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.

Seasonal Open Space Technician
Salary: Range is $18.39 - 22.96/hour
About the Position: *Limited to the first 100 qualified applications - the application window may close at any time without notice*

If you enjoy working hard in the outdoors, learning new skills and being with a fun group of people, we invite you to apply for the position of Seasonal Open Space Technician. As a mission driven organization, every employee at the District makes an impact - so if you are looking for a challenging opportunity to contribute to the legacy of open space preservation, we welcome your application.

Seasonal Open Space Technicians assist with building and maintaining roads and trails on District lands, operating mechanical equipment such as chainsaws, power pruners and mowers. Additional duties include cleanup and routine maintenance on District lands, in buildings and restrooms and driving trucks as required. Seasonal Open Space Technicians also use hand and power tools to do semi-skilled carpentry, construction tasks and to remove invasive non-native plants. Work location may be at either the Skyline or the Foothills Field Office (must provide own transportation to and from field office).
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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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