Texas Parks and Wildlife

We are TPWD

Providing outdoor recreational opportunities, managing and protecting fish and wildlife habitat, and managing parklands and historic areas

Divisions & Positions

Our skilled workforce operates within 13 divisions at 200 locations across Texas.

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.

Philosophy

In fulfilling our mission, we will: Be a recognized national leader in implementing effective natural resources conservation and outdoor recreational programs; Serve the state of Texas, its citizens, and our employees with the highest standards of service, professionalism, fairness, courtesy, and respect; Rely on the best available science to guide our conservation decisions; Responsibly manage agency finances and appropriations to ensure the most efficient and effective use of tax-payer and user fee resources; Attract and retain the best, brightest, and most talented workforce to successfully execute our mission.

75 job(s) at Texas Parks and Wildlife

TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Needville, Texas, United States
May 20, 2022
Part Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Jason Castle, (979) 553-5101 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Brazos Bend State Park, 21901 FM 762, Needville, TX 77461 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Performs entry-level customer service work. Under the direction of the Office Manager, this position is responsible for performing general clerical duties, front desk operations, revenue collection and accounting for daily revenue for Brazos Bend State Park. Provides quality customer service, answers telephones, and provides information and assistance to general public. Prepares daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reports and any additional reports required by the Park Headquarters, Regional office, and Austin headquarters. Processes and distributes incoming and outgoing mail. Maintains office supplies and inventories. Assists with monthly inventory count of the Gift-store, pricing, displaying and assist customer with sales. Prepares correspondence regarding park related matters including personnel, purchasing, in-house memos, and outside correspondence. Performs light maintenance including cleaning and maintaining foyers, restrooms, and front desk area. Works under close supervision, with minimal 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. NOTE: Position may fluctuate between full-time/part-time hours based on operational needs. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Completion of 8th grade. Experience: One year experience in general clerical, cash handling or customer service. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from High School or GED. Experience: Bilingual in English and one or more critical languages, including Spanish, Arabic, Persian Farsi, Hindi, Urdu, Mandarin and Vietnamese. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of general office procedures; Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in handling a high volume front desk; Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to train others; Ability to serve as team leader for Seasonal and Volunteer Staff; Ability to work with diverse constituents and populations; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work in a public park with overnight camping and day use; Required to work 10 - 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Required to work flexible schedules resulting in work hours being reduced or extended as needed; This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accrued, eligibility for longevity and health insurance rates; Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 2, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Electra, Texas, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Brandon Early, (940) 586-1203 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Inland Fisheries Dundee Fish Hatchery, 16824 FM 1180, Electra, TX, 76367 GENERAL DESCRIPTION As hatchery biologist for Inland Fisheries Hatcheries, the incumbent is responsible for assisting the hatchery manager in planning, coordinating and operating a technical warmwater state fish hatchery. Scope of duties includes planning, organizing and coordinating fish propagation, distribution and facility maintenance under general direction of the hatchery manager with latitude for independent action. Conducts applied scientific experiments in all aspects of warmwater fish culture. Organizes and conducts public outreach activities. Supervises and directs a team of permanent technicians, and/or seasonal workers, interns and volunteers. Assist Hatchery manager in various administrative duties. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulation and procedures. Note: Current TPWD Natural Resource Specialist I - IV (Hatchery Biologist) employees in Inland or Coastal Fisheries will be considered as meeting minimum qualifications. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from and accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Fisheries science or related Biological Science with major course work in fish culture and fisheries management. Experience: NRS I: No experience required; NRS II: Two years relevant experience; NRS III: Six years relevant experience; NRS IV: Ten years relevant experience. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid Class "C" Texas driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS Experience: Graduate Degree from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience; Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Geology, Wildlife, or Fisheries Science, or one of the Natural Sciences may substitute for two years of experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES NRS I-IV: Knowledge of fish hatchery management; Knowledge of fish culture practices; Knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and policies dealing with conservation of fish and wildlife resources and their habitat; Knowledge of flora and fauna of Texas and their ecosystems; NRS I-IV: Skill in the operation of a variety of scientific and analytical equipment including; microcomputers and related software; Skill in collecting scientific data; Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others; Skill in training others; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other State agencies and organizations; NRS I: Ability to lead professional and technical staff; Ability to perform administrative duties; Ability to design scientific experiments, collect and analyze data, prepare scientific and administrative reports; Ability to effectively communicate operations and research findings to the scientific; community, resource managers, recreationalists, students, and members of the public; Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, agency staff and management to achieve common goals; Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines; Ability to work under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; Ability to perform