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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For seasonal/hourly positions at state parks, directly contact the State Park of interest for information on these job opportunities.
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2014 Seasonal Summer Employment - Bear Creek Lake State Park, Open Until Filled
Open Until FilledBear Creek Lake State Park located in Cumberland, Virginia has summer employment opportunities for the following seasonal positions:
Housekeeper Primary focus includes proper cleaning of 13 cabins, a meeting facility, and bunkhouse. Will also be requested to assist with cleaning campground and beach area bathhouses, park office restroom, and Park Ranger office. 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.
Qualifications: High school diploma, or equivalent desirable. Must have valid Virginia Driver's License. Successful candidate will have a combination of experiences, education and/or training in one or more of the following areas: public relations, maintenance of building, grounds and equipment; general knowledge of the use and care of common hand tools and cleaning. Must provide own uniform (through Virginia State Parks supplier) and must be willing to work shift work, weekends, and every holiday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Parks Interpreter Plans and presents, under the direction of the Park Interpretive Program Manager, a variety of programs focusing on the natural, environmental, historic and cultural features of Bear Creek Lake State Park and the central Piedmont region of Virginia. Programs will include campfires, nature crafts, natural history/environmental education, and outdoor skills. Will maintain a log of visitor participation. Will inform park visitors of rules and regulations for the purpose of protecting and preserving Park natural areas. May be required to perform park related duties as needed during emergencies or on a non-recurring basis. Must provide own uniform (through Virginia State Parks supplier) and be willing to work shift work to include weekdays, weekends and holidays, with occasional evenings.
Qualifications: One year of college with major or minor study in one of the fields of natural sciences or history desirable. Have basic knowledge of Virginia’s flora and fauna, and the ability to plan, organize and conduct tours and programs featuring them. Familiarity with archery, kayak or canoeing techniques helpful. Will train. Must be comfortable with public speaking, and dealing with the general public. A valid Virginia Driver’s License and familiarity with accepted American Red Cross First Aid procedures desirable.
Parks Lifeguard Safeguards and regulates 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 such as boat rentals, swim ticket and merchandise sales, cleaning area surrounding boat rental house and picnic area to include, trash/litter pickup, beach cleaning, sweeping sidewalks, & cleaning of rental boats and equipment. Successful candidate must obtain Lifeguard Certification, First Aid and CPR/AED training.
Qualifications: Must be at 16 years old, have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. Must have current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification or be willing to obtain at your own cost prior to start date. Previous water safety experience preferred, but not required. Must be able to work well with other staff and with park guests. Must provide own uniform (through approved uniform supply company) and must be willing to work shift work, weekends and every holiday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
Successful candidates must work weekends and all holidays. Some positions require evening shifts.
A Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to:
Bear Creek Lake State Park 22 Bear Creek Lake Road Cumberland, Virginia 23040 Phone: (804) 492-4410 Fax: (804) 492-9523 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Emp