Thursday, February 18, 2016

SRJC Groundskeepers

SRJC Petaluma Campus

The Petaluma Grounds Department is looking for Short Term Non Continuing (STNC) Groundskeepers

Part time 16-24 hours per week         2-5 days per week                 $ 12.50 per hour

Please E-mail resume with cover letter to

Under general supervision, assist groundskeepers perform daily grounds maintenance and gardening work: including mowing, pruning, planting, watering, mulching, weeding, trash and litter removal.

Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.
1. Plants, weeds, rakes and waters college grounds; transplants and mulches as necessary.
2. Prunes annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees using the appropriate techniques according to the plant.
3. Edges, mows, fertilizes lawns, and monitors the watering needs of the grounds;
4. Identifies common landscape weeds and applies control measures.
5. Maintains college pathways and roads, patching pot holes, cleaning drains, and sweeping debris.
6. Uses leaf blowers, turf-vacs, other tools or hands to remove trash and debris from grounds.
7. Operates power equipment such as, but not limited to, edger, hedge trimmers, chain saws, and
tractor/loaders as necessary.
8. Performs minor repairs to equipment and irrigation sprinklers; may assist in the installation and maintenance of drip irrigation systems; may repair impact sprinkler heads in lawn.


ABILITY TO: Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking, work under inclement weather conditions, follow oral and written instructionswork safely and effectively around the public, maintain cooperative working relationships, demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population.

Methods, supplies, equipment and tools used in planting, cultivating, and caring for lawns, shrubs, annuals and perennials, and trees; plant identification and cultivation requirements; plant pest/disease problems.

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Graduation from high school.

One year gardening and grounds keeping duties. Experience maintaining large grounds preferred.

This classification requires the use of a personal or District vehicle while conducting District business. Must possess a valid (Class C) California driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Wed, Feb 17th Conference Call, RE: Forest Service Paid Summer Jobs

Last year the Forest Services (FS) was able to hire over 150 Pathways NTE student interns throughout California. As in the past, all students are encouraged to apply including the following majors: biology, business/public administration, recreation, environmental science, etc. The application will be on and will be open from Monday, February 29th through Friday, March 4th. Students will only have that week to apply. Many job locations will include housing.

In order to better understand the internships, application process, and to answer any questions you all may have, we invite you to the upcoming conference call with the FS on Wednesday, February 17th from 2-3pm.  
Conference call number: (888) 844-9904;  Participant code 9617009#

To qualify for Pathways NTE positions, students must meet the following:
o   At least a 2.0 GPA
o   Be currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 units at an accredited institution
o   Pursuing a degree in a related academic field
o   Must be eligible to work in the U.S. to be hired (If not a citizen, must become a U.S. Citizen to convert to a permanent employee).

Also, during the call information on upcoming hiring events at Cal State Pomona and in Fresno, CA. for recent graduates will be shared with you.

Daily Acts is hiring!

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Daily Acts, a growing sustainability nonprofit based in Petaluma, CA is seeking an experienced Programs Coordinator to join our dynamic, collaborative team.

Monday, February 8, 2016


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The Wilderness Ranger Intern is an integral member of the Stanislaus National Forest Wilderness Crew, taking on most of the duties of a full-time wilderness ranger. The ranger intern will work as part of a team with other wilderness rangers, forest staff, and volunteers to support wilderness management objectives. Priority will be given to applications received by February 19, 2016

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Scientific Aid - California Department of Fish & Wildlife

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Hatchery Education Program, Bay Delta Region Interpretive Services. The job comes with lots of flexibility to wrap around work or school. It’s people and stewardship oriented, with good creative and growth experience potential. Qualifications: 2 years of college with a minimum of 10 semester hours in sciences (which may also be substituted with a year of experience in surveying, studying, or evaluating fish or wildlife populations/habitat).

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SAWS is hiring Field Crew Members

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About Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards (SAWS)

We are a passionate team of employees, volunteers, and supporters, dedicated to a mission of educating, cultivating, and empowering an engaged public for the stewardship of protected public lands.

We pride ourselves on being a transformative conservation non-profit, serving as a resource to our local partners and the federal land managing agencies we work with.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016