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Seasonal Jobs Available At State Parks And Beaches

Lifeguards Needed for All State Swimming Areas

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is recruiting for a variety of seasonal employment positions at recreational facilities across the state. Rhode Island residents, ages 16 and older, are encouraged to apply.

Full-time lifeguard positions are available at all State swimming areas, including Lincoln Woods, Fort Adams and Goddard Memorial State Parks, as well as at Misquamicut, Scarborough, and East Matunuck State Beaches. Hourly rates range from $10.75 to $13.75, based on location and position level. For more information on becoming a lifeguard or to apply, visit

Other seasonal positions available include park rangers; beach managers; laborers; recreational area assistants; and clerical support. Visit for a complete list of employment opportunities. Most positions are full-time and include weekend and holiday hours. Hourly rates range from $10.10 to $14.75. Applicants to park ranger positions at levels II and III must be 18 years of age or older.

Applications must be completed online at Paper applications will not be accepted. The State of Rhode Island is an equal opportunity/diversity employer.

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  • Release date: 02-12-2018

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