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PARK SUPERINTENDENT III

Date:  May 4, 2021
Req ID:  7016
Location: 

Wynne, AR, US, 72396

Category:  DEPT OF PARKS AND TOURISM
Anticipated Starting Salary:  45010

Position Number: 22092535
County: Cross, St. Francis
Posting End Date: 05/23/2021

Anticipated Starting Salary: $45,010

Village Creek State Park, Wynne, Arkansas 
 

Park Superintendent III (Assistant Superintendent)

Position #:     22092535

Salary:          $45,010

Grade:          GS08

Location:       Village Creek State Park, Wynne, AR

 

Closing Date: 05/23/2021

 

This position will assist in the overall administration and operations of the park, and in the absence of the Superintendent, the Assistant Superintendent manages the operations of the park.  The Assistant Superintendent supervises directly or indirectly areas such as park maintenance, the marina operation, and administration office.  This position is responsible for maintaining the capital equipment, records of equipment repairs and asset inventories.  He or she will plan and schedule the upkeep and repair of park facilities and grounds, administer major maintenance projects and capital equipment procurement.  Other duties include completing performance appraisals, preparing and approving work schedules, maintaining performance files, purchasing materials and supplies, determining specifications, preparing quotes, and other duties as assigned.  The Assistant Superintendent also serves as a law enforcement officer and will patrol the park, participate in search and rescue efforts, and is required to work nights and weekends during peak seasons.  Applicant must already be a certified law enforcement officer or be able to complete the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy within one year of appointment to the position.  A criminal background check and a driver’s record check are required.

 

This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension.  Housing and utilities are provided.

 

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor's degree in business, park management, hospitality management, or a related field; plus three years of experience in park management, including three years in a supervisory capacity.

 

Applications accepted online only: https://arcareers.arkansas.gov/


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: B048C

Grade: GS08

FLSA Status: EXEMPT

Salary Range: $45,010.00 - $65,265.00

Summary

The Park Superintendent III is responsible for overseeing specified operations of a medium-sized state park. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Supervises a medium-sized staff of regular and seasonal, professional, technical, administrative support, and service workers by interviewing, recommending for hire, training, assigning and reviewing work, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Oversees the operation of the facilities of the parks and may operate a boat rental facility, visitor information center, snack bar or other park facility. Prepares and manages a park budget, and monitors daily expenditures and the scheduling of work hours for regular and extra help employees to prevent overspending. Participates as part of a planning team to develop or expand programs and facilities, alter procedures, determine revenue sources and cost containment, and monitors operations, facilities, and programs to ensure that goals are met. Develops operating plans and schedules for year-round operations, including preventative and routine maintenance schedules, construction projects, and special events. Estimates materials, manpower, equipment, time, revenue and costs required to support operations. Supervises and performs the duties of a law enforcement officer, including patrolling the park, monitoring activities, investigating accidents and incidents, responding to visitor inquiries, issuing citations or warnings, making arrests, securing facilities, and checking for safety hazards or repair needs. Participates in or leads search and rescue teams to rescue climbers, stranded boaters, or lost visitors and administers emergency first aid to accident or illness victims. Compiles, prepares, or oversees the preparation and maintenance of records and reports, which may include financial records and reports, incident/accident reports, purchase requisitions/reports, and a variety of other reports as required. Interprets and monitors the maintenance or development of natural, cultural, and historic research sites to prevent disturbance of unique or endangered flora, fauna, and cultural remains. Makes public presentations regarding park facilities, operations, or special events to civic organizations, schools, and others to promote Arkansas State Parks. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

May operate a variety of park equipment including: vehicles, tractors, mowers, calculators, computers, chain saws, backhoes, slide and movie projectors, welders, and a variety of power tools.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of state and federal laws governing park operations. Knowledge of public safety practices and procedures. Knowledge of state budgetary and accounting procedures. Ability to prepare, review and analyze financial data. Ability to prepare and interpret financial reports and statements. Ability to organize and present oral and written reports of findings and recommendations. Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of subordinates. Ability to manage the business and law enforcement activities of a recreational facility. Ability to operate light and heavy equipment, power hand tools, and office equipment. Ability to communicate information and ideas to a diverse group of people.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor's degree in park administration, parks and recreation management, natural science, recreation administration, or a related field; plus three years of experience in park management, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. 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.

Licenses

None

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.


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