Applications are now being accepted through mid-May for numerous seasonal employment opportunities with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). The hiring for most of DEC’s seasonal jobs is handled directly by the regional office which encompasses the geographic area where the position exists. In some situations the applications and filling of seasonal positions are handled by a program coordinator.
The majority of openings during the summer months are at DEC campgrounds in the Adirondack Mountains and Catskill Forest Preserve. As diverse as the locations are, so are the positions and skills that are sought – a list of seasonal job titles available are listed below: