COSA Park City, UT Job Opening – Open Space Stewardship Tech

Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District in Park City, Utah is hiring a Part-time Seasonal Open Space Stewardship Technician.

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Description: Performs maintenance and stewardship for open space properties and associated trails. This position can be structured into an internship if desired.


  • Perform noxious weed management practices by way of hand pulling, mechanical treatment or by safely applying a variety of herbicides and other types of chemical agents
  • Operate hand tools and small power tools, ATVs/UTVs, backpack sprayers, electric bicycle and 4WD vehicles
  • Conduct open space site visits for monitoring purposes and document each visit
  • Perform data entry and prepare necessary records and reports including maintenance logs, work orders, safety inspections
  • Remove trash and debris from open space
  • Assist in the construction and maintenance of natural and soft surface trails
  • Assist in the manual routine maintenance and repair work on all types of trails, trailheads, and open space within District’s jurisdiction
  • Assist in maintenance and repairs to all trail signs in the District’s jurisdiction
  • Assist in construction projects
  • Perform all duties with safety as a top priority
  • Perform all duties while consistently upholding and demonstrating the District’s Core Values as stated in the Policies and Procedures


  • Assist in the set-up and tear-down for trail events
  • Volunteer supervision
  • Assist with wildlife habitat improvement and restoration projects
  • Provide stewardships and education to the public through field contacts and organized events
  • Assist in the cleaning and organization of shop area
  • Assist other departments as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications


  • Eighteen (18) years of age or older
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic understanding of ecology, wildlife, botany or natural resource


  • Bachelor’s degree, or working towards a degree, in ecology, biology, or natural resources management
  • Utah Department of Agriculture Certified Operator of Pesticide Application License or equivalent license from another state
  • Experience in landscape or trail maintenance
  • Knowledge of, or experience, using ArcGIS Desktop, Online or Collector
  • Current CPR and First Aid certifications or Wilderness Responder

Supplemental Information

  • A valid US driver’s license and willingness to take a driver’s safety class
  • If offered a position with the District, employment will be conditioned upon the results of a background check.
  • This position is subject to pre-employment drug and random drug testing.
  • Flexible start date approximately 5/1 – 8/30.
  • Potential internship if desired.

Jessica Kirby, GISP

Open Space Management Supervisor

Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District

5715 Trailside Drive

Park City, Utah 84098

office: 435-649-1564 Ext. 26

Parks • Trails • Open Space • Recreation