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With over 400 parks and more than 34,000 acres of parkland, Montgomery Parks, M-NCPPC offers some of the most popular destinations for fun and recreation within the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area.

M-NCPPC is the only agency in the country to have been awarded the National Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks five times. The Commission has been accreditated by The Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) by meeting standards set by the National Parks and Recreation Association. The Alliance for Workplace Excellence and others have awarded Montgomery County Parks for its superb professional environment and benefits package. So what are you waiting for? Now YOU can be a part of this winning team!

What can you expect if you come to work with us?

  • An exciting and fulfilling career. (The average tenure with our department is 20+ years – once people start working here, they don’t want to stop!)
  • A diverse, talented and enthusiastic group of coworkers employed in a wide range of functions from natural resources and park management to engineering and architecture - and everything in between.
  • A compensation and benefits package featuring a defined retirement plan, generous annual, personal and sick leave, and medical and dental coverage.

Application Process Goes Green

Our application process has gone green! The entire recruitment system is now entirely online. Learn how to submit your application here.

See all current M-NCPPC (both Montgomery Parks, and Prince George's County Parks and Recreation) job openings here

What kinds of jobs are available at Montgomery Parks?

We have…

  • Seasonal and Intermittent positions (in Parks and Parks Enterprise Division)
  • Park Management
  • IT positions (networking, web design, help desk)
  • Trades (carpentry, electrical, plumbing, automobile repair)
  • Park Maintenance (landscaping, turf and field care, custodial, tree climbing)
  • Park Police (civilian and uniformed personnel)
  • General management (budget, human resources, procurement, administration)
  • Park Planning
  • Park Development (project management, engineering, landscape architecture, inspection)

And that’s not all. Click here for current job openings and apply today!

Highlighted Announcements:

Director, Department of Parks
The Montgomery County (MD) Planning Board has begun a search for an experienced and creative leader for one of the nation's premier parks departments. With an annual operating budget of over $95 million, a six-year capital budget of $178 million, and an authorized staff of more than 600 park professionals, Montgomery Parks has responsibility for over 420 conservation and recreation parks on more than 35,000 acres – 12% of the county’s total landmass. The Department has a wide variety of responsibilities including planning and stewardship, development, maintenance, management, and operation of all of the amenities, facilities, cultural and historic resources, and protected natural areas in the park system. In addition to managing these diverse functions, the Director of Parks oversees the Department’s 114-member Park Police Division. For detailed information, go to the announcement page