Merrill Creek Reservoir is looking for:

MCR Boat Ramp Attendant Position – For 2024 Season (April thru October)

Part time position – Duties include, but not limited to, assist visitors with questions regarding the rules, regulations, and policies of Merrill Creek Reservoir (MCR), conduct MCR rules, regulations and policy compliance through verbal communication to visitors and issue visitor violation warning documentation and/or contact appropriate authorities when applicable; open and close property entrance gates areas as needed; direct visitors to appropriate parking areas and appropriate watercraft launch areas; patrol property by foot, motorized vehicle or boat when needed; assist with keeping boat ramp area and associated parking lots clean; maintain Boat Ramp log book and report any incidents to MCR management.

Must have valid automotive driver’s license to use any motorized vehicle on property and must have valid Boating Safety Certificate to use any boat on property.

We start accepting inquires for this position in February 2024 – Contact John Parke, Environmental Specialist @ 908-454-3339 or for more information.

Volunteering at MCR

if you would like to volunteer…..

Merrill Creek Stewardship Team Volunteer Job Description

Merrill Creek Reservoir is looking for passionate individuals like you to join our Stewardship Team of dedicated volunteers. Volunteering with MCR is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a team that creates positive change and meaningful impact to important ecosystems here at MCR.  Volunteers work on specific habitat and trail projects, as well as assisting with the collection of specific species data through monitoring efforts.  Some projects include improvements and upkeep of our pollinator gardens, bluebird nest monitoring, habitat plantings and stewardship of those areas.  Project specific training will be provided.  MCR welcomes suggestions for projects by the volunteers and collaboration is encouraged.  The Stewardship Team meets every Tuesday at the MCR Visitor Center from 9 am to 12 noon and it is a great opportunity to meet like-minded individuals, develop new skills or sharpen ones you already have, and best of all, you get to make a meaningful positive impact on the environment!  Volunteers must be willing to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and be comfortable using hand tools.  Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.     

Contact John Parke, Environmental Specialist @ 908-454-3339 or for more information.