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Title:  Regional Parks Coordinator

Application Deadline Date:  10/05/2022
Req ID:  40403
Department:  Forests, Parks & Recreation
Location: 

Marshfield, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.10

Overview

Vermont State Parks is seeking a forward thinking, organized, positive-minded person to fill a year-round, fast paced position responsible for the administrative and logistical duties related to the maintenance of 18 state park locations within the northeast region. 

 

This position is responsible for the selection, procurement, and delivery of supplies, vehicles, equipment, and consumables region wide. In addition, this position provides high level administrative support for the region, including writing contracts related to the procurement of the aforementioned items, invoice oversight, and administering our swim-water and cyanobacteria monitoring programs. Through collaboration with our highly skilled maintenance team, this position plays in integral role in ensuring the successful operation and improvement of our state parks region wide. 

 

Strong organizational skills are essential for success in this position. Work is often office based, with a primary office location in Groton State Forest. Substantial daily travel and field work is required; a work vehicle is provided for official business. Vermont State Parks strives to be the employer of choice in Vermont's recreation industry and works to create and maintain a welcoming, safe, and inclusive workplace for all.

 

Preference will be given to the candidates that have demonstrable experience in high level organizational and administrative work, particularly in a maintenance or trade setting.

Who May Apply

This position, Regional Parks Coordinator (Job Requisition #40403), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact John Medose at John.Medose@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed under all possible environmental conditions, inside and outside, at all times of the year. Work often performed under intense scrutiny of Park users and the general public. Duties and assignments may change significantly over a very short period of time. Incumbents must be able to lift and move heavy objects, function independently, and supervise other employees. Incumbent must possess a valid driver's license.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree.

OR

Associate's degree AND two (2) years or more of work experience in store inventory/retail sales and/or work in the recreation field and/or in a state park setting.

OR

High school graduation or equivalent AND four (4) years or more of work experience in store inventory/retail sales and/or work in the recreation field and/or in a state park setting.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.