People Who Work in Parks

In this video series we explore the diverse roles, backgrounds and faces of the County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation team.  


The County of San Diego Department of Parks and Rectreation is hiring for the following positions. Check back regularly as new positions are posted once positions are open. 

Permanent Employment

Vacancies for regular, full time positions within the Department of Parks and Recreation (such as Park Ranger) are recruited through the County of San Diego, Department of Human Resources. To check for current recruitments, Jobs webpage.

For more information regarding the County's application process, please go to our Human Resources webpage or contact the Department of Human Resources directly at (619) 236-2191.

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The Department of Parks and Recreation may be able to assist students with an unpaid internship to meet college credit requirements. To express interest in such an opportunity, please visit our volunteer page.

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Seasonal Park Attendant

The Seasonal Park Attendant classification is an hourly, temporary position which may be located at any of our facilities throughout the County. Seasonal Park Attendants assist department staff with providing information and services to the public and support staff with basic duties; and may be full or part-time. The minimum qualifications required to be considered for this classification include:

A high school diploma and one year part-time paid or volunteer experience in working with the public in providing a service rather than delivering a product.  Experience in: public relations; developing and presenting educational programs; explaining rules and regulations; housekeeping; grounds keeping; grounds maintenance; or minor construction will be considered as qualifying.

Openings are considered as needed by the site supervisor according to the needs of the facility and the qualifications of the applicant.  Applications for these positions are accepted on an ongoing basis and are kept on file for one year.

Application Instructions

For the fastest and most accurate processing of your application please e-mail it to us! To e-mail your application:

  1. Complete the application fully.
  2. Save it to your local computer as a pdf document.
  3. Attach the document to an e-mail, enter “Seasonal Application” in the subject line.
  4. E-mail the document to

If you need to submit a printed application, you may do so by printing and mailing the typewritten, completed form to the address below. Resumes are not accepted.

Mailing Address:
County of San Diego, Department of Parks & Recreation
Attn: HR Staff/Recruiting
5500 Overland Dr., Suite 410
San Diego, CA 92123

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