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


Natural Resource Manager II - District II Manager, (# 00634), Closes 2/8/2013

The District II office is located at Leesylvania State Park Prince William County. This position manages the development and operation of several state park sites within District II of the Virginia State Parks. The District II office is located at Leesylvania State Park. Provides natural resource management to include various recreational activities such as swimming, boating, fishing, trail systems, overnight lodging accommodations, conference centers, camping; environmental education and interpretative programming. Participates in park master plan process, works collaboratively with other district personnel to promote agency mission to include: management of parks maintenance programs; including buildings and grounds, capital projects, water and wastewater; collecting and accounting for fees for a variety of park services; budget development and monitoring, hiring, management and training of wage and salaried employees; planning and administering work programs and operating schedules

Minimum Qualifications: Extensive experience/training in natural resource management, public administration, parks & recreation management; experience/training in managing security or law enforcement operations; experience/training in managing interpretive & educational programs; experience/training in managing administrative functions (e.g. procurement/budget); experience managing the maintenance and operation of a state park or similar facility; experience/training in managing other management level personnel. Valid driver's license. High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications: College degree in forestry, environmental science, natural sciences, wildlife management, public administration or park administration is preferred. Management experience working in a Virginia State government setting preferred.

Hiring range $43,412 - $76,000

Application Closing Date: February 8, 2013

Special Requirements: Required to live within the boundaries of District II which include the counties of Loudoun, Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William, Fauquier, Stafford, Culpeper, Orange, Spotsylvania, Louisa, Hanover, Caroline, Essex, King and Queen, King William, Westmoreland, and King George. District Managers are expected to make a minimum of 8- 10 park user perspective site visits to each park within their districts and to spend at least 2 nights per year at any park within their district with overnight accommodations. On site housing is not provided.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications that say, "see resume" will not be considered. If you do not have access to a computer, please apply on- line through Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) in your area (most offices have public access computers and will assist you in completing an application) or visit a local library to use the public access computers. If you have questions or problems, call 804 786-7964.

DCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.