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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.

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Natural Resource Specialst III, Asst Park Mgr., James River State Park Closes 10/8/13


Position assists Park Manager in overall management of park and has primary responsibility for several management areas. Organizes, monitors, and conducts employee training. Supervises daily park operational programs such as fee collections, work scheduling, correspondence, and provision of park services to the public. Assists as needed with the park's enterprise operations consisting of a boat and bike livery, merchandise retail areas, cabins and campgrounds. Provides visitor and property protection through enforcement of State laws and park regulations, tracks and analyzes park work program. Hires, supervises and trains employees who provide visitor services and maintain park facilities and grounds. Participates in planning and implementation of management programs for natural and cultural resources. Ensures safe environment for staff and visitors. In absence of Park manager, has the direct responsibility for all park operations.

Minimum: Knowledge of grounds and facility maintenance and upkeep, personnel management, budget planning, and public relations. The ability to effectively and efficiently coordinate work programs on a seasonal schedule with minimal impact to the public use of the facility. Effective oral and written communication. Knowledge of natural resource issues and processes and regulatory requirements with the ability to accommodate them in facility management. Working knowledge of major trades and construction techniques. Working knowledge of resource management techniques, procedures, and guidelines.

Preferred: Degree or additional training/education in natural resources business management, park administration or related field.

Successful candidate will be required to accept law enforcement training and authority and live in park provided housing. Shift work, evenings and weekends and holidays. Position is subject to lateral transfer. Requires a background history check. "Federal law prohibits anyone convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from carrying a firearm

Hiring Range: $34,487 - 62,220

Positions closes 10/8/13

Special Instructions for Applicants: Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications must be filed on-line at: 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.

EEO/AA/E-Verify. Women, Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Veterans Encouraged to Apply.