Job Opportunity – AR – Park Superintendent

Park Superintendent V

Position #:   22092033

Grade:                  GS10

Salary:         $56,039

Location:      Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, AR

Closing date: 03/30/2018

This position provides daily supervision to facility personnel in the operation and maintenance of 13 cabins and a 60 room lodge with convention facilities, restaurant, gift shop, and group sales department. Position is responsible for the inventory and purchasing for lodge facilities and resale, prepares budgets, plans and develops lodge facility activities, and ensures compliance with Health Department Standards. Other responsibilities include approving activities and projects for park revenue, coordinating special events, and presenting information to staff, visitors, and civic groups. May be required to work holidays, weekends, evenings and some nights.

This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension. Housing is provided.

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business, park management, hospitality management or a related field; plus five years of experience in park management, including five years in a supervisory capacity. Resort management experience also fully considered.

EOE/AA/ADA. Minorities and women encouraged to apply.

Applications accepted online ONLY: www.arstatejobs.com.

Job Opportunity – OK – State Park Manager

Oklahoma State Parks is currently seeking a State Park Manager for Robbers Cave State Park.  Robbers Cave is one of the seven original state parks and is on the National Register of Historic Places as a significant CCC project.  More about Robbers Cave State Park may be found here.   This position is the Manager of this entire park which includes a 20 room lodge, cabins, two lakes, a nature center, a stables concession, campgrounds and an extensive trail systems.

Education Experience:  Bachelor’s degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience substituting one year of experience in park management or operations, business administration, building and grounds maintenance, general construction or natural resource management or operations for a maximum of ninety semester hours of the required education OR Five years of continuous experience in park operations may substitute for the education requirement if directly applicable to the work performed in Oklahoma State Parks. PLUS two additional years of experience in park management or operations, business administration, building and grounds maintenance, general construction, or natural resources management or operations. PLUS two additional years of qualifying experience in a supervisory capacity.

Who May Apply:  Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

Closing Date: 2/22/2018

Hiring Agency/ Seniority Unit:  Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department

Division/Unit: Division of State Parks

Work Shift/Work Hours:  Day Shift, but managers are on call

Days of Work:  Varies

Travel Required: Yes

Salary Range:  $45,706.08 annually with benefits

Employment Condition:  Permanent, full time

Classified Status:  Unclassified

Bargaining Unit/ Union:  None

Work Area:  Wilburton, OK

FLSA:  Exempt- Professional

Housing on site provided

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit a Resume and Cover Letter* during the announcement period listed above to:

Human Resources
ATTN: Carlene Smith
900 N Stiles Ave, Ste 200 Oklahoma City, OK 73104-3234

Phone: 405-522-9584, recruiter@travelok.com

*Cover Letter must include a current address and telephone number, as well as the title of the position for which you are applying.

Job Opportunity – MN – State Parks and Recreation Areas Program Consultant

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is currently seeking a State Parks and Recreation Areas Program Consultant.  This position will work cooperatively with the Division of Parks and Trails Leadership Team to set strategic direction and provide guidance and operational support for staff who conduct state parks and recreation area work. This position provides statewide leadership for state parks and recreation areas, policy development, planning, program administration, budgeting, spending plans, work planning, field direction, and support for operations and maintenance, stakeholder outreach, and partnership building.

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 01/19/2018
Closing Date: 02/01/2018
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Natural Resources / Natural Resources-MAPE
Division/Unit: Parks & Trails / Central Office
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday – Friday
Travel Required: Yes
Salary Range: $27.98 – $41.50/hourly; $58,422 – $86,652/annually
Employment Condition: Permanent, full-time
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 214–Professional/MAPE
Work Area: St. Paul, MN
FLSA: Exempt – Professional
More details here

Job Opportunity – WA – Capital Program Manager

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is currently seeking a full-time permanent Capital Program Manager located at Headquarters, in Tumwater, WA.

The annual range of compensation is between $78,000 and $97,000, depending upon qualifications.

This posting will remain open until filled.  It is in the candidate’s best interest to apply before February 6th, 2018 when a first review of applicants will be completed. The hiring authority reserves the right to fill this position at any time after that date without notice.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Parks Development, the Capital Program Manager provides management oversight and direction in administration of the agency’s capital program.

Details here

Job Opportunity – MT – Parks Administrator Qualifications Updated/Application Deadline Extended

Please note:  This requisition has been revised slightly – the qualifications have been updated since it was originally posted to more accurately reflect the needs of the Agency/Department.

This requisition has been extended those who have previously applied do not need to reapply as their applications are still under consideration.

This position closes at 11:59 PM MDT on September 17, 2017. You must apply through the State of Montana Career site.

You are required to attach a cover letter to your application.  In your cover letter please address the following supplemental questions:

1. Please describe how your past education and experience have prepared you for this position. Be sure to incorporate your management philosophy and supervisory experience.

