Job Opportunity – WA – PROGRAM SPECIALIST 5

Central Reservation System Manager –

  • Manages and oversees all aspects of the Central Reservation System
    • Works with other divisions to monitor and resolve issues with the system, requirements or vendor
    • Plans and coordinates with the vendor to implement changes, such as hardware, software updates and refresher training
  • Provides centralized support for issues related to overnight accommodations
    • Bids and maintains contracts
    • Plans and directs tasks to implement changes, improvements and updates for overnight accommodations

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Job Opportunity – MI – Park and Recreation Manager

Park and Recreation Manager 14 – Plainwell District Manager

Job Description
Assist the Parks and Recreation Division Southern Operations Chief in the administration and supervision of the Plainwell District for the Parks and Recreation Division.

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Job Opportunities – NM – Park Superintendent & Regional Manager positions

The following two NM State Parks’ positions are currently being advertised through State Personnel:

1.  Park Superintendent (Law Enforcement) (EMNRD #5626)

Pay Band 75

Closing: 2/1/2017 11:59 PM Mountain

Location: Bluewater Lake State Park

2.  Regional Manager (EMNRD #5550)

Pay Band 85

Closing:   2/12/2017 11:59 PM Mountain

Location: Southeast Region (Office located in Carlsbad, NM)

To apply: please visit the State Personnel website Job Opportunities to submit your application and transcripts.  Please make sure that you have received an email confirmation stating that you have applied successfully. Please contact the SPO Career Services Bureau at (505) 476-7759 if you do not receive a confirmation email or have trouble during the application process. To learn more about how your application is ranked, please visit this SPO page.

Note to Veterans and National Guard: In order to receive preference from the State of NM for serving in the National Guard or being honorably discharged from the United States Armed Forces, the veteran must meet the eligibility requirements. Please clickhere to learn more about these requirements.

For additional information regarding the position, you may contact the hiring manager listed on the job order.

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Miche Louise Bové, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP

Personnel and Staff Development Manager

New Mexico State Parks, EMNRD

1220 S St Francis Drive

Santa Fe, NM  87505

Phone: 505.476.3374

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Job Opportunity – GA – Park Manager 2

Don Carter State Park
Park / Historic Site Mgr. 2 – Hall County –
POSITION #  00099340; JOB CODE  NRP013; PAYGRADE  J;  ENTRY SALARY   $35,569.36

JOB DESCRIPTION
Under limited supervision, plans, directs, manages, or coordinates activities of a Georgia State Parks facility (state parks, historical sites, golf courses and/or lodges). Organizes processes and develops procedures to manage administrative aspects of park. Responsible for the management of staff, budget and revenue.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
AND
Two years of full-time supervisory experience in a State Park, Historic Site, or similar facility with assigned duties in specialized area(s) such as resource management, guest services, administration, programming, security or facilities maintenance
OR
Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university
AND
Four years of full-time experience in a State Park, Historic Site, or similar facility with assigned duties in specialized area(s) such as resource management, guest services, administration, programming, security or facilities maintenance, including two years of supervisory experience.
OR
High school diploma or GED
AND
Six years of full-time experience in a State Park, Historic Site, or similar facility with assigned duties in specialized area(s) such as resource management, guest services, administration, programming, security or facilities maintenance, including two years of supervisory experience.
OR
Three years of experience required as an Assistant Park/Historic Site Manager (NRP011)
OR
One year of experience required as a Park/Historic Site Manager 1 (NRP012).

NOTE: The selected candidate must reside in housing provided. If not currently residing in DNR’s housing, the selected candidate will be required to pay 100% of residence utilities.

NOTE: This position may have law enforcement responsibilities based on the selected candidate.

NOTE: Applicants that previously applied from DNR Vacancy Announcement # 42-2016 are still being considered and do not need to re-apply.

If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:
Georgia Department of Natural Resources
Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division
ATTN: Angie Johnson
P.O. Box 1029
Helen, GA 30545
Parks1@dnr.ga.gov<mailto:Parks1@dnr.ga.gov>

Job Opportunity – GA – Park Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, this quiet, scenic park in northwest Georgia offers outstanding hiking and fishing on two stocked lakes. A small campground and four cottages are nestled on tree-covered hillsides. The Park Manager provides oversight of all aspects of the James H. Floyd operation: administrative, visitor services, maintenance, interpretation, resource management and public safety. This includes the management of site amenities including cottages, campsites, shelters, day use areas, trails and a Visitor Center. This position has supervisory responsibility for staff including a number of part time and seasonal employees as well as volunteers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

AND

One year of full-time supervisory/administrative experience in a State Park, Historic Site, or similar facility with assigned duties in specialized area(s) such as resource management, guest services, administration, programming, security or facilities maintenance.
OR

Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university

AND

Three years of full-time experience in a State Park, Historic Site, or similar facility with assigned duties in specialized area(s) such as resource management, guest services, administration, programming, security or facilities maintenance, including one year of supervisory experience.
OR

High school diploma or GED

AND

Five years of full-time experience in a State Park, Historic Site, or similar facility with assigned duties in specialized area(s) such as resource management, guest services, administration, programming, security or facilities maintenance, including one year of supervisory experience.
OR

Two years of experience required as an Assistant Park/Historic Site Manager (NRP011).

