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Job Opportunity: Lead State Trails Coordinator, Michigan

Feb 4, 2022

Vacancy:  Lead State Trails Coordinator (State Administrative Manager 15), Michigan DNR, State Parks Division

Lead State Trails Coordinator

Salary $39.65 - $57.04 Hourl

Job Type Permanent Full Time

Job Number 7501-22-PARK-036

Closing 2/15/2022 11:59 PM Eastern


Job Description

Serve as the lead coordinator and liaison for all trail programs for the Parks and Recreation Division. This position will supervise the Upper Peninsula Trail Coordinator, the Northern Lower Peninsula Trail Coordinator, will provide oversight of the southern region of the state trails and will collaborate with field operations staff on trail issues. The section is responsible for, in coordination with PRD field operations and other PRD sections, the statewide Linear Trails, Snowmobile, Off-Road Vehicle (ORV), Equine Water and Pedestrian, Trailways, Pathways and Multi-Purpose Trail programs. The program jointly administers grants and contracts funded through Snowmobile, ORV, and Recreation Improvement funds (RIF), Recreational Trails Program funds (RTP), and other state and federal transportation funds for acquisition, construction, maintenance, and operation of recreation trails. Position serves as State Trails Coordinator for the Department pursuant to 1994 PA 451 (MCL 324.82106).

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Required Education and Experience

Possession of a bachelor's degree in any major.

Four years of professional experience, including two years equivalent to the experienced (P11) level or one year equivalent to the advanced (12) level.

Alternate Education and Experience

Education level typically acquired through completion of high school and two years of safety and regulatory or law enforcement experience at the 14 level; or, one year of safety and regulatory or law enforcement experience at the 15 level, may be substituted for the education and experience requirements.

Additional Requirements and Information

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Please attach a cover letter, resume, and official college transcripts (if applicable) to your application.

Information provided in your application, resume, cover letter, transcripts, and any other documentation provided will be used to verify responses to the supplemental questions. Unsupported responses may not be considered further.

If applicable, you must attach an electronic and/or scanned copy of your official college/university transcripts. For our purposes, "Official Transcripts" must contain the college/university name and address, the degree conferred and date granted, coursework completed (especially if no degree granted), and the Registrar's signature and/or seal.

Your application for any position does not guarantee that you will be contacted by the Department/Agency for further consideration. Only those applicants interviewed will be notified of the results.


State of Michigan


400 South Pine Street

Lansing, Michigan, 48909


(800) 788-1766
State of Michigan is an Equal Opportunity Employer