Year-Round Full-Time Employment Opportunities

DCR offers year-round employment opportunities at various locations throughout Massachusetts. We invite you to visit the MassCareers website where you will find available DCR and other state employment opportunities, including duties, minimum entrance requirements and the information on “how to apply.” Applications must be received by the application deadline / closing date indicated on the job announcement.  We encourage you to consider becoming part of our team.

Labor Service Positions

A number of positions fall under the Civil Service / State Labor Service process.  These positions require a Labor Service Application that can be downloaded from the Human Resources Division (HRD) website.  To obtain status on a civil service list, applications should to be mailed to the Human Resources Division, Civil Service Unit, One Ashburton Place, Boston, MA  02108.    

Some positions common to DCR requiring civil service status include:  Laborer I & II, Greens keeper I, Tree Climber, Painter I & II, Carpenter I & II, Maintenance Equipment Operator I & II, Bridge Operator I, Recreation Facility Repairer, Sign Painter and Letter, and Motor Equipment Mechanic I & II.  

Positions without a current civil service list and those that are not subject to civil service are posted on the Commonwealth Employment Opportunities website.   

All DCR employees are paid on a bi-weekly basis and must have direct deposit.

Certain positions may require a full background check, which may include Criminal Offender Record Information (C.O.R.I), police or tax check, and drug and alcohol testing.  

For questions and information, please contact us at 617-626-1250.

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.