NOTE: The selected candidate must reside in housing provided. If not currently residing in DNR housing, the selected candidate will be required to pay 100% of residence utilities.

This position closes December 27, 2016.

If interested in applying for this position, please submit an electronic DNR Application for Employment to the e-mail address highlighted below or mail a completed DNR Application for Employment to the following address:

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division ATTN: Angie Johnson
P.O. Box 1029, Helen, GA 30545

parks1@dnr.ga.gov

 

Job Opportunity – WA – Parks Planner 4 (Trails Coordinator)

 

State of Washington
Parks and Recreation Commission

invites applications for the position of:
Parks Planner 4 (Trails Coordinator) 12022
SALARY: $5,126.00 – $6,727.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 11/29/16
CLOSING DATE: 12/18/16 05:00 PM

full vacancy annnouncement

AL – Amendment 2 could introduce new era for AL State Park’s system

(Source: Alabama Department of Conservation)
(Source: Alabama Department of Conservation)
  • MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) –A vote on November’s ballot could change the Alabama State Park’s financial outlook for the foreseeable future.

    Amendment 2 would allow the state park system to keep the money it generates. This has not been the case in the past, as state lawmakers have transferred money out of the park system to shore up other issues in the state’s general fund.

    These transfers, coupled with last year’s budget cuts, helped lead to the closing of five state parks across the state. All five parks have since reopened thanks to deals with the local communities or a managing company.

    However, by keeping the money the parks generate, State Park Director Greg Lein says the state can “invest” in its parks instead of having to worry about their budget year-to-year.

    There is some concern the amendment could further limit the state’s flexibility when it comes to solving budget issues. Almost all revenue coming into the state is already earmarked to a certain program. These earmarks hurt Alabama’s ability to fund the growing costs of state agencies, such as Medicaid.

     

Job Opportunity – MN – Information Officer

Job Class: Information Officer 3

Working Title: Web and Social Media Coordinator

Who May Apply: Open to all Qualified Applicants

Date Posted: 09/07/2016

Closing Date: 09/28/2016

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Natural Resources

Division/Unit: Parks & Trails

Work Location: DNR Central Office, 500 Lafayette Road, Saint Paul, MN 55155

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift

Days of Work: Monday – Friday

Travel Required: Yes-occasional

Salary Range: $21.98 – $32.24/hourly; $45,894 – $67,317/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Bargaining Unit/Union: 214–Professional/MAPE

Supervisor Name: Patricia Arndt

Anticipated Start Date: October 10, 2016

End Date: September 12th, 2017

Job Summary
Job Summary

This temporary, full-time position exists to develop, manage and implement internet and social media strategies that connect current and future generations to the outdoors, for the Division of Parks and Trails. Anticipated dates are from approximately October 10th, 2016 through September 12th, 2017.

Responsibilities include:

-Develop annual and long-range work plans, with goals and targets, prepare spending plans, assign and monitor the work of others and participate in creating statewide department and division policies. Create, proctor and implement statewide department and division policies, practices and guidelines for the web. Analyze trends, needs and problems – and address them by developing program goals and objectives. Make recommendations for operational policies and practices. Develop web and social media guidelines, procedures and training – and implement training. Develop a cohesive strategy for a seamless customer experience between DNR website and contracted reservation service. Write and manage the Request For Proposals (RFP) contracts to create new mediums, in consultation with the business section. Serve as the statewide web and social media expert so that programs are innovative and engage the public around natural and cultural resources, recreation and interpretation.

-Develop annual and long-range statewide social media strategies.

-Research current best practices for web and social media; stay abreast of current trends; recommend innovative approaches to the web and social media, incorporating input from all major division program areas; work with DNR Web Team to create new and engaging designs (such as the successful fall color reports); engage outside partners and private sector web designers as needed; translate web and social media information into Spanish, as appropriate.

Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in web marketing, internet strategy, journalism, public relations or a closely related field, with a desired minor in social or new media.