routine (journey-level) natural resources work; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; NRS II: Abilities of NRS I; PLUS: Ability to perform complex (journey-level) natural resources work; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to work under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; NRS III: Abilities of NRS II; PLUS: Ability to perform highly complex (senior-level) natural resources work; Ability to use sound judgment in dealing with confidential matters of significant consequences; Ability to work under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; NRS IV: Abilities of NRS III; PLUS: Ability to perform advanced (senior-level) natural resources work; Ability to exercise sound judgment when making critical decisions; Ability to work under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; Required to work overtime as necessary, including some evenings and weekends; Required to travel 10% with possible overnight stays; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Required to operate a State vehicle; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 9, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
May 20, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Tommy Cude, (512) 243-1643 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Parkway, Austin, TX 78744 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs routine (journey-level) administrative support work. Under the direction of the Office Manager, this position is responsible for performing routine administrative support functions for McKinney Falls State Park. Assists with the daily operation of the business office, including Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Fiscal Control Policy, customer camping and day use registrations, daily revenue reconciliation, ensures accuracy and completeness for fiscal and financial records, and prepares correspondence/reports. Provides quality customer service and information to park visitors and general public. Assists with training and mentoring of administrative staff. Monitors and provides guidance to other staff as a team lead. Assists with the daily operation and business activities of the Park Store and performs purchasing activities in compliance with established procedures. Serves as the Park Administrative Officer on weekends or in the absence of the Office Manager. 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 High School or GED. Experience: Two years experience performing administrative support duties. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience in basic accounting, correspondence, recordkeeping, customer service, and/or public relations; One year experience using personal computers and various software packages, such as MS Word, Excel, and Oracle; One year experience functioning as a Team Lead; One year experience working with Texas State Parks or closely related field. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general office procedures; Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Knowledge of cash management, accounting, auditing, and revenue reporting concepts; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in using Oracle; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using standard office equipment; Skill in providing quality customer service in a professional and courteous manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work related contacts; Skill in training others; Skill in making independent, sound, and timely decisions; Skill in capturing and entering budget expenditures on spreadsheets; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to maintain strict confidentiality; Ability to prepare and maintain detailed records, files and reports; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to plan, assign, and coordinate the work of others; Ability to implement administrative procedures; Ability to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work 40 hours per week, including various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; Required to adjust to changing schedules; Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Must conform to TPWD employee dress code, work rules, and safety standards; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 2, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Bastrop, Texas, United States
May 20, 2022
Part Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Robin Lilley, (512) 321-2101 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Bastrop State Park, 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop, TX 78602 GENERAL DESCRIPTION NOTE: Position may fluctuate between full-time/part-time hours based on operational needs. Performs entry-level customer service work. Under the direction of the park Office Manager, this position is responsible for providing customer service and information to the public in person, on the telephone and in writing; revenue collection; permit sales; automated campsite registration, accounting for daily revenue and ancillary product sales; clerical duties that include preparation of reports, and processing of correspondence. Assist with the housekeeping and custodial duties of the park Headquarters building. Operates credit card machine, campsite registration and computer sales machine. Works under close supervision, with minimal 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 High School or GED. Experience: One year experience in general clerical, cash handling or customer service. 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 contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Six months of clerical experience in accounting, typing, filing, record keeping, data entry; Six months of experience in use of automation equipment or word processing and spreadsheet equipment and software; Six months experience working with the public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of general office practices; Knowledge of telephone procedures and etiquette; Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using standard office equipment; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work related contacts; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work under stressful conditons during peak workload periods; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to use personal computers; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with the TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work 10 to 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Hours may be reduced or extended as needed through primary peak season from March to September; Required to adjust to changing work schedules; This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accured, eligibility for longevity pay, and health insurance rates; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in all State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 2, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Mount Pleasant, Texas, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Lieutenant Jason Jones, (682) 351-3696 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Law Enforcement Division Region 2 District 4 Office, 212 South Johnson Avenue, Mount Pleasant, TX 75455 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs complex (journey-level) customer service work. Under the direction of the local Game Warden Lieutenant, this position is responsible for administrative support work for the Law Enforcement Division Regional or District Office. Work involves providing customer service support and receiving and responding to public inquiries for information regarding hunting and fishing licenses, boat titling and registration, and other services. Prepares, interprets, and disseminates information concerning rules, regulations, and policies. Responsible for entering information into databases, receiving payments for state services, and maintaining records related to citations, dispositions, vehicle, and monthly reports. