The Parks department has a wide variety of careers available. Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation strives to provide equitable and development driven employment opportunities for those with a passion or interest in the great outdoors and public service. Recruitment opportunities that are available right now with Santa Clara County Parks are listed below.
Opportunities are categorized as follows:
- "Open Competitive" which are open to anyone interested in applying
- "Transfer Opportunities" available only to current coded County employees
- "Promotional Opportunities" also available to current coded County employees only
- "Non Parks Specific Recruitments" These are countywide postings which are not specifically for the Parks department. The Parks department has many positions that are not specific to our department and If a vacancy opens with us, we may be required to hire from the recruitment. We always recommend applying even if its not for Parks.
Don't see anything listed below? Come back soon as we recruit throughout the year and as opportunities become available.
Open Competitive Opportunities
These opportunities are open to all interested in applying.
Deputy Director of Parks & Recreation Division of Planning, Development & Land Stewardship (Continuous)
The Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation is responsible for a variety of functions and programs that may include organizing, managing, and directing the operations and activities of an assigned division of the County Parks and Recreation Department, and may serve as the department head in the absence of the Director.
Park Services Attendant (Closes 3/14/2024)
The Park Services Attendant position exists in a variety of park units across the County, including campground parks, day-use parks, and lake parks. There is currently one opening at Field Sports Park firing range however, the list created from this recruitment may be used for future openings.
These opportunities are available to current coded County employees.
These opportunities are available to current coded County employees only.
Non Parks Specific Recruitments
These opportunities are open to all interested in applying and are Countywide recruitments. Parks does not currently have vacancies within these specific classifications however, should we have a vacancy, we may hire from these recruitments.