• Habitat Steward

    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. If you need an ADA modification to participate in this program because of a disability, please contact us at Parks_Stewardship@BellevueWA.gov or 425-452-4195 (voice).