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Seasonal Jobs for Seniors

Temporary and Part-Time Jobs

Employers have listed thousands of seasonal jobs from working during the holidays, working as a movie extra, providing tours at the zoo, working at ski resorts, state parks, cruise lines, and more. Click here and enter seasonal jobs in the keywords box. This will show you jobs across the U.S. Then If you wish to search locally enter your city in the keywords box to limit your search.

Of course you can search for seasonal jobs that start in any season. To check them out, for example, enter holiday jobs or even holiday retail jobs or resort jobs in the keywords box.

The IRS has many seasonal jobs available.for Data Transcribers, Clerks, Tax Examiners or Contract Representatives during tax filing season, January through May. Visit their site to view them.

Another place to find a seasonal job in some of the more interesting places is at Cool Works®. Click here to reach this site.

This site offers thousands of jobs in great places. More and more boomers, seniors and retirees are working seasonally.

  As the economy improves and more and more people including seniors are traveling, the "summer" season is being extended so older and bolder job seekers can truly stay and work in the parks from April to November.  For those with RVs, this is an ideal way to live inexpensively in a National Park setting.  College students continue to play a role in filling these jobs, but their school dates are limited.  Older and Bolders can truly become indispensable to seasonal operators/employers.

CoolWorks also has a job listing page specifically for older job seekers searching for seasonal jobs. The employers listed on these pages welcome the 'over-traditional-age' seasonal job seeker. Their summer seasonal opportunities are awesome.

If you are looking for unique opportunities you'll find them. There are winter jobs at ski resorts, at lodges, ranches and resorts and on tour boats, work as a cook, in reception, as a guide, etc.  There are summer jobs in national parks working for the concessionaires who run the hotels, restaurants, gift shops and marinas. There are jobs throughout Alaska working at resorts, fishing & hunting lodges and for transportation and tourism companies as well.

A great way to learn about what it's like to work seasonally is talk to those that have done it. On the CoolWorks social network , you'll find a great group of more mature workers with information about working seasonally who are happy to share what they have learned and experienced with you. You can create your personal profile and then join the group to learn the inside scoop.

If you consider yourself an "older worker" and are looking for a seasonal job CoolWorks provides a list of employers that are interested in you. Of course there are thousands of jobs listed for younger job seekers too.

More seasonal jobsTour companies, cruise lines, ski resorts, museums, the National Park Service and its concessions have temporary and seasonal job openings. The Commercial Services Program of the National Park Service has contracts with 500 concessionaires, estimating that they employ more than 25,000 workers during the peak season.

Among the most visible concessionaires are Aramark, in Philadelphia (which manages operations at Mesa Verde National Park, Gettysburg National Military Park and the United States Mints in Denver and Philadelphia, among others); Xanterra Parks & Resorts, in the Denver area (which provides lodging in Yellowstone and at the Grand Canyon, among other parks and resorts); and Delaware North Companies, in Buffalo (which operates the Plaza Hotel in New York and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, among other places).

Golf Jobs

Many seniors and retirees enjoy working at golf courses as rangers or starters; some even drive the ball pick up machines at driving ranges or work behind the desk at the pro shop. Whether you are a golfer or just interested in golf jobs click here.

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