Vermont Outdoor Recreation Directory
"There's no better time than Vermont."
"There's no better time than Vermont."
Vermont Recreation, Adventure, Conservation and Tourism Jobs
Employment Opportunities connecting you with the great outdoors. To get your job openings posted here, just email a brief description with your link to firstname.lastname@example.org. It's a free service.
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.
Jobs on Facebook is shutting down on February 22, 2023 but VOGA's job page will still be running.
Jobs on Facebook is shutting down on February 22, 2023 but VOGA's job page will still be running.
Seasonal Job Opportunities
Jobs at Zoar Outdoor
Basin Harbor - Summer Jobs
Bolton Valley Resort
Burke Mountain Resort
Green Mountain Club Internships
Hanover Adventure Tours
Jay Peak Resort
Killington Ski Resort
Lake Morey Resort
Northern Forest Canoe Trail
Okemo Mountain Resort
Smugglers' Notch Resort
Stowe Mountain Resort
Stratton Mountain Resort
Vermont Recreation & Parks Association
Vermont State Parks
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Audubon Vermont Seeks Full-Time Educator
The Green Mountain Audubon Center’s conservation education programs provide people of all ages with direct experiences in nature. Audubon’s programs are outdoors, science-based, interactive, and encourage participants to take age-appropriate conservation action to help protect birds, other wildlife and their habitats. The Educator is a critical member of Audubon Vermont’s (AV) Center team, with a strong focus on developing and delivering education programs for all ages. The Educator will lead programs for affinity groups, under served populations, children preschool through high school, adults and the general public. This position will also help to mentor college students through our robust internship program. Reports to the Education Program Manager at the Audubon Center and works a 35 hours per week schedule with occasional weekend and evening work. Pay range: $17-20. Learn more and apply: https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/5238/educator/job
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps Announces Spring, Summer & Fall Opportunities
The 2023 season is shaping up. It’s going to be another year chock full of high-priority projects addressing forest and water health, outdoor recreation, sustainable agriculture, and food access. Young adults can apply now for Member and Leader positions. Positions for high schoolers will be posted mid-February. No prior experience needed. If you want to work and learn, and are ready to dig in with curiosity, this is the place for you. Applicants with specialized skills and prior experience are welcome! VYCC offers positions with a range of technical challenge, leadership responsibility, and compensation. https://www.vycc.org/apply/
Northern Forest Canoe Trail is seeking interns for the 2023 stewardship season.
Our interns work with staff and volunteers to complete projects along the 740-mile waterway trail that traverses New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire and Maine. Projects include campsite, river access & portage trail development, and maintenance projects along the canoe trail. https://www.northernforestcanoetrail.org/get-involved/stewardship-internships/
Mountain Top Inn & Resort is Hiring
We've got great career opportunities. We're looking for a few amazing candidates to join our Mountain Top Inn & Resort team! If you have experience in these areas, and would like to join our incredible team, please email your information to the address in the flyer. https://mountaintopinn.com/about-us/careers/
Hiring Boat Launch Stewards
New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission is hiring multiple seasonal boat launch stewards in New York and Vermont with the Lake Champlain Basin Program! This is a great opportunity to hone your public speaking skills and learn about invasive species management while working on the shores of Lake Champlain! https://neiwpcc.org/about-us/careers/
NorthWoods Stewardship Center in East Charleston, VT is Hiring
Pro Crew Leader - https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/now-hiring-pro-crew-leader/
Pro Crew Members - https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/now-hiring-pro-trail-crew-member/
YCC Leaders & Assistant Crew Leaders - https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/now-hiring-ycc-leader-assistant-crew-leader/
The full descriptions are at each link, but let me know if you need them sent to you in the body of the email. More at: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/about-northwoods-stewardship-center/employment-opportunities
WILD TRAILS FARM in Springfield, Vermont is seeking independent contractors in multiple areas for personal retreats, beginning in Spring 2023. We are looking for folks to hire as independent contractors for these opportunities. Anticipated services include guided nature walks, as well as therapeutics such as massage, psychotherapy, sound therapy, etc. Ideal candidates have a flexible schedule and are available on weekends and occasional weekdays in Springfield, Vt. No scheduling or other administrative tasks required. Join our gathering of retreat practitioners in blazing a new trail in Southern Vermont! Contact email@example.com for details. https://wildtrailsfarm.com/
Expedition Trip Leader Job Post at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Vergennes, Vermont is in search of qualified on-water trip leaders for their summer teen expedition programs. The summer is broken into three separate expeditions. The first called Champlain Discovery is a five-week program where teens ages 13-16 build 17’ sea kayaks and embark on a two-week expedition on Lake Champlain in the kayaks they built. The boatbuilding portion of Champlain Discovery is a day program that runs five days a week followed by the expedition. Trip leaders are responsible for student management during the building portion and will work with experienced boatbuilders. Not all participants of the boat building program choose to attend the expedition. Followed by Champlain Discovery are two one-week long expeditions. Expedition Champlain is a rowing expedition and Sail Champlain is a sailing expedition. Training in the rowing boats will be provided prior to embarking on the rowing expedition. Trip leaders for the sailing expedition will be selected based on sailing experience. Check out the Museum’s website for more information about the teen expeditions: https://www.lcmm.org/camps/expeditions/www.lcmm.org/camps/expeditions/
