Oregon Parks and Recreation

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Oregon Parks and Recreation Salem, OR
Dec 02, 2021
Full time
Title: Technical Services Lead Job Number: REQ-82026 Salary: $74,052 – $$113,856 per year Deadline: 01/02/2022 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have experience engineering experience and strong leadership skills? Have you managed facility improvement projects and lead diverse teams?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Technical Services Lead and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Facilities Engineer 3 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Technical Services Lead, you will provide a broad range of engineering technical expertise and coordination within the Park Development Program including; leading coordination of Facilities Investment Program; providing technical support to Park Development staff, Region staff and other OPRD staff; and Coordinating and facilitating work of Construction Project Managers.   In this role, you will evaluate and establish standard procedures for implementing project scoping, budgeting, design and construction project management for the Park Development Program and assist with the monitoring, evaluating and reporting on accomplishments.   Additionally, you will serve as the Senior Worker for the Park Development Program and will hold a State of Oregon engineering stamp. You will also train, plan, direct, and review the work of other engineering professionals and technicians.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) A Bachelor's degree in either Civil, Electrical, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management Engineering, or Energy Management Engineering; AND Four (4) years of engineering experience.   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Ability to lead and facilitate cross-functional and interdisciplinary engineering teams to develop facility improvements. Experience reviewing, recommending, developing and implementing planning improvements and enhancements resulting in the enhancement of the Facility Investment Program related to budget, scope, scheduling, design and construction project management. Ability to ensure that project budgets are accurate and within established guidelines using up to date estimating techniques. Experience leading teams of lower level professional and technical staff, providing technical advice, assisting in orientation and training and reviewing their work for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Experience identifying and aligning project goals and objectives based upon agency strategic plans. Experience providing leadership to implement departmental strategic and long-range goals and objectives. Ability to understand and recommend appropriate action for complex projects affecting natural, cultural and historic resources. Experience developing and maintaining positive working relations with members of the agency. Specialized engineering experience related to parks facilities. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Technical-Services-Lead_REQ-82026
Oregon Parks and Recreation Seal Rock, OR
Nov 24, 2021
Full time
Title: Ocean Shores Coordinator Job Number: REQ-76667 Salary: $5,203 – $7,996 per month Deadline: 12/21/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     We are the caretakers of Oregon’s special places, and we take that responsibility seriously. Our team supports over 50 million visitors per year, over 250-plus state park properties and countless great experiences.   Have you worked on environmental projects involving land use planning and natural resource management? Are you knowledgeable on ocean shore geologic, oceanographic, and biologic processes in the Pacific Northwest?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as an Ocean Shores Coordinator and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Natural Resource Specialist 4 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As an Ocean Shores Coordinator, you will be independently responsible for coordinating, reviewing and recommending approval or denial of a number of ocean shore permits. These permits will include: Alteration Projects, Natural Product Removal, Marine Algae Collection, Special Use Permits, Motor Vehicle/ATV Drives on Beaches, Beach Salvage, Scientific Collection and Research Permits.   In this role you will identify, recommend and coordinate corrective actions on ocean shore management issues for the coast which deal with natural, scenic and cultural resources in 7 counties. You will serve as an Ocean Shore Team Lead providing expertise, guidance and coordination for two Ocean Shore Specialists, as well as identifying and leading programmatic improvements.   Additionally, you will coordinate all ocean shore permit activity with tribes, private landowners, city, council, state and federal agencies as required.  You will attend meetings to determine conditions and mediate conflicts factoring in regional needs as well as protecting important natural and cultural resources from human caused impacts.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant land use planning or natural resource management program or a program related to marine or ocean resources management; AND Four (4) years of experience in land use planning, natural resource regulation, or ocean shore or marine resources conservation, management and protection.  At least Two (2) years of the experience must be at a professional level performing activities such as rule interpretation, land-use planning, managing projects, issuing permits, leading teams, and developing contracts/agreements.  OR (b) A Master’s Degree in land use planning or a relevant natural resources field will substitute for up to One (1) year of required experience, but not for the Two (2) years at the professional level.     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Experience with environmental projects involving land use planning and natural resource management. Strong working knowledge of ocean shore geologic, oceanographic, and biologic processes in the Pacific Northwest. Strong working knowledge of relevant laws and regulations pertaining to ocean shore protection in Oregon. Experience applying rules, issuing permits and ensuring compliance with regulations. Experience coordinating and leading teams of experts to accomplish project and program priority goals and objectives. Experience in practices relating to conservation, preservation, and protection of significant natural, recreational and scenic resources. Experience providing quality control and evaluating compliance with specifications for technical ocean shore construction projects including dune alteration, shoreline protection structures, accessway construction and other ocean shore alteration projects. Ability to prioritize and manage complex workloads. Negotiation and conflict resolution skills. Experience communicating with the public, property owners, construction contractors, and local/state/federal agency staff to resolve complex and controversial issues. Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills. Ability to build partnerships and collaborate with diverse staff within and outside of the agency. Ability to maintain composure and take appropriate action during emergency or emotionally-charged situations. Proficiency with personal computers and standard software packages, including mapping software. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Seal-Rock--OPRD--Coast-Region---Region-Office/Ocean-Shores-Coordinator_REQ-76667
Oregon Parks and Recreation Milo McIver State Park
Nov 22, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger 1 – Milo McIver Job Number: REQ-81412 Salary: $3,080 – $4,441 per month Deadline: 12/12/2021 at 11:59pm     Would you enjoy working on a team where you can use your excellent customer service skills and develop hands-on experience in park maintenance and operations? Do you have landscaping or custodial experience, and wonder what it would be like to have a State Park as your work space?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Park Ranger at Milo McIver State Park and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Ranger 1 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Ranger at Milo McIver State Park , you will perform, conduct and oversee a variety of tasks in order to protect, maintain, operate and repair state park lands, natural and cultural resources, structures, facilities, equipment and systems by using skills in building trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscape maintenance, as well as specialized program skills (e.g.: resource interpretation, cultural and natural resource restoration, utility infrastructure operation, park rule enforcement, etc.) related to the maintenance and operations of agency programs and properties within the Milo McIver Management Unit.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Two (2) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (b) An Associate's degree or higher in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management or Environmental Studies; AND Six (6) months of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Ability to evaluate situations, apply rules and guidelines, determine and carry out appropriate course of action to achieve desired results. Ability to maintain composure and take appropriate action during emergency or emotionally-charged situations. Knowledge of basic park resources, facility operations, maintenance and/or resource interpretation. Experience leading individuals or teams to accomplish basic tasks and achieve goals. Experience using tools, material and equipment associated with landscape, building, facility and utility system maintenance. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Estacada--OPRD--Valleys-Region---Columbia-District---MU-Milo-McIver/Park-Ranger-1---Milo-McIver_REQ-81412
