TPWD – Assistant Park/Historic Site Superintendent III – CAPPS – Denison
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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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: Amanda Parsons, (903) 465-1956
PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Eisenhower State Park, 50 Park Road 20, Denison, TX 75020
Under the direction of the Park Superintendent, this position performs highly complex (senior-level) assistant park/historic site management work and is responsible for the preservation, protection, administration, operation, and maintenance of Eisenhower State Park. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing assistance in directing, organizing, and planning of overall park maintenance, facility management, safety, training, programs, and activities, supervision of personnel, coordination of property management, facilitation of special events, coordination and oversight of volunteers, public relations, customer service, safety programs, and resource protection and management. Assists in management and coordination of duties associated with park/historic site operations with emphasis on promoting division diversity initiative. Works closely with park superintendent in facilitating and coordinating activities and projects, park personnel, park hosts, volunteers, and other alternative workforce. Serves as Park Superintendent in their absence. Works under limited 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: Salary range is limited to a commissioned officer in the park management track prior to 9/1/2020. State Park Law Enforcement career ladder eligibility requirements must be met to advance from the base rate-of-pay.
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) emergency management; or (5) promotions or public relations or marketing;
One year experience as a supervisor or a team leader.
NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.
If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver’s license.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees hired prior to January 1, 1998, with no break in service and with a minimum of sixty semester hours earned may substitute two years of TPWD experience in park/historic site management, supervision, or operations for the required degree.
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.
Four years experience in customer service;
Two years experience as a manager, supervisor, or team leader;
Two years experience in revenue, accounting, or budget management;
Three years experience in natural or cultural resource management, general maintenance, emergency management, promotions or public relations, tourism, or marketing.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of all phases of park/historic site administration and operations;
Knowledge of park/historic site maintenance practices;
Knowledge of public relations with ability to develop beneficial relationships and promotional partnerships with volunteer groups and other outside agencies and organizations;
Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management practices;
Knowledge of basic mathematics;
Knowledge of maintenance management;
Knowledge of human resources management;
Skill in using MS Word, Excel, MS Teams, PowerPoint, and Outlook;
Skill in effective verbal and written communication;
Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner;
Skill in personnel management with ability to effectively supervise employees while maintaining and fostering a team environment;
Skill in conflict resolution and customer service procedures;
Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions;
Skill in research, development and implementation of interpretive programs and/or environmental education;
Skill in developing beneficial community partnerships;
Skill in training others;
Skill in planning, assigning, and/or supervising the work of others;
Skill in the administration of business operations and facilities;
Skill in overseeing equipment usage;
Skill in ground repairs and techniques;
Ability to resolve conflicts, solve problems, and improve efficiency while fostering a harmonious team-oriented workplace culture;
Ability to develop marketing and promotional activities and special events;
Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities;
Ability to maintain confidentiality;
Ability to work independently with little or no supervision;
Ability to work as a team member;
Ability to complete correspondence, reports, and special assignments;
Ability to facilitate meetings and conduct presentations;
Ability to handle complaints, emergencies, stressful situations, and large groups of people;
Ability to communicate with the public in intense situations with a positive and professional demeanor;
Ability to develop and maintain financial systems, accountability of budgets, revenue collections, expenditure systems and purchasing, inventories and agency property;
Ability to interpret and enforce park/historic site rules and regulations in a fair, consistent, and professional manner;
Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair, or construction of park/historic site facilities and grounds, as well as maintenance/repair of equipment;
Ability to manage financial systems, accountability for budgets, purchasing, revenue collection, inventory, and property;
Ability to supervise the work of others;
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 40 hours per week, includes flexible schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays;
No housing currently available;
Required to work in a high visitation public park/historic site with overnight camping;
Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions;
Required to respond to emergencies and on-call situations;
Required to work overtime, as necessary;
Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.;
May be required to operate a State vehicle;
Required to travel 5% 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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