Rio Grande Bosque Park Attendant

  • Full Time
  • ABQ

Website CABQ Open Space Division

The City of Albuquerque manages the Rio Grande Valley State Park, 4,300 acres of protected Bosque land in the heart of the city. This major green belt provides vital community and ecosystem services. The City Open Space Division is hiring positions dedicated to maintaining the Bosque and interfacing with the public; supporting ongoing and new restoration projects to promote a healthy ecosystem; and increasing youth education, job training and monitoring programs.

The Bosque Park Attendants are responsible for a variety of tasks in the Bosque, including the following:
• Maintaining trails
• Maintaining recreation areas including trailheads and restrooms
• Inventorying and maintaining outdoor furnishings
• Report and maintain fences, gates and other access points
• Managing invasive plants such as Siberian Elm, Russian Olive, Tamarisk, Ravenna Grass, Kochia, Tumbleweeds and Goathead
• Plant and maintain newly planted trees and shrubs when needed
• Manage areas of erosion
• Maintain swales and other past restoration efforts
• Clean up trash and remove unnatural debris from bosque
• Report issues and violations of ordinances
Public Outreach and Education
• Interface with the public on a regular basis to inform about rules and regulations, trail etiquette, boater safety, public events and education offerings, and respond to general questions and concerns
• Work alongside volunteers and partners on restoration projects
• Work alongside youth crews on restoration projects
• Work with students and partners on citizen science, monitoring and research projects

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