The expedition season runs from mid-June to mid-August. Trip leaders will be paid between $130 and $160 per day during the expedition and $16-$18 per hour during preparation and clean up days. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Rebecca Burns, expeditionary program manager at firstname.lastname@example.org. The full job description can be found here: https://www.lcmm.org/careers/job-opening-expedition-trip-leader/
The Vermont Trails & Greenways Council (VTGC) Seeks Program Manager
(VTGC) is seeking a dynamic and outgoing individual to help develop and deliver the Council’s programmatic goals, including technical support for trail stewardship organizations, the education of trail users and other stakeholders, and fulfilling the VTGC’s advisory role to the Agency of Natural Resources. https://vermonttgc.org/vtgc-program-manager-pr
Backcountry Caretakers, Ridgerunners, and Trail Crew Members
Come spend the summer and fall working on America's oldest long distance hiking trail! The Green Mountain Club is currently hiring Backcountry Caretakers, Ridgerunners, and Trail Crew Members to live and work on the Long Trail for the 2023 field season. Leadership positions are also available in all areas of the Field Program. Communal days off housing provided for most positions in either Waterbury Center or Danby, VT. To read position descriptions and apply, visit https://grnh.se/6b5cc80b6us. For general questions about the GMC Field Program, email email@example.com.
Hostel Manager - Live-in Required
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 hostel lodging, e-bicycles, watercraft, and summer & winter adventure equipment rentals. The hostel has 22 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 a motivated individual with interpersonal skills and the ability to establish great customer relations. This is a full-time position that offers live-in accommodations with a private room, shared common area, kitchen, and bathroom. Learn more about Hanover Adventure Tours at: https://hanoveradventuretours.com/ Please apply by email and attach your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Audubon Vermont Seeks Environmental Education Interns
Audubon Vermont is looking for college students or recent graduates interested in environmental education to join the team as our spring Education Intern! The intern will gain practical experience teaching students (ages from pre-K through high school) while working directly with GMAC’s team of professional Teacher/Naturalists. Interns will also build skills in: Local natural history, teaching and public speaking expertise, program planning experience, and research skills; Leading and co-leading small groups of students through seasonal programs; Developing lesson plans and curricula for an outdoor setting; Connecting kids with nature through the arts of questioning, storytelling, and role-modeling interest and empathy towards all living things. Interns can expect to work on some or all of the following programs: field trips, Forest Playschool, public programs, after school, and virtual programs/webinars. Programs occur Monday-Friday during the school day (8am-3pm). Interns are expected to commit 14-20 hours/week and be available to teach during the program schedule. This position pays $14/hour at the Green Mountain Audubon Center in Huntington, VT. Candidates must have reliable transportation to/from the Green Mountain Audubon Center. Each intern will work with the Education Manager to develop a customized teaching schedule and semester-long project, based on your individual learning goals. Link to apply/more information: https://careers-audubon.icims.com/jobs/5197/education-intern/job
VYCC is seeking Conservation Field Supervisors
Join our community from March 13 to September 1, 2023. Field Supervisors mentor Crew Leaders and support crews of young people. Engaged in all elements of the season, Field Supervisors support planning logistics before the season, train Crew Members and Leaders, and directly support crews in the field. Through regular field visits to their crews and check-ins with their Leaders, they support the development of an inclusive and productive crew. Field Supervisors are experienced in our project areas and have prior experience leading or teaching young people. They often help solve complex problems and respond to interpersonal challenges in the field independently. https://www.vycc.org/about/careers/
WILD TRAILS FARM is seeking practitioners in multiple areas for personal retreats, beginning in Spring 2023. We are looking for folks to hire as independent contractors for these opportunities. Anticipated services include guided nature walks, as well as therapeutics such as massage, psychotherapy, sound therapy, etc. Ideal candidates have a flexible schedule and are available on weekends and occasional weekdays in Springfield, Vt. No scheduling or other administrative tasks required. Join our gathering of retreat practitioners in blazing a new trail in Southern Vermont! Contact email@example.com for details. https://wildtrailsfarm.com/
Conservation Field Specialist AmeriCorps Member. Audubon Vermont's conservation team has an opening for an AmeriCorps member to serve the community by advancing Audubon's Conservation Programs in assisting with habitat assessments, habitat restoration, and bird monitoring at priority habitats across Vermont. This position is a great fit for someone who loves working outdoors and wants to grow their skills as a field biologist. The position begins March 13, 2023 and ends August 31th, 2023 (there is some flexibility with the start and end date) with an average of 40 hours per week for 26 weeks. The member will receive a living allowance of $13,500 (pre-tax), and an education award of $3,247.50 (pretax) upon successful completion of service.
