2010-02-04 / News of Record

DEM taking applications for summer jobs

The Dept. of Environmental Management is now taking applications for its 2010 seasonal employment program.

Various positions for the summer season are available throughout Rhode Island for residents 16 years of age and older. Work on weekends and on holidays is required of most summer positions.

Positions include, but are not limited to, park ranger levels I, II and III, beach managers, seasonal laborers, lifeguards, lifeguard captains, recreational area clerks, restroom attendants, student researchers, clerical support aides, technical support interns, policy interns and technical field interns. Pay ranges from $7.50 to $13.75 per hour, and most seasonal employees work 40 hours a week, including weekends and holidays.

Although park ranger level I applicants may be 16 years of age, those applying for seasonal park ranger positions at levels II and III must be 18 years of age or older. Park rangers patrol park areas, assist visitors, inspect facilities and assist with routine operation of state parks and beaches.

Information about DEM and all seasonal positions, as well as downloadable application forms, are available online at www.dem. ri.gov; click on “jobs,” then “seasonal positions.”

Call 222-2774 for more information.

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