Performs highly complex administrative work as the Executive Director of the Parks and Recreation Section of the Division of Natural Resources. Directs the state parks system and daily operations which includes revenue management, operation, maintenance, management, capital improvements, construction, and programming at 35 state parks, 9 state forests and 3 rail trails. Directs the appropriation and administration of the state parks budget including revenue optimization and expenditure analysis; responsible for public relations and legislative liaison on parks and recreation issues. Directs and supervises the work of subordinate managers, performs highly complex administration work as the Executive Director of the Parks and Recreation Section. Special project creation and administration as directed by the Director of the Division of Natural Resources. Performs related work as required.