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HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Mission:
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.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Contact Information:
Donna M, Umgelter, Human Resources Administrator
phone: 908 722-1200 ext. 5239
fax: 908 429-5508
E-mail the Human Resources Dept. with any questions or comments.

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Benefits:

New Jersey State Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage, Deffered Compensation Plan, 15 paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Personal Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Jury Duty Compensation, Tuition Reimbursement

JOB APPLICATION (PDF)

 

Employment Vacancies

Full-time                                     

The Somerset County Park Commission has the following fulltime positions available.
Interested candidates should call or email Donna Umgelter at dmumgelter@scparks.org (908)722-1200.

Foreperson
Fleet and No. County Maint, East County Park

Description
Under direction of the Supervisor North County Maintenance to maintain seasonal recreation facilities, to transport and operate the portable stage and sound system, and to assist with special events. Also Assist with other Park Commission Sites. Performs other related duties.

Qualifications
High school graduation or GED, with a minimum of five years parks/recreation maintenance experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required, but at minimum, ability to supervise staff. Ability to work with the general public crucial. Ability to work evenings and weekends, and ability to adjust work schedule as required for the efficient operation of programs and facilities. Must have a valid Class A commercial driver's license.

Senior Maintenance Worker
Fleet and No. County Park Maint, Roving Crew

Description
Under the direction of the Roving Crew Foreman and Assistant Foreman, is responsible for the grounds maintenance at various park sites and open space locations. Assists other general use park locations with maintenance needs including ball fields, picnic groves and special events.

Qualifications
High school graduation or GED and one to two years related experience and/or training. Ability to work with the general public crucial. Ability to work in all weather conditions. Ability to work weekends and holidays if required and report to work for emergency situations. Must be able to tow trailers on roadways. Must have a valid driver’s license. Must have or be able to obtain a valid Class A Commercial driver’s license within six months of hire.

Irrigation Technician
Warrenbrook/Green Knoll Golf Course

Description
Under the direction of the Golf Course Superintendent, performs duties related to daily maintenance and upkeep of the irrigation and fertigation systems.

Qualifications
High school diploma and technical training with one to two years related experience preferred on irrigation pumps, heads and parts, and ability to efficiently maintain and repair system. Individual must be able to work weekends, holidays, report to work for emergency situation if necessary, and adjust work schedule as required for the efficient operation of the golf course. Valid driver’s license required.

Greensworker
Golf Maintenance

Description
Under the direction of the Superintendent, responsible for the playing condition and maintenance of the grounds and turf of the golf course including operating necessary equipment to maintain greens, tees, fairways, rough, and out of play areas, bunker maintenance, preparation of new areas for seed/sod, planting and trimming trees, and snow removal.

Qualifications
High School diploma or GED and one to two years related experience and/or training preferred. Ability to work with general public. Ability to work weekends and holidays and if required, report to work for emergency situations. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Stableworker
Lord Stirling Stable

Description
Under direction of the Stable Supervisors, performs 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.

Qualifications
Ability to perform simple maintenance tasks. Must be able to school new and young horses. Ability to adjust work schedule to include some evenings, weekends, and holidays, as required for the proper care of the horses. Ability to perform physical tasks under varying weather conditions. 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.

part-time

Part-time Stable Workers
Duties include feeding and grooming horses, care of tack, and cleaning stalls. Must be able to adjust work schedule to include some evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be able to perform physical tasks under varying weather conditions. Previous experience working with horses preferred. $13/per hour

Recreation Assistant
Assist children, teens, and adults with developmental disabilities with instruction of skills in a variety of recreation activities. Duties include transporting participants to and from programs in Park Commission vans. Evening and weekend hours. Must have a valid driver’s license. Experience with individuals with developmental disabilities preferred but not required. $13/hour + $1.00 driving differential.


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Location:
355 Milltown Road
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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

Phone: 908 722-1200 ext. 5239
Fax: 908 429-5508

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