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Sign Shop Worker

​The Presidio Trust is seeking a Sign Shop Worker to join the Presidio Trust Landscape Stewardship Department.  The Landscape Stewardship Department is responsible for the grounds, forest, roads, signs, trails and natural resources programs throughout the park. 


The Presidio, formerly a 1,491-acre Army base, is now a new kind of national park. The Park offers unique recreation, hospitality, and educational opportunities, and is home to thousands of residential and non-residential tenants. An unusual federal agency, the Presidio Trust runs the only national park site that must generate all our own revenue. Each year we earn in excess of $100 million by leasing over 700 former military buildings as homes and workspaces. We then invest that money into our historic forest, dunes, streams, trails, and designed landscapes, into our hundreds of historic buildings, into our infrastructure, into visitor sites and programs, and into our people, to make this magnificent place come alive for our park visitors.


This is a full-time role with benefits and a minimum pay of $28.01 per hour.  This position is included in a bargaining unit, specifically The Laborer's International Union of North America, Local 792, United Public Employees of California.  Applications received by January 31, 2022, will receive first consideration.



  • Work alongside journey level Sign Technicians to install, clean, remove graffiti and repair signage as necessary.
  • Stage temporary event signage as needed.
  • Meet with customers to devise signs appropriate for the intended purpose.
  • Dig holes in various types of soil and hard surfaces by hand and with power demolition tools for sign placement.
  • Assist in sign production for roads, trails, buildings (interior and exterior), and vehicles
  • Assist with finishing and laminating work.
  • Identify supply needs and assist in maintaining Sign Shop, trucks, and equipment in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Driver's License
  • Ability to operate a utility bed truck.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, safety rules and operating instructions.


Desired Qualifications

  • Familiarity with design Cad/Cam software such as: Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw or Fusion 360.
  • General artistic ability.


About the Presidio Trust Land and Building Stewardship Team

Our mission is to make the Presidio thrive by keeping the land, buildings and infrastructure of this beautiful park in excellent shape and by providing outstanding customer service to everyone we meet. We are proud of our role in making the Presidio successful and look forward to welcoming you, our next leader, to help us continue to excel.


Driver's License Investigation & Review

This position requires a current, valid Driver's License prior to starting work, and maintenance of a driver's license throughout occupancy of the position. You will be subject to a driver's license investigation as a New Entrant, and annual driver's license reviews thereafter. An individual's granting of an investigation and resulting reports thereafter is voluntary, however, employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a driver's license investigation. The Trust may refuse to hire an individual, rescind an offer of employment, or review and terminate the employment of a current employee who does not successfully complete the driver's license investigation.