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Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Req ID:  19279

Star City, AR, US, 71667

Anticipated Starting Salary:  $34,000

ADPT Office Manager II

Position #:     22092411

Salary:           $34,000

Grade:          GS04

Requisition:    19279

Location:       Cane Creek State Park, Star City, AR


Closing date:  08/12/2022


This position manages all bookkeeping and administrative support functions in the park and is responsible for auditing invoices, posting, and reconciling cash receipt reports, preparing bank deposits, and compiling information for various reports.  Job duties include posting transactions to park ledgers, computing current budget balances, issuing purchase orders, completing personnel and payroll documents, and maintaining files, time sheets, and leave records.  Other duties include supervision of two part-time receptionists, typing, receptionist duties, supply order and inventory, keeping statistics on visitation and facility usage, and other duties as assigned.  Frequent contact with the public and park staff is required, so good communication and customer service skills are necessary.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required, and knowledge of AASIS and Active Network is preferred.  A criminal background check is required. 


Position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension.


Applicants must meet or exceed these qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of experience in accounting, personnel administration, payroll, or a related field.  Other job-related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the qualifications review committee.


EOE/AA/ADA - Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Applications accepted online only:
The Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism has three major divisions: Arkansas State Parks, Arkansas Heritage and Arkansas Tourism. Arkansas State Parks manages 52 state parks and promotes Arkansas as a tourist destination for people around the country. Arkansas Heritage preserves and promotes Arkansas’s natural and cultural history and heritage through four historic museums and four cultural preservation agencies. Arkansas Tourism improves the state’s economy by generating travel and enhancing the image of the state.

Position Information

Class Code: C039C

Grade: GS04


Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00


The Parks Office Manager II is responsible for monitoring park processes including preparation and reporting of budgets, cash receipts and deposits, purchasing, records management, contract management, payroll and personnel administration, guest relations and inventory. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Supervises full or part-time employees by planning and assigning job duties, providing training and counseling, and conducting performance reviews. Manages the bi-weekly payroll process for the park by entering time, maintaining time records, and performing time audits. Maintains record-keeping systems on cash receipts and deposits, budget preparation and reports, inventory, contracts, major maintenance, bulk fuel, and office supplies. Prepares and distributes park reports, business and promotional correspondence, budget justification, and customer inquiry responses. Prepares purchase orders and coordinates with the Purchasing Section. Maintains vendor relations, vendor information, and pricing. Creates and maintains files on park operations. May manage a retail facility including ordering, pricing and displaying merchandise and assisting with inventory Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping principals and/or general payroll procedures. Knowledge of general office procedures. Knowledge of customer service principles. Knowledge of supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to analyze data and prepare written information and reports. Ability to communicate with a diverse group of employees and customers. Ability to prepare, analyze, and interpret financial reports and statements. Ability to comprehend program goals, objectives, and operations in correlation with budget and program analyses. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus 4 years of experience in accounting, personnel administration, payroll, or a related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock
Nearest Secondary Market: Pine Bluff