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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.

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.


Natural Resource Manager II, Park Manager, Staunton River State Park #00625 Closes 8/16/13

Located at Staunton River State Park in Halifax County, VA. Provides oversight and management of a major state park including the direction of personnel, operations, and expenditures in the operation providing for programs and services to ensure visitor expectations are met with special emphasis on provision of visitor services, and outside labor programs, interpretive and environmental education programs, management of natural and cultural resources, and the maintenance of buildings and grounds. Enforces State laws and park regulations. Ensures department, division, and park support through civic activities, media relations, and interaction with other governmental officers and/ or agencies. Manage compliance with regulatory agencies for health and safety. Provides intra-agency resources for the advancement of the Agency's mission.

Successful candidate will have a combination of experiences, education, and/or training in one or more of the following areas: park operations and programs; environmental education; communications; public relations; maintenance of building, grounds and equipment; management of natural or cultural resources; supervision; park interpretive programs. Experience with maintenance and concessions as well as revenue generating operations is needed. Knowledge and/or experience with budgeting, financial procedures and procurement are needed. Experience in marketing, customer service and community relations helpful.

High School diploma or equivalent required. Valid driver's license.

This position is subject to lateral transfer within the state. Must live in park housing. Must complete law enforcement training. Criminal history background check required. "Federal law prohibits anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from carrying a firearm."

Hiring Range: $42,188- $69,360 Recruitment closes: 8/16/13

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.

DCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer