[Biology-U-L] SB Parks Asst Job Announcement
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Thu Sep 11 07:38:40 PDT 2008
City of Santa Barbara Parks Division
The City of Santa Barbara Parks Division is recruiting an hourly Parks
Assistant for restoration and preservation of parks open space native
habitats. This is a part-time hourly position for 5-8 hours/week,
$12.50/hour, with no benefits. Duties include: assisting staff with
restoration plan design and layout; assisting staff and volunteers with
native planting, control of exotic species, watering and weeding at
Douglas Family Preserve restoration sites; and monitoring restoration
sites to ensure that native plants are healthy and restoration sites are
clean and free of weeds.
Start Date: 10/13/08 and End Date: 1/16/08. This is a part-time, three
month position with the potential to be renewed an additional three months.
Qualifications: Ability to follow verbal and written instructions and
work independently and under general supervision in both field and
office. A background in habitat restoration, horticulture, ecology,
botany or related courses and/or work experience is highly desirable.
Experience with California native plant identification is preferable but
not required. Valid California driver's license required.
Ability to: Learn to care for and maintain a variety of plant life.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Provide
own transportation to Douglas Family Preserve, or selected Park, and to
occasionally meet with staff at City of Santa Barbara offices downtown.
Be professional, reliable, and punctual. Meet schedules and timelines.
Be flexible and effective. Be able to work independently. Provide
accurate, complete information and record keeping. Make sound decisions,
exercise good judgment and effectively resolve problems. Use proper
safety when handling equipment and working at Park. Adhere to City
policies and procedures. Maintain good health and physical condition
appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities
which may include the following: walk, stand, or sit for extended
periods of time; and work outdoors in a landscaping environment (weed,
mulch, prune, and water plants).
Environmental Conditions: Working in the field, but also includes an
Physical Conditions: Essential and marginal functions [may] require
maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, and
walking for prolonged periods of time. In some cases, setting up
equipment and bending and lifting and carrying objects.
To apply: Download and print City application available on-line at:
Mail application, along with a cover letter, to Kathy Frye, City of
Santa Barbara Parks Division, P.O. Box 1990, Santa Barbara CA 93102 or
hand deliver to 402 East Ortega Street. (DO NOT mail or e-mail
application to Human Resources). City application and cover letter must
be received by 4:00 P.M. on Friday, September 26, 2008. Note that City
offices are closed on September 19th.
> *Kathy Frye
> Natural Areas Planner
> City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation*
> *Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102*
> *PH (805) 897-1976*
> *kfrye at SantaBarbaraCa.gov <mailto:kfrye at SantaBarbaraCa.gov>*
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