TPWD – Park Superintendent II

Posted 2 years ago

Farming, Fishing Forestry

TPWD – Park Superintendent II(00008476)Organization: PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENTPrimary Location: Texas-TatumWork Locations: SP-Martin Creek Lake SP 9515 Country Road 2181D Tatum 75691Job: Farming, Fishing, and ForestryEmployee Status: RegularSchedule: Full-timeStandard Hours Per Week: 40.00Travel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeState Job Code: 2701Salary Admin Plan: BGrade: 21Salary (Pay Basis): 4,715.00 – 5,215.00 (Monthly)Number of Openings: 1Overtime Status: ExemptJob Posting: Jan 2, 2020, 2:51:26 PMClosing Date: Jan 30, 2020, 11:59:00 PMDescriptionTPWD MISSION
To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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Application must be completed at:

HIRING MANAGER: Adam Jarrett, (903) 566-0535

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Martin Creek Lake State Park, 9515 CR 2181D, Tatum, TX 75691

Under the direction of the Regional Director, the Park Superintendent is responsible for the preservation, protection, operation and maintenance of Martin Creek Lake State Park. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: cultural and natural resource stewardship; financial management, budget planning, preparation and monitoring; revenue management, and human resources management; public safety programs; maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds and equipment; customer service, public relations, marketing and promotion; interpretation and education, special events, engaging in community outreach that includes a diverse/underserved visitor base, volunteer development and coordination of partnerships. Develops and administers program budgets. Leads team to fulfill the TPWD Mission and in a manner that embodies the department’s core values. Responsible for other assigned projects required by the Region and Austin headquarters. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education:Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
Three years experience in (1) natural/cultural resource management; or (2) interpretation or education; or (3) general maintenance; or (4) public safety; or (5) promotions or public relations or marketing;
Two years experience as a supervisor or team leader.
NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.

If driving is required applicant must possess a valid class State driver’s license.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees hired prior to January 1, 1998 with a minimum of sixty hours may substitute two years of TPWD experience in park management, supervision or operations for the required degree.

Experience as a park manager, supervisor or team leader;
Experience in revenue or budget management;
Experience in marketing and media relations;
Experience with community outreach, volunteer recruitment and management, and coordination of partnerships;
Experience managing natural, cultural and other park resources.

Knowledge of all phases of park administration and operations;
Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management techniques;
Knowledge of accounting and accountability of revenue collection;
Knowledge of personnel management;
Knowledge of interpretation/education programs;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others;
Skill in personnel management and effectively supervising employees while maintaining and fostering a team environment;
Skill in public relations and developing beneficial relationships and promotional partnerships with volunteer groups and other outside agencies/organizations;
Skill in making independent, sound, timely decisions;
Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other State agencies and organizations;
Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair or construction of park facilities, grounds and equipment;
Ability to complete correspondence, reports, presentations and special assignments;
Ability to develop and maintain financial systems, accountability of budgets, purchasing, revenue collections, inventories, and agency property;
Ability to uniformly and consistently interpret and enforce rules and regulations and State and Federal laws;
Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
Ability to carry out public and employee safety programs;
Ability to effectively manage and respond to complaints, emergencies, stressful situations, and large groups of people;
Ability to develop marketing and promotional activities and special events;
Ability to effectively manage concession contracts;
Ability to develop and follow fiscal control plans;
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.

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 work in a public park with overnight camping and day use;
Required to respond to emergency and on call situations;
Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;
Required to live on-site in State housing with a monthly deduction of $174.57. Housing rate is established by oversight agencies and may change according to market value;
Required to travel 10% with possible overnight stays;
May be required to operate a State vehicle;
Non-smoking work environment in all State buildings and vehicles.


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