Year-Round Positions

Director of Administrative Services

The Director of Administrative Services is responsible for managing and overseeing the financial, human resource and technology services at Baxter State Park.  As a member of senior management, the Director of Administrative Services works collaboratively with other senior leaders to provide direction, guidance and problem-solving for the park. We seek applicants with the ability to think strategically, diagnose challenges, and implement solutions to streamline operations and improve performance, and the skills to build an effective and professional team and enhance relations with internal and external stakeholders.

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Deadline: 6th September 2022

Trail Specialist

Baxter State Park is looking for a talented and hardworking professional to support the Baxter State Park Trail Supervisor, our seasonal trail crew staff, volunteers and contractors in the field with varying technical rock work and other trail-related projects. If you like challenging hikes, steep mountain climbs, snowmobiling and consistently demonstrating your talent at leading teams in a backcountry environment, this is the position for you!

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Deadline: 9th September 2022

2023 Seasonal Positions

Check back in fall 2022 to apply for 2023 seasonal positions!

Baxter Park Campground Ranger

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 and surrounding areas. Work includes performing park conservation activities and informing visitors of weather conditions and rules and regulations. Work is performed under the supervision of a Baxter Park Enforcement Ranger/or Baxter Park Supervisor.

Baxter Park Customer Representative

This is complex customer service work assisting customers which requires a solid knowledge of the principles and practices of quality customer service. Positions in this classification provide office and administrative support work assisting customers in securing park services such as reservations, park programs, registering vehicles and users, providing routine and emergency communication transmission services; and performing routine, varied office support tasks with technical office equipment.  Responsibilities require independent judgment in handling exceptions to established work assignments, priorities, schedules.


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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