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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.


Assist Park Manager, Hist/Arch & Preserv II , SW Virginia Museum Pos #00998 Closes 2/18/13

Closes On:  02/18/2013

Located at Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park, Big StoneGap, VA. 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. Plans and implements employee training. Supervises daily park operational programs such as fee collections, maintenance, work scheduling, correspondence, and provision of park services to the public. Assists with managing overnight facility, visitor center/meeting facility in order to maintain services and quality control. Coordinates emergency response functions for park and provides for security of park/ resources through enforcement of park regulations. Updates emergency procedures/ plans as needed. Provides resource management oversight to ensure protection of 1) Cultural resources, including buildings, artifacts, and maintenance of gardens within historic guidelines. In absence of Park Manager, has the direct responsibility for all park operations.

Considerable experience and/or education/training in one or more of the following areas: budget management, supervision of employees, park operations, visitor/public protection, management of cultural resources, historic maintenance of buildings and grounds, and/or park interpretive and environmental education. Incumbent should possess strong oral and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills as well as knowledge/experience in procurement of goods & services, & revenue management Demonstrated ability to conceive, plan and execute all levels of exhibitions and possess accurate research skills. Position requires knowledge/experience in procurement of goods and services as well as revenue management. Knowledge of Standard of Learning (SOLs).

Degree or additional training/education with emphasis in cultural or historic resource management, history, education, or business administration is preferred. Accumulated training and experience can substitute for degree. Minimum 2 years experience in operation and maintenance of a state park, historical area, or museum is also preferred.

Successful candidate will be required to wear park uniform and perform shift work on evenings, weekends and holidays. Requires a background history check. CPR, First Aid, and Va. Driver's License required.

Hiring Salary Range: $31,352 - $61,000 Recruitment Closes 2/18/13

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications must be filed on-line at: http://jobs.virginia.gov/. 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.