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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 May 13, 2019

Full-time Positions

Manager of Information Management Exempt Grade 16      
Information Management Department  Starting Rate $71,400 Max. $107,003

Under the general direction of the Assistant Director, provides leadership and direction for Information Management Services. Responsible for development and implementation of goals, policies and procedures, budgets, directing system implementation, maintenance of existing systems, implementation of new systems, hardware maintenance, and data application and management services; supervises Information Management staff; provides technical staff assistance to Park Commission departments.  Maintains responsibility for the overall performance and reliability of the agency’s information technology network.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, with a minimum of five years of experience in software and computer hardware administration. Ability to remain current with technology trends and relevant regulatory activities in order to develop effective recommendations and strategies for compliance.  Experience in staff development, budget planning, and implementing IT capital improvement projects.  Experience working with other management and front line end users to resolve issues.  Ability to supervise staff and departmental program applications and hardware.  Ability to adjust work schedule for occasional evening and/or weekends as required for system upgrades or emergencies.  Must have a valid NJ driver’s license. Click here for more information.

Assistant Foreperson Non-Exempt Grade 8
Mountain View Park Starting Rate:  $32,500 Max:  $48,669

Under the supervision of the Park Foreperson, supervises and performs maintenance duties related to the upkeep of fields, buildings, playgrounds, trails, and other park related areas at Mountain View Park.  Assists in the care of assigned areas within the Somerset County Park Commission, as directed.  Assist the Foreperson with providing guidance to staff and communicate daily, as directed, with permit coordinator, permit holders, park patrons, and teams/organizations that utilize Mountain View Park. 

High school graduation or GED, with landscape and  parks maintenance/operations experience.  Must possess working knowledge of the tools and machines required. Must be able to effectively supervise assigned personnel, demonstrate leadership and deal appropriately with the public. Must have ability to work ten hour days, evenings, weekends, and if required respond to storms or any other emergency situations.  Excellent physical condition.  Above average writing and communicative skills.  Must have a valid driver license and be able to possess a valid N.J. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and pesticide applicator license with one year of employment.

Maintenance Worker  Non-Exempt Grade 6
Colonial Park Start $27,700 Max. $41,459

Under the direction of the Park Foreman, is responsible for the grounds maintenance at the park facility. Duties include equipment maintenance, mowing, and trash removal.

High school graduation or GED and one to two years related experience and/or training. Ability to work with the general public crucial.  Ability to work weekends and holidays if required and report to work for emergency situations. Must have a valid NJ driver’s  license.

Greensworker Non-Exempt Grade 6
Neshanic Valley Golf Course  Starting Rate $27,700 Max. $41,459

Under the direction of the Superintendent, responsible for the playing condition and maintenance of the grounds and turf of the golf course including operating necessary equipment to maintain greens, tees, fairways, rough, and out of play areas, bunker maintenance, preparation of new areas for seed/sod, planting and trimming trees, and snow removal. 

High School diploma or GED and one to two years related experience and/or training.  Ability to work with general public.  Must possess knowledge of year-round turf maintenance and be able to operate golf maintenance equipment. Ability to work weekends and holidays and if required, report to work for emergency situations. Must have a valid driver’s license.

2019 seasonal Positions

Seasonal Park Ranger
Seasonal position working with the fulltime Park Ranger staff in parks.  Duties include foot and bike patrols, traffic control, parking, and trail work. Must be able to work weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts. Must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license. Two years of college is preferred, with a major in Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Parks Management, or a closely related field. A combination of college and job experience is considered preferred as well.  

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


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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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