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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Forest And Park Supervisor II-Wells SP in Sturbridge, Massachusetts

*Position Information:* Seasonal Forest & Park Supervisor II Wells State Park Start Date: 5/5/24 End Date: 10/14/24 (23 weeks @ 40hrs.) About the Department of Conservation and Recreation: The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic agency, and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, trails and parkways. The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Forest & Park Supervisor II. Duties: Supervises the maintenance of assigned recreational areas, including such activities as grounds maintenance, building and equipment maintenance, and repair and removal of hazardous trees or limbs. Inspects the condition of state-operated forest and park recreational areas and facilities to determine their suitability for public use, ensures compliance with safety standards and determines maintenance needs. Patrols recreational areas and facilities to maintain security and ensures compliance with applicable rules, regulations and policies. Issues permits or gives permission for the use of recreational facilities, park areas, etc. and collects related fees. Maintains records and prepares reports concerning assigned work to provide information and make appropriate recommendations. Organizes and implements recreational and cultural programs, including sports competitions, nature walks, shows, etc. for the enjoyment of visitors to the parks. Coordinates the activities and work of volunteers, court-referred individuals, etc. Determines supply needs; operates and performs routine maintenance on various types of equipment and vehicles; provides information to the general public; interviews candidates for employment; provides on-the-job training; and uses small hand tools. Monitors the operation, administration and maintenance of a major recreation area with one or more satellite areas or a heritage park consisting of a visitors center, extensive grounds and multiple recreational facilities including performance stages, boathouses, etc. Represents the agency at meetings and conferences with representatives of federal, state and municipal agencies and community and other groups to provide information concerning agency objectives and to obtain their cooperation in achieving those goals and/or to resolve problems. Prepares budgets for assigned areas by projecting resource needs and preparing required documentation for agency’s budget request. Initiates requests for capital outlay funds and monitor capital outlay expenditures. Performs related duties as assigned. Salaries are based upon full-time/40 hours worked per week. Work schedules and days off are at the discretion of the Supervisor. This position may require working weekends and/or holidays. First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of forestry, parks or recreational management and ( B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. An Associate's or higher degree with a major in forestry, natural resources; management or parks and/or recreation management may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience.* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: No substitutions will be permitted for the required (B) experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License. *_Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Community and Social Services* *Organization: Department of Conservation & Recreation *Title: *Seasonal Forest And Park Supervisor II-Wells SP Location: Massachusetts-Sturbridge-Route 49 Requisition ID: 240004YX