Park District Manager 2 – Mountain Region

  • Oregon Parks and Recreation
  • Tumalo, OR
  • Mar 14, 2022
Full time District Manager Management

Job Description

Title: Park District Manager 2 – Mountain Region

Job Number: REQ-91095

Salary: $68,376 – $105,756 per year

Deadline: 03/28/2022 at 11:59pm Pacific Time



Do you have a background in Park Management? Have you managed park districts or multiple park properties?


If this sounds like you, Oregon Parks and Recreation has two (2) openings for Park District Managers for our South Central and Eastern districts within our Mountain Region. Come and join our leadership team and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!


This position falls under the classification Park District Manager 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 District Manager for the Mountain Region, you will provide management oversight and supervision of the maintenance, operations, development and rehabilitation in your assigned district through subordinate Park Management staff.  



Minimum Qualifications:

(a) Eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience as a Park Manager or an equivalent Natural Resource Manager.


(b) A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience as a Park Manager or an equivalent Natural Resource Manager.



What we are looking for (Desired Attributes):

  • Experience overseeing projects within park properties that include natural resources, forestry, cultural resources, facilities maintenance and interpretation.
  • Ability to effectively provide leadership to a team of managers across a large geographic area.
  • Experience interpreting and applying agency rules, policies and procedures to staff and visitors.
  • Experience building and stewarding diverse relationships with Tribes and community groups such as local stakeholders, NGOs, other government entities and local government representatives.
  • Experience leading work groups with NGOs, other agencies and partners to complete complex agency projects.
  • Proven ability to manage Parks systems at the city, county, state or federal level.
  • Current or previous experience for Oregon State Parks and knowledge of agency policies and procedures.
  • 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 11 paid holidays per year
  • Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP).








$68,376 – $105,756 per year

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