Title: Park Manager 3 – Willamette District
Job Number: REQ-92155
Salary: $65,112 – $100,836 per year
Deadline: 04/17/2022 at 11:59pm
Do you have a background in Park Management and a passion for public service? Have you managed a park district or multiple park properties?
If this sounds like you, Oregon Parks and Recreation an excellent opportunity for a Park Manager covering the beautiful Willamette District. Come and join our leadership team and support one of Oregon’s greatest resources – State Parks!
This position falls under the classification Park Manager 3.
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 Manager 3 for the Willamette District, you will manage a complex park management unit by supervising permanent, seasonal and volunteer staff who will carry out the maintenance and operations tasks, interpretation and recreation programs, resource protection work and administrative requirements of the Silver Falls Management Unit.
The Silver Falls Management Unit contains a large amount of historic facilities and complex infrastructure development; more than 9,000 acres, a large budget, revenue, day use count and overnight visitation; the presence of Threatened and Endangered plant and animal species, listing on the National Register of Historic Places of above- and below- ground cultural resources within the parks; the presence of agency co-operating associations, and intergovernmental or concession agreements; or a combination thereof.
(a) Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience as a Park Manager or equivalent natural resource manager.
(b) A Bachelor's degree or higher in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field; AND Three (3) years of experience as a Park Manager or equivalent natural resource manager.
What we are looking for (Desired Attributes):
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:
LINK TO OFFICIAL STATE APPLICATION (required):