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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.

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District 6 Manager - Natural Resource Mgr II - State Parks - Position #00652 - Closes 7/20/15

Closes On:  07/20/2015

DCR Division of State Parks is currently seeking candidates for the District 6 Manager position. This position provides effective and efficient management of 6 park sites in western Virginia including participation in community outreach initiatives; development/management of budgets; procurement; personnel; oversight of natural, cultural and historic resources; management of parks operations and maintenance projects; enterprise operations; and other related administrative duties. The District 6 Manager is responsible for the communication and implementation of policies, programs, and initiatives originating from the Director of State Parks and the Western Region Operations Manager. District 6 encompasses Craig, Giles, Bland, Wythe, Carroll and all counties to the west.

Minimum Qualifications: The incumbent will have extensive upper level supervisory and management experience in parks, natural resources, recreation, forestry or wildlife management. Sufficient knowledge of buildings and grounds construction and maintenance practices to contribute to agency activities relating to planning, budgeting, operating, and maintaining park facilities and lands. Sufficient knowledge of business practices to ensure efficient operation of revenue producing facilities, including personnel management, budgetary management, and procurement. Ability to understand agency resource management objectives and planning processes to appropriately coordinate District planning and project implementation priorities. Excellent communication skills necessary both written and spoken. Great interpersonal skills for positive interactions with upper management, peers, subordinates, and the general public.

Preferred Qualifications:Extensive knowledge of agency policy, state and federal regulations and laws affecting park operations preferred. Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in park or public administration, forestry, wildlife management, or related management fields preferred. Coursework and/or experience in business administration, planning, or marketing a plus.

Special Requirements: Required to pass a criminal history background check. Incumbent must be able to telecommute to accomplish work requirements and assignments. Frequent travel to all parks in assigned district is required. Incumbent must be able to respond to, and if warranted, be present at any park location in the assigned district within a 3 hour time period.

Salary Range: $44,280 - $83,600

If you have questions or problems, please call (804) 786-7964.

Complete the Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment on-line on the Recruitment Management System (RMS), at Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications that say, "see resume" will not be considered.

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities Encouraged to Apply.