STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA invites applications for the position of: Deputy Director of NC Parks Operations
JOB CLASS TITLE: Superintendent Of State Parks
POSITION NUMBER: 60033018
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
DIVISION/SECTION: Parks and Recreation
$56,046.00 - $100,814.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: 56,046 -92,235
SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: GN15
COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
WORK LOCATION: Wake County
OPENING DATE: 06/29/20
CLOSING DATE: 07/29/20 5:00 PM Eastern Time
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
The Deputy Director of NC State Parks provides direction and leadership to the NC state parks system and operations. Responsibilities include statewide management of all lands and waters administered by the Division of Parks and Recreation to include parks, recreation areas, trails, rivers, lakes and natural areas. This position reports to the Director of NC State Parks.
The ideal candidate will ensure success of the Division by overseeing the Park’s plan for short- and long-term objectives and goals, ensuring positive visitor experience, managing budgetary resources and providing effective public relations with state and local officials, stakeholders, businesses and local communities.
Division Mission: North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation goal is to inspire all its citizens and visitors through conservation, recreation and education.
Conservation: To conserve and protect representative examples of North Carolina's natural beauty, ecological features, recreational and cultural resources within the state parks system.
Recreation: To provide and promote safe, healthy and enjoyable outdoor recreational opportunities throughout the state.
Education: To provide educational opportunities that promote stewardship of the state's natural and cultural heritage.
Department Mission: The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state's natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve quality of life by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries, and nature throughout North Carolina. The Department works to stimulate learning, inspire creativity, preserve the state's history, conserve the state's natural heritage, encourage recreation and cultural tourism, and promote economic development. Our goal is to promote equity and inclusion among our employees and our programming to reflect and celebrate our state's diverse population, culture, and history by expanding engagement with diverse individuals and communities. We encourage you to apply to become a part of our team.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
**To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit**
Demonstrated experience with federal, state and/or local park programs methods and practices and their application to specific situations.
Demonstrated experience with strategic analysis, including planning and implementing short-term and long-term goals for a complex program.
Demonstrated skill to lead, supervise and managing a complex program/organization.
Demonstrated skill in managing a comprehensive budget for a large program, division and/or facility/organization.
Bachelor's degree preferably in Parks and Recreation and/or Natural Science from an appropriately accredited institution and six years of supervisory experience in area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age (40 or older), disability, National Guard or veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. "See Resume" or "See Attachment" will NOT be accepted.
Information should be provided in the appropriate areas, to include the following: Education, including high school and all degrees obtained, Work Experience, and Certificates & Licenses. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive candidate information.
Answers to Supplemental Questions are not a substitute for providing all relevant information within the body of your application. To receive credit for the supplemental questions, you must provide supporting information within the "Work Experience" section of the application, to support your answers.
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application. To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.
Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account. Upon the closing date, applications are "Under Review" and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
Division of Parks and Recreation Division Address: 121 West Jones Street Raleigh, NC 27601 Phone: 919-707-9360
Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov HelpLine at 855-524-5627.
The NC Division of Parks & Recreation
From the mountains to the coast, the Division of Parks and Recreation administers a diverse system of state parks, natural areas, trails, lakes, natural and scenic rivers and recreation areas.
The division also supports and assists other recreation providers by administering grant programs for park and trail projects, and by offering technical advice for park and trail planning and development. The Division administers the North Carolina Trails System, North Carolina Natural and Scenic Rivers, and the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund.
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