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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.

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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.

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Education Support Spec I (Wage Position) Chippokes Plantation State Park Closes 1/25/13

Education Support Specialist I:Collections Manager

DUTIES Manage and implement the inventorying, cataloging, accessioning and preserving of artifacts at Chippokes Plantation State Park Collections include thousands of artifacts from paper documents to farm machinery. Organize artifact records and maintain Past Perfect computer database and scan items for reference.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Enthusiasm for Chippokes Plantation State Park and Surry County history and culture; ability to organize both written and computer information, ability to take basic measurements and write detailed descriptions. Experience in Past Perfect Database, Chenhall's Nomenclature System, and other standard museum practices highly desirable. Good customer service skills and the ability to supervise and work with people of diverse ages and backgrounds a must. A valid Virginia driver's license is required.

EDUCATION: High school graduate with office, library, or museum experience; computer skills a must. College classes in computer, history, museum, or education field helpful. PAY RATE: $9.65 – $16.47 (Commiserate with Experience)

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: January 25, 2013

This is a 1500 hour wage position and does not have benefits

A Virginia State Application for Employment form must be submitted to: Chippokes Plantation State Park, 695 Chippokes Park Road, Surry, Virginia 23883. Office# (757) 294-3635.

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link: http://dcrintra.dcr.virginia.gov/DCRPUBLIC/JOBS/APPLICATION.DOC

The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.