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Regional Parks Work Experience Intern

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Santa Rosa, CA, United States


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$17.21 - $20.92 Hourly

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Published Date

Jun 7, 2023

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Regional Parks Work Experience Intern

$17.21 - $20.92 Hourly*


The Sonoma County Regional Parks Department is looking for energetic individuals enrolled in workforce development programs to complete ecological restoration and park infrastructure and maintenance projects!


Are you interested in working outdoors? Do you enjoy hands-on projects? Is being of service to your community and the environment important to you?


Please note: To be considered for this opportunity, you must be enrolled in a formal workforce development program. Examples: Conservation Corps North Bay, SAY (Social Advocates for Youth), etc.

As part of the twenty-four (24) week program, you will be provided with meaningful, paid work experience, environmental education and recreation experiences, the opportunity to explore outdoor careers and develop work-readiness skills.

As a Work Experience Intern, you will participate in structured on-the-job training assignments in various Regional Parks units and learn about their functions and procedures. Work Experience interns learn how to perform a wide variety of tasks supporting natural resources, park maintenance, community engagement, and park planning efforts. Some of the daily projects could include learning how to:

  • remove fencing barriers for wildlife, build fences, and install park benches
  • conduct wildfire fuel abatement
  • support public park programs
  • construct trails

Interns may not work in excess of 1560 hours in a twelve-month period.

*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply Now

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