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for 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 High School or GED. Experience: Four years experience in customer service, clerical, or administrative support work. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. Background Check: Required to pass a national fingerprint-based background check prior to employment offer. Potential candidates will be responsible for expenses related to the background check. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general office administration and administrative support practices; Knowledge of Agency, Division, and Regional policies, procedures, and programs; Knowledge of Agency, Division, and Regional organization and operations; Knowledge of filing and records management systems, forms design principles, and other office procedures and terminology; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in using professional telephone etiquette; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in using standard office equipment and software; Skill in using agency computer software including: BRITS, LES, MCI/TLC, and CAPPS; Skill in organizing workloads and changing priorities; Skill in managing several projects simultaneously Skill in meeting deadlines; Skill in problem solving; Skill in identifying, researching, and compiling information; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to maintain strict confidentiality; Ability to accurately follow instructions; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to interpret and explain TPWD, Law Enforcement Division and regional policies, procedures, and programs to customers and constituent groups; Ability to organize workloads, adjust to changing priorities, and work under tight deadlines; Ability to work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to develop and present training material; Ability to train others; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to format documents and use correct spelling, punctuation, proofreading techniques, and grammar; Ability to respond to public inquiries in a timely manner; Ability to implement administrative procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness; Ability to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; Required to work overtime as necessary Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to pass a national fingerprint-based background check to maintain employment; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 1, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Huntsville, Texas, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Cathy Hughes, (936) 295-5644 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Huntsville State Park, 565 Park Road 40 West, Huntsville, TX 77340 GENERAL DESCRIPTION NOTE: Position may fluctuate between full-time/part-time hours based on operational needs. Performs entry-level customer service work. Under the direction of the Office Manager, this position is responsible for performing general clerical duties, front desk operations, revenue collection and accounting for daily revenue for Huntsville State Park State Park. Provides quality customer service, answers telephones, and provides information and assistance to the public. Prepares daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reports and any additional reports required by the Park Headquarters, Regional office and Austin headquarters. Processes and distributes incoming and outgoing mail. Maintains office supplies and inventories. Assists with monthly inventory count of the Gift-store, pricing, displaying and assist customer with sales. Prepares correspondence regarding park related matters including personnel, purchasing, in-house memos, and outside correspondence. Performs light maintenance including cleaning and maintaining foyers, restrooms and front desk area. Works under close supervision, with minimal 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 High School or GED. Experience: One year experience in general clerical, cash handling or customer service. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Bilingual in English and one or more critical languages, including Spanish, Arabic, Persian Farsi, Hindi, Urdu, Mandarin and Vietnamese. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general office procedures; Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in handling a high-volume front desk; Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to train others; Ability to serve as team leader for Seasonal and Volunteer Staff; Ability to work with diverse constituents and populations; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work in a public park with overnight camping and day use; Required to work 10 - 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Required to work flexible schedules resulting in work hours being reduced or extended as needed; This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accrued, eligibility for longevity and health insurance rates; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 20 lbs.; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 2, 2022, 4:59:00 AM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: John Wyatt, (512) 413-9326 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Building D, Austin, TX 78744 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs advanced (senior-level) motor vehicle maintenance and repair work. Under the direction of the Fleet/Radio Operations Manager, this position is responsible for vehicle and watercraft up-fits and retrofits including planning, requisitioning, custom fabrication and coordinating installation of equipment, application of agency decals, and asset inventory control. Assists radio shop personnel with installation, diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of two-way communication, emergency lighting, and other associated equipment. Inspects new vehicles to ensure compliance with specifications of purchase orders and resolves discrepancies. Briefs custodians on new vehicles and installed equipment. Performs preventive maintenance, cleaning, and turn-around service for agency motor pool vehicles. Work involves estimating repairs, requisitioning parts, supplies, and repair services on gasoline, diesel, and alternative powered vehicles and equipment. Manages the vehicle re-issue program, including inspection and evaluation of vehicles for eligibility, priority identification for all eligible programs, and reissuing vehicles in accordance with policy, priority. and need. Coordinates with vehicle custodians and Surplus staff for disposition of vehicles, sale, and salvage. Assists Fleet Manager with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Fleet Management Plan and agency fleet safety policies. Maintains the readiness of headquarters based mobile communications response assets and deployable support equipment. Works under limited supervision, with moderate 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 High School or GED. Experience: Four years experience in motor vehicle maintenance, repair, and installation of up fit equipment. