Vermont Recreation, Adventure, Conservation and Tourism Jobs Directory
Employment Opportunities connecting you with the great outdoors.

In Vermont, Outdoor Recreation Generates...$2.5 BILLION in consumer spending, 34K direct Vermont jobs, $753 MILLION in wages and salaries, $176 MILLION in state and local tax revenue.

Vermont Outdoor Guide Association

Vermont Recreation Directory

Vermont Recreation Jobs Directory

Recently Posted Job Openings

Vermont's outdoor recreation businesses hiring, state offering incentives to move.

If you are looking for work in the outdoor industry — or in another industry, but still want great access to 20 ski areas, 50 mountain bike trail networks, and countless parks and waterways — businesses across Vermont are hiring. Darn Tough Vermont, maker of the legendary socks that come with a lifetime guarantee has dozens of positions open at its facility in the scenic town of Northfield, Vt, not far from ski resorts such as Stowe and Sugarbush.

Burton Snowboards is also looking to fill many year round, full time positions, as well as hire Guides with an eye to the winter and holiday seasons. Other businesses are posting for temporary positions, such as Gordini, distributor of gloves, mittens, and goggles, with open warehouse positions, Skida Headwear and Accessories with retail and fulfillment needs, and retailers with specific outdoor recreation pursuits in mind, such as Outdoor Gear Exchange’s bike mechanic position. More:


Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests Seeks to Hire Public Affairs Specialist

The Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests (GMFL) are seeking interested candidates for a permanent full time GS-1035-7/9 Public Affairs Specialist. The duty station for this position is located at the Forest Supervisor’s Office in Rutland, Vermont.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the on-line Outreach Response Form found at the link below by Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Please forward this information to any prospective candidates that may be interested in this opportunity. The attached outreach notice describes the major duties and desired characteristics for the positions. Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Ethan Ready at  or 802-747-6760 for additional information.


R&L Archery has full- and part-time positions available:

Do you love hunting and fishing? Do you love to talk about hunting and fishing? Would you like to get paid to talk to other people about hunting and fishing? Here's your opportunity!

R&L Archery has full- and part-time positions available for a salesperson/bow technician/hunting & fishing expert to help fill out our team. Shifts include some evenings and generally one day per week on the weekend. Starting salary has some flexibility depending on knowledge and experience. Some basic product knowledge is desirable, but we are willing to train the right applicant from the ground up.

If interested, please email with resume or apply in person at R&L Archery during store hours: Monday thru Friday 9:00am to 7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am to 4:00pm, Sunday 10am to 3:00pm.


River Guides, Retail Sales & Shuttle Drivers Needed

Do you love the outdoors & helping people? Clearwater Sports in Waitsfield, VT is looking for River Guides, Retail Sales & shuttle drivers help to join our active staff. Experienced persons apply only. Please send resume to


Help Wanted: Front Office

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is looking for someone to join their office team full time. The ideal applicant should have strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to multi-task and adjust to a changing, fast paced environment. Knowledge of Word and Excel are required along with 1 year of customer service experience preferably in the reservations/front desk field.

Bristol Hub Teen Center Director

The Town of Bristol is seeking highly motivated candidates for the position of Recreation Department Hub Teen Center Director. Bristol (pop. 3,894) is a steadily growing, vibrant community located in the Champlain Valley in Addison County, Vermont.

Conservation Corps is Hiring!

Calling all high school students, college students, and college grads interested in conservation and environmental stewardship! Hiring is officially open for our busy 2019 field season! Recruitment for our Corps Members and Leaders is happening for crews in Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. In addition to Corps crew positions, we are hiring two AmeriCorps positions based here in East Charleston, a Conservation Field Assistant and a Northern Water Quality Steward. See descriptions below to learn more and apply! Learn more about the positions and apply by visiting our website. Know someone who might be interested? Forward this email to them! Deadlines are in April, so get your applications in soon!

