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Human Resources Department

The Somerset County Park Commission has a knowledgeable, motivated, and dedicated staff. Our goal is to create a working environment that will motivate all employees to provide unique, personalized and unparalleled service. Each of us is dedicated to creating a superior work experience in a friendly, efficient, and comfortable environment. We recognize that a happy employee will lead to a satisfied customer and the result will be a successful and profitable business.


Contact Information:
Donna M, Umgelter, Human Resources Administrator
phone: 908 722-1200 ext. 5239
fax: 908 722-3494
E-mail the Human Resources Dept. with any questions or comments.

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  • New Jersey State Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
    (employee/dependent coverage paid for by Park Commission)
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • 15 paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Jury Duty Compensation
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Blood Donor Program



Employment Vacancies
Updated Februaru 27, 2020

Full-time Position                                    

There are no full-time positions at this time.

part-time Positions

Administrative Assistant (Part-time)
Information Management                                                  


Under the direction of the Manager of Information Management, provide a variety of clerical and office duties relevant to maintaining an efficient and productive office.  This position will also provide general clerical support to the Information Management Department.

High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED), including or supplemented by courses in business or technology related courses. Ability to use Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel, and Access.  Ability to use or learn County MSI Purchasing System and Vista payroll system.   Ability to use office machines.  Must have good phone skills and customer service skills.  Ability to perform several job functions concurrently; able to exercise initiative and judgment under varying conditions or pressure.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, staff, and other agencies.  Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with the public, staff, and other agencies.

Recreation Assistant
Assist children, teens, and adults with developmental disabilities with instruction of skills in a variety of recreation activities.  Assist with transporting participants to and from programs in Park Commission vehicles.  Evening and weekend hours.  Must have a valid driver’s license.  Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred but not required.  $10/hour + $1.00 driving differential.  Please call (908) 722-1200 x5239 or email resume to  EOE

Part-time Stableworkers -
Basking Ridge
Perform duties to effectively operate an equestrian stable, including feeding and grooming of horses, care of tack, cleaning stalls, and preparation of horses and ponies for riding lessons, lead line, and pony parties. Candidate must have ability to perform simple maintenance tasks and to adjust work schedule to include some evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required for the proper care of the horse.  Must be able to perform physical tasks under varying weather conditions and have ability to understand and follow oral instructions. Ability to work with the general public crucial.  Must have a valid driver's license.  Previous experience working with horses preferred.  29 hours per week, $10/per hour. Call (908) 722-1200 ext. 5239 to apply.


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355 Milltown Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5327
North Branch, New Jersey 08876

Phone: 908 722-1200 ext. 239
Fax: 908 722-3494

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