Baxter State Park Director
Apply for this exceptional career opportunity to lead the premier wilderness park in Maine. The Director of Baxter State Park is responsible for overseeing all activities of this unique Park, consistent with the Deeds of Trust of former Maine Governor Percival Baxter and the direction of the Baxter State Park Authority. The selected candidate will join a dedicated team of approximately 22 full-time and 47 seasonal staff, who are dedicated to exemplary stewardship of this ecological and recreational treasure.
Click here for a full description and link to apply. The closing date for applications is January 13, 2023.
2023 Seasonal Positions
Apply starting fall 2022 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.