May 17-27, 2019, Become a Maine White Water Raft Guide with North Country Rivers
Becoming a "Registered Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide" is a challenging, rewarding, and time-honored profession! Imagine running some of the most challenging whitewater in America, meeting new people, and experiencing the unmatched beauty of Maine! When you become a Registered Maine Rafting Guide all this will be yours - and North Country Rivers can get you there!

Looking for the right summer job?

Not only can Quimby Country offer meaningful work but also an exceptional experience surrounded by great people!
Apply today:

Looking for a seasonal summer job? Well look no further! Basin Harbor is now hiring for our 2019 season. Check out our open positions at

VYCC is still accepting applications for some of our key program staff roles for the new season.


The Essex District office will be hiring a Field Recreation Specialist, a permanent, full-time position which supports recreation and trails projects, planning and partners at the district and statewide level. We hope some of you will either consider applying, or share this opportunity with qualified candidates.

Candidates should possess:

trail layout, design and construction experience, including writing contracts and project budgeting and recreation/natural resource planning experience such as site assessments, monitoring, and/or restoration that includes public/partner involvement. Further information can be found at the job posting on the State of Vermont’s website:

Applicants must apply online by April 15th, 2018.

Questions about this job? Please contact Jason Nerenberg at .


Kroka is HIRING!

Job Opportunity: Farm Manager at Kroka Expeditions

Kroka Expeditions is seeking a Farm Manager to join our dynamic team. Our diversified farm consists of 30 acres of gardens, pastures, and hayfields amidst a beautiful 100-acre campus. Our farm is a teaching tool for our educational programs, and serves the 1,000+ students who visit Kroka annually. Working in a close-knit team, our farmers plan and execute food production and farm education while caring for the land and the animals.

Position is open until filled, although priority will be given to applications received by December 21st, 2018.

For more information and to apply visit


Employment For River Guides

Do you love the outdoors & helping people? Clearwater Sports in Waitsfield is looking for River Guides and Retail Sales help to join our active staff. Must be available most weekends. Experienced persons apply only. Please send resume to


Whitewater Raft Guide Training North Country Rivers

Becoming a "Registered Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide" is a challenging, rewarding, and time-honored profession! Imagine running some of the most challenging whitewater in America, meeting new people, and experiencing the unmatched beauty of Maine! When you become a Registered Maine Rafting Guide all this will be yours - and North Country Rivers can get you there!

Kayak River Guides & Shuttle Drivers (Waitsfield, VT)
compensation: Hourly wage based on experience
We are looking for fun, enthusiastic Kayak & Canoe River Guides and Shuttle Drivers for the upcoming season. Positions are part-time to full-time. Knowledge of and experience with local rivers preferred, paddling Class I - II moving water. Outgoing and friendly personality and good people/group skills a plus. Various certifications such as ACA, WFR, First Aid, and CPR preferred. Shuttle drivers should have experience with 15 passenger vans and canoe trailers and be able to lift heavy kayaks and canoes. Must be able to work weekends and have reliable transportation. Please email a cover letter with resume if interested. 

Green Mountain Club Seasonal Job Openings

Need a job? Burke Mountain has lots of openings for the new hotel!

Umiak Outdoor Outfitters in Stowe, VT is hiring.


Seasonal Job Opportunities

Jobs at Zoar Outdoor

Green Mountain Club Internships

Green Mountain National Forest

Northern Forest Canoe Trail

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

Jay Peak Resort -

Killington Ski Resort has Job Openings

Kroka Expeditions -

Mount Snow

Okemo Mountain Resort

Q Burke Mountain Resort

Smugglers' Notch Resort

Stowe Mountain Resort

Stratton Mountain Resort -

Sugarbush Resort -

Vermont Recreation & Parks Association

Vermont State Parks


If you would like to post your recreation based job openings to this page, just send us an email and we'll be glad to help.

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North Ferrisburg, VT. 05473