Oregon Parks and Recreation Cape Lookout State Park
Nov 18, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Specialist – Cape Lookout Job Number: REQ-81258 Salary: $2,837 – $4,225 per month Deadline: 12/05/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Oregon State Parks are special places, and they need special people to keep them operating at their best. As a Park Specialist , you'll be playing a key role assisting park management and staff with office coordination and confidential administrative tasks that support the operation of Cape Lookout State Park . And the best part: you'll work with a team of rangers that are as committed to the outdoors as you are.   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Specialist.   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Specialist at Cape Lookout State Park you will have the opportunity to apply your administrative and organizational skills to a variety of tasks. Your duties would include, but not be limited to, the following:   Administrative and Accounting Support Review invoices and monthly statements for accuracy Determine appropriate vendors when making office purchases Maintain logs of purchases, research and reconcile discrepancies, prepare revenue reports Provide detailed information to management in preparation of the biennial budget   Office Coordination Serve as liaison between park/district managers and OPRD, other state agencies, federal government personnel, and the public Arrange meetings and special conferences; record and transcribe proceedings Maintain filing system in compliance with retention schedules Make travel accommodations and prepare travel and expense claims Provide park information to the public in person, on the phone, and email Maintain office inventory by ordering supplies and brochures   Human Resources Functions Schedule interviews, notify candidates, and provide instructional material Assist park manager with new employee orientations, respond to employee questions, and refer staff to appropriate resources Handle and maintain confidential employee files and records   Payroll Functions Assist and train employees on payroll procedures and filling out timesheets Review employee timesheets for accuracy and enter data to generate monthly check   Other Duties and Assignments Serve on OPRD committees as requested Support Host Coordinator in volunteer administration     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Two (2) years of experience as an administrative or program support specialist. Administrative support entails those duties beyond clerical or secretarial such as: interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; evaluation and explanation of administrative processes, operations, or projects; OR (b) An equivalent combination of training and experience. NOTE: One year of post-secondary education may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Ability to maintain composure and take appropriate action during emergency or emotionally charged situations. Experience using a personal computer. Ability to evaluate situations, apply rules and guidelines, determine and carry out appropriate courses of action to achieve desired results. Previous data entry experience. Ability to prioritize tasks to accomplish goals. Experience in filing and administrative support. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Tillamook--OPRD--Coast-Region---North-Coast-District---MU-Cape-Lookout/Park-Specialist---Cape-Lookout_REQ-81258
Oregon Parks and Recreation Florence, OR
Nov 18, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Specialist – Honeyman and Washburne Job Number: REQ-81173 Salary: $2,837 – $4,225 per month Deadline: 12/05/2021 at 11:59pm     Oregon State Parks are special places, and they need special people to keep them operating at their best. As a Park Specialist , you'll be playing a key role assisting park management and staff with office coordination and confidential administrative tasks that support the operation of Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park and Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park . And the best part: you'll work with a team of rangers that are as committed to the outdoors as you are.   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Specialist.   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Specialist at Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park and Carl G. Washburne Memorial State Park , you will have the opportunity to apply your administrative and organizational skills to a variety of tasks. Your duties would include, but not be limited to, the following:   Administrative and Accounting Support Review invoices and monthly statements for accuracy Determine appropriate vendors when making office purchases Maintain logs of purchases, research and reconcile discrepancies, prepare revenue reports Provide detailed information to management in preparation of the biennial budget   Office Coordination Serve as liaison between park/district managers and OPRD, other state agencies, federal government personnel, and the public Arrange meetings and special conferences; record and transcribe proceedings Maintain filing system in compliance with retention schedules Make travel accommodations and prepare travel and expense claims Provide park information to the public in person, on the phone, and email Maintain office inventory by ordering supplies and brochures   Human Resources Functions Schedule interviews, notify candidates, and provide instructional material Assist park manager with new employee orientations, respond to employee questions, and refer staff to appropriate resources Handle and maintain confidential employee files and records   Payroll Functions Assist and train employees on payroll procedures and filling out timesheets Review employee timesheets for accuracy and enter data to generate monthly check   Other Duties and Assignments Serve on OPRD committees as requested Support Host Coordinator in volunteer administration     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Two (2) years of experience as an administrative or program support specialist. Administrative support entails those duties beyond clerical or secretarial such as: interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; evaluation and explanation of administrative processes, operations, or projects; OR (b) An equivalent combination of training and experience. NOTE: One year of post-secondary education may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Experience performing technical or administrative program support functions requiring independent judgment and decisions. Experience researching a variety of sources and analyzing information in order to clarify issues and resolve problems for the public. Ability to explain laws, rules or policies relating to a particular program, operation, or service to the public in person, on the phone, or in writing. Experience using policy and procedure manuals, handbooks, or specialized reference materials to research information. Experience composing written communications such as responses to inquiries, narrative reports, instruction or training materials. Experience gathering and organizing data and preparing reports. Ability to operate a computer terminal or microcomputer to enter, update, correct and retrieve information. Willingness to update computer skills and knowledge on an on-going basis to adapt to changes in technology. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Florence--OPRD--Coast-Region---Central-Coast-District---MU-Jessie-M-Honeyman/Park-Specialist---Honeyman_REQ-81173
Oregon Parks and Recreation Hammond, OR
Nov 15, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger 2 – Fort Stevens Job Number: REQ-80434 Salary: $3,211 – $4,871 per month Deadline: 11/29/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have great leadership skills and experience working in a campground setting? In this position, you’ll be working at the site of a historical military installation once used to guard the mouth of the Columbia River from the Civil War to World War II. At this park, you will find a variety of recreation opportunities for visitors including camping, beach-combing, a freshwater lake, trails, wildlife viewing, and a historic shipwreck. Come join our team at Fort Stevens State Park near Astoria, Oregon, and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – our state parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Ranger 2 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Ranger 2, you will have the opportunity to independently coordinate park projects, activities, and programs, using your technical expertise and specialized park skills. You will also have the opportunity to mentor employees in the needed maintenance and park operations skills to be successful throughout the Fort Stevens Management Unit. Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:   Park Operations Prioritize and plan work by helping to developing project schedules, assigning tasks, giving direction, explaining established standards of performance, and insuring that materials and equipment are on hand to complete tasks. Perform and conduct others in complex landscape maintenance tasks, custodial work, building maintenance and construction, facility maintenance and construction tasks, utility system operation and maintenance, visitor services, park patrol, safety and rule enforcement, and resource interpretation.   