The Oregon Parks and Recreation
Department is currently recruiting for two Park Region Manager positions for the Mountain Region,
located near Bend,
Oregon and the Valleys Region, located near Gervais,
two positions are permanent, full-time.
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.Minimum Qualifications:
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;OR
years of progressively responsible experience as a Park Manager or an
equivalent natural resource manager.Desired Attributes:
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.How to Apply:We will consider only complete application packets.
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.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter as described below and answer
the supplemental questions. You must apply online, no paper applications
will be accepted.
Interested candidates must submit the
resume that clearly demonstrates
how you meet the minimum qualifications listed in the announcement.
Employment should be verifiable and the dates of employment should include
month and year. A
cover letter, no more than 2
pages, that addresses your experience leading a diverse group of staff and
managers and your
experience with Park Administration and/or facility management.
Cover letters that do not address these may result in removal from
questions – your
resume must verify your
responses to all of the supplemental questions.