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Ranch Camp Bike Shop in Stowe, VT Seeks Mechanics
We’re looking for a few qualified, multi-talented mechanics (full or part time) that loves helping people and making them feel welcome. If you’ve got experience with full suspension mountain bikes, that’s a plus, but we’re happy to train the right candidate if you have the aptitude and desire to learn and grow. At Ranch Camp, we’ve got exceedingly high standards, so attention to detail is paramount. Your day-to-day responsibilities might include diagnosing mechanical issues, repairing bikes of all kinds, building bikes (from custom bikes to out-of-the-box builds), bike sales and service writing. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with customers is a must. https://www.ranchcampvt.com/articles/careers-pg182.htm
Four 18-8 Wildlife Tech positions at the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont
Entry level opportunities on the Green Mountain National Forest in Vermont. We are filling four 18-8 Wildlife Tech positions: two on the Rochester Ranger District and two on the Manchester Ranger District. These positions assist in the oversight and implementation of the wildlife and fisheries program of work for the Rochester/Middlebury & Manchester Ranger Districts. 18-8 positions work 18 pay periods per year and are placed in non-pay status or 8 pay periods per year. The purpose of this Outreach/Vacancy Notice is to inform those individuals who may be interested in these positions of the opportunity and application instruction. The positions will be filled using a DEMO announcement that is open to the public. https://www.usajobs.gov/job/672370600
Vermont River Conservancy is Hiring - Two Conservation Manager Positions Now Open.
Conservation Manager, Site Steward
The Site Manager is responsible for on-the-ground management of lands owned by Vermont River Conservancy (VRC). They will plan and implement site improvements to keep trails, signage, parking lots, and other amenities in excellent condition, helping to ensure the site’s conservation integrity and foster positive visitor experiences. They’ll also oversee contractors as part of large scale restoration projects such as site remediation or dam removal.
Conservation Manager, Southern Vermont
In Southern Vermont, the Conservation Manager will be integral to securing future protections for lands along waterways. With a focus on the Brattleboro area and upstream communities, the Conservation Manager will engage communities large and small to shape riverside conservation efforts – from leading conversations to identify a suite of community-led projects in their watershed to gaining public support for individual conservation projects. They’ll meet with communities, landowners, partners, donors, and state agency staff to identify priority conservation projects, then employ a range of conservation tools to secure land protections – from headwaters and river corridors, to downtown riverfront parks, to swimming holes. https://vermontriverconservancy.org/
The Aquatic Nuisance Control Specialist position will provide outreach and technical assistance on aquatic invasive species management and lead aquatic nuisance control permitting efforts across the State. Spread the word about this exciting job opportunity with the Lakes and Ponds Program! https://careers.vermont.gov/job/Montpelier-Environmental-Scientist-IV-Aquatic-Nuisance-Control-Specialist-VT-05601/947504200/
Grafton Trails and Outdoor Center in Grafton, VT, Seeks Full Time Executive Director
Grafton Trails and Outdoor Center, located in beautiful Grafton, Vermont is a prized 80-acre wooded property located at the foot of Bear Hill. It features 11 miles of biking, 15 miles of hiking, 7.5 miles Nordic Track skiing and 9 miles of snowshoe trails – a four-season offering for outdoor enthusiasts! For fun, there is a pond for summer swimming and a hill for winter tubing for kids (and, kids-at-heart). All kinds of activities – camps, races, concerts, outdoor-theatre, and wedding special events - take place at the Trails and more are envisioned. The Windham Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to serve as an Executive Director to help further our mission and fulfill our vision. Our main goal is to flourish as Southern Vermont’s destination for year-round outdoor recreation. https://www.graftoninnvermont.com/grafton-trails/ Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Craftsbury Outdoor Center is Now accepting applications for 2023 Sculling Internships
Local Motion Seeks Bookkeeper
Do you have bookkeeping experience and enjoy working in a diverse and collaborative work environment? We are looking for a bookkeeper, aka financial administrator, who will process AR, AP, and payroll in a timely and organized fashion. A hybrid and flexible work schedule lets you manage your time around regular tasks. Learn more and apply at https://www.localmotion.org/join_our_team
Rack 'N Reel Retail Sales Associate
New Haven - Experience in customer service skills, pricing product, stocking inventory, computer literate,self motivated ,cashing out, communication skills, organization , product displays in order, flexible weekend work ,familiar with outdoor products and enjoys the outdoors. Full-time · $15 - $20 / hour https://www.facebook.com/jobs/job-opening/505727584407503/
Green Mountain Club Seeks Full Time Communications Coordinator
We are hiring for a Communications Coordinator at the Green Mountain Club (Waterbury). This full-time position will be responsible for implementation of GMC’s central office communications and providing communications support to the club’s 14 membership sections. Duties include executing regular social media posts, website updates, and digital communications in addition to gathering content and material for all communications platforms, including the Long Trail News, the quarterly publication of the Green Mountain Club. Apply here: https://jobs.enlist.io/the_green_mountain_club/jobs/19f7e13d-c882-47ce-9c60-bf69744c6aab
Kingdom Trails is currently hiring for the following positions:
Signage and Mapping Manager, Retail Supervisor, LEAP AmeriCorps Education Coordinator, Welcome Center Information Specialist, & Trail Ambassador.