Project Oversight Independently complete or oversee the completion of complex park resource and facility maintenance, restoration, rehabilitation and construction projects, which may require advanced knowledge and skills in carpentry, plumbing, electrical wiring, painting, equipment operation, landscape maintenance, concrete or asphalt work, water, sewer and irrigation systems; reading and following blueprints and drawings. Research and recommend the most cost efficient, effective, and sustainable methods to complete projects, maintenance and operations while meeting OPRD's quality standards.   Visitor Services Patrol park areas to protect and preserve resources and facilities; inspect park grounds, buildings, facilities, vehicles, material and equipment for safety hazards and possible violations, and take appropriate action as dictated by training and experience Prepare inspection reports, job hazard analyses, incident investigation and other reports as required. Explain park rules and regulations to park visitors, seek voluntary visitor compliance with park area rules and regulations, issue verbal and written warnings or citations as necessary, and prepare related reports.   Building Maintenance and Construction Maintain and repair building plumbing systems, electrical systems, building fixtures. Construct and maintain buildings and structural elements.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Four (4) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (b) A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND One (1) year of visitor services experience (e.g., rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR An Associate's degree in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Two and a half (2.5) years of visitor services experience (e.g., rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Experience resolving customer complaints related to overnight camping and park rule interpretation. Ability to evaluate situations, apply rules and guidelines, determine and carry out appropriate course of action to achieve desired results. Experience training others on basic plumbing, carpentry, painting, grounds-keeping tasks to employees/hosts. Experience mentoring, coaching and training employees, host, or volunteers in park maintenance operations. Ability to give direction concerning work procedures to individuals or teams composed of volunteers/hosts. Experience leading and delegating daily workloads. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Hammond--OPRD--Coast-Region---North-Coast-District---MU-Fort-Stevens/Park-Ranger-2---Fort-Stevens_REQ-80434
Oregon Parks and Recreation Sublimity, OR
Nov 12, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger 1 – Silver Falls Job Number: REQ-80570 Salary: $3,080 – $4,441 per month Deadline: 11/30/2021 at 11:59pm     Do you have experience in building maintenance and grounds keeping? Are you great at working with customers and have knowledge of park operations? In this position, you will be working at the “crown jewel” of the Oregon State Parks system consisting of 9,064 acres. Come join our team at Silver Falls State Park near Silverton, Oregon, and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – our state parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Ranger 1 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Ranger 1, you will be on the front lines of park maintenance, resource stewardship, and customer service. Your responsibilities will include:   General Park Operations Provide direction on work procedures and standards to individuals and teams to accomplish tasks and achieve goals Make sure work sites, maintenance shops, yards, and storage areas are maintained, clean, and in safe condition Enter and track maintenance and construction activity data electronically   Custodial Maintenance Clean park facilities including restrooms, showers, maintenance shops, interpretive centers, etc. Ensure supplies are stocked in restrooms, collect garbage and recycling, clean fireplaces, etc. Replace burned-out light bulbs and reset circuit breakers in buildings and campsites   Visitor Services Process online campsite reservations and register overnight campers Accept and process payments for park services Provide information about local attractions, park rules, and regulations to visitors Train and oversee the work of seasonal employees, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures related to campground operation and cash handling Serve as the coordinator for campsite reservations and registrations and prepare reports   Additional Duties Landscape maintenance Building and facility maintenance and construction Utility system maintenance and construction Park patrol, safety, and rule enforcement Resource interpretation and conservation     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Two (2) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (b) An Associate's degree or higher in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Six (6) months of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Ability to maintain composure and take appropriate action during emergency or emotionally-charged situations. Ability to use a computer to record and review information. Knowledge of basic park resources, facility operations, maintenance and/or resource interpretation. Ability to evaluate situations, apply rules and guidelines, and determine and carry out appropriate courses of action. Experience leading individuals or teams to accomplish basic tasks and achieve goals. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Sublimity--OPRD--Valleys-Region---Willamette-District---MU-Silver-Falls/Park-Ranger-1---Silver-Falls_REQ-80570
Oregon Parks and Recreation Salem, OR
Nov 10, 2021
Full time
Title: Contracts, Procurement and Property Manager Job Number: REQ-80563 Salary: $73,584 – $113,820 per year Deadline: 12/05/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have a background in Contracts, Procurement and Property ? Are you knowledgeable when it comes to laws, rules and polices related to procurement ? Do you have a desire to lead a passionate team of professionals ?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as our new Contracts, Procurement and Property Manager and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Principal Executive/Manager E .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As the Contracts,  Procurement and Property Manager, you will serve as a member of the Central Business Services Division of the agency and as the Designated Procurement Officer (DPO) as defined in OAR 736-146-0012.  You will direct and manage the department’s contracting, procurement, property and SPOTS program.    In this role, you will manage the development and implementation of administrative rules for the authority granted in ORS 279A.050(6)(d) to procure “all goods and services, public improvements and personal services relating to state parks”.   The Central Business Services Division provides Procurement, Property, Communications, Budget, Accounting, Payroll, HR and IT services to the rest of the agency. Additionally, the Division has responsibility for the Recreation Grant and Community programs.  The Recreation Grant and Community programs serve state agencies, counties, cities and non-profit organizations.   The following duties may be performed but are not limited to: Directing all aspects of the department’s procurement and property strategies. Ensuring all procurement and property activities are accomplished through a legal and ethical framework that maintains compliance with the Public Contracting Code, Attorney General Model Public rules, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) rules, Governor Executive Orders, and policies.  Developing and maintaining the department’s administrative rules, procurement policies, procedures and processes in conformance with the Public Contracting Code and all corresponding rules, policies and procedures.  Reviewing legislative concepts and legislation to incorporate changes for existing administrative rules and developing additional administrative rules as needed.  Developing reports for the OPRD Commission including the Delegated Authority Report.  Providing procurement, property and contract training to staff and contractors. Providing updates and guidance to staff on contracting law. Regularly attending reverse vendor trade shows that assist contractors on how to do business with the state of Oregon. Directing policy changes and process enhancements for tracking the agency vehicle usage. Leading the agency’s SPOTS card program, responsible for policy, procedure, review of audit, training, and rules related to the agency’s use of the SPOTS card used for travel and procurement. Reviewing monthly audit findings to ensure compliance with laws, rules and policies related to SPOTS, travel, meal and refreshments, procurement and property.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Three (3) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation. OR (b) Two (2) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; AND 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management. OR (c ) Three (3) years of professional experience as a program/project leader, assigning and reviewing work of professional staff (e.g., engineers, etc.) including project responsibility for developing goals and objectives, project evaluation, and monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget.   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Experience leading a team in contracts, procurement and/or property. Contracts, procurement and/or property experience within a government agency. Leadership skills with a focus on organizational development. Ability to coach and mentor employees. Leadership experience in a decentralized organization that relies on collaboration to achieve the best outcomes for human capital management and agency values. Flexibility with an open mind to consider multiple perspectives to develop the best and most practical solutions. Experience establishing, building and maintaining professional relationships with customer and employees. Outstanding customer service skills with both internal and external customers and stakeholders. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with one of the best state park systems in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Contracts--Procurement-and-Property-Manager_REQ-80563-1
