We are now accepting applications for our seasonal staff for 2017. Click here for details!


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Open / Closed in the Park:

Road Closed
Alpine Approach Road south of Park Headquarters is CLOSED TO ALL USE from Monday, February 27, for approx. 6–8 weeks for major road reconstruction.

WARNING!
Due to hazardous conditions, this closure will be strictly enforced. Violators are subject to summonses.

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Allison Park: Open daylight hours. Restrooms closed for season.
Alpine Boat Basin: Closed for season.
Alpine Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. No vehicle access until reopening of Henry Hudson Drive. Pavilion restrooms closed for season (parking plaza restrooms remain open). Kearney House closed for season. 
Englewood Boat Basin: Please contact J.M. Englewood Marina: 201-568-1328.
Englewood Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Snack Shack closed for season.
Fort Lee Historic Park: Grounds open daylight hours. Metered parking (year-round, click here for rates). Visitor Center open Weds. to Sun., 10 AM – 4:45 PM. 201-461-1776.
Greenbrook Sanctuary: Open daylight hours (membership required). 201-784-0484.
Hazard’s Ramp: Closed for season.
Henry Hudson Drive: Due to recent winter storm, all riverfront park areas remain CLOSED TO VEHICLES through the weekend of Mar. 18–19. Alpine Approach Road south of Park Headquarters CLOSED TO ALL USE from Monday, February 27, for approx. 6–8 weeks. Englewood to Alpine closed to motor vehicles for season.
Palisades Interstate Parkway in New Jersey: Open 24 hrs.
Park Headquarters: Administrative offices open Mon. to Fri., 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM except New Jersey State holidays. 201-768-1360. Parkway Police desk staffed at all times: 201-768-6001. Click here for Court information.
Ross Dock Picnic Area: Open daylight hours. Restrooms closed for season (Port-A-Johns available).
State Line Lookout: Grounds open daylight hours. Lookout Inn (State Line Cafe & bookshop) open 9:30 AM – 5 PM. 201-750-0465.
Trails: Open daylight hours. Trail construction with intermittent closures on the Shore Trail between Ross Dock and Englewood.
Undercliff Picnic Area: Open daylight hours.

Sidebar last updated: March 22, 2017.
The information posted here is subject to change without notice.

Check our Calendar page for more.

All permanent positions in the Palisades Interstate Park in New Jersey are filled through the New Jersey State Civil Service Commission.


Throughout the year, we rely on hourly and seasonal employees to supplement the work of our permanent staff. Job listings, when available, are posted below.


Operations Department

State Line Lookout & Concessions

Trail Crew & Outdoor Programs


Note: On each application, you must indicate a single position for which you are applying, or your application will not be considered.

This page last updated: March 16, 2017


 

Operations Department | 2017 Positions

2016 Operations staff on orientation tour of the park. Operations staff meets to review procedures.

Area Attendant

34 – 40 hours per week, $12.00 per hour.

Area attendants work in a team environment to ensure the clean and pleasant atmosphere of the park’s picnic areas. This position is ideal for those looking to build their resumes in the field of natural resources management. Consideration is given to early applicants and those that can begin work prior to May 27th and continue after Labor Day. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Area attendants must work most weekends and all holidays from May 27 to Labor Day, 2017, be able to lift 30 lbs., and have a valid driver’s license.

Contact: Anthony Taranto | 201-768-1360 ext. 107

Click to download an application. For Position Applied For, write Area Attendant.

Area attendants lift, position, and move traffic cones and barricades. Area attendants carry out assigned maintenance projects. Area attendants carry out parking lot maintenance. Area attendants direct motorists to parking areas and spaces.

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Parking Attendant

34 to 40 hour per week, $10.00 per hour

Parking attendants work to efficiently collect entry fees at picnic areas. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Parking attendants must work most weekends and all holidays from May 27 to Labor Day, 2017, be able to lift 30 lbs., and have a valid driver’s license.

Contact: Anthony Taranto | 201-768-1360 ext. 107

Click to download an application. For Position Applied For, write Parking Attendant.

Parking attendants work to efficiently collect entry fees at picnic areas. Parking attendants interact with and provide information to park patrons. Parking attendants collect entry fees at a holiday weekend collection post.

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Restroom Attendant

40 hours per week (Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays), $15.00 per hour.

Restroom attendants are responsible for cleaning the 11 public restrooms in the New Jersey Section of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Restroom attendants must work weekends and holidays from May 1, to October 31, 2017. Must be able to lift 30 lbs. and have a valid driver’s license.

Contact: Anthony Taranto | 201-768-1360 ext. 107

Click to download an application. For Position Applied For, write Restroom Attendant.

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Concession Attendant

28 hours per week, $10.00 per hour.

Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

Contact: Carson Mitchell: 201-750-0465

Click to download an application. For Position Applied For, write Concession Attendant

Concession attendants staff and operate park concession stands. Concession attendants assist with food preparation and service. Concession attendants help maintain a clean and safe environment for patrons and operate cash registers.

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Trail Crew Member

28 hours per week (Tuesday – Friday, must work occasional weekends and evenings), $11.00 per hour.

Applicants must indicate available start date. Position runs until December for non-students.

Start Date: Tuesday, April 4
Start Date: Tuesday, May 23

Members of the NJ Palisades Trail Crew are responsible for the maintenance of the park’s 30+ miles of hiking trails. Crewmembers will be trained on-the-job in methods of trail maintenance and construction and the safe and proper use of all related equipment. Crewmembers will also learn about the NJ Palisades trail system, various species of flora and fauna, geology, history, and rules and regulations pertaining to the NJ Palisades, and will occasionally assist with park programs. Experience is a plus, but not required.

Duties:

Requirements:

Note: Those with severe reactions to poison ivy, bees, wasps, and the like should reconsider applying.

Contact: Christina Fehre | 201-615-9226

Click to download an application. For Position Applied For, write Trail Crew Member.

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