TPWD – Park/Historic Site Superintendent IV – CAPPS – Galveston
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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MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions
VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran’s employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran’s Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/
FOR NEW HIRES/REHIRES: Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.
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HIRING CONTACT: Randy Rosales, (281) 456-8266, Ext. 223
PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Galveston Island State Park, 14901 FM 3005 (Termini-San Luis Pass Road), Galveston, TX 77554
Under the direction of the Regional Director, this position performs advanced (senior-level) park/historic site management work. This position is responsible for the preservation, protection, administration, operation and maintenance of Galveston Island State Park. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: cultural and natural resource stewardship; financial management, including budget planning, preparation and monitoring; revenue management, and human resources management to include recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce; law enforcement and public safety programs; maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds and equipment; leased concession management; customer service, public relations, marketing and promotion; interpretation and education, coordinating special events, engaging in community outreach that includes a diverse/underserved visitor base, volunteer development and coordination of partnerships. Identifies, develops and administers program budgets. Responsible for other assigned projects required by the Region and Austin headquarters. Works under minimal supervision, with considerable 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.
NOTE: State funded housing options are being explored.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
Five 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;
Three years experience as a supervisor or team leader.
NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.
If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver’s license.
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.
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, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of all phases of park administration and operations;
Knowledge of cultural and natural resource management;
Knowledge of interpretation/education programs;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
Skill in conducting fiscal control functions and accounting for revenue collected;
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, leased concessionaires and other outside agencies/organizations;
Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other state agencies and organizations;
Skill in establishing and maintaining effect work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts;
Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions;
Skill in training others;
Ability to develop and follow Fiscal Control Plans;
Ability to effectively manage and supervise Law Enforcement operations;
Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair, or construction of park facilities as well as maintenance/repair of equipment;
Ability to develop and maintain financial systems, accountability of budgets, purchasing, revenue collections, inventories, and agency property;
Ability to develop marketing and promotional activities and special events;
Ability to effectively manage and respond to complaints, emergencies, stressful situations and large groups of people;
Ability to enforce appropriate park rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner;
Ability to recruit, attract and hire a diverse staff;
Ability to complete correspondence, reports, presentations and special assignments;
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
Ability to work under stressful conditions;
Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program.
Required to work in a high visitation public park with overnight camping and day use;
Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays;
Required to respond to emergencies and on-call situations;
Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
Required to operate a State vehicle;
Required to travel 10% with possible overnight stays;
Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures;
Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles.
TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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