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a class "C" Texas driver's license. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Four years professional up fit and installation techniques experience from a qualified motor vehicle service company. Licensure: Possession of a valid class "A" Commercial Texas driver's license. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of installation techniques for various vehicle types, marine craft, and trailer equipment; Knowledge of fundamental electricity, electronics, and principles of mobile radio installation; Knowledge of automotive diagnosis, repair, and maintenance techniques; Knowledge with the use of personal computers and related software applications; Knowledge of safety practices and principles; Knowledge of departmental and recordkeeping procedures; Skill in the use of common automotive repair tools and equipment; Skill in maintaining accurate records and files; Skill in the proficient use of personal computers and related software and peripherals; Skill in maintaining flexibility, working with frequent interruptions, and managing multiple and changing priorities; Skill in safely operating various motor vehicles; Skill in safely towing trailers with different payloads or cargo configurations; Skill in locating and diagnosing defective mechanical problems; Ability to apply mechanical and electrical knowledge to vehicle installation, repair, and maintenance of vehicles, two way radios, and emergency equipment; Ability to use electric, pneumatic, or manual hand tools safely and effectively; Ability to interpret specifications and perform inspections of new vehicles to ensure compliance with the established specifications and purchase order; Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Ability to establish effective working relationships to maintain an effective teamwork environment; Ability to perform preventive maintenance and general upkeep of motor pool fleet vehicles; Ability to use personal computers to operate word processing, spreadsheet, and database recordkeeping software; Ability to work cooperatively and efficiently with coworkers, and follow oral and written instructions; Ability to train others; Ability to provide guidance to others; Ability to maintain inventory; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; Required to adjust to changing schedules; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 1, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Michael Hobson, Jr., (512) 389-4477 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Rd. Building D, Austin, TX 78744 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the License Section Manager, this position performs routine (journey-level) accounts examination work including examining, auditing, and processing of recreational and/or commercial hunting and fishing license applications, permits, and entries into the automated licensing system. Answers inquiries by phone, mail, and email, and provides guidance to the general public, license agents, and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Offices regarding hunting and fishing regulations, customer accounts, and the issuance of recreational and commercial hunting and fishing licenses. Analyzes, edits, and completes source documents in support of the automated recreational and commercial hunting and fishing license system. Processes, examines, edits, and updates accounts. Contacts applicants, license holders, and license agents to resolve account problems. Assists with User Acceptance Testing (UAT) associated with automated license system. Assists, reviews, prepares, and responds to open records requests according to department and section policy and procedures. Assists with recreational and commercial hunting and fishing inventory as assigned. Responsible for completing assigned tasks and assisting in other areas during peak workload periods. 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 High School or GED. Experience: Two years of experience specifically related to accounting, auditing, or relevant quality control or other financial operations to include customer service work with extensive customer interaction through phone queue and written correspondence, as well as processing and reviewing transactions. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS Experience: Thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Management, Marketing Research Methodologies, Public Administration, Business Administration, or closely related business field may substitute for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. Experience: Experience in planning and arranging workload tasks to meet schedules; Experience in identifying errors during reviews while taking and/or recommending appropriate corrective actions for resolution. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of accounting and auditing procedures, processes, and techniques; Knowledge of automated system processing; Knowledge of state tax laws, rules, and regulations; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in planning and arranging workload tasks to meet schedules; Skill in identifying errors during reviews; Skill in recommending corrective actions for resolution; Skill in the use of automated systems; Ability to comprehend and interpret state and federal laws and regulations; Ability to evaluate, apply, and communicate laws, regulations, agency policies, and procedures to related work situations and assignments; Ability to handle and account for agency funds within set guidelines and procedures; Ability to evaluate records for financial and regulatory compliance; Ability to organize, analyze, consolidate, and interpret data related to the different automated financial systems; Ability to balance money associated with applications received and processed; Ability to accurately follow instructions; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work accurately with numerical details in a high volume setting; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to work efficiently, and