Three years of successful experience in web content management with a marketing focus, for medium to large scale business or government agency, including, for example, HTML, Content Management System, working knowledge and use of Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop and Dreamweaver applications.

Demonstrated knowledge in strategic web management, web-based marketing and use of social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook.

One year of demonstrated successful experience managing a minimum of one social media channel.

Excellent written and oral communications skills.

Thorough knowledge in use of the web to motivate users to take an action.

The ability to conduct effective project management and meet deadlines.

Excellent human relations and communications skills.

The ability to assess issues that arise and provide recommended solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in web content management/marketing for outdoor recreation and/or natural resources.

Demonstrated knowledge of division programs to include: natural resource management of flora and fauna, cultural resource management, interpretation, outdoor recreation, operations, public water accesses and grants.

Experience with State of Minnesota purchasing and contracting requirements.

Fluency in Spanish language skills, both oral and written.

One year of budget management experience.

Experience developing policies and procedures.

Experience developing and implementing web related training.

Physical Requirements

Light Work – occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.

Additional Requirements

This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver’s License with a clear driving record.

It is policy of the Department of the Natural Resources that those offered employment submit to a background check prior to employment. All job offers are contingent upon passing the following components:

1. Criminal history check

2. Driver’s license history

3. Reference checks

Application Details
Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page and submit an application/resume that clearly describes how you meet the qualifications listed above. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Patricia Arndt at patricia.arndt@state.mn.us or 651.259.5578.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

Job Opportunities – AZ: 1) Volunteer Program Manager 2) Grant and Staff Writer

  1. Volunteer Program Manager
FIRST REVIEW OF RESUMES WILL BE SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Arizona State Parks Mission Statement: Managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our parks and through our partners. To learn more about Arizona State Parks, visit our web site at azstateparks.com
 
Volunteer Program Manager
LOCATION:
Arizona State Parks Phoenix Office
23751 N. 23RD AVENUE, SUITE 190
Phoenix, AZ 85085
Arizona State Parks (ASP) oversees and manages thirty parks in Arizona.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES                   
The position is responsible for planning, developing, analyzing, expanding and implementing volunteer programming for Arizona State Parks. This includes the direct supervision of a seasonal support employee, and indirect management of 1000+ Statewide Park Volunteers and “park specific” volunteer program management through Park Volunteer Coordinators at all Arizona State Parks. Under the direction of the Chief of Community Stewardship this position also manages National Service volunteers including hiring, training, evaluation of the volunteers. This position is responsible for the mandatory reporting associated with these volunteers. Lean principles.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of:
Best practices in volunteer resource management. Current trends and issues in volunteer resource management. Legal issues, insurance issues and risk management concerns in volunteer resource management. Electronic volunteer record-keeping practices. Effective management of volunteer programs, including recruitment, placement, supervision and recognition of volunteers. Event, project and program coordination. Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II Americans with Disabilities Act, Outdoor Recreation Guidelines
Skill in: 
Effective individual and team interaction. Effective written, oral and interpersonal communication. Use of computer software programs in MAC and/or IBM operating systems, Microsoft and electronic communication. Effective time and priority management. Effective organization and event coordination. Problem solving. Data and trend analysis. Technical/electronic database management. Public speaking. Program planning and implementation. Writing reports and presenting project data summaries as required.
Ability to:
Develop effective and positive interpersonal working relationships with diverse staff and volunteers at Arizona State Parks Phoenix office and field locations, professional colleagues, Friends group members, vendors, and other stakeholders. Analyze complex situations and make sound recommendations.. Manage sensitive and delicate situations with a high degree of cordiality.. Travel frequently, drive alone for long distances, stay overnight when necessary. Camp at parks when necessary. Meet project deadlines. Evaluate and establish priorities. Work evenings and weekends. Speak articulately in public/private settings. Collect, analyze, interpret and present information of high level complexity and broad impact. React to changing program needs.. Posses and maintain a Class D Arizona Driver’s license.
SELECTIVE PREFERENCES
Proven ability to work effectively with diverse personalities in a variety of sensitive situations.
Certified Volunteer Administrator (certification) Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree with a major in Volunteer Management, Non-Profit Management, Parks and Recreation, any environmental or cultural science (Biology, Geology, History, Anthropology), Public Administration or closely related field..
Employment is contingent upon completion of a post-offer medical/physical examination and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer
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The State of Arizona offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package including:
*Up to 21 days vacation
*12 sick days with accumulation benefits
*10 paid holidays
*Participation in the state retirement system
*Deferred Compensation
*Superior health care options
*Vision care, dental care, pharmacy benefits, and flexible spending account (options available)
*Life, long-term disability, and short-term disability insurance options are available
*Discounted auto and/or home insurance
*Employee Assistance Program
*Wellness Program
*Many more benefit programs are available