Oregon Parks and Recreation Salem, OR
Nov 09, 2021
Full time
Title: Administrative Support Specialist Job Number: REQ-80485 Salary: $3,211 – $4,871 per month Deadline: 11/23/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Are you great at providing administrative support on multiple levels throughout an organization? Do you have a passion for public service and the outdoors?   Come join our administrative team as an Administrative Support Specialist at the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department in Salem, Oregon, and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – our state parks!   This position falls under the classification Administrative Specialist 2 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As an Administrative Support Specialist, you will be part of the Agency Support Team. You will support staff, projects, programs, and must possess a diverse knowledge base of administrative duties. You will assist in meeting the overall operational needs of the agency as required.   In this role, you will regularly travel between the Salem Headquarters and Willamette Mission State Park .     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Two (2) years of experience as an administrative specialist or executive support specialist which included administrative support for a project, program, or operation. Administrative support includes those duties beyond clerical/secretarial such as: interpretation of laws, rules, and regulations; administrative data collection and analysis; and evaluation of projects, processes, and operations. OR (b) An equivalent combination of training and experience. NOTE: One (1) year of post-secondary education may be substituted for up to one year of the experience.   The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Skill in communicating effectively both verbally and in writing with proper grammar and punctuation. Experience prioritizing and adjusting tasks to meet changing requirements and workload demands. Skill in applying and interpreting laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Skill in creating unit processes and procedures. Skill in operating typical office equipment such as calculator, photocopier, scanner, fax (specific equipment skills will be based on individual position requirements). Ability to maintain confidentiality of agency records. Experience with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook), entering data, and maintaining databases. Experience in composing correspondence such as letters, memos, manuals, reports, and presentations. Skill in creating, and facilitating virtual meetings. Experience in data collection and analysis. Experience coding and processing financial documents. Experience processing all aspects of travel and subsequent forms. Experience supporting executive level management. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Administrative-Support-Specialist_REQ-80485-1
Oregon Parks and Recreation Wasco, OR
Nov 04, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger 1 – Deschutes River Job Number: REQ-80007 Salary: $3,080 – $4,441 per month Deadline: 11/18/2021 at 11:59 Pacific Time     Would you enjoy working on a team where you can use your excellent customer service skills and develop hands-on experience in park maintenance and operations? Do you have landscaping or custodial experience, and wonder what it would be like to have a State Park as your work space?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Park Ranger and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Ranger 1 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Ranger at Deschutes River State Recreation Area , you will perform, conduct and oversee a variety of tasks in order to protect, maintain, operate and repair state park lands, natural and cultural resources, structures, facilities, equipment and systems by using skills in building trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscape maintenance, as well as specialized program skills (e.g.: resource interpretation, cultural and natural resource restoration, utility infrastructure operation, park rule enforcement, etc.) related to the maintenance and operations of agency programs, properties within the Management Unit.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Two (2) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (b) An Associate's degree in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management or Environmental Studies and 6 months of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Knowledge of basic park resource and facility operations and maintenance and/or resource interpretation. Ability to listen to what people say and ask appropriate questions to obtain needed information. Ability to provide factual information based on observation, knowledge and understanding. Demonstrated common courtesy while communicating with others. Ability to maintain composure and take appropriate action during emergency or emotionally charged situations. Basic computer skills. Experience evaluating situations, applying rules and guidelines, determining and carrying out appropriate course of action to achieve desired results. Experience giving direction concerning work procedures to individuals or teams composed of volunteers and correctional facility inmates in accomplishing different and varied tasks to achieve goals. Experience developing and delivering presentations and products within established resource interpretation programs. Experience in park rule enforcement. Experience resolving customer complaints related to overnight camping and park rule interpretation. Experience safely using of tools, material and equipment associated with landscape, building, facility and utility system maintenance. Experience performing irrigation, basic plumbing, carpentry, painting, grounds-keeping tasks. Knowledge of practices relating to conservation, preservation and protection of significant natural or scenic resources. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Wasco--OPRD--Mountain-Region---North-Central-District---MU-Cottonwood-Canyon---Deschutes-River/Park-Ranger-1---Deschutes-River_REQ-80007-1
Oregon Parks and Recreation Oregon
Nov 04, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Resource Program Manager (3 Openings) Job Number: REQ-79477 Salary: $73,584 – $113,820 per year Deadline: 11/28/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have experience overseeing projects within park properties? Do you have strong leadership and relationship building skills? Does your passion lie in preserving natural and cultural resources?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Park Resource Program Manager and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   There are currently 3 openings for our Valley Region located at Willamette Mission State Park, our Mountain Region located in Bend and our Coastal Region located in Newport. These positions fall under the classification Principal Executive Manager E .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Resource Program Manager, you will provide agency and region leadership to direct and supervise region personnel to ensure service delivery that enhances the park visitor experience; protects and preserves historic, cultural and scenic areas; ensures volunteer and interpretation programs are delivered efficiently; and ensures that agency resources are leveraged within each region field services division.   In this role, you will work diligently within the collaborative model which includes coordinating and leading meetings; organization activities; making decisions; and managing consistent statewide approaches for projects and park development. You will represent the agency to Oregon elected officials; collaborate and recommend actions to Senior Leadership regarding stakeholders, legislative committees, and other key natural resource agencies. You may also be asked to lead task forces and facilitate key conversations with the agency’s Directors Group, ORB or other key stakeholder groups or agencies.   Additionally, you may have delegated authority from the Region Manager to make decisions across the region or agency when needed. You will be responsible for development and implementation of preservation plans for all registered historic sites, museum collections, and archives within your assigned region and in the development of statewide approach to prehistoric and historic archaeological sites, including reports to and permits from the State Historic Preservation Office. You will provide input and recommendations from the region to the department liaison with Oregon’s federally recognized tribes and will provide oversight for programs such as the state’s USFWS Endangered Species invertebrate recovery grants, State Natural Areas Program, and implementation of the Habitat Conservation Plan for endangered Western snowy plover recovery.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Three (3) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation. OR (b) Two (2) years of management experience in a public or private organization which included responsibility for each of the following: a) development of program rules and policies, b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans, c) program evaluation, and d) budget preparation; AND 45-48 quarter hours (30-32 semester hours) of graduate level coursework in management. OR (c ) Three (3) years of professional experience as a program/project leader, assigning and reviewing work of professional staff (e.g., engineers, etc.) including project responsibility for developing goals and objectives, project evaluation, and monitoring and controlling or preparing a budget.   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Experience in project oversight within park properties that include natural resources, forestry, cultural resources, facilities maintenance and interpretation. Experience leading a diverse team of professionals across a broad spectrum of disciplines. Ability to interpret and apply agency policies and procedures to staff and projects. Ability to organize, coordinate, schedule and/or perform visitor services projects that could include special events and/or public outreach to specific groups and under-served populations. Experience developing community relationships with local stakeholders, non-governmental organizations, other government entities and local government representatives. Experience in partnering with non-governmental organizations, other agencies and partners to complete complex agency projects. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Park-Resource-Program-Manager--3-Openings-_REQ-79477
