Nature of Work
Department of Commerce/ Division of Natural Resources (DNR)/ Division of Parks and Recreation/ Bluestone State Park, Summers County -Employee in this position serves as the lead superintendent, and is responsible for the management, operation, maintenance and protection of a state-owned facility providing recreational services for the public at Bluestone State Park. Current facilities on the 2,154 acres of Bluestone State Park: 26 cabins; 120 campsites; swimming pool; boating and marina at Bluestone Lake (2,040 acres/3rd largest in WV); activities building; game courts; picnic areas; playgrounds; and hiking trails.
Employee is guided by statements of policy and outlined assignments to help ensure businesslike, efficient, and responsible management. Employee is required to exercise considerable discretionary judgement and initiative in planning, directing, and participating in facility programs in the areas of building maintenance; equipment maintenance; grounds maintenance; housekeeping; sanitation; public relations; lawenforcement; personnel management and training; resource management; conservation; preservation; public work programs; federal and state regulatory compliance; accounting; recordkeeping; revenue production; budget preparation and control; concessioncontract administration; public safety; and all related matters. Must be skilled in computer use particularly
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, KRONOS, WVOASIS, and email programs. Employee must have the ability to handle and resolve both written and verbal guest complaints in a manner reflecting a positive image for Bluestone.
Must have the ability to use oral and written instructions in a clear and concise manner and to effectively prepare written reports and correspondence. Employee will assist in training and management of all personnel. Must be capable of performing and inspecting completed work in all areas of operation.
Employee will learn state purchasing procedures and obtain a state purchasing card to facilitate operation of the park. Employee must be able to successfully complete required Special Natural Resources Police Officer (SNRPO) training and pistol qualification requirements as established by DNR law enforcement section. SNRPO trainees will be required to pass a one-time background investigation, pre-employment polygraph exam, psychiatric evaluation, and physical exam.
Employee may be assigned or directed to accept "off-facilty" responsibilities or special assignments that will take the employee away from their principal area of assignment at the park including technical research projects; special events; supervision of satelitte areas; statewide temporary managerial assignments; fire-fighting; and law enforcement duties. Employee must have certification or attend training and become a certified operator to perform work related to water and wastewater treatment. Must be licensed or eligible to operate a motor vehicle in WV.
Employee is required to live on-site in superintendent residence provided. Employee will perform all related work as required. Employee is required to wear assigned superintendent uniforms and abide by uniform regulations. Regular attendance is required.
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Training: Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university.
Experience: Three (3) years of full-time or equivalent part-time paid experience working at a state park, in natural resources related field, in the tourism or travel industry, or in the environmental industry, three (3) years of which must have been in a responsible administrative or supervisory capacity.
Special Requirement: Must have a valid license, and obtain a valid West Virginia driver's license within six (6) months of employment.
Must be able to successfully complete required Special Natural Resources Police Officer training and pistol requirements as established by Law Enforcement Section, Division of Natural Resources. Must pass an initial physical examination, psychological evaluation and a polygraph examination designed to determine applicant's fitness for Special Natural Resources Police Officer enforcement duties.
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