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Park Superintendent II
Agency: Department of Parks and Tourism
Office: Arkansas State Parks
Section: Arkansas Post Museum
Date Posted: 06/14/2019
Posting Expires: 08/02/2019
The Park Superintendent II is responsible for overseeing specified operations of a small to medium-sized state park or overseeing the operation and facilities of specific portions of a large park. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a small 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 a small park or a specific portion of a large park such as a boat rental facility, visitor information center, snack bar or other park facility. Prepares and manages a park budget; 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 monitor 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, and 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.
Special Job 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, Abilities, and Skills
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 Education and/or Experience
The formal educational equivalent of a bachelorís degree in business, park management, hospitality management, or a related field; plus two years of experience in park management, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity.
Preferred Qualifications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid Arkansas driverís license and/or commercial driverís license. 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.
Agency Specific Information
Park Superintendent II
Position #: 22092248
Salary: $40,340
Grade: GS07
Location: Arkansas Post Museum, Gillett, AR

Closing date: 08/02/2019

The Superintendent II at Arkansas Post serves also as the parkís office manager. The Superintendent II implements all department policies and directives and procedures, assists visitors daily and directs and supervises all park operations. This includes park ground facilities and equipment maintenance, administration, rules and regulations, resource management, and provide educational programming. Job duties include selecting, training and supervising two full-time and one extra help employee. The Superintendent II manages a retail gift shop, as well as, developing and managing an annual budget. This position includes planning, coordinating, directing and presenting interpretive programs and special events. Office managers duties include daily cash receipt reports, closeouts, monthly retail inventory, payroll procedures, procurement duties and other duties as assigned. Applicant must be able to work a varied shift, including nights, weekends and holidays. Must have a valid driverís license and be on call as needed. A criminal background check is required. Other duties include establishing short- and long-range plans for park facilities and programs, developing budgets and monitoring expenditures, ensuring safety, security and maintenance of the parkís grounds, physical plant, and other duties as assigned. This position has regular contact with industry officials, civic organizations and the general public.

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

Minimum qualifications for this position includes the formal education equivalent of a bachelors degree in museology, museum studies, history, art education, or a related field plus four years of experience in a museum-related field, including one year in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

EOE/AA/ADA Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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Job Details
Position No.: 22092248
Class Code: B071C
Grade: GS07
Salary Range: $40,340.00 - $58,493.00 per year
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Job Type: Full Time
Location Information
Job City: Gillett
Job County/Region: Arkansas
Contact Information
Contact name: Personnel Office
Phone: (501) 682-6887
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