Oregon Parks and Recreation Valley of the Rogue State Park in Gold Hill, OR
Nov 02, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger 2 – Valley of the Rogue Job Number: REQ-79331 Salary: $3,211 – $4,871 per month Deadline: 11/16/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Oregon State Parks are special places, and they need special people to keep them operating at their best. As a Park Ranger, you'll be on the front lines of park maintenance, resource stewardship and customer interaction. State parks will rely on you to help create memorable experiences for park guests. And the best part: you'll work with a team of rangers that are as committed to the outdoors as you are. The  Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's  mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   This position falls under the classification Park Ranger 2 .   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Ranger 2 at Valley of the Rogue State Park , you will independently plan and carry out personally, or by conducting others, complex park maintenance, operation, facility and resource conservation and/or interpretation tasks to protect, maintain, operate, repair and improve state park lands, natural and cultural resources, structures, facilities, equipment and systems.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Four (4) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (b) A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies; AND One (1) year of visitor services experience (e.g., rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (c ) An Associate's degree in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management or Environmental Studies; AND Two and a half (2.5) years of visitor services experience (e.g., rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Knowledge of basic park resource and facility operations and maintenance. Experience evaluating situations, applying rules and guidelines, determining and carrying out appropriate courses of action. Experience diagnosing maintenance and operation problems, breakdowns and disruptions. Experience performing basic plumbing, carpentry, painting, grounds keeping tasks at a journeyman level. Experience working in landscape, custodial and park facility maintenance; Experience providing exceptional customer service working with the public or in a public setting; Experience working with, coordinating and training volunteers. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Gold-Hill--OPRD--Mountain-Region---South-Central-District---MU-Valley-of-the-Rogue/Park-Ranger-2---Valley-of-the-Rogue_REQ-79331
Oregon Parks and Recreation Gold Hill, OR
Oct 25, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger 1 – Valley of the Rogue Job Number: REQ-78055 Salary: $3,080 – $4,441 per month Deadline: 11/08/2021 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have experience in building maintenance and grounds keeping? Are you great at working with customers and have knowledge of park operations? In this position, you will be able to enjoy the shaded green paths that follow along the scenic Rogue River. Come join our team at Valley of the Rogue State Park located between Grants Pass and Medford, Oregon, and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – our state parks!     What you will do: As a Park Ranger at Valley of the Rogue State Park , you will perform, conduct and oversee a variety of tasks in order to protect, maintain, operate and repair state park lands, natural and cultural resources, structures, facilities, equipment and systems by using skills in building trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, painting and landscape maintenance, as well as specialized program skills (e.g.: resource interpretation, cultural and natural resource restoration, utility infrastructure operation, park rule enforcement, etc.) related to the maintenance and operations of agency programs and properties within the Rogue Management Unit.     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Knowledge of basic park resource and facility operations and maintenance and/or resource interpretation Experience in the safe use of tools, material and equipment associated with landscape, building, facility and utility system maintenance Experience in the use of a personal computer Experience in evaluating situations, applying rules and guidelines, determining and carrying out appropriate course of action to achieve desired results Experience in resolving customer complaints related to overnight camping and park rule interpretation Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Two (2) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (b) An Associate's degree or higher in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management or Environmental Studies; AND Six (6) months of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Gold-Hill--OPRD--Mountain-Region---South-Central-District---MU-Valley-of-the-Rogue/Park-Ranger-1---Valley-of-the-Rogue_REQ-78055
Oregon Parks and Recreation Salem, OR
Oct 19, 2021
Full time
Title: Contracts Specialist Job Number: REQ-77911 Salary: $3,676 - $5,618 per month Deadline: 11/11/21 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have experience in contracts and procurement? Do you have strong working knowledge of public procurement and contracting laws, rules, or policies?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Contracts Specialist and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Procurement and Contracts Specialist 1 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Contracts Specialist, you will develop, review and process procurements (including contracts and agreements) for personal and professional services, goods and trade services from initial request to contract execution in accordance with state and federal requirements and serve as the agency’s SPOTs Card coordinator in support of the agency’s mission and customers.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Three (3) years of paraprofessional or technical-level experience in a related field such as general business, accounting, contracts, purchasing, or project administration support. OR (b) Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree. OR (c) A one-year certificate in supply chain, logistics management, procurement, or a related field will; AND Two (2) years of paraprofessional or technical-level experience in a related field such as general business, accounting, contracts, purchasing, or project administration support.   The State of Oregon requires all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series or have an approved exception to the requirement due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Successful candidates for this position must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception prior to their first day of employment. Failure to provide proof of full documentation or receipt of an approved exception will lead to withdrawal of the job offer. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Experience interpreting and applying public procurement and contracting laws, rules, or policies. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing with diverse groups of people, to include the ability to provide technical information in a clear, effective, and professional manner. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with skill in active listening, a focus on solutions, and team decision-making. Ability to work as a detail-oriented self-starter. Strong critical thinking and analytical skills. Previous procurement, contracts and/or SPOTS Card experience. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Contracts-Specialist_REQ-77911
Oregon Parks and Recreation Coos Bay, OR
