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Full-time Positions Available at DCR


The following DCR positions are being recruited. 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 Parks Positions only) we will accept paper applications. The paper applications can be downloaded from this link. Please 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.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.
Effective June 1, 2011, agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia's Executive Branch will use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

For additional information on these openings please contact hr@dcr.virginia.gov.

For seasonal/hourly positions at state parks, directly contact the State Park of interest for information on these job opportunities.

You can find positions available throughout Virginia at Virginia Jobs.


*Re-Advertisment* - Nat Res Spec III, Asst. Park Mgr. (#00619) Belle Isle State Park, Closes 2/15/13

Closes On:  02/15/2013

*This is a Re-Advertisement, Open to the General Public. All Previous Applicants Need to Re-Apply.*

Located at Belle Isle State Park in Lancaster County. Assists Park Manager in overall management of park and has primary responsibility for several management areas. Develops annual park budget and work plan, and monitors/analyzes expenditures and revenues. Organizes, monitors, and conducts employee training. Supervises daily park operational programs such as fee collections, work scheduling, correspondence, and provision of park services to the public. Supervises the park's enterprise operations consisting of equipment rentals, gift shop and camp store. Assists with managing overnight facilities/campground, day use areas, visitor center/meeting facility in order to maintain services and quality control. Provides visitor and property protection through enforcement of State laws and park regulations. Hires, supervises and trains employees who provide visitor services and maintain park facilities and grounds. Participates in planning and implementation of management programs for natural and cultural resources. Ensures safe environment for staff and visitors. In absence of Park manager, has the direct responsibility for all park operations.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required and valid driver's license. Experience & training in business management, budget/financial management, procurement; experience in personnel management, supervision, staff training, etc.; experience in facility and concession management; experience in program development & management in a recreational/park setting; experience in law enforcement/public safety.

Preferred Qualifications: Prefer degree or additional training/education in natural resources, business management, park administration, or related field. Considerable experience and/or education/training in one or more of the following areas: budget management, supervision of employees, park operations, visitor/public protection, business or public administration, management of natural/cultural resources, maintenance of buildings and grounds, and/or park interpretive and environmental education.

Hiring range: $31,352 - $61,000

Application Closing Date: February 15, 2013

Special Requirements: Successful candidate will be required to accept law enforcement training and authority and live in park provided housing. Shift work, evenings and weekends and holidays. Position is subject to lateral transfer. Requires a background history check. "Federal law prohibits anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from carrying a firearm."

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.