Nature Preserve Officer – San Antonio, TX

City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation
Medina River Natural Area, San Antonio, TX
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Full time Positions
$39,580.84 - $59,371.78
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JOB SUMMARY: Under direction, is responsible for performing professional level work overseeing the management of natural area parks, to include maintenance, land management, educational program development, and site fiscal programs. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff. Work Location: Medina River Natural Areas, 15890 S Hwy 16, San Antonio, Texas 78264 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Plans and organizes educational and informational programs. Develops and administers long-range program and facility planning and develops program goals and objectives. Acts as liaison between the City and public support groups. Prepares reports and written correspondence. Promotes the availability and utility of the park through public contacts, media promotion, or direct solicitation of events. Analyzes park operations and functions and recommends improvements. Oversees the maintenance of facilities, trails, and property within Park boundaries. Assists in developing policies and procedures necessary to manage the facility. Supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff. Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Natural Sciences, or Environmental Sciences or related degree. Three (3) years of experience in natural science, or environmental science, to include one (1) year of supervisory experience. Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Five (5) years of field experience in natural resources, land management, and/or scientific research and analysis. Texas Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator License preferred. Experience using work order systems. Experience with desktop computers, Microsoft suite, and Excel. Experience working with volunteer groups.
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