Assistant Park Manager – Yuba State Park

  • Full Time
  • Utah

State of Utah

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Job Description

Job Description
How would you like your office to be the great outdoors at a popular State of Utah State Park? State Parks are known for their beauty, boating, OHV’s, fishing and camping. As the Assistant Park Manager you will get to patrol the water as well as the areas and trails around the water. You will assist the Park Manager to oversee the operations and law enforcement of the park while enjoying all the beauty the park has to offer. Free park housing is available!

Principle Duties

Assist with the management of the park and park areas of responsibility
Assist with the implementation and overview of the various park programs
Patrol the park, nearby waterways and mountains in truck, on boats, ATV’s and snowmobiles
Work outside in all weather conditions and at all times of the year
Assist with the supervision of subordinate personnel including:Hiring
Determining workload
Delegating assignments
Monitoring and evaluating performance
Perform first aid
Provide assistance and interact with:Local government agencies
Private groups or organizations
Host visitors and provide visitor services
Maintain and repair park facilities and grounds
The Ideal Candidate
The Ideal Candidate will possess the following:BA/BS degree in a related field (not required however is a high preference)
Preference may be given for Utah POST certified applicants
Preference maybe be given to candidates that have successfully completed Utah State Parks probationary and FTO(Field Training Officer) programs
Understanding of principles, theories and practices of:law enforcement
park, recreation and resource management
public relations
facilities operations
Experience with supervision
Ability to operate and maintain tools and equipment
Ability to communicate clearly, concisely and effectively
Why You Should Join Our Team
If you love the best of all worlds (sand, water and snow) they working our State Parks are for you. As the Assistant Park Manager II, POST you will be part of a team that work together with the common goal of keeping our park clean and safe for all that visit. This a great place to live and gain experience in the law enforcement arena while enjoying all the beauty our State Parks have to offer. For this position free park housing is available. In addition, the State of Utah offers a generous benefit package. To view the benefits offered, please click here.

The Division
To learn more about the Division of Parks and Recreation, click here.

Typical Qualifications
(includes knowledge, skills, and abilities required upon entry into position and trainable after entry into position)

principles, theories, and practices of law enforcement
principles, theories, and practices of park, recreation and resource management
principles, theories, and practices of public relations.
supervise others by assigning/directing work; conducting employee evaluations, staff training and development, taking appropriate disciplinary/corrective actions, and making hiring/termination recommendations
agency and state budget practices
principles, theories, and practices of facilities operations, maintenance, and management
read, interpret and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
agency objectives, organization, structure and mission
operate and maintain tools and equipment

Supplemental Information

Employees are subject to personal risk and safety; perform duties that consist of preventing or detecting crime and enforcing criminal statutes or ordinances of this state or any of its political subdivisions.
Employees in this job work for the Department of Natural Resources, and they must be certified through the Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy. This may be obtained within one year after placed in position
Employees must qualify as a “Law Enforcement Officer” in accordance with U.C.A. 53-13-103.
Perform duties that consist of providing community protection; and respond to situations involving threats to public safety and make emergency decisions affecting the lives and health of others.
Risks found in potentially dangerous or unusual environmental stress situations, e.g. working in extreme outdoor weather conditions, working in remote wilderness areas and/or boating/OHV areas, etc.
Work requires some physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking over rough terrain or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching or similar activities.
On site housing is available. If living off park you must live within a 30 minute response time and a commute vehicle would be authorized
First Responder certification required
Work may be performed in extreme and adverse weather conditions (heat, wind, snow, ice, rain, etc.)
Will be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays and occasional over time as needed.
Must be able to operate multiple pieces of large equipment including:Tractors

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