 

Vicki Adney, SHRM-CP, PHR
Human Resources Manager
Phone: (602) 542-6919
Email: vadney@azstateparks.gov
Web: http://AZStateParks.com

 

2) Grants and Staff Writer 

https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=1IQB

FIRST REVIEW OF RESUMES WILL BE SEPTEMBER 14, 2016, THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

  

GRANTS AND STAFF WRITER
LOCATION:
Arizona State Parks Central Office
23751 N. 23rd Avenue, Suite 190
Phoenix, AZ 85085

 DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Work is performed under the broad direction of the Chief of Resources and Public Programs with the majority of work performed independently. This individual must be able to multi-task. 
The Grant and Staff Writer will lead the agency’s grant development efforts by working closely with agency staff at all levels of the agency to identify and secure alternative funding opportunities. This will include grant research, identification of appropriate applications, coordination among entities, proposal development and grant writing in pursuit of federal, state, public and private funding on behalf of Arizona State Parks. This position will also coordinate the implementation of grant awards and ensure post-award compliance. Will compile financial data (in conjunction with Administration staff) and non-financial data for the preparation of internal and external reports, compliance reports, and grant billings and maintain a grants status database. This position will set up site visits to parks to conduct research, gather data and compile necessary information to write proposals. Document, organize and maintain program files (e.g. budgets, photos, articles, outcomes) to keep up to date on the parks programs. The ideal candidate writes persuasive, clear, concise proposals; solicits state and federal funding agencies; meets deadlines and juggles multiple priorities; and maintains a professional and flexible work style. Ideal candidates would see the position as a growth opportunity within the grants section.

 This position will also write and edit Annual Reports, survey responses, will contribute to the SCORP (Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan) and CAPRA (Commission for Accredition of Park and Recreation Agencies) narratives and other correspondence. This position will write, edit and proof communications for the agency. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Comprehensive knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, equipment, and techniques. Highly motivated with proven experience in writing and editing, grant writing and pursuing funds. Ability to interpret federal, state and local laws, codes, rules & regulations.

 Technical Skills: Proficient to expert in use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites. Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others; superior organizational skills.

Language Skills: To read and interpret documents such as safety rules, travel policies, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; to write and edit reports and correspondence; to speak, effectively before groups or employees.
Analytical Skills: Mathematical skill to calculate figures and amounts.
Interpersonal Skills – Flexible, adaptive and reliable; focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under,control; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
Computer Skills – Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc) and database applications. 
Proven Writing Skills – Strong editing skills and well-written reports; skill to develop concepts and ideas in both an acceptable oral and written form. 
Must be highly organized. Ability to use judgment, discretion and initiative in establishing priorities. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to articulate Arizona State Parks’ position summations, reports and other formal business correspondence in an organized and concise manner. Ability to work effectively under pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. 
Ability to obtain and maintain an Arizona class D driver’s license. Ability to travel and stay overnight when necessary. Ability and specialized skills to independently prepare letters, memos, and reports. Ability to analyze and systematically compile technical and statistical information and to prepare reports and correspondence. Ability to comprehend and make inferences from written material. Ability to interpret federal, state, and local government laws and regulations regarding grant contracts and administration. Ability to review the work products of others to ensure conformance to standards. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with supervisors, peers and the general public. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with a variety of partners, state and federal agencies, community agencies, public and private organizations.

 Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)
 SELECTIVE PREFERENCES

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Communication, English, Writing
  • Experience in writing to include successful grant research; writing and submitting successful grant proposals to federal, state and private resources, articles, and announcements
  • Organizational Skills
  • Concise
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to write, edit, and evaluate
  • Experience in working with eCivis database
Benefits 
The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans
  • Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans
  • Accrued vacation pay and sick days
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Deferred compensation plan
  • Wellness plans

All newly hired employees are subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program. 
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. 
Vicki Adney, SHRM-CP, PHR
Human Resources Manager

Phone: (602) 542-6919
Email: vadney@azstateparks.gov
Web: http://AZStateParks.com

Job Opportunity – MN – NR Supervisor 3, Parks

Job Details
Job Class: NR Supervisor 3, Parks

Division/Unit: Parks and Trails / Region 2 / Tettegouche State Park

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 08/18/2016

Closing Date: 09/01/2016

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Natural Resources

Work Shift/Work Hours: Rotating Shift

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $26.54 – $38.43/hourly; $55,416 – $80,242/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Job Summary
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Job Summary

This posting will be used to fill one (1) Assistant Park Manager position to direct and administer the Department of Natural Resources and the Division of Parks and Trails programs, activities, policies, budgets and rules at Tettegouche State Park, Temperance River and George H. Crosby-Manitou State Parks. Also serving the Palisade Valley Recreational Unit of Tettegouche State Park, and Finland and Eckbeck State Forest Recreation Areas.

