Full Time Positions


Group Leader

This bargaining unit supervisory position is responsible for ensuring workers, including but not limited to full-time co-workers, part- time seasonal employees, ARD, out mates, volunteers, and equipment and materials are used properly, effectively, and efficiently to maximize productivity.  Performs varied, semi-skilled and craft-skilled duties such as masonry, plumbing, etc.  Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather.  This position is considered an essential employee as the department supports County operations. For more information ont he position and to apply, click here


Seasonal Positions

County of York Job Application

(A seasonal position is employed for less than one year)

Maintenance Employee

This position is hired to help assist the maintenance workers in their daily jobs. This job consists of any of the following: cutting grass, trimming, painting, repairing, trail upkeep, fence installation, cleaning and general maintenance. 

  • NOW HIRING TO ASSIST WITH CHRISTMAS MAGIC - We are looking to employ a seasonal maintenance employee to assist primarily with setting up for Christmas Magic, A Festival of Lights. The majority of work hours will be between August 16 - November 24, 2021. Applicants must be 18 years of age. Salary is $13.00 an hour. To apply, please fill out the County of York Job Application and email it to Nancy Heiser, Christmas Magic Program Coordinator at NTHeiser@YorkCountyPA.gov.


Boat Attendant

A person qualified for this job must be able to: work well with the public, assist boat renters into and out of boats, work with minimal supervision, and run a cash register. This position requires the applicant to be 16 years of age or older, and able to work weekends. To apply, fill out a job application above and email it to tefisher@yorkcountypa.gov or mail to York County Parks, attn. Teddy Fisher, 400 Mundis Race Road, York, PA 17406.

Seasonal Ranger

This position involves extensive public relations. Foot patrol will be performed especially within areas heavily visited by the public. Several duties that may be performed include: checking pavilions, collecting pavilion rental surveys, serving the public, and being available to answer question.

Seasonal Environmental Educator  - POSITIONS FULL SUMMER 2021

Nixon Park Seasonal Environmental Educator Job Description

Responsible for leading nature adventures for 8, week-long summer day camps for children ages 5-16. Activities include hiking, stream exploration, canoeing, songs and skits, games, creative projects, and more. Responsible for communicating with staff and parents/guardians about camp logistics, and medical; safety; and disciplinary concerns. Implement and follow Covid-19 safety protocols. This position falls under the Child Protection Services Law and requires applicant to pass background checks and screenings.  Other duties include assisting with public programs, staffing the nature center, and volunteer related operations.  This position requires first aid, CPR and AED certifications as well as some college education.  Interested applicants please send cover letter, resume and County of York application to Nixon Park or bmpentz@yorkcountypa.gov. References will be asked for after interviews. We are accepting applications and the deadline to apply is January 31, 2021.