Lake Livingston Park Interpreter | Livingston, TX

Classified Job Listing,
TPWD - Park Ranger I (Park Interpreter)  (00032462) 
Organization
PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT 

Primary Location
Texas-Livingston 

Work Locations
SP-Lake Livingston SP 
300 Park Road 65 
 Livingston 77351
Employee Status
Regular
 
Schedule
Full-time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00 

Travel
Yes, 5 % of the Time 
State Job Code: 2640  
Salary Admin Plan: B 
Grade: 14  

Salary (Pay Basis)
3,367.25 - 3,367.25 (Monthly) 

Overtime Status
Non-exempt
 
Job Posting
Apr 27, 2023, 12:19:41 PM 
Closing Date
May 11, 2023, 11:59:00 PM 

Description
 

TPWD MISSION

To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.PLEASE NOTE:  All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment (month/year) and hours worked per week, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application will be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached" or "See resume" will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.  Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state ‘unknown’ for any incomplete fields. If education is used to meet the minimum requirements of the job posting, a copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be provided if you are selected for an interview. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS:  Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. To complete the supplemental questions go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login. CAPPS Recruit, https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en   

BENEFITS:

Texas Parks and Wildlife offers a variety of benefits for employees such as Annual Leave, Sick Leave, Paid Holiday time, Group Insurance, Retirement, and Training and Staff Development Opportunities.  Other benefits include longevity pay, merit salary increases, deferred compensation, flexible benefits plans, a 401K retirement plan, direct deposit for paychecks, telework, staggered work hours, Employee Assistance Program and a Return to Work Program. Click HERE to view our Benefits page. 

FOR NEW HIRES/REHIRES:  Health insurance is available the 1st of the following month after a 60-day waiting period.TO APPLY:  Application must be completed at:  https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=enHIRING CONTACT:   Jessica Bright, (936) 365-2201 ext. 223PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS:  TPWD - Lake Livingston State Park, 300 State Park Road 65, Livingston, TX  77351

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Park Superintendent and in cooperation with the Regional Interpretive Specialist, this position is responsible for routine (journey-level) operations work in a state park including  interpretation, educational programming, promoting conservation, and stewardship of Lake Livingston State  Park and its natural and cultural Resources.  Researches, plans, develops, facilitates, and evaluates interpretive and educational programs, exhibits, guided walks and tours, special events, trainings, and outreach programs based on the interpretive master plan of the park and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) mission.  Conducts site and agency promotion and marketing.  Assists with oversight of volunteer programs training and management.  Maintains and develops administrative and interpretive files.  Assists with the staffing, operation, cleaning, and maintenance of the park's interpretive center.  Coordinates with park administration on interpretive programs delivered in and out of the park by others, such as park staff, hosts, volunteers, and/or interns.  Assists with park maintenance operations and visitor services as assigned including cleaning of park buildings and grounds, removal of non-native/invasive flora, front desk assistance with answering phones, issuing permits, and helping customers, and other park projects as needed.  Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.  Performs additional duties as assigned.  Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.

 
Qualifications
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.

Experience:

No experience required.

Licensure:      

Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class "C" Texas driver's license.

NOTE:  Retention of position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license.

ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS:

Education:

One year of experience in interpretation or conducting educational programs may substitute for 30 hours of the required education, with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours. 

 

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