Virginia State Government Park Ranger Maintenance - Pocahontas State Park in Chesterfield, Virginia

Position Information
Job Description

Pocahontas State Park located in Chesterfield, Virginia is seeking a Park Ranger – Maintenance. This position supervises seasonal and wage employees in the operation and maintenance of park facilities and grounds. Duties include grounds keeping, housekeeping, small engine repair, equipment inventory and maintenance, painting, plumbing, carpentry, trail construction and maintenance, promoting good public relations, preparing reports, fee collection and enforcing park rules and regulations. This position will also assists in the preparation of cost projections. Prepare materials lists, obtain bids and make purchases of supplies/materials as directed by a supervisor. Assists with training seasonal employees and volunteers in the safe and proper use of tools,equipment and proper maintenance of buildings and grounds. Supervises completion of projects. Also involved in water well operation, and ensuring safety of park visitors and staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Considerable prior work experience and ability in one of the following maintenance areas to include: grounds, buildings, vehicles and equipment maintenance. Prior work experience in a maintenance environment in a supervisory/lead worker role and demonstrated ability to train others. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks, complete work orders within a given time frame, and to work effectively without immediate supervision. Prior customer service experience.

Preferred Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent or education or training related to natural resource management, formal training in electrical, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, or automotive mechanics. Supervisory experience or experience as a lead worker in a park maintenance environment. Prior experience in a park/recreational environment providing customer service, and familiarity with providing training of OSHA guidelines preferred. Experience &/or knowledge of natural resources mgmt. techniques/ processes & resource protection preferred. Knowledge/experience in park related operations to include fees collection & rules enforcement. Emergency first aid would be helpful. A Class C CDL driver’s license is preferred.

Special Requirements

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications that say, “see resume” will not be considered. If you do not have access to a computer, please apply on-line through Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) in your area (most offices have public access computers and will assist you in completing an application) or visit a local library to use the public access computers. If you have questions or problems, call 804 786-7964.

DCR is an E-verify and Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete the Commonwealth of Virginia Application for Employment on-line on the Recruitment Management System (RMS), at Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applications that say, “see resume” will not be considered.

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities Encouraged to Apply.

Contact Information

Human Resources




Working Title: Park Ranger Maintenance - Pocahontas State Park

Role Title: Natural Resource Specialist II - 59112

Job Open Date: 08/09/2017

Job Close Date: 08/25/2017

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $30,821 - $42,862

Agency: Dept of Conservation & Recreation (199)

Agency Website:

Location: Chesterfield - 041

Position Number: 00907

Job Posting Number: 1027930

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: 03