Full-Time Positions


Nixon Park Nature Center is seeking an enthusiastic and creative naturalist who will teach and lead nature recreation and environmental education programs to schools, community groups, as well as design and lead public interpretive programs, and other special events. The naturalist will assist in day to day operations of the nature center along with a volunteer corp.  Work is primarily at Nixon Park Nature Center but does include working in the ten other county parks.  Position is full-time with benefits. Salary $33,200.  Applications close August 29 at 4:30 pm.

For more information view the job description here for this non-civil service job. To apply: Email completed County of York Application along with cover letter, resume, and references to Francis Velazquez at favelazquez@yorkcountypa.gov.


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.

Boat Attendant (FULL)

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.

Gardener (FULL)

This seasonal position is part time. The gardener provides park wide maintenance of all landscaping of buildings and grounds. An individual must demonstrate practical landscape gardening experience and knowledge of nursery, greenhouse and bedding plants.

Seasonal Environmental Educator (FULL)

Nixon Park Seasonal Environmental Educator Job Description

This position is responsible for developing and implementing age appropriate lesson plans that include crafts, activities, hikes, canoe trips, snacks, songs, and more for 8 week-long summer programs for kids ages 3-13.  Other duties include assisting with public programs, staffing the nature center, and volunteer related operations.  This position requires first aid, CPR and AED certification as well as some college education.  Interested applicants please send cover letter, resume and County of York application to, Nixon Park at nixoncountypark@yorkcountypa.gov

Seasonal Ranger (FULL)

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 questions.