Oct 15, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger Supervisor – Sunset Bay Job Number: REQ-78333 Salary: $4,151 – $6,132 per month Deadline: 10/31/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Oregon State Parks are special places, and they need special people to keep them operating at their best. Park Ranger Supervisors help lead their Ranger team to do their best work, whether that's maintaining a popular trail, cleaning trash from ocean beaches or ensuring a guest has a positive experience that will last them a lifetime. Supervisors work closely with park managers to execute their vision for the park and its precious natural resources. The  Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's  mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations. What you will do! You will work at  Sunset Bay State Park  near Coos Bay, Oregon. This recruitment is for  one, full-time, permanent position and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.  This is a Management Service position that exercises supervisory authority over assigned staff. As a Park Ranger Supervisor, you will provide direct, day-to-day supervision of paid permanent, seasonal and temporary employees and volunteer staff in the protection of state park lands, natural and cultural resources, and in the maintenance, operation and repair of state park structures, facilities, equipment and utility systems as an assistant to a Park Manager.    The following duties may be performed, but are not limited to: Project/Program Management (50%) Conduct boundary inspections for trespass violations; inspect properties for negative impacts to natural and cultural resources. Maintain an appropriate inventory of maintenance and operations supplies and materials. Write materials or work specifications, obtain quotations, purchase materials or authorize work based upon state purchasing policy. Dispose of surplus property by following approved procedures. Develop specific plans, including: employee, material, equipment and budget needs, for the completion of all management unit projects and programs. Provide opportunities for and actively seek volunteer participation in park maintenance and operations projects and visitor services programs. Work with Friends groups, Partners-in Parks, camp hosts, extended service hosts and volunteer individuals or groups to supplement paid staff. Provide training, materials, tools and equipment where necessary. Provide training, materials, tools and equipment to volunteers to enable them to accomplish their work. Research and promote the most efficient and cost-effective methods of park maintenance and operations while insuring that OPRD maintenance standards are met on all facilities and properties. Ensure that accurate methods are used to monitor the inventory and condition of equipment, facilities, utility systems, natural and cultural resources. Oversee difficult or complex assignments in landscape maintenance, facility and utility system maintenance, repair and rehabilitation and new construction. Such assignments may require blueprint and contract reading, carpentry, plumbing, electrical wiring, masonry, asphalting, painting and other construction knowledge or skills. Work with the district manager and OPRD staff to effectively manage natural and cultural resources within OPRD guidelines and in a manner which will protect resource values, especially native plants and rare, threatened and endangered species, significant wetlands, and cultural or historic properties contained on park lands within the Sunset Bay Management Unit. Inspect park properties and facilities to identify potential hazards; take appropriate and necessary measures to eliminate or mitigate hazards. Insure that data and photographs concerning assets and projects in OPRIS is current. Use OPRIS as a planning and scheduling tool for maintenance and construction activities within the Sunset Bay Management Unit. Insure that completed maintenance and construction activity data is entered in OPRIS. Perform other duties as required or assigned.   Staff Supervision (30%) Directly plan and supervise the maintenance, operation and interpretation, rehabilitation and construction activities for all park properties within the management unit. Crews may consist of permanent, seasonal, and/or temporary State Park employees, Oregon Youth Corps, Department of Corrections inmates, juvenile inmates, court appointed volunteers, private employment agency clients, cooperating association members and other group or individual volunteers.Specific duties may include: Prioritizing the tasks to be accomplished and planning the means for their accomplishment; developing work schedules and assigning and reassigning tasks to accomplish prescribed work; giving direction concerning work procedures and transmitting established standards of performance to workers or team leaders; insuring that materials and equipment to complete the tasks are on hand; reviewing work of employees for conformance to standards and assessing workers' performance. Supervise the implementation and operation of OPRD revenue programs, including camp site reservation/registration, group and club camping, day use fee collection and group picnic reservations, yurts and special events. Support the OPRD's affirmative action plan and maintain a work environment free from harassment and discrimination; promptly investigate complaints. Participate in hiring interviews and recommend hiring of year-round and seasonal staff. Provide orientation and training for new employees, provide employee development and safety training opportunities for all employees. Encourage continuing education in resource management, technical knowledge and safety, communication and inter-personal skills. Monitor CEU requirements for employees' licenses and certificates. Complete performance evaluations for seasonal and permanent employees based upon their success in achieving agreed-upon objectives. Insure that staff comply with OPRD policies and procedures. Initiate performance improvement plans and disciplinary actions. Conduct business according to the current SEIU/OPRD contract; respond to grievances at level 1.   Visitor Services (15%) Develop special events and programs, in cooperation with OPRD and Region Visitor Services Teams, to attract park visitors and provide recreational opportunities and the interpretation of natural and cultural resources. Obtain visitor compliance with park area rules and regulations.Issue written warnings and park citations and notices of exclusion as necessary. Insure that factual, interesting information about local attractions and OPRD properties and programs is provided to park visitors, news media, service clubs and civic organizations. See that "Jr. Ranger" and evening "campfire" programs are in major campgrounds during the summer season. Inspect park properties and facilities to identify potential hazards; take necessary measures to eliminate or mitigate hazards. Explain park rules and regulations to park visitors; Seek voluntary visitor compliance with park area rules and regulations; issue verbal and written warnings as necessary; Issue citations for rule violations as necessary; prepare related reports; testify in court as required; Issue notices of exclusion as needed.   Office Oversight (5%) Supervise office activities to ensure that various field reports are prepared in a timely and accurate manner, including: payroll, periodic and special operations reports, purchasing documents, cash handling and revenue reporting procedures. Maintain timely and accurate equipment service records, safety inspection reports, hazardous tree surveys, capital inventory and other records as required. Plan the management unit goals and objectives and budget, including staffing, maintenance and operations, new construction, repair and restoration, acquisition, capital and fleet equipment needs. Insure that budget expenditure controls, monitoring systems, purchasing and contracting procedures are followed. Participate in meetings with the region leadership team; communicate frequently with the district and region managers in person, by phone, e-mail, fax or memo to review progress toward management unit, district, region and agency goals and objectives. Insure that park areas have up-to-date maintenance and operations plans including: emergency procedures, water and sewer system maintenance plans, integrated pest management programs and preventative maintenance programs.     Minimum Qualifications : Five years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; resource interpretation; special events and activities; etc.)  AND/OR   park maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping);  AND/OR   natural resource technician experience (e.g.: forestry, fish & wildlife) OR ;  A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field  and  2 years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; resource interpretation; special events and activities; etc.)  AND/OR   park maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping);  AND/OR   natural resource technician experience (e.g.: forestry, fish & wildlife) OR ; An Associate's degree in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field  and  3.5 years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; resource interpretation; special events and activities; etc.)  AND/OR   park maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping);  AND/OR   natural resource technician experience (e.g.: forestry, fish & wildlife).    The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .   Desired Attributes : Knowledge of park and facility operations and maintenance; Leadership and/or supervisory experience; Skill in determining the methods, means and personnel (year-round, seasonal, volunteer, inmate crew) by which park operations are to be conducted; Experience with assigning work duties; Skill in evaluating the quality and quantity of park maintenance and operations work performed by direct report personnel; Skill in providing performance feedback to direct report personnel; Skill in preparing park-related reports, for example: revenue, day and overnight use, incident analysis; Knowledge of overseeing the safe use of tools, material and equipment associated with landscape and building maintenance; Skill in leading work requiring the performance of plumbing, carpentry, painting, grounds keeping tasks; Skill in leading work related to the interpretation, conservation, preservation and rehabilitation of natural, cultural or historic resources.     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Coos-Bay--OPRD--Coast-Region---South-Coast-District---MU-Sunset-Bay/Park-Ranger-Supervisor---Sunset-Bay-State-Park_REQ-78333
