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Job Opportunities with Partner Organizations

CA State Parks Interpreter I – SLO Coast District

California State Parks is hiring an Interpreter I (Permanent Intermittent) to present programs on Marine Protected Areas from Morro Bay State Park, Hearst San Simeon State Park, and Montaña de Oro State Park. The MPA Interpreter will collaborate with docents, schools, community partners, and act as the lead for the MPA interpretation and community science. Interpretive programs will include Junior Ranger, campfire programs, school group programs, community events, and K-12 distance learning.  Need to have list eligibility on the Interpreter I examination which was given about 18 months ago. Applications are due by September 18th. For more information contact Cara O’Brien at (805) 286-1320 or at


State Park Interpreter II – Sonoma/Mendocino Coast District

The reporting location for this position is in Fort Bragg, CA.  This position will work under the direction of the Senior Park and Recreation Specialist. The Mendocino Sector is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic State Park Interpreter II.  This position is responsible for doing the more difficult or varied work in planning, developing, coordinating and implementing interpretive projects, to have charge of specific major interpretive projects; and to do other related work.  The position is responsible for researching, advertising, creating lesson plans; implement the Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students (PORTS) program, administering and delivering weekly educational programs and presenting high quality interpretive presentations.  Program types to include: campfire programs, school talks, community group presentations, Jr. Ranger Programs, and other structured outreach opportunities including: Earth Day, Coastal Clean-up and local fairs. 

Volunteer and Citizen/Community Science Opportunities