in a dependable, organized and productive manner; Ability to evaluate financial records and statements; Ability to conduct investigations; Ability to prepare concise reports; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; Required to work overtime, as necessary; Required to conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety standards; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 1, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Tiffany Hopper, (512) 389-4650 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Coastal Fisheries Policy & Education, 4200 Smith School Rd., Austin, TX 78744 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the direction of Policy and Education Team Lead, the Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for coordinating various projects for the Coastal Fisheries Division including coordinating the interoperability, accessibility, and maintenance of natural resources data to assist with division resource management issues. Provides cooperation, collaboration, and technical assistance for Coastal Fisheries projects. Compiles information and data and produces reports, maps, and other technical information in paper and digital formats for Coastal Fisheries projects, programs, technical workgroups, and committees. Assists with presentation of natural resources information in digital and web-based formats. Operates equipment safely and maintains gear, equipment, and facilities. Provides leadership in staff and program coordination. Participates as an effective member of the team and program. Promotes public awareness of Department activities. 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, Master's or Ph.D degree in Biology, Ecology, Geography, Hydrology, Wildlife or Fisheries Science, or one of the Natural or Physical Sciences. Experience: NRS I: No experience required; NRS II: Two years relevant experience; NRS III: Six years relevant experience. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in a related area of Natural Sciences may be substituted for one year of required experience; Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D in a related area of Natural Sciences may be substituted for two years of required experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience: Experience in creating custom code using statistical data analysis software such as SAS, JMP, R (or similar); Experience in coordinating and working directly with stakeholder groups. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES NRS I: Knowledge of ecological, biological and/or scientific principles and techniques; Knowledge of marine and/or estuarine ecosystems in Texas; Knowledge of relational databases; Knowledge of best practices for dataset interoperability and accessibility; Knowledge of statistical programming procedures (e.g., SAS, R, SPSS, PRIMER. JMP, etc.); Knowledge of techniques to optimize content for display in print and web-based formats; Knowledge of mathematical and statistical methods commonly used to analyze natural resources data; Knowledge of computer operations and applications to fishery management activities; NRS II, Knowledge of NRS II, PLUS: Knowledge of estuarine and saltwater species of Texas; NRS III, Knowledge of NRS III, PLUS: Advanced knowledge of relational databases; NRS I: Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in effective technical writing, and public speaking; Skill in using and operating gear and instruments for the collection of biological, hydrological, and water quality data; Skill in the use of SQL and queries; Skill in using HTML, CSS, Dreamweaver or similar to create and update websites; Skill in optimizing data, reports, or content for display in web-based formats; Skill in developing and maintaining metadata; Skill in using statistical data analysis software such as SAS, JMP, R (or similar) Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in analyzing natural resources data and preparing concise reports and technical publications; Skill in performing field assessments of aquatic, estuarine, and/or riparian habitats; NRS II, Skills of a NRS II, PLUS: Skill in working with inter- and intra-agency groups to attain goals; Skill in negotiating with varied stakeholder groups to advance TPWD's mission and goals; NRS III, Skills of a NRS III, PLUS: Advanced skill in analyzing natural resources data and preparing concise reports and technical publications; Advanced skill in creating web pages and optimizing data for displaying web-based formats; Skill in interacting and communicating effectively orally and in writing on technical issues to diverse groups including staff, the public and other governmental agencies; NRS I: Ability to participate in teams of professional and technical staff; Ability to maintain working relationships with superiors, subordinates and peers; Ability to place priorities on workloads and meet deadlines; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to work under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; Ability to design and conduct scientific experiments, collect and analyze data, prepare scientific and administrative reports; Ability to provide technical support to end users; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; NRS II, Ability of a NRS II, PLUS: Ability to effectively communicate investigation and research findings to the scientific community, resource managers, peers and members of the general public; Ability to work under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; NRS III, Ability of a NRS III, PLUS: Ability to lead teams of professional and technical staff; Ability to serve as mentor and train less senior staff; Ability to work under minimal supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; Required to work overtime as necessary, including some evenings and weekends; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions (e.g., heat); This position is suitable to telework two days per week and the candidate may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 10-25% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 8, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Brookeland, Texas, United States
