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2023 Seasonal Positions

Apply now for 2023 seasonal positions!

Baxter Park Campground Ranger

If your ideal position includes hiking, working with a dedicated team, and informing visitors about the wonders of Baxter State Park, look no further than our seasonal positions as Campground Rangers! This is maintenance and personal services work in meeting the public and performing various tasks necessary to properly maintain and protect land, buildings, facilities, and the natural resources within Baxter State Park at a specific campground or surrounding areas.

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Baxter Park Customer Representative

If working with visitors to plan and experience their perfect camping or hiking trip is something that interests you, please consider applying for our seasonal Customer Representative positions! This is complex customer service work assisting customers which requires a solid knowledge of the principles and practices of quality customer service. This position could be located in either our Reservations Office in Millinocket or at one of our Gatehouses within the Park.

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Baxter Park Maintenance Worker

The Baxter Park Maintenance Worker is a seasonal position allowing the right candidate to apply their maintenance knowledge to a premier wilderness park in Maine! This is maintenance work performing various tasks necessary to properly maintain and protect land, buildings, facilities, and the natural resources within Baxter State Park. Work is performed alongside a year-round maintenance team and will require substantial time in a wilderness environment.

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Baxter Park Trail Crew Laborer

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding experience within backcountry trail work, this may be the position for you! This is maintenance and personal services work responsible for the repair and overall maintenance of the Baxter State Park Trail system. The position does require significant time in backcountry environments to include hiking, working and living in remote conditions for multiple days.

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Baxter Park Resource Steward Intern

Do you love challenging hiking and talking to people, and seek to gain professional experience managing and interpreting natural resources in a wilderness setting? We invite motivated, mature, and rugged individuals to apply to our Resource Steward Internship. Starting in May, the intern will spend significant time in backcountry environments (including above treeline) speaking with Park visitors, assist in documenting and managing rare and invasive species, and work alongside Park staff to complete day-to-day Park operations and projects.

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Year-Round Positions

Check back soon for any new year-round position openings.

Baxter State Park: a wilderness mission, a dynamic team

An amazing experience awaits you here. Baxter State Park is an iconic four-season wilderness park, home to Katahdin, the tallest peak in Maine. Some of the most remote, rugged country in the Northeast US lies within the 200,000-acre park, including 47 mountain summits, more than 50 pristine lakes and ponds, and over 200 miles of hiking trails.

You’ll find working at Baxter State Park is not just a job, it’s an adventure. We want you to bring your skills, experience, and your sense of awe to Baxter State Park. By joining our hardworking team, you can inspire current and future generations to love and appreciate spending time in the wilderness.

Join us to preserve the wildness and protect the experience in this wild, rugged landscape.

 

The Katahdin Region: world-class outdoor recreation 

Endless opportunities to explore. Five major outdoor recreation areas totaling more than half a million acres at your doorstep.  Lakes, mountains, streams, rivers, woods; the opportunities for discovery are limitless.  The Katahdin area offers wonderful small towns, affordable housing, and a friendly atmosphere. People who live in the Maine Highlands enjoy world-class outdoor recreation, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, camping, hiking, cross-country skiing, biking, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling.

It’s all here. Whether you’re looking to get lost in the woods, a bite on your line, or some mud on your tires, you can find your spot here in the Katahdin Region.  Come join us in the Katahdin Region as we build and enjoy a bright new future built on reverence for our incredible natural resources.

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