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Forest And Park Supervisor I - Worcester Visitor Center

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. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, trails, golf courses and parkways.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Forest & Park Supervisor I at new Worcester Visitor Center and Regional Headquarters office at 3 Paul Clancy Way, Worcester.
DUTIES:
Supervises and performs work relative to the seasonal operation, administration and maintenance of the assigned facility including such activities as grounds maintenance, snow and ice operations, building and equipment maintenance and repair and recreational programming. Responsible for maintenance activities along 3 mile bike/walking path.
Supervises assigned staff performing, facility maintenance and resource protection programs. Specific responsibilities relative to staff management include: work assignment and scheduling; work performance review and evaluation; and staff development and training. -Maintains, communicates and enforces professional standards for the quality of visitor services, staff appearance, facility maintenance, public safety and resource protection.
Works with other DCR staff to develop and maintain professional and/or service relationships with Friends Group, users and other organizations having particular interest in the assigned area, or areas.
Communicates park activities, incidents, and programs to other Departmental staff, Departmental communication includes the preparation of various written reports, electronic communication via computer, telephone and radio transmission.
Prepares reports and maintains records regarding the daily, weekly, monthly and seasonal operation of the assigned area to provide information and make appropriate recommendations.
Coordinates the activities and work of volunteers, court referred individuals, etc.
Performs related duties such as determining supply needs; operating and performing routine maintenance on various types of equipment and vehicles; providing information to the general public; interviewing candidates for employment; providing on the job training; and using small hand tools; and other duties as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards and
guidelines governing assigned unit activities.
Knowledge of the geographic composition of the assigned work area.
Knowledge of the types and uses of agency forms.
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of supervision.
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) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of forestry, parks or recreational management, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
Substitutions:
I. An Associate's degree or higher with a major in forestry, natural resources management or parks and recreation management may be substituted for the required experience.
Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.



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