Park/Historic Site Specialist I-II

Application Process
Open Competitive Register
This register is open to all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications as described in the class specification, and who may be appointed to a position under the provisions of the Missouri Merit System.

Applicants must meet the following qualifications:

1230--Park/Historic Site Specialist I
1231--Park/Historic Site Specialist II

To Apply:

EASe Application (Required)

Contact Information
Department of Natural Resources
1101 Riverside Drive
PO Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65109
dnrhr@dnr.mo.gov
Job Posting Number:
10383

Opening Date:
3/1/2018

Closing Date:
5/31/2018

Agency:
Natural Resources

Location:

County:
State-Wide

City:
State-Wide

State:
MO

Zip Code:
65109

Job Type:
Full-Time

Shift:
Day

Salary Range:
$1,274.00 - $1,684.00 Semi-Monthly

Position Type:
Merit

Job Definition:
PHSS I
This is entry-level professional work assisting with managing and directing the operation, maintenance, and visitor services at a state park or historic site facility.
PHSS II
This is mid-level professional work assisting with managing and directing the operation, maintenance, and visitor services at a state park or historic site facility.

Job Description:
Performs basic management duties relating to the overall operation and maintenance of a state park or historic site facility which includes visitor services, budgeting, procurement, preservation, research, interpretation, and other management tasks.
Receives training in the operation and maintenance of a state park or historic site facility offering a variety of services which may include campgrounds, lodging, marinas, stores, trails, special ecological management areas, historic structures, or non-structural cultural remnants.
Researches historical, cultural, and natural resource materials; prepares preliminary reports and interpretive materials; assists with the development of permanent and temporary exhibits; presents technical/interpretive information to the general public.
Assists with and monitors fee and revenue collections, supplies and services requisitions, retail sales operations, and the preparation of associated reports.
Accessions (formal process of accepting an item), catalogs, and preserves facility collections following Missouri Division of State Parks guidelines.
Assists in implementing state park or historic site development projects which include expansions, new construction, renovations, and maintenance.
Participates in the development of emergency response plans which address natural disasters and human incidents.
Participates in developing facility maintenance procedures that are compliant with state and federal laws, rules, and regulations relating to the environment, public health, safety, and accessibility.
Assists with collecting and analyzing data relating to state park and/or historic site facility budget; provides recommendations relating to operational expenditures, visitor services, equipment/supply/service procurement, and facility expansion and repairs.
Participates in supervising and evaluating the performance of assigned employees.
Assists with reservations for state park or historic site structures or services.
Greets the public and discusses the facility’s resources, rules, and regulations relating to the state park system.
Researches, collects, and organizes draft data for fiscal, statistical, and operational reports.
Performs assigned responsibilities under close supervision.
Performs other related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
PHSS I
Introductory knowledge of the state park system and administrative policies, programs, and procedures of facility management.
Introductory knowledge of the State of Missouri's natural and cultural history.
Introductory knowledge of historical research and artifact preservation methods and techniques including handling, cataloging, and cleaning.
Introductory knowledge of health and safety techniques related to general maintenance and cleaning of public facilities.
Introductory knowledge of general construction and repair methods which include proper utilization of tools, materials, and equipment.
Introductory knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management and supervision.
Introductory knowledge of the principles and practices of budget preparation and procurement.
Introductory knowledge of interpreting blueprints, maps, specifications, and other construction documents.
Ability to conduct research.
Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly and effectively.
Ability to prepare reports and maintain records.
Ability to interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies, and programs.
Ability to interpret and apply instructions, rules, regulations, and policies .
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department employees and the general public.
PHSS II
Intermediate knowledge of the state park system and administrative policies, programs, and procedures of facility management.
Intermediate knowledge of the State of Missouri's natural and cultural history.
Intermediate knowledge of historical research and artifact preservation methods and techniques.
Intermediate knowledge of health and safety techniques related to general maintenance and cleaning of public facilities.
Intermediate knowledge of general construction and repair methods which include proper utilization of tools, materials, and equipment.
Intermediate knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management and supervision.
Intermediate knowledge of the principles and practices of budget preparation and procurement.
Ability to conduct research and present findings.
Ability to interpret blueprints, maps, specifications, and other construction documents.
Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly and effectively.
Ability to prepare written interpretive materials, correspondence, reports, and maintain records.
Ability to interpret and explain rules, regulations, policies, and programs.
Ability to interpret and apply instructions, rules, regulations, and policies .
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with department employees and the general public.

Qualifications:
PHSS I
Two or more years of experience as an Interpretive Resource Technician or Administrative Office Support Assistant with the Missouri Division of State Parks; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
OR
Three or more years of experience as a Senior Office Support Assistant (Clerical/Keyboarding), Park Maintenance Worker III, or Building Construction Worker I with the Missouri Division of State Parks; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
OR
Five or more years of experience as an Office Support Assistant (Clerical/Keyboarding) or Park Maintenance Worker II with the Missouri Division of State Parks; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
OR
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: History, Art History, Music History, Anthropology, Museum Studies, Park Management, Parks and Recreation, Wildlife Management, Forestry, natural sciences, Fisheries, Biology, Botany, Education, Business or Public Administration, Law Enforcement, or a closely related field.
(Experience in park or historic site operations, park law enforcement, providing office support or management for a park or historic site, or serving as a lead worker overseeing park/building maintenance may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required education.)
Special Requirements
May be required by assignment to obtain a Missouri law enforcement commission.
May be required to live in state-owned housing located within or near the assigned state park or historic site facility.
May be required to relocate.
PHSS II
One or more years of experience as a Park/Historic Site Specialist I with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
OR
Two or more years of experience as an Interpretive Resource Specialist I, Park Ranger, or Building Construction Worker II with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
OR
Four or more years of experience as an Interpretive Resource Technician with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources ; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
OR
Five or more years of experience as a Park Maintenance Worker III or Building Construction Worker I with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources ; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
OR
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: History, Art History, Music History, Anthropology, Museum Studies, Park Management, Parks and Recreation, Wildlife Management, Forestry, natural sciences, Fisheries, Biology, Botany, Education, Business or Public Administration, Law Enforcement, or a closely related field; and,
One or more years of experience as a museum curator, natural, cultural, or historical researcher, archaeologist, teacher of science or history (including art or music history); or one or more years of experience as a supervisor overseeing semi-skilled/skilled park or building maintenance work; or one or more years of professional experience in recreation/resort management, parks and recreation, business management/fiscal responsibility, natural/cultural resource management, or a closely related area; or two or more years of experience in park or historic site operation/maintenance.
(Earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required experience at a rate of 24 earned graduate credit hours for one year of experience.)
(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)
Special Requirements
May be required by assignment to obtain a Missouri law enforcement commission.
May be required to live in state-owned housing located within or near the assigned state park or historic site facility.
May be required to relocate.