2. Please describe your experience in establishing performance measures for programs. Include how you evaluate whether they have been successful and how you have adapted programs in response.

Full details and contact info >>

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“Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks works to perpetuate all that it means to hunt, camp, fish, hike, ride, float, play, climb, sit, wander, explore and revel – to venture outside and into this land we call Montana.
The outside is in us all.”

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The Parks Division is a valuable and integral part of Montana, Fish, Wildlife and Parks and it works to preserve and protect our state’s heritage and the natural beauty of our public lands for the benefit of our families, communities, local economies and out-of-state visitors. With over 2 million visitors to the Parks each year this Division helps exemplify what it is to recreate in Montana.

The Parks Division Administrator has an exciting opportunity to build on a State Parks program that includes historic sites as well as beautiful natural resource parks and recreational opportunities. The Parks program has 55 parks in 5 regions across the state of Montana. To learn more about the fabulous parks and programs that this position is responsible for please visit: www.stateparks.mt.gov

We are looking for an individual with exceptional leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to foster community and coalition building across a wide range of stakeholders. This position will lead the Parks program and staff forward in their accomplishment of the mission and is responsible for defining the program direction to accomplish the Governor’s outdoor recreation goals as well as those of the Department.

Full details and contact info: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=17141161&tz=GMT-06%3A00

Job Opportunity – ND – 2 Regional Manager Positions

Hiring Salary Range:  $5,687 to $7,583 per month

Positions will be located:

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Washburn, ND and Grahams Island State Park, Devils Lake, ND

Travel will be required – could be up to 40 percent of the position.

The State Parks Regional Manager provides oversight and management for multiple state parks, recreational areas and natural areas in one of two regions of North Dakota.  Additionally, the State Parks Regional Manager is a member of the statewide leadership and operations teams tasked with the development and implementation of statewide policy and guidelines.

  • Provide administrative oversight and supervision of assigned state parks, including planning, management, maintenance, operations, visitor services, interpretive programs and law enforcement; monitor field operations to ensure compliance and consistency.
  • Serve on agency leadership teams and participate in setting statewide policy for state parks and programs.
  • Oversee the development, maintenance, implementation, and communication of policies, procedures, and guidelines that apply to the administrative operations, facilities, and property management required for each park, related facilities and programs to ensure consistency.
  • Oversee and manage regional budget and fiscal operations including revenue collection, program expenditures, data collection, reporting, etc.
  • Prioritize park facilities’ maintenance and equipment needs; coordinate regional capital development project proposals; work with park managers to set short and long-term goals and plans.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate staff.
  • Oversee the preparation and implementation of park plans; confirm plans are consistent with statewide objectives.
  • Direct overall planning, organizing and administration of special events at parks.
  • Promote public compliance with laws, rules and regulations through education and law enforcement; provide support to park managers through policy interpretation and problem resolution; manage emergency and/or conflict situations within region.
  • Coordinate activities with internal and external stakeholders that involve or may influence park operations, resources and programs.
  • Respond to formal and informal inquiries, questions, concerns, and issues from the public, internal or external stakeholders, and political entities as related to park programs.
Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation or closely related field and five (5) years of work experience in a management level position within a similar organization that included management of human, fiscal, and facilities/material resources.

Full Posting and Application Procedure >>

 

Summary of Work

 

  • Respond to formal and informal inquiries, questions, concerns, and issues from the public, internal or external stakeholders, and political entities as related to park programs.

Job Opportunity – NATURAL RESOURCE OFFICER – Kansas

NATURAL RESOURCE OFFICER (PARK RANGER) – Position K0233974

This unclassified, full-time position will be located at Kanopolis State Park, Parks Division; and is directly supervised by Jason Sunderland, State Park Manager Supervisor I.

The incumbent administers and participates in law enforcement activities in assigned state park areas; enforces license and permit requirements; detects violations, make arrests, collects evidence, prepares cases, and testifies, as required–must be a credible witness in court; coordinates and conducts property and facility inspections; develops, coordinates and maintains a public relations program; represents the department through public speaking, constituent contacts, media contacts, and educational program participation; plans, assigns, reviews, and schedules work performance of park staff responsible for safety, construction, maintenance, land management, development, permit sales, and public relations, as assigned by supervisor; prepares and submits budget and cost estimates; conduct studies and surveys; recommends and participates in training development; and coordinates and actively participates in all aspects of park maintenance.

BENEFITS: Salary beginning at $19.16/hr; group health and life insurance; retirement; optional deferred compensation, dental and vision options; holidays; and sick and vacation leave.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Experience may be substituted for education as determined relevant by the agency. The successful candidate must pass a background check and must be a credible

witness in court.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: This class requires the employee to be certified as a law enforcement officer by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission. Certification must be obtained before the employee is given permanent status. The employee must complete a basic law enforcement training program recognized by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Commission and annual training as required by K.S.A. 74-5607a.