Oregon Parks and Recreation Harris Beach State Park in Brookings, OR
Oct 13, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger Supervisor – Harris Beach Job Number: REQ-78258 Salary: $4,151 - $6,132 per month Deadline: 10/31/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have a background in public park operations? Do you have leadership skills and an ability to build community relationships?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Park Ranger Supervisor at Harris Beach State Park and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Ranger Supervisor .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Ranger Supervisor at Harris Beach State Park , you will provide direct day-to-day supervision of paid permanent, seasonal and temporary employees and volunteer staff in the protection of state park lands, natural and cultural resources and in the maintenance, operation and repair of park structures, facilities, equipment and utility systems.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Five (5) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; resource interpretation; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR park maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping); AND/OR natural resource technician experience (e.g.: forestry, fish & wildlife). OR (b) A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Two (2) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; resource interpretation; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR park maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping); AND/OR natural resource technician experience (e.g.: forestry, fish & wildlife). OR An Associate's degree in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Three and a half (3.5) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; resource interpretation; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR park maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping); AND/OR natural resource technician experience (e.g.: forestry, fish & wildlife).   The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Ability to evaluate strengths and weakness of staff and assist them in development of new skill and abilities. Experience building and maintaining functional relationships with outside agencies, non-profits and community members. Strong organizational skills with a systematic approach to project management. Results-oriented operational leadership experience. Ability to lead by example by working alongside subordinates. Enthusiastic self-starter. Experience navigating public park operations. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Brookings--OPRD--Coast-Region---South-Coast-District---MU-Harris-Beach/Park-Ranger-Supervisor---Harris-Beach_REQ-78258
Oregon Parks and Recreation Salem, OR
Oct 07, 2021
Full time
Title: Budget Analyst Job Number: REQ-76376 Salary: $4,441 – $6,794 per month Deadline: 10/21/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have experience using accounting, budgeting and data warehouse tools? Are you proficient in tools like Hyperion, OBIEE, Excel or Access?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Budget Analyst and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Fiscal Analyst 2.   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Budget Analyst, your function will be within the Central Business Services Division, Budget Unit. You will provide budget development and execution support to Operations and Central Park Services by managing, tracking, researching and analyzing the Program’s budgets, developing fiscal impact statements during the legislative sessions, and playing a pivotal approval role in agency wide systems for projects and procurements.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience that included the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget or fiscal system. OR (b) Five (5) years of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal auditing, management or program analysis. Experience must have included modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information. OR (c) Successful completion of the Department of Administrative Services Budget and Management Public Administrative Trainee Program. OR (d) A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public or Non-Profit Management, Finance, Accounting or a related degree (such as Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics or other analytical or technical degree); AND Two (2) years of progressively responsible experience that included the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget or fiscal system. OR (e) A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Public or Non-Profit Management, Finance, Accounting or a related degree (such as Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics or other analytical or technical degree); AND Two (2) years of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal auditing, management or program analysis. Experience must have included modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information. OR (f) A Master’s Degree in Business, Public or Non-Profit Management, Finance, Accounting or a related degree (such as Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics or other analytical or technical degree); AND One (1) year of professional-level experience in accounting, fiscal auditing, management or program analysis. Experience must have included modeling, forecasting and analyzing fiscal information. OR (g) A Master’s Degree in Business, Public or Non-Profit Management, Finance, Accounting or a related degree (such as Public Policy, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics or other analytical or technical degree); AND One (1) year of progressively responsible experience that included the preparation, analysis, and administration of a budget or fiscal system.   The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Experience using accounting, budgeting and data warehouse tools such as ORBITS (Oregon Budget Information Tracking System), ORPICS (Oregon Personnel Inventory Control System), SFMA (Statewide Financial Management Application), and Microsoft Excel. Experience pulling data and reporting from a data warehouse with tools like Hyperion, OBIEE, Excel or Access. Ability to use critical thinking and analytical skills to inform independent judgement, initiative, and decision-making. Ability to apply analytical skills to review and forecast expenditures, including experience identifying necessary data. Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to ask appropriate questions to gather and convey information across all levels of the organization. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and priorities at the same time. Outstanding customer service skills. Ability to work independently with general guidance and direction. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Budget-Analyst_REQ-76376
Oregon Parks and Recreation Salem, OR
Oct 07, 2021
Full time
Title: Compliance Specialist Job Number: REQ-77685 Salary: $53,292 – $81,528 per year Deadline: 11/08/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have experience documenting historic places and environments? Do you have a background in historic research?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Compliance Specialist and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Program Analyst 2 .   We are the caretakers of Oregon's special places, and we take that responsibility seriously. Our team supports over 50 million visitors per year, over 250-plus state park properties and countless great experiences.   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, and Well-being.   The Compliance Specialist is located within State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), which is part of the Heritage Programs Division of OPRD. SHPO believes that Oregon's special places connect Oregonians to the past by creating physical continuity over generations and space for public conversations about the community values and identity. The ongoing process of recognizing and interpreting these places must be a local one, driven by inclusive public participation. See the Oregon 2018 - 2023 Oregon SHPO Preservation Plan, and 2020 - 2025 Heritage Plan for more information on the Heritage Division's philosophy, approach, and goals at https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/OH/pages/tools.aspx .     What you will do: As a Compliance Specialist, you will serve as a subject-matter expert providing independent, professional evaluations and recommendations with minimal supervision based on knowledge and interpretation of broadly-worded federal and state laws, formal academic training in U.S. history and architecture, and individual experience to evaluate, support, and carry out complex projects with potential significant impact on important cultural resources.   In this role, you will work under the direction of the State Archaeologist to interpret and administer federal and state laws and implement associated programs and functions; create and manage agreement documents established under cultural resource laws; and lead the development of professional guidance and public outreach and education materials.   Additionally, you will frequently serve as a project lead in assessing, developing, and implementing work processes and systems.