Job Opportunity - AR - Park Superintendent II - Daisy State Park

Apr 19, 2021

This position is responsible for managing the total operation, facilities, lands, and personnel of Daisy State Park. Job duties include supervision of park staff, completing performance appraisals, preparing, and approving work schedules, enforcing policy and procedures, maintaining performance files and participating in the planning and development of the park.  

This position also prepares and manages the park budget, keeps financial records, and creates reports as needed. Applicant will have regular contact with the public and will occasionally give presentations about the natural, cultural, and historical aspects of the park and surrounding area. Strong communication and public relations skills are necessary. This position also directs and performs the duties of a certified law enforcement officer including assisting park visitors and patrolling the park grounds and thus requires certification as a law enforcement officer through the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy within one year of employment. A criminal background check is required. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and have the ability to traverse rough terrain.

This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension. On-site housing and utilities provided.

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: the formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in park administration, parks and recreation management, natural science, recreation administration, or a related field; plus two years' experience in park management, or a related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

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