May 19, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: John Findeisen, (409) 698-9121 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Fish Hatchery, 900 County Road 218, Brookeland, TX 75949 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Aquatic Habitat Enhancement Team Leader, this position is responsible for assisting in habitat enhancement activities, such as control of invasive plant species, propagation of biological control agents, native plant restoration, and other habitat enhancement activities. Performs skilled field and maintenance work necessary for the operation of herbicide application and mechanical harvesting equipment, as well as the successful propagation of biological control agents and plant propagules. Responsible for maintaining equipment and facilities. Operates airboats and mudboats, high-volume pumps, and other aquatic vegetation management and enhancement equipment. Fabricates special equipment needed for vegetation management and enhancement projects. Completes routine administrative paperwork. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Fish and Wildlife Technician (FWT) I: Graduation from High School of GED; FWT II - III: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree, OR see Acceptable Substitutions section. Experience: FWT I: No experience required; FWT II: Two years relevant experience; FWT III: Two years experience as a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) FWT II. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a class "C" Texas driver's license; Must possess or be able to obtain, within six months of employment, a Pesticide Applicator's License and Aquatic Certification (Category 6) through the Texas Department of Agriculture or ability to obtain same. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses and certifications. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Education: FWT II ONLY: Graduation from High School or GED plus two years experience as a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) FWT may substitute for the required Bachelor's degree; FWT III ONLY: Graduation from High School or GED plus six years experience as a TPWD FWT, two of which must have been as a TPWD FWT II, may substitute for the required Bachelor's degree. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Biology, Fisheries Management, Aquatic Biology, or Environmental Science. Licensure: Current Pesticide Applicator's License through the Texas Department of Agriculture with certification in Aquatics (Category 6). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: FWT I: Knowledge of basic mechanics, carpentry, and electrical wiring; Knowledge of fish and wildlife management and of environmental laws and regulations; FWT II: Knowledge of FWT I; PLUS: Knowledge of basic aquatic vegetation management and habitat enhancement principles; FWT III: Knowledge of FWT II; PLUS; Knowledge of division and agency policies and procedures; Knowledge of major issues confronting the division and agency; FWT I: Skill in the use of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in basic computer use; Skill in being efficient and reliable as a worker; Skill in operating and maintaining equipment and specialized tools; Skill in the use of tracking databases; FWT II: Skills of FWT I; PLUS; Skill in the identification of freshwater plants and organisms; Skill in the safe operation of airboats, mudboats, and specialized equipment; Skill in communicating and interacting congenially and effectively with co-workers and the public; Skill in working effectively and efficiently with others as a team member; FWT III: Skills of FWT II; PLUS: Skill in training subordinates; FWT I: Ability to collect and record biological data; Ability to learn to identify common freshwater plants and organisms; Ability to operate airboats, mudboats, and specialized sampling equipment; Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions; Ability to follow written or verbal instructions, make independent decisions, and perform work assignments independently; Ability to fabricate special equipment needed for aquatic vegetation management projects; Ability to maintain facilities and equipment; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; Ability to perform routine (journey-level) fish and wildlife conservation work; Ability to work under moderate supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement; FWT II: Abilities of FWT I; PLUS: Ability to perform complex (journey-level) fish and wildlife conservation work; Ability to work under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement; FWT III: Abilities of FWT II; PLUS: Ability to provide guidance to others; Ability to perform highly complex (senior-level) fish and wildlife conservation work; Ability to work under limited supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturday, Sunday, and holidays as needed; Required to travel up to 40% with possible overnight stays; Required to work overtime, as necessary; Required to perform work outdoors in extreme temperatures and occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Required to operate a State vehicle; Non-smoking environment in all state buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 1, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Goliad, Texas, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Jared Ramirez, (361) 405-9104 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Goliad State Park and Historic Site, 108 Park Road 6, Goliad, Texas 77963 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Park/Historic Site Superintendent, this position performs complex (journey-level) assistant park/historic site management work including the effective management, safety, and security of Golidad State Park and Historic Site. Responsible for assisting and/or coordinating in areas such as: Park Operations, Maintenance, Revenue Collection, Resource Management, Interpretation/Education, and Administration. Provides leadership to park staff, volunteers, and others to successfully manage and conserve the park's natural and cultural resources for present and future use. Serves as Park/Historic Site Superintendent in their absence. Works under general supervision, with moderate 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. NOTE: Salary range is limited to commissioned officers in the park management track prior to 9/1/2020. State Park Law Enforcement career ladder eligibility requirements must be met to advance from the base rate-of-pay. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree. Experience: Two years experience in (1) natural/cultural resource management; or (2) interpretation or education; or (3) general maintenance; or (4) public safety; or (5) promotions or public relations or marketing. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS Education: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees hired prior to January 1, 1998, with no break in service and with a minimum of sixty semester hours earned may substitute two years of TPWD experience in park management, supervision or operations for the required degree. