Park Program Assistant - Extra Help - County of Sonoma

County of Sonoma

Santa Rosa , California

Are you passionate about connecting people to parks? Do you have experience working in the fields of recreation, environmental education, or as a lifeguard?

Become a Park Program Assistant - Extra-Help!

Sonoma County Regional Parks is hiring multiple Park Program Assistant - Extra-Help (intermittent) positions in the Community Engagement Division. Park Program Assistants (PPAs) provide assistance with educational, administrative, and support service activities. PPAs may also assist with oversight recreational facilities and visitor centers.

Note: One or more years of experience providing programming in parks in the areas of lifeguard services, interpretation, outreach, environmental education and/or recreational programs is required to become a Park Program Assistant.

Ideal Park Program Assistant candidates will have:

  • Experience in coordinating, implementing, and leading quality educational and recreational programming for diverse audiences
  • Experience developing and leading trainings, coordinating events, marketing programs, and representing organizations at meetings
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Organization skills necessary to manage multiple priorities
  • The ability to be self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Bilingual English/Spanish shills, which are highly desirable, but not required

Lifeguard Services
Lifeguard Services PPAs will provide support in an administrative role by assisting with daily operations including recruitment, training, scheduling, and incident command. The position will be helping with the Spring Lake Water Park, special events, and aquatics summer programs.

Instructor certification in ASHI, American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, and California certified EMT, as well as a minimum of 1,500 hours lifeguard experience are highly desired for a position in this division.

Environmental Education and Outreach
Education and Outreach PPAs will support, develop, and/or deliver environmental education, interpretative, recreation, and outreach programs and special events for a variety of audiences. They will assist with program marketing, evaluation, serve as a lead for interns, and other program and visitor center administrative duties.


For more information, minimum qualifications, and & apply, please visit: EOE Apply Now!

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