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.

GIS Intern
Salary: $18.39 - $22.96 per hour*
About the Position:
Recruitment Period: Online applications will be accepted via starting March 26, 2015. The application period will close on April 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm, OR after 50 qualified applications have been received. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early as the application window may close at any time.
Open to Current Students and Post Graduates.

The GIS Intern will perform GIS mapping and analysis tasks in support of open space planning, resource management, and land acquisition activities. Responsibilities include creating maps for District Board reports and presentations, compiling and synthesizing geographic data; developing attribute data for shapefiles; performing basic geoprocessing; maintaining and updating GIS databases as new data are collected; preparing, modifying and updating District site maps and brochures using ArcGIS and Adobe Illustrator; providing graphic support for other departments including the development of maps, charts, displays, presentations, graphics, brochures, and drawings; collecting data in the field using GPS equipment.
This is a temporary position with 40 hours per week, which will extend up to a total of 1,000 hours over a 6 month period. Financial compensation for this position is $18.39 - $22.96 per hour, depending on qualifications. Benefits are not included.
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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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