Habitat Steward

Due to the ongoing impacts of the novel coronavirus, Bellevue Parks & Community Services is not currently hosting volunteer projects.  Please check again soon. 

Days: Vary
Hours: Vary
Season: Year-round
Job site: Parks
Length of commitment: Varies
Reports to: Park Rangers 
Work environment: Outdoors
Background check required: Yearly
Age: Must be 18 or older

Primary Responsibilities:

Identify and map areas of Mercer Slough Nature Park, the Lake Hills Greenbelt and Lewis Creek Park that need habitat restoration. Assist in the restoration, focusing on the removal of noxious weeds along trails and within restoration project sites. In the spring, fall and winter, join work parties and plant native plants. Monitor plantings in Backyard Wildlife Habitat Gardens and at restoration project sites.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional background in horticulture, native plants, resource management, noxious weeds or wildlife habitats.
  • Desire to work outdoors in varied weather and site conditions.
  • Experience in landscaping or grounds maintenance.

To Apply:

Fill out the following forms (include a resume if you wish) and mail them to the address below.  If you have questions, please contact 425-452-4195 or Parks_Stewardship@bellevuewa.gov   

Mail application materials to: 

Attn:  Natural Resource Division Volunteer Program 
Lewis Creek Visitor Center 
Bellevue Parks & Community Services 
PO Box 90012 
Bellevue, WA 98009

The City of Bellevue provides volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference and/or disability.