Put Your Passion For Open Space To Work!
Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is an independent special district created by California voters of northwestern Santa Clara County in 1972, joined in 1976 by southern San Mateo County, and expanded to the San Mateo coast side in 2004. Midpen's mission is "To acquire and preserve a regional greenbelt of open space land in perpetuity; protect and restore the natural environment; and provide opportunities for ecologically sensitive public employment and education." Midpen owns and manages over 77,000 acres of land with more than 250 miles of trails in in 26 extraordinary open space preserves. Activities on the preserves include hiking, cycling, horseback riding, picnicking, jogging and nature study.
Midpen employs over 180 full time staff and seasonal workers. District departments include: General Manager's Office, Human Resources, Finance, Information Services, Legal, Real Property, Engineering & Construction, Planning, Visitor Services, Land & Facilities, Natural Resources, and Public Affairs. To learn more about what it's like to work for our mission driven organization, view our employee video "Working for Midpen" on the Jobs page of our website at http://www.openspace.org/about-us/jobs