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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.

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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.

Park Ranger-Maint. (Natural Resource Specialist II) Shenandoah State Park Position #00909

Closes On:  12/27/2013

Park Ranger - Maintenance (Natural Resource Specialist II) POSITION #00909 Hiring Range: $30,217 – $42,022 BAND 3 Location: Bentonville, VA

Job Description Position located at Shenandoah River State Park, Bentonville VA. Performs and/or supervises employees in the operations and maintenance of park facilities and grounds. Duties include building and grounds maintenance, physical plant maintenance and operation, motorized equipment and small engine repair and operation, equipment inventory and maintenance, painting, plumbing, carpentry, trail construction and maintenance, promoting good public relations, preparing reports, fee collection and enforcing park rules and regulations. Position responsible for assisting in planning, organizing, and making cost estimations of park improvement and construction projects. Prepares material lists, obtains bids and makes purchases of supplies/materials as directed by supervisor. Assists with training, supervision and hiring of seasonal employees and volunteers in the safe and proper use of tools, equipment and proper maintenance of buildings and grounds. Ensures OSHA worksite regulations are followed.

Minimum Qualifications: Considerable experience and ability in maintenance to include: grounds-keeping, facilities, buildings, vehicles and equipment. Considerable knowledge and ability in carpentry, plumbing, electrical, small engine repair and maintenance. Ability in personnel supervision in a maintenance atmosphere. Knowledge in natural resource management practices. Skills in personnel management, including both staff and volunteer groups, and good public relations. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to perform multiple tasks within a given time frame and to work effectively without immediate supervision. Familiarity with OSHA guidelines would be helpful. Additional education in park administration, museum operation, history education or closely related field may substitute for experience.

Required: High School diploma or equivalent. Valid Drivers License required

Additional education in park administration, museum operation, history education or closely related field may substitute for experience. Prior experience in parks, and emergency first aid would be helpful

Requires a criminal history background check. Shift work including evenings, weekends and holidays may be required

Recruitment closes 12/27/13.

Only electronic applications will be accepted through the Commonwealth of Virginia's job application site at: Applications that say, "see resume" will not be considered. If you have questions or problems, call 804/786-7964.

DCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.