Arkansas State Parks - Park Superintendent Trainee (Park Supt. I)

Oct 22, 2021

This is a park management training position. Successful candidates will complete training in the areas of facility management, general park maintenance, visitor information center administration, interpretation, and law enforcement.

Park Superintendent Trainee (Park Supt. I)

Position #: 22151188

Salary: $36,155

Pay Grade: GS06

Requisition: 10042

Location: Statewide –Housing with furnishings will be provided at various park locations.

The training may occur at various state parks, but housing with furnishings will be provided. Aspects of the training include identifying and performing tasks in each area mentioned above, maintaining park records, accounting, and bookkeeping functions, preparing weekly reports, supervising employees, and attending the Law Enforcement Training Academy. Testing is required for each phase of training as each phase prepares employees for management positions in Arkansas State Parks. A criminal background check and a driver’s record check are required.

This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension.

Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor's degree in business, park management, hospitality management, or a related field; plus one year of experience in park management, including six months in a supervisory or leadership capacity.

The successful candidate will be required to a sign a contract agreement to work a specified length of service in exchange for full compensation and benefits during training.

EOE/AA/ADA Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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