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Twin Lakes State Park - Park Manager - Natural Resource Manager II - Pos # 00622 - Closes 7/24/15

Closes On:  07/24/2015

Park Manger
(Natural Resource Manager II) POSITION #00622
HIRING RANGE: $43,032 - $69,360 BAND 5

The Division of State Parks is seeking a Park Manager for Twin Lakes State Park in Prince Edward County. The successful candidate will direct the administration and operation of a major state park providing for programs and services to ensure visitor expectations are met and the park's natural, cultural, and historical resources are protected for future generations. The Park Manager communicates and implements policies, programs and initiatives originating from the District 4 Manager and the Eastern Region Operations Manager. The position has ultimate supervisory authority for all full time and part time employees in the operation of the facilities including financial and budget oversight, personnel management and training, programming and outreach activities, facilities management and improvements, grounds and natural area management, and public safety. The position represents the Park, Division, and Agency through civic activities, media relations, and interactions with other government officers and/or agencies. This position coordinates the operation of the Cedar Crest Conference Center and promotes use of the facility. The incumbent manages compliance with regulatory agencies for health and safety and provides intra-agency resources for the advancement of the Department of Conservation & Recreation's mission.

Minimum Qualifications:
Successful candidate will have considerable knowledge of cultural, historical, and natural resource management and conservation issues plus "best practices" and the ability to apply said knowledge to facilities and grounds management. Demonstrated experience with public safety and regulatory compliance in a recreational environment. Sufficient knowledge of buildings and grounds construction and maintenance practices to contribute to project planning and scheduling, experience in budget development and management, operations, and maintaining park facilities and lands with minimal impact to public use of the park. The incumbent will have extensive experience in personnel management and management of a revenue generating recreational facility. Finalist will have effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. High school diploma or equivalency and valid driver's license required.

Preferred Qualifications:
A 4-year degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in cultural, historical, or natural resource management or outdoor recreation and business administration coursework is preferred. Accumulated training and experience can substitute for degree. A minimum of 5 years experience in the operation and maintenance of a State Park as well as certification as a Conservation Officer, CPR, First Aid, and AED. Licensure in water/waste-water preferred. Experience managing a conference center and coordinating meeting services is preferred.

Special Requirements:
In accordance with 10.1-109.B of the code of Virginia, this position is required to reside in Department-controlled housing for the purposes of providing security and operational efficiencies to the property of the Department. Incumbent must enter into a lease agreement and show proof of liability and personal property insurance. The position requires shift work which includes weekends and holidays. The Park Manager is required to wear state-issued uniforms and equipment. The successful candidate will also be required to accept law enforcement training and authority. Position is subject to lateral transfer. Requires a criminal background check and possession of a valid driver's license.

Closing date: July 24, 2015. Applications must be submitted at:

Special Instructions for Applicants:
Only electronic applications will be accepted from this website. Applications that say, "See Resume" will not be considered. If you have questions or problems completing the application, call (804) 786-7964.

DCR is an E-verify and Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.