Author Topic: The Idaho Department of P & R is seeking applications for an OHV manager  (Read 8050 times)

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Salary Range: starting at $18.00 Depending on Experience - Plus Competitive Benefits
Applications accepted until June 15, 2007

We are innovators in outdoor recreation, committed to excellent service and resource stewardship. We foster experiences that renew the human spirit and promote community vitality. Come to work for the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and join your expertise with our vision.

This position is located in Boise and reports to the Recreation Resources Bureau Chief. The incumbent will be responsible for the planning and administration of the statewide off highway vehicle recreation program in addition to the following:

Major program responsibilities include:
* Establishing program objectives, policies and procedures
* Drafting, recommending and promoting legislation, rules and regulations
* Seeking collaboration and partnership with other programs and organizations to maximize recreation opportunities for users
* Developing and managing program budget and fiscal procedures for specific projects/grants
* Providing technical assistance and training to other professionals and/or users on various aspects of off highway recreation vehicle operation, education, safety, and trail construction/maintenance
* Supervising program staff

*Good knowledge of recreation planning theory and methods
*Experience planning and coordinating a program, including developing and monitoring a program budget
*Experience interpreting and applying federal and state codes and laws
*Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other agencies/organizations, outdoor recreation user groups and community groups
*In addition, this position requires good knowledge of:
    o Motorized trail systems and support facilities
    o Motorized off-highway vehicle capabilities and safe operating procedures
    o Environmental impacts of both the operation of off highway vehicles on trails and the maintenance of those trails
    o Experience operating and maintaining snowmobiles, ATVs and trail bikes

Preference in the hiring decision will be given to the candidate with experience supervising a staff.

Please visit our website at www.parksandrecreation.idaho.govfor more detailed information about our organization.

EXAMINATION is a Rating of Education and Experience. Applicants will receive a score based on responses to the narrative questions on the exam.

TO VIEW a copy of the Job announcement and apply for this position go to, click on State Jobs, then click on Current Openings and scroll down and click on Natural Resources - Environment. Scroll down and click on P & R Recreation Program Manager (Off Highway Vehicle Program Manager. To apply click on the Apply Online button to the left of the announcement and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

For questions about the application process contact:
Joyce Clark
Personnel Technician
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation

For questions about the position contact:
Steve Frost
Recreation Resources Bureau Chief
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation

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