Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District

Employment & Internships

Thanks for your interest in working for the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open Space District. All job openings and internship positions are posted on this page, as well as on the County of Sonoma employment website.

If no positions are listed, we do not have any jobs or internships open at the moment. Check back often for updates.

Special Projects Planner — Extra Help
Associate Planner — Extra Help
Technician — Extra Help
Internships

Special Projects Planner — Extra Help

Compensation: $36.10 - $43.89 Hourly
Opening date: April 19, 2017
Closing date: May 8, 2017

The District is currently recruiting to fill an Extra Help (Temporary) Special Projects Planner position in the Conservation Planning Program. The successful candidate may be assigned to other Program areas as needed. As a Special Projects Planner, you will:

  • Perform complex planning research in both office and field settings
  • Prepare and oversee planning studies, reports, plans, and projects relating to land conservation use, environmental protection, environmental compliance, and related topics
  • Plan, conduct, and coordinate complex planning surveys
  • Perform GIS analysis and mapping
  • Align planning documents with applicable local ordinances and State and Federal statutes
  • Assist the public in understanding adopted plans
  • Act as planning liaison to appointed advisory groups and the community
  • Deliver presentations at public meetings of the District Advisory Committee, the Fiscal Oversight Commission, and the Board of Directors
  • Develop and oversee consultant contracts

How to Apply: Applications are accepted online here or visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org.


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Associate Planner — Extra Help

Compensation: $32.51 - $39.52 Hourly
Opening date: April 12, 2017
Closing date: May 3, 2017

The District is currently recruiting to fill an Extra Help (Temporary) Associate Planner position in the Stewardship Program. The successful candidate may be assigned to other Program areas as needed. As an Associate Planner, you will:

  • Steward both easement and fee lands by coordinating with landowners, partner organizations, and agencies
  • Complete conservation easement baseline reports
  • Conduct on-site visits to monitor easements
  • Review and process easement permitted use and amendment requests
  • Coordinate natural resource management, infrastructure maintenance, and capital improvement projects on District-held fee lands, including service contract initiation and management
  • Prepare and present staff reports and PowerPoint presentations at public meetings of the Advisory Committee, the Fiscal Oversight Commission, and the Board of Directors

How to Apply: Applications are accepted online here or visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org.

 


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Technician — Extra Help

Compensation: $24.38 - $29.63 Hourly
Opening date:  April 12, 2017
Closing date: April 26, 2017

The District is currently recruiting for an Extra Help (Temporary) Technician. As a Technician, you will:

  • Collect new data, as well as update and maintain existing data (GIS and non-spatial)
  • Prepare maps and other graphics
  • Complete research in academic literature and District files, entering data and summarizing findings
  • Assist with community relations tasks, including public meeting support and drafting communication material

How to Apply: Applications are accepted on-line here or visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org.


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Internships

The District offers student internship opportunities for academic credit through Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College on a limited basis. Interns are usually recruited through the Environmental Studies and/or Natural Resources Management Departments prior to the start of the fall and spring semesters. For more information, email openspace@sonoma-county.org.


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