Vermont Recreation, Adventure, Conservation and Tourism Jobs Directory
Employment Opportunities connecting you with the great outdoors.
Employment Opportunities connecting you with the great outdoors.
In Vermont, Outdoor Recreation Generates...$2.5 BILLION in consumer spending, 34K direct Vermont jobs, $753 MILLION in wages and salaries, $176 MILLION in state and local tax revenue.
Seasonal Job Opportunities
Jobs at Zoar Outdoor
Green Mountain Club Internships
Basin Harbor - Summer Jobs
Bolton Valley Resort
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Jay Peak Resort
Killington Ski Resort
Okemo Mountain Resort
Burke Mountain Resort
Smugglers' Notch Resort
Stowe Mountain Resort
Stratton Mountain Resort
Vermont Recreation & Parks Association
Vermont State Parks
Zoar Outdoor is hiring for raft, kayaking instructors and zip line guides,
along with other part-time and full-time seasonal opportunities. Applicants should be great with a diversity of people, have a positive attitude, and be willing to learn. We value our unique staff and offer competitive pay, opportunities for you to learn, enjoy outdoor activities and flexible scheduling. (You can flex as much as you want!) https://mailchi.mp/zoaroutdoor/zoar-outdoor-job-opportunities-5901720
Store Manager at Lenny's Shoe & Apparel – Full Time
Location: St. Albans
ABOUT OUR STORES:
Working at Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel is not a job, it’s a community of those who work together for the love of the outdoors and supporting our fellow Vermonters. https://www.facebook.com/jobs/job-opening/163802142213693/
Job Opening At Hanover Adventure Tours (HAT),
We live and breathe outdoor exploration and enjoyment. We are an adventure center located along the beautiful Connecticut River (4 miles from Dartmouth College and 3.3 miles from the Appalachian trail) that provides multiple ways to explore the outdoors. With e-bicycles, watercraft, and summer & winter adventure equipment rentals and sales with a full-service bike shop. We provide self-guided and staff-guided tours for e-bikes, private coach, snowshoeing, and hiking, as well as educational workshops. We also have a hostel that has 28 beds (private and dormitory rooms) with a fully equipped kitchen and common area that provides a communal environment for Appalachian Trail hikers and adventure-seeking visitors to the Upper Valley of Vermont and New Hampshire.
Our fast-growing team is looking for someone with excellent people skills and the ability to establish great customer relations. This is a multitask position that gives the opportunity to learn and grow with us as a team. A full-time, part-time, and live-in position is available for the adventure center and hostel. https://hanoveradventuretours.com/career-opportunities
Join VT FPR’s State Trail Crew this summer and fall!
Work in the woods of VT doing trail maintenance and technical projects including carpentry and rock work. For more information and the link to apply check out the full posting at www.vtstateparks.com/employment.html
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is hiring!
We have seasonal positions available for Field Supervisors, Project Leads, and Crew Leaders. The VYCC is a 501c3 nonprofit focused on engaging young people in service, work, conservation, and agriculture. Since 1985, VYCC staff have provided valuable work and learning opportunities to youth and young adults from across the country and from nearly every town in Vermont. Our model is strong and simple: young people, working together, guided by highly trained leaders, completing priority projects in conservation and agriculture. Learn more and apply at https://www.vycc.org/apply/
Now Hiring: White Mountain Backcountry Pro Crew Leaders & Members
The White Mountain Backcountry Pro crew will be performing trail maintenance on the Old Paugus Trail and the Bee Line Trail in the White Mountain National Forest. Traditionally, the Backcountry Crew works on the most challenging and technical trail building projects in northern Vermont and New Hampshire, all the while living in a “spike camp” during the week close to their project location. https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/now-hiring-white-mountain-backcountry-pro-crew-leader/
Job Title: Waterfront Operations Manager
Basin Harbor, 4800 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT 05491
A seasonal resort in Vergennes, Vermont owned and operated by five generations of the Beach Family. Open Mid-May to Mid-October, Basin Harbor offers 700 acres of outdoor adventure with a formal dining room, casual restaurant and outdoor dining options in season. The resort offers an e 18-hole golf course with extensive grass practice facilities, a full fitness center, and a harbor with boat and bike rentals. The Boat Club at Basin Harbor is home to 66 boat slips both with and without power, allowing guests to dock for the day or stay overnight and have access to our extensive resort amenities. https://www.basinharbor.com/jobs/
Northern Forest Canoe Trail is now accepting applications
2021 Stewardship Crew
The NFCT will be hiring both a field coordinator and three stewardship interns in 2021. Join us! Field Coordinator: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning January 25th. We expect to complete the hiring process by the end of February. Stewardship Interns: Applications due February 28th. We expect the hiring process to be complete by the end of March. https://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/about/employment/
Green Mountain Club is Hiring (Seasonal Jobs)
The Long Trail Patrol has been maintaining the Long Trail since 1931, and we're hiring now for 2021! Projects may include building staircases, bridges, puncheon, waterbars, stepping stones, trail reroutes, and more. https://www.greenmountainclub.org/about/employment-opportunities/seasonal-jobs/long-trail-patrol-crew-members/
Ski & Snowboard Instructor (No Certification Required)
Part Time - Seasonal - The Hermitage Club at Haystack Mountain