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Park Administration, Recreation and Parks, Wildlife/Fisheries Science, Natural and/or Cultural Resource Management, Forestry, Biology, Anthropology, Archeology, or History. Experience: Experience as a park manager, supervisor, or team leader; Experience in interpretation or education Experience in natural or cultural resource management, Experience in general facility maintenance and repair KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of all phases of park administration and operations; Knowledge of park operations and maintenance practices; Knowledge of public relations with ability to develop beneficial relationships and promotional partnerships with volunteer groups and other outside agencies and organizations; Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management practices; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Knowledge of human resources management; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions; Skill in research, development and implementation of interpretive programs and/or environmental education; Skill in developing beneficial community partnerships; Skill in customer service, public relations and promotions; Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others; Skill in training others; Skill in working as a team leader to oversee employees and volunteers; Skill in developing and implementing strategies to increase public awareness and park visitation; Skill in the administration of business operations and facilities; Skill in overseeing equipment usage; Skill in ground repairs and techniques; Ability to resolve conflicts, solve problems and increase productivity while fostering a harmonious team oriented work environment; Ability to develop marketing and promotional activities and special events; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to complete correspondence, reports, presentations and special assignments; Ability to handle complaints, emergencies, stressful situations, and large groups of people; Ability to communicating with the public in intense situations with a positive and professional demeanor; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to perform duties in accordance with Department policies, procedures, guidelines, and safety requirements; Ability to develop and maintain financial systems, accountability of budgets, revenue collections, expenditure systems and purchasing, inventories, and agency property; Ability to interpret and enforce park rules and regulations in a fair, consistent and professional manner; Ability to supervise the work of others; Ability to carry out public and employee safety programs, and to perform duties in accordance with Department safety requirements; Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair, or construction of park facilities, and grounds, as well as maintenance/repair of equipment; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work 40 hours per week, includes flexible schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; Optional on-site State housing is available subject to a monthly deduction of $225.56 . Housing rate is established by TPWD policy, calculated using federal guidelines, and may change according to market value; Required to work in a public park with overnight camping; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to respond to emergencies and on-call situations; Required to work overtime as necessary; Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5%, with possible overnight stays; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: May 31, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Blanco, Texas, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: J. Erlanson, (830) 833-4333 ext. 224 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Blanco State Park, 101 Park Road 23, Blanco, TX 78606 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs entry-level to routine (journey-level) clerical work. Under the direction of the Office Manager, this position is responsible for general clerical duties, customer service, revenue collection, license and permit sales, and automated campsite registration for Blanco State Park. Provides information to the public. Accounts for daily revenue and ancillary product sales. Prepares reports, processes correspondence, and performs general cleaning of Park Headquarters. Operates credit card machine, campsite registration computer, and license sales machine. Works under close supervision, with minimal 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. NOTE: Blanco State Park is located on the banks of the Blanco River inside the city limits of Blanco, Texas. Due to the proximity of the park related to Blanco, we interact with the citizens of Blanco on a daily basis. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of 8th grade. Experience: No experience required. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general office procedures; Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Knowledge of spelling, punctuation, and grammar; Knowledge of business or program terminology, methods, and procedures; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other State agencies and organizations; Skill in managing several projects simultaneously; Skill in making independent, sound, timely decisions; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work with diverse constituencies and populations; Ability to prepare and maintain records, files, and reports; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Temporary position contingent upon funding. Required to work 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Applicants ages 16 or 17 may be considered for positions in compliance with Texas Child Labor Laws; Required to adjust to changing schedules; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Requires 5% travel with possible overnight stays; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Must conform to agency work rules, safety program, and dress and grooming standards; Non-smoking work environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 1, 2022, 4:59:00 AM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Junction, Texas, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Todd McClanahan, (512) 308-1475 ext. 224 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD South Llano River State Park, 1927 Park Road 73, Junction, TX 76849 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs complex (journey-level) park/historic site management work. Under the direction of the Regional Director, this position is responsible for the preservation, protection, administration, operation, and maintenance of South Llano River State Park. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: cultural and natural resource stewardship; financial management, including budget planning, preparation, and monitoring; revenue management and human resources management; law enforcement and public safety programs; maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds, and equipment; customer service, public relations, marketing, and promotion; as well as interpretation and education, coordinating special events, engaging in community outreach, volunteer development, and coordination of partnerships. Identifies, develops, and administers program budgets. Responsible for other assigned projects required by the Region and Austin Headquarters. Works under general supervision, with moderate 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. NOTE (1): Salary range is limited to a commissioned officers in the park management track prior to 9/1/2020. State Park Law Enforcement career ladder eligibility requirements must be met to advance from the base rate-of-pay. NOTE (2): Required to live on-site in State housing with a monthly deduction of $190.74. Housing rate is established by TPWD policy, calculated using federal guidelines, and may change according to market value. