Topic ID #34635 - posted 1/27/2015 2:28 AM

Parks Services Specialist - Crystal River Archaeological State Park, FL



Jennifer Palmer

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Req No:  37000599-51209691-20150120141506      Agency Name:  Environmental Protection
Description:
Working Title:  REC&PARKS/PARK SERVICES SPECIALIST
Broadband/Class Code:  19-1031-01
Position Number:  37000599-51209691
Annual Salary Range:  $2,327.17/Mth $27,926.08/Yr
Announcement Type:  Open Competitive
City:  Crystal River
Facility:  Crystal River Preserve State Park
Pay Grade/ Pay Band:  BB005
Closing Date:  2/6/2015
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DIVISION OF RECREATION AND PARKS
JOB VACANCY
OPEN COMPETITIVE
PENDING APPROVAL
 
CLASS TITLE:
Park Services Specialist
      
POSITION NUMBER:
37000599
      
BASE SALARY:
$2,327.17/Mth $27,926.08/Yr
      
LOCATION:
Crystal River Archaeological State   Park
     
Crystal River Preserve State Park
     
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic   State Park
      
     
Administration office located at:
     
3266 North Sailboat Avenue
     
Crystal River, FL 34428
      
CONTACT INFORMATION:
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ADVERTISING METHOD: XX INTERNAL EMAIL _ NEWSPAPER
XX PEOPLEFIRST SYSTEM
POSITION DESCRIPTION:
Crystal River Archaeological State Park, Crystal River Preserve State Park, and Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State park have an opportunity for an energetic, self-motivated professional to fill a Park Service Specialist position. The position requires an individual with strong leadership, interpretive and organizational skills. The three parks combined account for 28,000 acres of coastal and upland ecosystems with significant natural and cultural resources to manage and protect. The park has 21 miles of trails, multiple trailheads, a museum and gift shop, visitor center, active Citizen Support Organization and tour boat. The applicant must be able to work rotating shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a specialized professional position working in research, education, development and implementation of resource management, visitor services, interpretive and recreational programs and projects for Crystal River Preserve State Park, Crystal River Archaeological State Park, and Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins State Park
Plans, organizes and conducts community outreach activities, special events and festivals to expand public understanding of the Florida Park Service and the park's management objectives. Represents the parks and the Florida Park Service to outside agencies and organizations, disseminating information and promoting all opportunities provided by the park. Provides research, designs and develops park specific literature for public dissemination, educational displays and exhibits. Researches, develops, coordinates and conducts environmental education programs, interpretive programs, recreational skills programs and special events. Educates the public and neighboring communities on the importance of natural and cultural resource management practices. Provides training for related program areas to park staff, partners and concessionaires.
Researches the history of the park, both cultural and natural, and assists in developing plans for restoration, preservation and interpretation. Monitors archaeological sites and coordinates DHR compliance requirements. Coordinates natural resource management programs, and assures consistent accurate reporting. Gathers and maintains natural and cultural resource files, park collections, and coordinates and participates in appropriate preservation and restoration of natural and cultural resources. Uses dump trucks, tractors and other equipment in the maintenance and preservation of the natural and cultural resources. Provides protection of facilities and resources.
Coordinates the park's volunteer and manpower augmentation program. Acts as liaison between volunteers and park administration. Monitors and defines suitable park volunteer needs and coordinates volunteer placement. Develops and maintains volunteer job descriptions, procedural manuals, personnel records, and evaluations. Plans and oversees all volunteer schedules. Tracks volunteer hours, prepares appropriate reports and coordinates awards programs. Plans and conducts volunteer meetings, workshops and volunteer orientation sessions. Insures that all required reports and documents are submitted in compliance with established schedules. Assists park management in coordinating and overseeing Citizen Support Organizations for the park. Monitors, evaluates, and provides program analysis to the park management on Citizen Support Organization operations, activities and performance impact.
Designs and implements public marketing programs. Encourages corporate and/or private support of the park. Researches, identifies, and develops or supports public and private partnership programs to benefit park operations. Monitors visitor use patterns, satisfaction and trends. Works with park management to develop improved visitor services and community relations.
Explains facilities and services provided for public use, enjoyment and education; meets visitors, answers questions, provides information and directions. Attempts to resolve visitor complaints while maintaining good public relations. Provides natural and cultural history interpretive programs.
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES, INCLUDING UTILIZATION OF EQUIPMENT, REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION:
KNOWLEDGE OF: principles and techniques of effective verbal and written communications; administrative principles and practices; methods of data collection and analysis; natural resource management techniques; cultural resource preservation and restoration techniques; the principles, methods and techniques of training; good public relations techniques; general methods and techniques used in the repair and/or maintenance of park facilities, sites, equipment and grounds.
SKILL IN: working with volunteers; computer operation and applications; Geographic Information System software; using digital photographic equipment and software.
ABILITY TO: plan, coordinate and oversee special events; evaluate and analyze data; prepare reports on a variety of programs; understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures; plan and oversee schedules; develop and organize data into logical format for presentation in reports, proposals and other written documents; utilize problem solving techniques; work independently; coordinate and conduct meetings, information and orientation programs; recruit and screen volunteers; research topics and write articles and prepare environmental education and other information for dissemination; monitor, evaluate, and assess programs for effectiveness; prepare and maintain records; effectively speak in public formats; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; operate a cash register and reconcile receipts; work rotating shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays; maintain a valid driver's license; successfully complete background and fingerprint check.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES FOR THE POSITION:
KNOWLEDGE OF: Prescribed fire planning and implementation

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