Under the direction of the Region I Director, this position is responsible for moderately complex (journey-level) park/historic site management work including the preservation, protection, administration, operation and maintenance of Big Spring State Park. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: visitor, cultural and natural resource protection and stewardship; financial management including budget planning, preparation and monitoring and revenue management; managing leased concession contracts; human resources management; security and safety programs; maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds and equipment; customer service; public relations, marketing and promotion; interpretive and educational program management; coordinating special events, engaging in community outreach, volunteer development and coordination of partnerships. Works under general supervision, with limited 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.
Salary range is limited to commissioned officers 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.
Job Posting: Sep 6, 2022, 11:50:58 AM Closing Date: Ongoing
Only work history entered in the “work experience” section of the application will be considered. To receive consideration please include dates of employment for all prior jobs. Part-time, temporary or seasonal experience must reflect the hours per week to receive consideration.
HIRING CONTACT: Adam Jarrett, (432) 426-3533
PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Big Spring State Park, 1 Scenic Drive, Big Springs, Texas 79720
Applications submitted through NRPA's site cannot be considered.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
Experience: Two years of 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.
One year experience as a supervisor or team leader.
NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently.
Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class "C" Texas 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.
Mission & Philosophy
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.
In fulfilling our mission, we will: Be a recognized national leader in implementing effective natural resources conservation and outdoor recreational programs; Serve the state of Texas, its citizens, and our employees with the highest standards of service, professionalism, fairness, courtesy, and respect; Rely on the best available science to guide our conservation decisions; Responsibly manage agency finances and appropriations to ensure the most efficient and effective use of tax-payer and user fee resources; Attract and retain the best, brightest, and most talented workforce to successfully execute our mission.