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Five (5) years of professional-level experience related to historic research. OR (b) A Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a related field; AND Two (2) years of experience professional-level experience related to historic research. OR (c) A Masters Degree in Business or Public Administration, Behavioral or Social Sciences, or a related field; AND One (1) year of experience professional-level experience related to historic research.   The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .   Special Qualifications: Meet the minimum Secretary of the Interior’s professional qualifications in history or architectural history and qualifications for the Oregon State Program Analyst 2 classification, including: (a) A graduate degree in history, architectural history, art history, historic preservation or closely related field. OR (b) At least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, interpretation or teaching in American history, architectural history, or restoration architecture, or other demonstrable professional activity with an academic institution, historic organization or agency, museum, or other professional institution. OR (c) Substantial contribution through research and publication to the body of scholarly knowledge in the field of American history or architectural history.     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): A graduate degree in history, architectural history, art history, historic preservation, or a closely related field. Ability to communicate complex federal and state processes clearly and effectively both in writing and orally to the general public, professionals, government officials, and media in public before small and large groups in formal and informal settings and in a variety of published materials. Academic and field experience documenting the history of the historic built environment in the Pacific Northwest. Experience applying the National Register of Historic Places criteria for evaluation to historic properties and assessment of development project impacts. Experience cooperatively negotiating, writing, carrying out, and monitoring agreement documents among diverse organizations with oppositional interests, including tribal governments, federal, state, and local agencies, advocacy groups, and private parties in compliance with federal and state cultural resource laws while representing your employer’s position. Experience interpreting and applying the provisions of federal and state laws and associated administrative rules, policies, best professional and office practices to complex projects; the administration of federal and state programs; completion of necessary documentation; and review of development projects. Ability to read technical documents, including professional drawings, plans, and reports. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Compliance-Specialist_REQ-77685-1
Oregon Parks and Recreation Wallowa Lake State Park in Joseph, Oregon
Oct 06, 2021
Full time
Title: Park Ranger 3 – Wallowa Lake Job Number: REQ-77670 Salary: $3,508 - $5,353 per month Deadline: 10/20/2021 at 11:59pm     Oregon State Parks are special places, and they need special people to keep them operating at their best. As a Park Ranger, you'll be on the front lines of park maintenance, resource stewardship and customer interaction. State parks will rely on you to help create memorable experiences for park guests. And the best part: you'll work with a team of rangers that are as committed to the outdoors as you are.   If this sounds like a good fit for you, come join our leadership team as Park Ranger at Wallowa Lake State Park and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Park Ranger 3 .   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Park Ranger 3, you will conduct a specific, major program or facility at the management unit, park district or region level with a high degree of independence and technical expertise in specialized park skills (e.g.: resource interpretation, cultural and natural resource restoration, complex utility operations or maintenance programs, park rule enforcement, visitor services, etc.).   In this role, you will coordinate activities across management unit boundaries and will mentor permanent and seasonal employees throughout the park region in specialized skills related to the maintenance and operations of OPRD programs and properties.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Five (5) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (b) A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Two (2) years of visitor services experience (e.g. rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping). OR (c) An Associate's degree in Park and Recreation Administration or Natural Resource Management or Environmental Studies; AND Three and a half (3.5) years of visitor services experience (e.g., rule enforcement; interpretation such as education and environmental awareness programs; special events and activities; etc.) AND/OR maintenance experience (e.g., construction trades, landscaping).   The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Working knowledge of complex park resource and facility operations and maintenance and/or resource interpretation. Experience in “Verbal Judo” or similar tactical communication methods. Experience planning and organizing equipment, materials and staff to accomplish work. Experience mentoring, coaching and training employees in park maintenance, operation and/or interpretive skills. Experience enforcing park rules. Ability to prepare emergency and haz-mat response plans and coordinate with local emergency services providers. Experience overseeing all aspects of park visitor and employee safety programs. Ability to safely use tools, material and equipment associated with landscape, building, facility and utility system maintenance. Experience teaching basic plumbing, carpentry, painting, grounds-keeping tasks to employees. Experience teaching employees how to diagnose maintenance and operation problems, breakdowns and disruptions, and how to initiate and carry out solutions. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Joseph--OPRD--Mountain-Region---Eastern-District---MU-Wallowa-Lake/Park-Ranger-3---Wallowa-Lake_REQ-77670
Oregon Parks and Recreation Salem, OR
Oct 05, 2021
Full time
Title: Senior Help Desk Technician Job Number: REQ-77495 Salary: $56,412 – $85,308 per year Deadline: 10/19/2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Time     Do you have a background in Desktop Support? Do you have strong customer service skills and proficiency in Active Directory?   If this sounds like you, come join our leadership team as a Senior Help Desk Technician and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!   This position falls under the classification Information Systems Specialist 5.   Our Mission OPRD’s mission is to provide and protect outstanding natural, scenic, cultural, historic and recreational sites for the enjoyment and education of present and future generations.   Our Operating Principles Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) believes Operating Principles are core values that, if mutually accepted and supported by all employees, will create a connected, respectful, and trusting work environment. Our Operating Principles are: Accountability, Commitment, Empathy, Empowerment, Fun, Integrity, Respect, & Well-being.     What you will do: As a Senior Help Desk technician, you will provide technical support to over 700 park staff at locations around the state. You will assist with desktop hardware, desktop software, mobile devices and phone systems; and create improved computing tools to assist staff in providing great customer service.     Minimum Qualifications: (a) Four (4) years of information systems experience in Desktop Support. OR (b) An Associate's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, OR completion of a two (2) year accredited vocational training program in information technology or related field; AND Two (2) years of information systems experience in Desktop Support. OR (c) A Bachelor's degree or higher in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.   The State of Oregon is requiring all executive branch employees to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series by October 18, 2021 unless the employee receives a medical or religious exception. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exception by October 18, 2021. For more information, visit our policy listed here .     What we are looking for (Desired Attributes): Experience with Active Directory. Experience providing technical support for cellular technologies. Experience troubleshooting and resolving issues on handheld devices. Strong working knowledge of desktop environments and remote protocols. Proficiency in desktop administration. Experience providing Windows desktop support remotely. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills. Outstanding customer service skills with both internal and external customers. Experience in promoting a culturally competent and diverse work environment.     What's in it for you: This is a fantastic opportunity to support millions of visitors connecting with the best state park system in America. You will work with a team of supportive, talented and highly motivated professionals. And, you’ll receive a fantastic benefits packaging including: Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members Paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and 10 paid holidays per year Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).     LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required): https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Salem--OPRD--Central-Office/Senior-Help-Desk-Technician_REQ-77495