Park Supervisors (Commissioned) plan, organize, oversee and participate in the administration, law enforcement, maintenance, interpretive programs and resource management of an assigned State park to include budget administration and supervision of staff. Incumbents function as first-line supervisors who train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; assign and review work; and initiate disciplinary action.
This position manages Valley of Fire State Park near Overton. The park encompasses more than 42,000 acres, offering a variety of year around recreation opportunities to over 1 million visitors annually in a world- renowned setting. In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their willingness and ability to work in this geographical location.
Management responsibilities include supervision of permanent and seasonal staff, administrative duties including budget development and oversight, and completion of routine and special reports. The Supervisor III will be the lead in providing land management, recreation and administrative expertise to ensure efficient management of the park’s operations, resources, and ecosystems. The incumbent must make decisions regarding resources, facility maintenance, equipment and materials. The position provides training, mentoring, and direction for assigned staff. The Park Supervisor III leads staff, and works with other agencies and private groups to develop interpretive programing and activities and to promote parks and outdoor recreation. All personnel in the Park Supervisor series are responsible for ensuring a high level of customer service, developing and presenting a variety of visitor programs, and planning, organizing, and managing the law enforcement and maintenance programs at the park.
This is a commissioned position with public safety responsibilities. The incumbent will be required to work various hours and shifts, including weekends, holidays, and nights. Park residency is required in the provided state housing.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major or minor in park management, outdoor recreation management, ecology, forestry, biology, criminal justice or related field and four years of progressively responsible park operations experience, two of which were in managing a park including budget administration, supervision of staff and resource management; OR one year of experience as a Park Supervisor II in Nevada State service; OR two years of experience as a Park Supervisor I or Park Ranger III in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.