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Posted: 04/21/2016

Employer
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
State Parks


Position
Fort Leaton State Historic Site Superintendent
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Presidio, TX
Details
 

TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
invites applications for the position of:
Park Superintendent I
SALARY: $4,510.00 /Month
 
OPENING DATE: 04/18/16
 
CLOSING DATE: 05/02/16 11:59 PM
 
DIVISION: State Parks
 
WORK ADDRESS: Fort Leaton State Historic Site, FM 170 E., Presidio, TX 79845
 
HIRING CONTACT: Nathanael Gold, (432) 424-3327 x224
 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under the State Parks Big Bend Ranch General Superintendent, this position is responsible for the preservation, protection, operation and maintenance of Fort Leaton State Historic Site. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: cultural and natural resource stewardship; financial management; budget planning, preparation and monitoring; revenue management; human resources management; security and safety programs; maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds and equipment; customer service; public relations; marketing and promotion; interpretation and education; special events; community outreach; volunteer development and coordination of partnerships.  Provides effective coordination and interaction with Regional and Austin staff, landowners, and local government entities on matters affecting the park.  Works closely with and assists other law enforcement agencies and responds to emergency and on-call situations.  Performs additional duties as assigned. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs any other duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.

NOTE: If position does not require a TCOLE license and a TPWD commissioned officer is selected for the position, the salary may be higher than advertised depending on years of commission and TCOLE license if retaining commission.

POSTING NUMBER:  16-00518
 

QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.
Experience:
  • Two years experience in (1) natural/cultural resource management; (2) interpretation or education; or (3) general maintenance; or (4)public safety; or (5)  promotions or public relations or marketing;
  • One year experience as a supervisor or team leader.
NOTE: If position does not require a TCOLE license and a TPWD commissioned officer is selected for the position, the salary may be higher than advertised depending on years of commission and TCOLE license if retaining commission.

Licensure:
  • Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class "C" Texas driver's license.
Note: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license.

ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS:

Education:

  • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees hired prior to January 1, 1998, with a minimum of sixty semester hours may substitute two years of TPWD experience in park management, supervision or operations for the required degree.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Park Administration, Recreation and Parks, Wildlife/Fisheries Science, Natural and/or Cultural Resource Management, Forestry, Biology, Anthropology, Archeology or History.
Experience:
  • Experience as a park manager, supervisor or team leader;
  • Experience in revenue or budget management.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of all phases of park administration operations;
  • Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management;
  • Knowledge of all phases of outdoor recreational activities;
  • Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection;
  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
  • Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
  • Skill in public relations and outreach programming;
  • Skill in developing marketing and promotional activities and special events;
  • Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Skill in using standard office equipment;
  • Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other State agencies and organizations;
  • Skill in public relations and as a community liaison;
  • Skill in making independent, sound, timely decisions;
  • Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others;
  • Skill in training others;
  • Ability to effectively coordinate the work of other employees while maintaining and fostering a team environment;
  • Ability to provide direction guidance and oversight of all park programming, administration and operations;
  • Ability to effectively manage financial systems, accountability of budgets, purchasing processes, inventories and agency property;
  • Ability to monitor revenue collection, ensure accountability and develop and enforce fiscal controls to prevent and detect fraudulent activity;
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions;
  • Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair, or construction of park facilities and grounds as well as maintenance and repair of equipment;
  • Ability to enforce appropriate park rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner;
  • Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

WORKING CONDITIONS: 
  • Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays;
  • Required to respond to emergency and on call situations;
  • Required to travel 20%;
  • Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
  • Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
  • Non-smoking work environment in State buildings and vehicles.
 
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
In order to be considered for this position, the following information is required:
  • Submittal of a completed online application;
  • Work history experience MUST be completed in the online application;
  • A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable);
  • Applicants must attach a DD214 or other supporting documentation to the online application to claim Veterans Preference.
NOTE:  Resume and professional references may be attached to the online application, but not in place of the completed application.  A skills test may be conducted at time of interview.

Army  11
Navy Limited Duty Officer
Coast Guard NO MIL EQUIVALENT
Marine Corps NO MIL EQUIVALENT
Air Force 30C0

http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_NaturalResources.pdf

 

 

OPen until
05/02/2016

How to apply
APPLICATIONS MAY BE COMPLETED ONLINE AT: http://tpwd.texas.gov/jobs/ 4200 Smith School Road Austin, TX 78744 512-389-4545 hr@tpwd.texas.gov http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tpwd/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1411892&hit_count=yes&headerFooter=1&promo=0&transfer=0&WDDXJobSearchParams=%3CwddxPacket%20version%3D%271%2E0%27%3E%3Cheader%2F%3E%3Cdata%3E%3Cstruct%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27CATEGORYID%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%2D1%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27PROMOTIONALJOBS%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27TRANSFER%27%3E%3Cstring%3E0%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3Cvar%20name%3D%27FIND%5FKEYWORD%27%3E%3Cstring%3E%3C%2Fstring%3E%3C%2Fvar%3E%3C%2Fstruct%3E%3C%2Fdata%3E%3C%2FwddxPacket%3E
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