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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.

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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.


2013 Seasonal Employment - Hungry Mother State Park Open until filled

Closes On:  07/30/2013

Hungry Mother State Park, Marion, Virginia has employment opportunities for the following positions. Seasonal (summer) Positions:

Housekeepers Primary focus includes proper cleaning of 31 cabins, 1 lodge, and day use restrooms. Successful applicants will also be tasked with cleaning campground and beach area bathhouses, park office restroom, and concession areas and will ensure efficient turnover of cabins by check-in time. Will inventory cabin supplies to ensure they are available for the next guest. Candidates will also be responsible for washing linens which are not supplied by the linen contractor. A valid driver's license is required.

Trades Technician I (Maintenance) performs the recurring grounds care, maintenance, light construction, and cleaning tasks necessary to operate State Park facilities. Includes cleaning bathhouses, mowing grass, raking/removing leaf litter, trash and litter removal, cleaning campsites, cabins, meeting facility, linen storage building and office, cutting and stocking firewood for sale. Basic knowledge of hand and power tools required. A valid driver's license is required. Administrative & Office Specialist I (Guest Registration) Provides information regarding state park services and other local attractions and Provides coverage at the park's contact station and park office. Collects appropriate fees and registers overnight cabin/camper guests. Required to operate a computer, cash register, fax machine, laminator, radio base station & phone system. Position provides accurate and detailed information on the campsite and cabin reservation procedures/information, park fees, directions, pricing, annual passes, trail information, park interpretive programs, and local area information. Will also perform clerical duties such as answering telephones, copying, and typing correspondence.

Wait Staff Responsible for insuring the highest standard of service to our guests. He/ She welcomes guests to the park, takes their order, and serves food and beverages from the kitchen to the guests in a friendly, conscientious manner. Insures the correct collection and recording of all monies due the restaurant. Insures cash and charge tickets are rung correctly. Maintains the restaurant at the highest level of readiness at all times and makes economical and efficient use of all restaurant supplies.

Boat Dock Attendants are responsible for insuring the highest standard of service to our guests and must insure that all boats and equipment and the area around boat house and dock meet this standard. Insures all boats have safety equipment before leaving the dock. When not directly serving guests, maintains the boats, boat house, dock and all equipment, at the highest level of readiness, at all times, by inspecting all returning equipment to insure it returns in as good of condition as it left, and by keeping all equipment clean, dry and in good repair. Insures the correct collection and recording of all monies due for boat rentals, keeps records of all guest usage, and accurately closes and records daily transactions.

Food Service Technician I (Concession Workers) Performs tasks as assigned in the beach concession areas. Duties include, but are not limited to, preparing/serving food, washing dishes, and keeping kitchen area & equipment clean & operable. Upkeep of concession interior/exterior to include sweeping floors, cleaning tables, removing trash and litter, and emptying trash receptacles. Assist supervision in weekly inventories of food and merchandise, Responsible for revenue collection for merchandise/food and reconciling revenue for up to two cash registers. During periods of slow demand will be required to perform restroom/facility cleaning.

Beach Staff Cashiers are responsible for insuring the highest standard of service to our guests and must insure that all monies owed the State for goods or services are collected and recorded correctly. Insures food is always present, is of the highest quality, and is safe for our guests. Cashiers are responsible for upkeep-and cleanliness of the beach house and surrounding outside areas.

Lifeguards Responsible for safe operation of the swimming area by safeguarding and regulating the conduct of patrons to prevent unsafe practices and accidents; is alert to note possible swimmers in distress. Strictly enforces policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of patrons and promptly warns users of existing safety hazards. Performs rescues and appropriate follow-up procedures including the use of any available equipment in the performance of First Aid/CPR. Performs other duties including, trash/litter pickup, beach cleaning, sweeping sidewalks, & cleaning of beach-house restrooms. Successful candidates must obtain Waterfront Lifeguard Certification, First Aid and CPR/AED training.

Head Lifeguard Responsible for safe operation of the swimming area, supervision of all lifeguards, day to day operational decisions including but not limited to; chair rotations, weekly/monthly training, and visitor complaints. Will assist supervisor in creation of work schedules of lifeguards that maximizes daily coverage of beach area. Strictly enforces policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct of patrons and promptly warns users of existing safety hazards. Performs rescues and appropriate follow-up procedures including the use of any available equipment in the performance of First Aid/CPR. Performs other duties including, trash/litter pickup, beach cleaning, sweeping sidewalks, & cleaning of beach-house restrooms. Successful candidates must obtain Lifeguard Certification, First Aid and CPR/AED training. Successful candidates must work weekends and all holidays. Some positions require evening shifts.

A Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to: Hungry Mother State Park 2854 Park Boulevard Marion Va. 24354 (Phone) 276-781-7400 (Fax) 276-781-7414 Application Deadline: Open until filled A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link: http://dcrintra.dcr.virginia.gov/DCR_Public/Jobs/Application.doc

The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.