Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District.

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is an independent special district created by the voters of northwestern Santa Clara County in 1972, joined in 1976 by southern San Mateo County, and recently expanded to the San Mateo coast side in 2004. The District’s purpose is "To acquire and preserve a regional greenbelt of open space land in perpetuity; protect and restore the natural environment; and provide opportunities for ecologically sensitive public enjoyment and education."

The District owns and manages over 62,000 acres of land in 26 open space preserves. Activities on the preserves include hiking, cycling, horseback riding, picnicking, jogging and nature study.

Join our passionate, talented and dynamic team as we work collaboratively towards our vision.

We currently are accepting applications for the following positions.

Human Resources Management Analyst I/II
Salary: Level I: $5,868 - $7,327; Level II: $6,468 - $8,078
About the Position:
Open Until Filled - Application Window May Close Without Notice

Are you a skilled Human Resources professional with the passion and desire to work in a thriving organization? The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is seeking a Management Analyst I/II to bring human resources expertise to support the mission and continued growth of our agency. The ideal candidate has solid public sector HR experience; possesses excellent judgment and proactive problem solving skills; and has the ability to successfully coordinate and accomplish professional-level administrative and program work. The successful candidate is bright, curious, energetic and responsive to the shifting needs of a growing workforce in a multi-priority HR office. This individual has a strong sense of ethics, integrity and the proven ability to appropriately handle confidential and highly sensitive information with discretion. The HR Division seeks a Management Analyst I/II who will respectfully serve and be of service to the public and employees at all levels; and bring a positive attitude and enthusiasm to a collaborative team environment. Flexibility and the capacity to comfortably adapt and manage change in an evolving workplace are a must.

The Human Resources Management Analyst I/II is part of a team of five HR professionals located at our Los Altos office, reporting to the Human Resources Supervisor. This newly created position performs the full range of HR functions in the areas of recruitment and selection; classification and compensation; benefits administration; employee and labor relations; and training and development. This position requires a seasoned multi-tasker with a broad mix of skills, ranging from the technical to the analytical. Additional requirements include: pc and MS Office Suite proficiency; excellent oral and written communication skills; and strong interpersonal skills. The position will be flexibly staffed at level I or II depending upon candidate qualifications. For additional information, see the Job Description page on our website,

About Human Resources at Midpen: As a mission driven organization, every employee at Midpen contributes to the legacy of open space preservation. The HR team takes great pride in supporting Midpen’s mission, and the goal of Human Resources at Midpen is to attract and retain employees who are passionate about our mission. You may view our website,, to gain an understanding of who we are and what we value.
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District Clerk - Interim
Salary: Hourly range from $43.20 to $53.95 per hour
Temporary, part-time, non-benefited position.

About the Position: The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is currently seeking a part-time Interim District Clerk to fill a temporary vacancy while its current District Clerk is on leave. The District Clerk reports to the General Manager and is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities for the District Clerk’s Office; managing the preparation of agendas and minutes for the Board of Directors and its committees; acting as the custodian of District documents; serving as the Fair Political Practices Commission filing officer; and performing related duties as required.

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Applications are available online via The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Human Resources Department.


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