Responsibilities include:

Personnel management: Recruit, interview, hire, direct, schedule and train employees.
Physical plant Management: Repair, maintenance and custodial services for buildings, grounds, utilities and all other facilities.
Fiscal Management: Management of revenue operations, budgets and purchasing of goods and services.
Resource Management: Management of natural and cultural resources of the park.
Visitor Services and Interpretive Program Management: Administration of vehicle permit sales, campground operation and operation of all public facilities. Also includes administration of the park’s personal and non-personal interpretive programs.
Enforcement and Emergency Services: Enforcement of all relevant rules and statutes as well as provide for emergency response to ensure visitor safety.
Public Relations: Provide information both to park visitors and to the local community via media outlets. Also includes involvement with local community interest groups.
Policy and Planning: Setting up a unit management plan for the park and participating in Division and Department planning groups.

Qualifications
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Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must meet one of the following requirements:
CATEGORY 1-One year experience as a park manager or assistant park manager in a MN State Park as a NR Supervisor 2-Parks or higher; OR
CATEGORY 2-Two years’ experience as a park manager, assistant park manager, or park operations supervisor in a MN State Park as a NR Supervisor 1-Parks or higher; OR
CATEGORY 3A-Three years professional or supervisory experience in a natural resource organization that includes region-wide or statewide responsibilities for program development, implementation, evaluation and oversight in at least one of the following areas: 1) environmental education or natural resource interpretation; 2) management and preservation of natural resources; 3) natural resource based recreation planning; or 4) park or trail development and implementation; OR
CATEGORY 3B-Three years professional or supervisory experience in a natural resource organization that includes responsibilities for program development, implementation and evaluation in at least one of the following areas: 1) environmental education or natural resource interpretation; 2) management and preservation of natural resources; 3) natural resource based recreation planning; or 4) park or trail development and implementation; AND one year experience supervising staff and developing spending plans and/or managing a budget. INCLUDE information pertaining to the number and type of staff supervised and the size and complexity of the spending plans and/or budget. NOTE: It is possible to meet the program experience and supervisory and budget experience simultaneously in a total of three years; OR
CATEGORY 3C-Three years professional or supervisory experience as a park or recreation area manager in a federal, state, or county/regional park with responsibilities in at least three of the following areas: 1) customer service; 2) supervision; 3) developing spending plans and/or managing a budget; 4) management, interpretation and/or preservation of natural resources; and 5) building and grounds maintenance and/or development. Include information pertaining to the number and type of staff supervised and the size and complexity of the spending plans and/or budget.
Plus:
Knowledge of natural resource principles, practices and trends.
Interpersonal/communications skills sufficient to create a positive working environment, make expectations clear, and effectively serve the public.
Ability to manage large projects, prioritize, set direction, plan/organize and schedule work tasks and bring appropriate matters to division management.
Ability to manage complex and/or politically sensitive issues.
Ability to anticipate and resolve emerging challenges.
Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills.
Problem solving skills.
Ability to analyze data and prepare reports.
Ability to direct delivery of quality and safe visitor services.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of MN State Park rules, policies, programs and procedures related to park management and resource protection.
Knowledge of emergency services and safety practices and programs.
Experience managing complex projects.
Experience managing a budget.

Experience as a Supervisor in a Minnesota State Park or Minnesota Area Trail operation.
Experience dealing with conflicts and emergency situations.
Knowledge of construction trades including building, utilities, road and trail construction as well as design skills sufficient to scope projects, prepare project proposals and directly oversee construction crews.

Experience participating in physically demanding resource management tasks.

Skill in word processing, spreadsheet and database software programs.

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally lifting articles such as 50-pound bags of feed maximum and frequently lifting and/or carrying objects such as heavy tools and file boxes. This job may require walking or standing to a significant degree on rough terrain or may involve sitting most of the time with pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.

Additional Requirements

*This position requires an unrestricted Class D Driver’s License with a clear driving record.*

It is policy of the Department of the Natural Resources that those offered employment submit to a background check prior to employment.  All job offers are contingent upon passing the following components:

1. Criminal history check

2. Driver’s license history

3. Reference checks

Application Details
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Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Click “Apply” at the bottom of this page and submit an application/resume that clearly describes how you meet the minimum qualifications listed above. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Jason Peterson at jason.a.peterson@state.mn.us or 218.353.8805

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.