TWO LIGHTS STATE PARK
2022 SEASONAL OPENINGS
Open: June 14, 2022 Close: June 28, 2022
The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Parks and Lands Division are now seeking applicants for the following positions located at 66 Two Lights Road, Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107. For questions, please contact Park Manager at Kurt.Shoener@maine.gov, (207) 799-5871
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
BRIEF JOB DESCRIPTION (Park Receptionist): Job Code 6508; Range 05; Pay: $15.00/hour; 40 hours weekly. This position meets/greets/assists park visitors in order to provide information about available services and facilities, collect/maintain/protect change fund and income derived from entrance fees and other related services; strictly adhere to Bureau’s cash handling policy; record public use and daily income, maintain toll facilities so they are neat and in good order, secure facilities, radios and equipment as required; attend all mandated training, have a knowledge of all communications procedures and emergency situations as covered in the emergency operating procedures, adhere to all Bureau and State policies; strictly adhere to the Bureau’s uniform policy, and ensure proper steps are taken in an emergency situation by knowing the park emergency operating procedures.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Training, education, or experience in office and administrative support work that demonstrates competency in applying a general knowledge of the principles and practices of quality customer service to provide routine reception or reservation services. Some positions may require possession of a valid Class C Maine Motor Vehicle Operator’s License prior to completing permanent status.
APPLICATIONS: Interested applicants need to submit an online State of Maine Direct Hire application along with a cover letter and resume @ https://www.maine.gov/nrsc/jobs/index.shtml#acf If you are unable to apply online, please contact our office at 207-624-6370 for a paper copy of the Direct Hire Application or this application can also be located through the following link: https://www.maine.gov/bhr/state-jobs/application-process
The following general information pertains to seasonal employment at Maine State Parks:
Applicants must be 18 years of age or older (Lifeguards must be 16 or older)
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or have legal authority to work in the U.S.
Housing is required in the Penobscot River Corridor and the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.
In general, housing is not available at the other parks.
Most positions are scheduled to work 40 hours each week, with weekends and some holidays required.
Parks seasonal positions are required to wear uniforms which are provided by the agency.
Since many of our parks are seasonal, park staff may not be available to take your call during the early spring months. If you are unable to contact the park manager at a park; please contact Gary Best at 207-215-6351.
Job offer to a new hire is conditional upon verification of credentials, criminal record, and driver’s license check if applicable. Three references must be made available at the interview to include at least one work-related reference. Anyone meeting the minimum qualifications of the position may apply.
The Department is not responsible for late receipt of applications due to mail service or faxing malfunctions.
BENEFITS: No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto—"Dirigo" or "I lead"—as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce's health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:
Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.
Health Insurance Coverage– The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.
Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements.
Dental Insurance– The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).
Retirement Plan– The State of Maine contributes 13.16% of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.
Gym Membership Reimbursement– Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts– Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.
Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness– The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office.
Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.
Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child—including fathers and adoptive parents—receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave. Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act.
Voluntary Deferred Compensation– Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.
Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness.
Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.