Santa Cruz District Jobs

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Administrative Assistant

Santa Cruz District Administrative Assistant Recruitment Flyer

$17.06—$18.85 per hour
Part-time, year-round schedule—up to 1890 hours per year
Reporting location: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Position Description and Duties:
This year-round, part-time administrative position assists with administrative and organizational tasks related to coordinating and managing the Interpretation and Education Program of the Santa Cruz District. The position reports to the Santa Cruz District office at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and may also work remotely part-time. Tasks include creating, editing, and maintaining reports and spreadsheets; ordering and distributing annual volunteer passes; assisting in hiring recruitments by advertising job opportunities and scheduling interviews, providing refreshments and recording minutes for staff meetings, and curating the district photo archive.
 

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be organized, detail-oriented, responsible, and work well with others. Applicant should be able to communicate well verbally and in writing. Must possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, be a self-starter, and work as part of a team.

How to Apply:
EMAIL completed standard state application (form STD 678) AND resume to SCD.Interp@parks.ca.gov   

OR MAIL to:
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Attn: Rhiannon Sims
303 N Big Trees Park Rd.
Felton CA 95018

Download a standard state application (form STD678)

STD 678 form and resume due Monday January 31, 2022.
For more information, please email SCD.Interp@parks.ca.gov or call (831) 278-0195. 

 

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Part-Time Interpreter

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park Now Hiring Poster

$17.06—$18.85 per hour
Part-time, year-round schedule—up to 1890 hours per year
Reporting location: Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park

Position Description and Duties:
This year-round uniformed park interpreter position is responsible for assisting the interpreter I with interpretive programming and park operations at Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park. Staff researches and interprets challenging and sensitive California history topics. Duties include leading interpretive programs, hosting the visitor center, coordinating the tour reservation system, and coordinating special events. The position also assists with grounds and facilities housekeeping, volunteer coordination, social media and publicity.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must be enthusiastic, organized, responsible, work well with others, and enjoy working with children and adults. Applicant should be able to communicate well verbally and in writing. Must possess basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, be a self-starter, and work as part of a team. A background in anthropology, history, or archaeology is preferred but not required.

How to Apply:
EMAIL completed standard state application (form STD 678) AND resume to Julia.Sidel@parks.ca.gov  

OR MAIL to:
Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park
Attn: Julia Sidel
108 West Ave.
Santa Cruz CA 95060

Download a standard state application (form STD678)

STD 678 form and resume due Friday February 18, 2022.
For more information, please email Julia.Sidel@parks.ca.gov or call (831) 713-9277. 

 

Open Seasonal Job Opportunities in the Santa Cruz District

Visitor Service Aide

Maintenance Aide

  • For more information call (831) 335-6318.

Seasonal Interpreter

  • The Santa Cruz District recruits seasonal interpreters in early spring, to work during the summer (mid-May through Labor Day in September). Interpreters provide high quality educational experiences for the public by researching, developing, promoting, and conducting natural and cultural history programs.
  • Flexible part-time to full-time work.
  • For more information, email SCD.Interp@parks.ca.gov.

State Parks relies upon the hard work of seasonal employees, and a seasonal position is a great way to begin a career with State Parks. The Santa Cruz District of California State Parks includes parks along the coast from Watsonville to Daly City and parks in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Santa Cruz District hires Interpretive/Public Education employees in the spring time to work in the campgrounds during the summer, and hires Maintenance and Visitor Assistance employees year-round according to park operational need. These listings are for Interpretation/Public Education, Maintenance and Visitor Assistance positions in the Santa Cruz District of California State Parks. 

For further job information in the Santa Cruz District, please call the district office at (831) 335-6318.

For information on seasonal and permanent positions statewide, please click here.

For a complete statewide job list, please visit www.jobs.ca.gov.