Careers and Seasonal Jobs

Ever dream of working outdoors in a beautiful setting during the summer? Maine State Parks and Public Lands announce seasonal positions every spring to staff our Parks, Historic Sites, and Public Lands.

Become a Maine State Park Lifeguard

The Maine State Park lifeguard team is searching for qualified individuals with aquatic experience (swimming, surfing) and strong hero-factor (leadership, coaching, mentor) to continue the tradition. Our lifeguards take great pride in protecting beachgoers and themselves. Learn more about becoming a Maine State Park lifeguard below.

Apply for lifeguarding positions

  • Southern Region Maine State Parks APPLY
    (Includes: Crescent Beach; Ferry Beach; Mount Blue; Popham Beach; Range Pond; Reid State Park; Sebago Lake)
  • Northern Region Maine State Parks APPLY
  • (Includes: Damariscotta; Lake St. George; Peaks-Kenny; Swan Lake)

    Note to interested Maine State Park Lifeguard applicants: Find a nearby lifeguarding course to become certified. Resources include Red Cross , YMCA , UMaine , and local colleges and schools.

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    Additional Jobs:

    Read about park ranger and other seasonal positions in the parks Seasonal Jobs Brochure (PDF 497KB)
    • Park Rangers APPLY
    • Park Booth Attendants APPLY
    • Maintenance Laborers APPLY

    Jobs are posted at the:

    Get Experience - Volunteer