Park Maintenance Assistant – Seasonal

Salary: $16.00 Hourly

Location : Upper Marlboro, MD

Job Type: Seasonal

Job Number: PMA23

Department: PGC Parks and Recreation

Division: Natural and Historical Res

Opening Date: 05/11/2023

Closing Date: 6/11/2023 11:59 PM Eastern


Patuxent River Park, located in Upper Marlboro, MD, is seeking a part time worker to manage several gates and assist with basic maintenance needs at Jug Bay Natural Area. Responsibilities include opening and/or closing gates, emptying trash or recycling containers, picking up ground trash, restocking firewood at campsites, and communicating general park information to the public. This position pays $16/hr and typically works two hours per shift. Gate closing times varying depending on sunset time. Must work evenings and some shifts may include weekends.

Examples of Important Duties

  • Opening or closing several park gates
  • Basic custodial duties such as picking up trash
  • Communicating to the public closing times and park rules
  • Operating a commission vehicle in a safe manner

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to lift 40lbs
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment

Supplemental Information

  • This position accrues paid sick leave up to 40 hours/year. No other benefits are included.
  • A background investigation will be completed prior to hire.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate a workplace culture of diversity, equity and inclusion without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other non-merit factor.

Person(s) hired for this position must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (with limited religious or medical exceptions).



The following information is a summary of benefits extended to all Seasonal employees of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC). This is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.

Limited Benefits for Seasonal Employees

Health Insurance Plans
You are eligible for specific health insurance benefits if you worked, on average, 30 hours per week during your first 12 months of employment or from October 3rd to October 2nd each subsequent period following your first 12 months of employment. This equates to 1,560 hours over a 12-month period.

If and when you are eligible for benefits, you will receive notification directly from the Health & Benefits Office.

Eligible Employees Pay 35% of the health insurance plan premium and The Commission Pays 65%.

  • Medical
    • Kaiser Permanente Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) with Prescription Plan
    • UnitedHealthcare Select Plan (EPO)
  • Prescription: CVS Caremark Prescription Plan

Other Benefits

  • Credit Union
  • Sick Leave Benefits

This summary is intended to highlight some of the benefits offered by the M-NCPPC. It is not an all-inclusive agreement and is subject to change. For a more detailed description of benefits, please see the appropriate benefits brochure, service agreement or manual. For more information, contact The Health and Benefits Office at or 301-454-1694.


Do you possess a valid driver’s license?

  • Yes
  • No

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