The two positions are Management Service positions that exercise supervisory authority over assigned staff.
This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.
Please Note: The first review of applications will occur on August 21, 2018. If you submit your application after August 21, 2018, it may not be considered for the first review. This posting will remain open until filled.
Relocation reimbursement may be available.
State of Oregon employees enjoy very low cost, high quality healthcare including medical, dental and vision. Employees pay only 1% - 5% of the monthly insurance premium depending on the plan selected. Management service positions also enjoy employer paid retirement contributions.
What you will do: The Park Region Manager serves as the chief operating officer within the region and is ultimately responsible for all OPRD business and operations that take place therein, by providing a major leadership role within the department in addition to the high-level planning and supervision that is required to carry out the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's mission in one of three large geographic regions of the state.
The geographic boundaries of the regions are subject to change.
For a list of Mountain Region specific duties, working conditions and responsibilities click here. For a list of Valleys Region specific duties, working conditions and responsibilities click here.
A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field and 7 years of progressively responsible experience as a Park Manager or an equivalent natural resource manager;
Ten years of progressively responsible experience as a Park Manager or an equivalent natural resource manager.
Communication and relationship building skills are critical for this position.
Demonstrated leadership in complex situations.
Strong park and outdoor recreation management skills.
Experience developing, managing and administering complex budgets.
Experience leading people and supervising both staff and programs.
Experience in public speaking and communication with general public, local media, agency personnel, legislators and local government officials.
Additional Position Requirements:
Have a criminal history background check that meets OPRD criteria at the time of hire and throughout employment.
Must possess a valid driver's license at time of hire and throughout employment with a driving record that meets OPRD standards.
Internal Number: OPRD18-0119OC
About Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's Mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) invites members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. OPRD values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.
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