Our Core Values are:
● We welcome all who visit and live in our region.
● We prioritize access and inclusion.
● We use our trails with gratitude and respect.
● We communicate with honesty and transparency.
● We invite respectful and diverse opinions.
● We steward smart growth in collaboration with our landowners and other stakeholders.
● We embrace outdoor recreation, health and safety as a shared responsibility.
● We grow wisely by listening, learning and evolving.
If you identify with these guiding principles, please consider joining our team to help strive towards achieving our mission. https://www.kingdomtrails.org/employment
Help Wanted: Cold Hollow to Canada
Cold Hollow to Canada is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization’s Conservation and Community Programming work toward the execution of our 5-year Strategic Plan. Work will focus on CHC’s Land Conservation and Woodlots Programs; fundraising activities; and general organizational administration. https://www.coldhollowtocanada.org/fileadmin/files/pdfs/CHC__ED_Position.pdf
Grants Program Manager
The Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation is hiring a Grant Programs Manager. The ideal candidate brings proven financial and/or project management experience, spreadsheet savvy, initiative, and works effectively in a dynamic environment. For more information contact email@example.com. Requisition ID # 40163
Office Manager & Membership Coordinator - full-time position
Vermont Mountain Bike Association (VMBA) is looking for an Office Manager & Membership Coordinator to help deliver our Membership Benefits program, supporting the 9,400+ members who make our work possible, while also supporting internal office systems and operations. The work will be a hybrid and flexible schedule, with the ability to work in our Waterbury office 2-3 days per week. https://vmba.org/office-manager-membership-coordinator/
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters has Multiple Job Openings.
Umiak is seeking a hardworking and unique individual to be a part of and overseeing our rapidly growing program department. This full-time job will keep you busy all summer and winter.
Retail Sales Associate
Umiak Outfitters is looking for an enthusiastic, part-time, or full-time, seasonal, sales associate to help sell and buy outdoor apparel and accessories.
Retail Sales/ Ski Tech
We're hiring for our ski shop. We are looking for retail sales/ski tech. An ideal candidate would be familiar with mounting and adjusting A.T. and Telemark bindings with knowledge of XC and Backcountry Skiing.
We are taking applications for part-time seasonal snowshoe guides for the coming winter.
We are taking applications for part-time seasonal Sledding Attendants for the coming winter.
Nordic Ski Guides
We are taking applications for part-time seasonal Nordic ski guides for the coming winter.
Backcountry Ski Guides
We are taking applications for part-time seasonal AT/ Backcountry Ski Guides for the coming winter.
We are taking applications for a part-time seasonal Dogsledding Greeter for the coming winter.
Early applications will receive first consideration. Email resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Attn: Program Director. Or mail to Program Director Operations Manager, Umiak Outdoor Outfitters, 849 South Main Street, Stowe, VT 05672. https://www.umiak.com/employment
The Green Mountain & Finger Lakes National Forests are seeking candidates to fill two permanent full time Administrative Support Assistant (GS-303-4/5) positions located in Manchester and Mendon, Vermont.
Only one position will be filled at each location. The purpose of this outreach notice is to advertise these positions as well as to determine the area of consideration for the advertisement. Responses received from this notice will be relied upon to make this determination. Application materials must be submitted though USAJobs by October 2, 2022. https://fsoutreach.gdcii.com/?id=DC47F2EBAC584D05AEBD75580C87A8A4