DCR is steward to over 450,000 acres throughout Massachusetts. Its mission is to protect, promote, and enhance our common wealth of natural, cultural, and recreational resources.
The agency offers both year-round and seasonal employment opportunities. These include a wide range of occupations from entry-level to experienced professionals in the areas of natural and cultural resources, forestry, education, engineering, planning, finance, and administration.
Massachusetts state parks are a great place to visit and work; both our seasonal staff and visitors keep coming back, year after year.
All positions require a cover letter, resume, and online application through MassCareers. For a list of available positions and information on “how to apply” visit the state website at MassCareers .
Long-Term Seasonal Employment (more than 90 days)
Seasonal employment opportunities are available at various locations throughout Massachusetts. For information on “how to apply” visit the state website at MassCareers .
Short-Term Seasonal Employment (less than 90 days)
Seasonal employment opportunities are available at various locations throughout Massachusetts. Applications must be in response to a CEO job announcement. Interested persons should respond in writing, accompanied by a resume, cover letter and a DCR Employee Profile for Seasonal Employment . Please mail all information to the individual and location specified on the posting, and must be received by the application deadline/closing date in order to be considered for an interview. For a list of available positions visit the state website at Commonwealth Employment Opportunities and follow the instructions on the job posting.
Lifeguard positions have a separate hiring process, and require testing and certification.
DCR is an affirmative action employer committed to ensuring that programs and facilities are accessible to all and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation. This information is available in other formats to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities upon request.