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DCR is looking for talented people to fill positions listed below. Unless otherwise stated in the job announcement, to be considered for a listed position, you must complete and submit an electronic state application by the close date stated in the job announcement.

Generally applications must be made through the RMS (electronic state application); however, in some instances (State Park positions only), we will accept paper applications. The paper application is here. Be sure to refer to the individual recruitment for specific requirements.

Full-time, salaried employment offers the choice of healthcare plans; vacation, family/personal and sick leave; sickness and disability plan, employer-paid life insurance; retirement; and deferred compensation with employer match. Certain positions require a criminal background check and/or a Conflict of Interest Financial Statement. Law-enforcement positions require a fingerprint-based FBI investigation. DCR is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer.

For seasonal and hourly positions at state parks, contact the particular park for details.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires must complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Executive branch agencies are required to use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

For additional information on these openings please contact hr@dcr.virginia.gov. Find positions available throughout Virginia at Virginia Jobs.


Reservation Center Counselors (Admin & Office Spec III), Seasonal Position # SP027, Closes 1/4/13

The VA State Parks Reservation Center (Department of Conservation and Recreation), located at The Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 100, in Henrico County, is seeking state applications for seasonal employment February through October 2013 for 2-3 positions $11.54/hour. This is a wage position with no benefits.

This is a call center environment that provides first-line customer service by ensuring delivery of excellent customer service, dealing with service recovery situations, following agency established customer service policies and procedures. Counselors must become proficient in handling the automated phone system, reservation system and software. We are a self-sustaining unit which utilizes other skills to run the centers such as filing, photocopying, laminating, working in the gift shop, picking up the post office box mail, and other duties that may arise.

Minimum requirements: High school diploma or equivalent with business, computer, and office services related training. Good organizational skills, knowledge of English grammar and simple math. A valid Driving License is required.

Preferred requirements: Considerable experience working in a customer service environment preferably in a call center. Excellent computer skills. Knowledge of office practices and procedures and the ability to operate a variety of office equipment. Experience using word processing software. Experience with performing typical clerical, administrative office support. Experience in providing customer service & maintaining positive public relations. Any equivalent combination of training and experience indicating possession of these knowledge, skills, and abilities may be substituted for the training education. Speaking fluent French and/or Spanish is an advantage.

Deadline for signed State Applications is 4pm Friday January 4th, 2013.

Special Instructions to Applicants: ONLY online applications through RMS will be accepted. A state application must be completed and submitted for consideration. Applications must be filed on-line at: http://jobs.virginia.gov/. Resumes will be accepted only if accompanied by a state application.

If you do not have a computer, please apply on-line through the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) in your area or visit a local library to use public access computers. If you have question or problems, call 804 786-7964. DCR will approve future vacancies for these positions as vacancies are approved to fill. DCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged.