Job Opportunity – SD – District Park Supervisor

Vacancy announcement for the District Park Supervisor position at Angostura Recreation Area.

Angostura is located 10 miles southeast of Hot Springs South Dakota.  Angostura is a water lover’s haven in the Southern Black Hills.  With plenty of room for boating, fishing and swimming, this recreation area attracts visitors to its clear waters and natural sand beaches.  Five campgrounds offer camping and cabins along the reservoir’s shores.

Direct any questions to:

Matt Snyder, Regional Supervisor,



District Park Supervisor(Job Id 6735) 
Hot Springs  06/29/2016 
Game Fish & Parks  07/20/2016 
Permanent Employee 

Job ID: 6735
Agency: Department of Game, Fish and Parks; Division of Parks and Recreation
Location: Angostura Recreation Area
Salary: $19.14 ($39,964.32) – $28.15 ($58,777.20) depending on experience
Pay Grade: GJ

This position will direct and/or oversee the work of all district permanent staff, a team of seasonal employees and on-site volunteers; they will implement administrative directives and standard operating procedures such as interviewing, recommending for hire and training seasonal employees and volunteers; plan and assist with programming, special events and site interpretation at the various locations throughout the district; preparing and prioritizing an annual work plan for maintenance, operations, and conservation of the parks natural resources including long-range capital development projects; maintaining park facilities at maximum efficiency; performing administrative tasks to meet customer needs and expectations; and provide public and staff safety.

The incumbent will work in a typical office environment and outdoors in all types of climates and weather conditions.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Applicants possessing a four year university degree in a related field such as park management, interpretation, and/or natural resources are preferred. Also, demonstrated a work history of having solid interpersonal communication skills and be able to build/maintain relationships with staff, visitors and various special interest groups that are connected to the numerous park locations; and experience in natural resource management, trail and building maintenance, interpretation/programming and special event coordination would be very critical to the success of this district park opportunity are also preferred. 

Knowledge of:

  • personnel supervision/management;
  • volunteer and seasonal labor oversight/recruitment;
  • interpretation and programming;
  • trail construction and natural resources management practices;
  • facility management.

Skill to:

  • implement policies and procedures to assure safe, efficient operations;
  • maintain, conserve and care for the long-term preservation of the various parks and natural resources;
  • use applicable social media outlets to promote the parks and programming opportunities;
  • develop and manage special events.

Ability to:

  • communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • perform duties and responsibilities independently within established policies and procedures;
  • provide work direction to permanent and seasonal staff and volunteers;
  • oversee recruitment and training;
  • perform administrative tasks such as keeping accurate records, point of sale oversight, auditing others’ records, writing local contracts for services and buying supplies.


The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit

Apply at:  
South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources
500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344

“An Equal Opportunity Employer”

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