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Company: State of Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Date: - May 19, 2023 Location: - FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33301
The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our -E-Verify Website .Requisition No: -802694 -Working Title: RESIDENT PARK MANAGER II - SES - 37000746Position Number: -37000746 -Posting Closing Date: 06/02/2023 - RESIDENT PARK MANAGER II - SES State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Our Organization and Mission: The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the state's lead agency for environmental management and stewardship - protecting our air, water and land. The vision of DEP is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida's natural resources and enhance its ecosystem. - The Work You Will Do: RESIDENT PARK MANAGER II - SES #37000746 HUGH TAYLOR BIRCH STATE PARK Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is looking for a self-motivated park service professional to fill a Resident Park Manager II position. This Resident Park Manager II position requires an individual with strong leadership ability and resource management experience. The career staff of 10 consists of Park Manager, Assistant Park Manager, five Park Rangers, one Administrative Assistant, one Park Services Specialist and one Maintenance Mechanic.. Supervises the park staff and participates in the management of the area's resources, facilities and public use under existing rules and operating policies to provide the proper levels of administration, resource management, visitor services, protection and maintenance. The application must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays. - The Difference You Will Make: Florida state parks are managed and preserved for enjoyment by all through providing appropriate resource-based recreational opportunities, interpretation and education that help visitors connect to the Real Florida. SM How You Will Grow: DEP encourages its leaders to constantly innovate and seek efficiencies. We believe in supporting and encouraging you as you take on important and often complex projects while offering you the opportunity to gain valuable experience quickly. Where You Will Work: Fort -Lauderdale's "Central Park" was gifted to the city by Hugh Taylor Birch, for whom the -urban oasis is named. The ocean-side city of Fort Lauderdale has a population density of 4,761 people per square mile. These residents are fortunate to have their own slice of wilderness amid the highly developed Miami metro area. Hugh Taylor Birch is the city's own "Central Park," complete with gopher tortoises and boat access from the intracoastal waterway. It's easy to see why Hugh Taylor Birch wanted to preserve his estate for future generations to enjoy - it's an oasis perfect for relaxation and exercise. The park is a vibrant center for the community of Fort Lauderdale, and residents take pleasure in activities from inline skating to reading under the shade of palms and oaks. Visitors can access the beach via the pedestrian tunnel under A1A. Picnic areas overlook the channel; pavilions with water and electricity are available for rental. A group/youth campground is available to organized groups. The Terramar Visitor Center features displays regarding the area's natural and cultural history. The Benefits of Working for the State of Florida: Working for the State of Florida is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package for employees features a highly competitive set of employee benefits including:

  • Annual and Sick Leave benefits;
  • Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year;
  • State Group Insurance coverage options, including health, life, dental, vision, and other supplemental insurance options;
  • Retirement plan options, including employer contributions (For more information, please click - ); Base salary $3,166.67 month/$38,000.04 annual Your Specific Responsibilities: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Compliance with the processing requirements of Chapter 215.422, F.S. is mandatory. Persistent failure to comply with this section by any agency of the state shall constitute good cause for discharge of employees duly found responsible, or predominantly responsible, for failure to comply. In carrying out the duties of this position, the incumbent is expected at all times to be aware of an abide by the Department's Standards of Conduct, as well as any and all departmental and/or work unit rules, directives, policies, procedures, and/or general orders applicable to performing the duties of this position. If position is supervisory, incumbent is also expected to actively support and work toward fulfilling the Agency's Affirmative Action objectives. Supervises the park staff and participates in the management of the area's resources, facilities and public use under existing rules and operating policies to provide the proper levels of administration, resource management, visitor services, protection and maintenance. ADMINISTRATION Demonstrates, models and reinforces the agency's mission and the fundamental values of fairness, cooperation, respect, commitment, excellence, honesty and teamwork. The employee demonstrates this competency in their interactions with co-workers, supervisors, and service recipients; in the personal contributions to work assignments and projects and representing the agency or the state. Provides for employee selection, training, supervision and discipline. Prepares, implements and controls the work scheduling and assignments for the park staff, administers the terms of the collective bargaining agreement and maintains good employee relations. Ensures employee evaluations are completed within established guidelines. Prepares budget requests, provides for effective expenditure of appropriations, supervises the collection of fees, is responsible for all facility and equipment inventories, and implements established policies for fiscal control and accountability. Promotes a constructive and beneficial relationship between the park's volunteers and the Florida Park Service. Actively participates in all park Citizen Support Organization (CSO) meetings and functions and ensures that the CSO is kept informed about all park issues and developments on an ongoing basis. RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Demonstrates the ability to implement and guide the resource management plan for the area park(s), as outlined in the current unit management plan(s). VISITOR SERVICES Maintains good public relations: working with local and state government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and volunteers, in an effort to get community and organizational support in obtaining park goals and objectives. MAINTENANCE Demonstrates knowledge of building maintenance and construction, and skill in operation of medium and heavy equipment and using a variety of hand tools. Plans, implements and controls the area's maintenance program. Identifies maintenance needs and provides supervision and management of the staff to maintain the facilities and support equipment for efficient area operation. PROTECTION Demonstrates the ability to implement and enforce all laws, rules, operating policies, leases, agreements and permits pertaining to this area. Performs other related duties as required. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • building construction and maintenance
    • basic arithmetic
    • exotic plants and removal techniques
    • park service management and operation
    • interviewing, selecting and training personnel
    • developing and managing a budget ABILITY TO:
      • determine work priorities, assign work and ensure proper completion of work
      • prepare and maintain schedules and reports
      • work independently
      • enforce rules and regulations
      • communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
      • work rotating shifts including nights, holidays and weekends
      • develop and/or conduct an interpretive program, special events and work with volunteers
      • reside on park property
      • maintain a valid driver's license Minimum Qualifications: Florida Class E driver license or an out-of-state class equivalent driver license SUPERVISOR DEP is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience, and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following email addresses: The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
        Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
        Nearest Secondary Market: Miami For assistance, call the People First Service Center at (877) 562-7287 Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Eastern time

Keywords: State of Florida, Fort Lauderdale , RESIDENT PARK MANAGER II - SES - 37000746, Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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