Skip to Content

Job openings at DCR


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.


Media Spec III, Graphics & Sign Production Supervisor, Logistics Center (# 00996), Closes 2/4/2013

Oversees the operation of the Sign Shop to include graphic design and production, budgeting, procurement, record keeping and inventory; and storage and use of print media supplies, materials and substrates for the production of signage, banners and exhibit components used in State Parks. Responsible for the recruitment, supervision and training of wage staff working in the Sign Shop.

Works closely with the State Parks Sign Committee to establish and maintain standards and uniformity in sign production and to assist with updates to the Sign Manual. Works closely with state park field staff, the DCR Public Communications Office and other Divisions to ensure production expectations are adequately met.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Knowledge of photography and illustrative art for composing graphic design layouts using raster and vector application software. Knowledge of how to incorporate/modify photographs, clip art images, logos, symbols, custom maps, text, fonts, colors and borders for quality output of signage, banners and exhibit components to various media materials produced on inkjet and thermal printers. Experience operating thermal and inkjet printers (software and hardware related) and resolving hardware and software interface problems in individual computer workstations and the media production system (thermal and inkjet printers). Considerable experience using laminating equipment and plotters. Experience in supervision and budget processes. Valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications: College Education or Degree in Graphic Arts and Design, Arts and Sciences, or a High School diploma with training/experience in computer assisted design/graphics including web-based design. Considerable experience applying printed material to substrate producing finished product for end user. Considerable experience and familiarity working in Omega Composer Software, Adobe Creative Suite 6 and Microsoft Office.

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

Application Closing Date: February 4, 2013

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.