Share your passion for skiing and snowboarding with the Hermitage Members and guests at a world-class private club. No prior experience or certification needed. If this is your first time teaching or if you have previous experience without certification, we would like to speak with you about this position. Our instructors provide the highest quality service to groups and individuals while providing a safe and fun learning environment. As a Hermitage Members Club Snow Sports Instructor you play an integral role in driving our youth and family interest in Skiing and Snowboarding, working with children of all ages is a MUST. Positions available in our daily private lesson and seasonal development programs. https://hermitageclub.isolvedhire.com/jobs/
Vermont is Hiring for State Parks Staffing
We are currently recruiting park managers, assistant managers, park interpreters, attendants, deckhands for our Burton Island Ferry Boat and more, see listing below. Part-time and full-time positions are available statewide. All jobs are temporary positions and as such do not have a comprehensive benefits package such as paid vacation or health insurance. https://vtstateparks.com/jobs/
Green Mountain Club is Hiring for 2021 Season
Backcountry Caretakers, as members of our trail crew the Long Trail Patrol, or on our Backcountry Construction Crew. Please follow the links below to learn more about each position. All field staff must be 18 years of age before their first day of employment. All positions require living in the woods for at least five days at a time with two days off a week. Many staff positions require working weekends. Most positions run from late May through mid-October, with some staff turnover in mid-August. https://www.greenmountainclub.org/about/employment-opportunities/seasonal-jobs/
VT Forests, Parks & Recreation is Hiring Director of State Parks
Celebrate Vermont's most spectacular outdoor places, share the immense natural and cultural heritage of the state with both neighbors and visitors, support the economy and values of local communities, and lead the passionate and dedicated team behind one of the nation's finest state park systems. The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation (FPR) seeks a Director of State Parks. This is a key management position within the Department and is responsible for management of the Vermont state park system, including park planning and operations, capital construction and maintenance activities, and marketing and promotional efforts. Supervision is exercised over a staff of professional, technical and other personnel.
Quimby Country is Hiring for 2021 Season
Our 2021 team is growing in many key areas. Quimby’s is looking for competent, friendly and hard-working individuals in the following areas: food service, housekeeping, facilities and counselor programming. If you are interested in joining a dynamic and fun group of people this summer or know someone who is, please get in touch with us. We are currently accepting applications and hiring staff for our 2021 season. Don’t wait! https://quimbycountry.com/ Applicants can begin by emailing us directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org
VOREC Program Manager: Job Announcement
The Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is recruiting for a professional level position to act as program manager and principal staff to the Vermont Outdoor Recreation Economic Collaborative (VOREC), an initiative established by executive order of the Governor to foster economic contributions from the outdoor recreation sector in Vermont. Duties are performed under the supervision and general direction of the FPR Commissioner with shared responsibilities with the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD).
The successful candidate will, among other qualifications, have considerable knowledge of and experience with outdoor recreation businesses and the outdoor industry as well as public outdoor recreation planning and management. View the full job specifications at https://humanresources.vermont.gov/classification-position-management/classification/job-specifications?code=071470.
Northeast Kingdom Collaborative is hiring an Executive Director.
We are now seeking an expert facilitator with a passion for the NEK to spark positive change in our region as Executive Director. The new Director will build an inclusive, common vision for the NEK, connect projects to resources, support collaboration between partners, and maintain a strong and stable organization. We are accepting applications now until January 15 and we need your help finding our next leader! The NEKC is an equal opportunity employer--we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for employees. Check out the full job description on our website. https://www.nekcollaborative.org/careers
Collegiate Outdoor Education job opportunities in Vermont
Craftsbury Common, Vermont (two positions; full-time)
Sterling College seeks two candidates who can support further growth in experiential and outdoor education within the major and the curriculum as a whole. The experience and expertise of these new faculty could include: educational pedagogy, urban-based outdoor education, expeditionary skills, therapeutic or adaptive recreation, public teaching licensure, nature-based mentoring, wilderness medicine instruction, business management and program administration, and outdoor technical skills. https://sterlingcollege.edu/more/employment/
Kroka Expeditions is seeking highly motivated trip leaders to join our unique farm-based expedition school. Kroka faculty design and execute wilderness and farm-based programs with life-changing impacts. Our staff live and work in a tight knit, mutually dependent community, and we practice what we teach. We see ourselves as visionaries, risk-takers, and role models. Now accepting applications for 6 month contracts running from April - October, 2021. https://kroka.org/about/hiring/wilderness-leader/
The Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA) Seeks Executive Director
Competitive candidates will bring nonprofit leadership experience and the skills, attributes, and energy necessary to inspire statewide collaboration towards preserving the root character of Vermont riding, particularly the people that make it so special. The Association is unique – the best candidates will clearly express their ability to steward a collective vision among a wide scope of stakeholders. https://vmba.org/ed_job/