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Park Manager 3 (Silver Falls State Park)
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Park Manager 3 (Silver Falls State Park)
Park Manager 3 (Silver Falls State Park)



Park Manager 3 (Silver Falls State Park)


$4,982.00 - $7,352.00 Monthly


Sublimity, OR

Job Type



Parks & Recreation-Operations

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6/20/2018 11:59 PM Pacific

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The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department'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.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) invites members of all diverse communities to join our workforce as we endeavor to best serve Oregonians from every background. OPRD values diversity and inclusion because they are good for Oregon. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, and providing opportunities for professional enrichment we are better able to serve those around us. We thank you for considering this employment opportunity.

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is currently recruiting for a Park Manager 3 position, located at Silver Falls State Park near Sublimity, Oregon.

+ This position is permanent, full-time.

+ This is a Management Service position that exercises supervisory authority over assigned staff.

+ This recruitment will be used to establish a list of qualified applicants and may be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

Employee housing may be available.

What you will do:

The Park Manager 3 is responsible to manage the full range of park operational work, including long and short-range planning; supervision of paid and volunteer staff through a subordinate manager; and resource conservation, maintenance and visitor services activities, of one of the larger and more complex state park management units in OPRD.

For a list of specific duties, working conditions and responsibilities, click here.

Minimum Qualifications:

+ A Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Studies or a related field and 3 years of experience as a Park Manager or equivalent natural resource manager;

- OR -

+ Six years of progressively responsible experience as a Park Manager or equivalent natural resource manager.

Desired Attributes:

+ Demonstrated knowledge of park and outdoor recreation management.

+ Results-oriented operational leadership.

+ Ability to evaluate strengths and weakness of staff and assist in developing new skill and abilities.

+ Excellent communicator including listening and speaking publicly.

+ Ability to foster cooperation from other agencies, non-profits and community.

+ Demonstrated skill in organized approach to project management.

+ Budget development and management skills.

+ Ability to manage complex teams and solve problems.

Only candidates who meet the qualifications for this position and with work experience most closely meeting the desired attributes of this position will be invited to an interview.

How To Apply:

We will consider only complete application packets received by 11:59 p.m. on the close date listed on this announcement.

1. Complete E-recruit application: You must apply online, no paper applications will be accepted.

2. Supplemental Questions: The work experience section of your application must verify your responses to all the supplemental questions and show you meet the minimum qualifications.

Additional Information:

Email Address

You must have a valid e-mail address to apply for jobs with the Oregon Parks & Recreation Department. All communication regarding your application and status will be done by e-mail.

NEOGOV Help Line

If you have application login problems, get an error message during the application process, or are experiencing other technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627. You can also e-mail NEOGOV for support at

Work Authorization

Oregon Parks & Recreation Department does not offer visa sponsorships. Within three days of hire, all applicants will be required to complete the US Department of Justice Form I-9, confirming authorization to work in the United States.

Criminal Records/DMV Check

Applicants are subject to both a Computerized Criminal History and Motor Vehicles check. Adverse background information may be grounds for disqualification. Information obtained in this process will remain confidential.


Oregon Parks and Recreation Department uses E-Verify to confirm that applicants are authorized to work in the United States.

Alternate Format

If you have a disability and need an alternative format to complete the employment process, you may email recruitment at Please describe the format needed.

Veterans Preference

Eligible veterans who meet the qualifications will be given veterans preference. To receive preference you MUST attach appropriate documentation as outlined by the Department of Administrative Services at the following website: Veterans Resources. You may also call the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-692-9666.

Application Reference Number: OPRD18-0100OC

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Employee Benefits with Oregon Parks & Recreation Department

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Core benefits

Medical, vision and dental insurance

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for the employee and qualified family members

+ $5,000 in employee basic life insurance

Retirement benefits

+ Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP)

+ Employer paid defined benefit and defined contribution programs

**Effective November 1, 2016, SEIU represented employees who are Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) participating members will have their base salary increased by 6.95%. Upon becoming a PERS participating member, SEIU employees pay the employee 6% contribution to PERS.

Paid leaves and other benefits

+ Sick leave earned at the rate of 8 hours per a month with no maximum accumulation

+ Vacation leave earned at a minimum rate of 8 hours per month with accrual rate increases at 5-year increments

+ 24 hours personal leave earned each fiscal year

+ Ten paid holidays a year

The state also provides access to an innovative Employee Assistance Program that offers work-life counseling, along with homeowner, legal and family resources.

Optional benefits

+ Term life (employee, spouse or domestic partner, and dependents

+ Long-term and short-term disability

+ Accidental Death and Dismemberment

+ Long-term care (self and eligible family members)

+ Flexible spending accounts

+ Option to enroll in the Oregon Savings Growth Plan, a deferred compensation program offering a wide variety of investment options.

The following information describes typical benefits available for employees. Actual benefits received may differ by position or branch of government or be prorated for other than full time work.

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