Become a part of the SYCEO – Sustainable Landscaping Field Intern Opening

Become a part of the SYCEO – Sustainable Landscaping Field Intern Opening
The SYCEO is looking for a new team member!  The SYCEO is seeking a person to join its sustainable landscaping team and assist with field activities and public works duties.  See our job announcement below!  
Position:                               Sustainable Landscaping Field Intern
Type:                                       Part-time, Overtime Eligible (non-exempt)
Hourly Rate:                       $13.00
Description of Position The Environmental Field Intern will assist with the implementation of Tribal Environmental Programs in the areas of sustainable landscaping, waste management, and alternative fuels. Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Independent, highly motivated, able to work under pressure and w/ limited supervision
  • Passion for the environment and natural resource conservation
  • Punctual, hardworking, and has positive attitude
  • Able to work productively as part of a team to accomplish tasks
  • Landscaping installation and maintenance experience
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and appearance
  • Keen attention to detail and strong documentation skills
  • An eagerness to learn
  • A willingness to occasionally work outside of normal office hours, as needed
  • A driver’s license
  • Good physical condition and the ability to lift at least 50 pounds and exert 100 pounds of force
  • Ability to work hard in strenuous conditions and manage wellness in extreme heat       
Position Responsibilities:
  • Sustainable Landscape Installation and Maintenance
  • Tribal Government Waste Management (solid waste, compost, recyclables, hazardous waste) including collection, processing, transportation, tracking, etc.
  • Performing Waste-Site Clean-ups
  • Operation and Maintenance of the Chumash Biofuel Station
  • Trail Maintenance
  • Other Public Works Duties, as assigned
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Kelly Ferguson at or 805-688-7997 x4110. Thank you.


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