigation and hand watering; and aeration, topdressing, and seeding.  Applicant 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 a valid driver’s license.

Seasonal Greensworkers 
Seasonal positions working with fulltime maintenance staff on Somerset County golf courses.  Experience with turf equipment and gas powered hand tools preferred, but not required.  Duties include, but are not limited to, mowing specific areas of golf courses, bunker maintenance, weed trimming, and watering.  Applicant must enjoy working early morning hours, working outdoors, and be available for weekend and holiday shifts.  This is a three to six month term of employment, running from April through October..

Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 

Position: 2019 Summer Seasonal Naturalist/Paddlesport Assistant (pdf)
Division/Dept: Leisure Services Division/Environmental Science

Position: 2019 Summer Seasonal Naturalist-Summer Science Programs (pdf)
Division/Dept: Leisure Services Division/Environmental Science

Position: 2019 Seasonal Maintenance Worker (pdf)
Division/Dept: Leisure Services Division/Environmental Science


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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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