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Employment

Help people ENJOY Summit Metro Parks

We're an Equal Opportunity Employer

Volunteer Coordinator (Part-time)
Supports the SMP Volunteer Program with administrative functions and volunteer supervision during service projects. Assists the park district in implementation of its mission and work plans in collaboration with staff, volunteers and partners to foster a meaningful volunteer experience.
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Park Technician I (Full-time)
Under the direction of the park manager, performs all duties necessary for the daily maintenance of park properties, areas, buildings / facilities and helps with the construction of certain park improvement projects. Job Posting | Job Description

Park Ranger (Full-time)
Reporting to the ranger supervisor or park manager, patrols assigned areas for the purpose of assisting park patrons to have an enjoyable, safe and pleasant park experience. Provides information, education and assistance to park visitors to achieve resource protection, as well as visitor safety and security. Job Posting | Job Description

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

To apply for any of the following seasonal positions, return your completed application to employment@summitmetroparks.org OR Mail to: Human Resources Summit Metro Parks 975 Treaty Line Rd. Akron, OH 44313 

Seasonal Maintenance - Service Center
The park maintenance worker maintains and enhances the park district's lands and facilities by performing unskilled and semi-skilled jobs in a manner which assures the highest standard of maintenance, safety and service to the public. Job Posting 

Seasonal Maintenance and Campground Attendant
Performs unskilled and semi-skilled duties necessary for the maintenance of park properties, areas, buildings and facilities on a seasonal basis and helps with the construction of certain park improvement projects. Greets park patrons, sells merchandise, provides information and assists park patrons. Job Posting

Seasonal Maintenance
The park maintenance worker maintains and enhances the park district's lands and facilities by performing unskilled and semi-skilled jobs in a manner, which assures the highest standard of maintenance, safety and service to the public. Job Posting

Seasonal Conservation Maintenance
Performs unskilled and semi-skilled duties necessary for the conservation of park natural areas, maintenance of park properties, areas, buildings and facilities on a seasonal basis and helps with the construction of certain park improvement projects. Job Posting 

Seasonal Horticulture Maintenance
The horticulturalist-maintenance worker maintains and enhances the park district's lands and facilities by performing unskilled and semi-skilled horticultural duties necessary for the maintenance of the park landscape beds. May be required to perform general maintenance of buildings and facilities on a seasonal basis and help with the construction of certain park improvement projects. Job Posting

Seasonal Boat Attendant
Is present at the boat facility at the designated park during the season to rent boats, sell merchandise and provide required safety equipment to users. The boat attendant collects money, maintains records, prepares receipts and maintains and clean boats, safety equipment and facilities. Job Posting

Seasonal Apiarist
Under the direction of the chief of conservation, raise and care for honeybee colonies in the park district. Grow and maintain beehives, induct wild swarms, collect and process honey, remove hive parasites and maintain the health of the hive. Job Posting

Seasonal Cultural Resources Field Technician 
Under the direction of the chief of conservation and in cooperation with cultural resources staff, assist with cultural resource management projects, including data collection, documentation and analysis. Job Posting

Seasonal Park Biologist
Under the direction of the chief of conservation, assist with or perform wildlife studies, forestry surveys, data collection and entry; participate in citizen science programs; collect and prepare specimens and voucher labels; and assist in the implementation of natural resource management projects. Job Posting