This class requires the use of a firearm for law enforcement duties; therefore, to be eligible for appointment to a position in this class, candidates cannot have been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth in 18 U.S.C.§ 992 (g) (8) and (9).To be eligible for certification in the state of Kansas, one must also be free of any diversions from a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime as set forth by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Act.

Candidates for positions in this class must have the following: be a U.S. citizen; be 21 years of age at the time of appointment; free of conviction of any crime punishable by imprisonment in a federal penitentiary or a state prison; and be required to pass a physical exam administered by the hiring agency.

This class requires that at the time of appointment the selected candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Office of Personnel Services.

Bachelor’s degree, preferred in park or natural resource management or other

related degrees as determined by the Department.

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified applicants must register with the State of Kansas by completing the personal information registration form to obtain their State of Kansas Applicant ID Number. This form may be completed online at http://www.da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/ Qualified applicants may apply by submitting ALL of the following items:

1) a letter of interest, which includes your State of Kansas ID Number;
2) a detailed resume, including a valid email address;
3) transcript material (copies of official transcripts or unofficial student copies are acceptable as long as degree is conferred);
4) KDWPT employment application located at http://www.ksoutdoors.com/news/KDWPT-Info/Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info
5) an authorization to release information form** located at http://www.ksoutdoors.com/news/KDWPT-Info/Jobs/Employment-Application-Additional-Info and,

**Please note, this form must either be witnessed and signed by a Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism employee or signed in front of and notarized by a notary public. We reserve the right to conduct a background check on all qualified applicants.

6) Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html. A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. Applicants are responsible for submitting their certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03.

Application materials should be sent to kdwpt.kdwprecruitment@ks.gov or may be sent to Human Resources Office, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, 512 SE 25th Avenue, Pratt KS 67124, phone number 620-672-5911. Incomplete applications will not be considered. A complete application packet must be submitted for each position. We no longer make copies of previous applications. Submitted application materials will be reviewed in Pratt to assure that the position minimum requirements are met, and those meeting the minimum requirements will be forwarded to the respective division for interview selection.

Applicants are notified whether or not they are selected to interview. The interview is generally a one-time, panel interview consisting of position-specific questions for all applicants (same questions for each applicant), with the selection being made after all candidate interviews are completed.

Veterans’ Preference Eligible (VPE): Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a “veteran” under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the minimum requirements of the position. The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job. Positions are filled with the best-qualified candidate as determined by the appointing authority. Additional VPE information can be found at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/veterans.htm Applicants claiming veterans’ preference for the first time must mail a copy of your DD-214 to the Office of Personnel Services, 900 SW Jackson, Room 401-N, Topeka KS 66612, or FAX to 785/291-3715.

DEADLINE TO APPLY – POSTMARK: July 21, 2017

The Americans with Disabilities Act ensures your right to reasonable accommodations during the employment process–individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process. Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran’s Preference Eligible.

Job Opportunity – MT – Parks Administrator Qualifications Updated/Application Deadline Extended

Please note:  This requisition has been revised slightly – the qualifications have been updated since it was originally posted to more accurately reflect the needs of the Agency/Department.

This requisition has been extended those who have previously applied do not need to reapply as their applications are still under consideration.

This position closes at 11:59 PM MDT on September 17, 2017. You must apply through the State of Montana Career site.

You are required to attach a cover letter to your application.  In your cover letter please address the following supplemental questions:

1. Please describe how your past education and experience have prepared you for this position. Be sure to incorporate your management philosophy and supervisory experience.

2. Please describe your experience in establishing performance measures for programs. Include how you evaluate whether they have been successful and how you have adapted programs in response.

Full details and contact info >>

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

“Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks works to perpetuate all that it means to hunt, camp, fish, hike, ride, float, play, climb, sit, wander, explore and revel – to venture outside and into this land we call Montana.
The outside is in us all.”

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

 

The Parks Division is a valuable and integral part of Montana, Fish, Wildlife and Parks and it works to preserve and protect our state’s heritage and the natural beauty of our public lands for the benefit of our families, communities, local economies and out-of-state visitors. With over 2 million visitors to the Parks each year this Division helps exemplify what it is to recreate in Montana.

The Parks Division Administrator has an exciting opportunity to build on a State Parks program that includes historic sites as well as beautiful natural resource parks and recreational opportunities. The Parks program has 55 parks in 5 regions across the state of Montana. To learn more about the fabulous parks and programs that this position is responsible for please visit: www.stateparks.mt.gov

We are looking for an individual with exceptional leadership skills and a demonstrated ability to foster community and coalition building across a wide range of stakeholders. This position will lead the Parks program and staff forward in their accomplishment of the mission and is responsible for defining the program direction to accomplish the Governor’s outdoor recreation goals as well as those of the Department.

Full details and contact info: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=17141161&tz=GMT-06%3A00

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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