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree. Experience: Three years experience in (1) natural/cultural resource management; or (2) interpretation or education; or (3) general maintenance; or (4) public safety; or (5) promotions or public relations or marketing; Two years experience as a supervisor or team leader. NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid class "C" Texas driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Education: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees hired prior to January 1, 1998, with a minimum of sixty semester hours may substitute two years of TPWD experience in park management, supervision, or operations for the required degree. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Park Administration, Recreation and Parks, Wildlife/Fisheries Science, Natural and/or Cultural Resource Management, Forestry, Biology, Anthropology, Archeology, or History. Experience: Experience as a supervisor or team leader in park operations and management; Experience in Public Relations and Volunteer Management; Experience in trail management and maintenance. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of all phases of park administration and operations; Knowledge of cultural and natural resource management techniques; Knowledge of interpretation/education programs; Knowledge of accounting and accountability of revenue collection; Knowledge of maintenance management; Knowledge of human resource management; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in maintaining and fostering a team environment; Skill in public relations and developing beneficial relationships and promotional partnerships with volunteer groups and other outside agencies/organizations; Skill in making independent, sound, and timely decisions; Skill in planning, assigning, and/or supervising the work of others; Skill in meeting deadlines; Skill in problem solving; Skill in overseeing equipment usage; Skill in ground repairs and techniques; Ability to carry out employee, resource, and public safety programs to include compliance and enforcement programming; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to use sound judgment in dealing with confidential matters of significant consequences; Ability to exercise sound judgment when making critical decisions; Ability to maintain strict confidentiality; Ability to provide direction, guidance and oversight of all park programming, administration and operations; Ability to effectively manage financial systems, accountability of budgets, purchasing processes, inventories and agency property; Ability to monitor revenue collection, ensure accountability and develop and enforce fiscal controls to prevent and detect fraudulent activity; Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair, or construction of park facilities, grounds and equipment; Ability to complete correspondence, reports, presentations and special assignments; Ability to develop marketing and promotional activities and special events; Ability to effectively manage concession contracts; Ability to enforce appropriate park rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner; Ability to manage and supervise Law Enforcement operations; Ability to handle complaints, emergencies, stressful situations, and large groups of people; Ability to supervise the work of others; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work in a high visitation public park with overnight camping and day use; Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays; Required to respond to emergency situations; Required to travel 10% with possible overnight stays; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Required to live on-site in State housing with a monthly deduction of $190.74. Housing rate is established by TPWD policy, calculated using federal guidelines, and may change according to market value; Must conform to TPWD work rules, safety procedures and dress and grooming standards; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: May 31, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Laredo, Texas, United States
May 18, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: J. Scott Bingaman, (956) 693-0323 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Lake Casa Blanca International State Park, 5102 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, TX 78041 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Office Manager/Team Leader, this position performs entry-level customer service work including general clerical duties and providing customer service and information to the public for Lake Casa Blanca State Park. Duties include, assisting with the daily operations of revenue collection and accounting, permit sales, automated registration and reservation of visitors and answering telephones. Prepares correspondence and reports. Performs general cleaning of park headquarters. Works under close supervision, with minimal 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. Note: Must be able to adapt and be versatile to changing conditions with high customer volume, typically seen on weekends. Successful candidate will demonstrate top notch teamwork and fit well within a dynamic park workforce. Will be required to work Easter weekends which is considered to be the centerpiece for annual park visitation at Lake Casa Blanca International State Park. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from High School or GED. Experience: One year experience in general clerical, cash handling or customer service. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of general office procedures; Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of basic math calculations; Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection; Skill in using reservation software Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in basic report writing for completing various daily and weekly reports; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in conflict resolution; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in using standard office equipment; Ability to adapt quickly and work under stressful situations and conditions during heavy visitation days; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively; Ability to perform general routine office cleaning; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to prepare and maintain detailed records, files and reports; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work 40 hours per week, includes various schedules with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Required to adjust to changing schedules; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Required to conform to TPWD work rules, safety procedures and dress and grooming standards; Non-smoking environment in all State building and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 1, 2022, 4:59:00 AM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Smithville, Texas, United States
May 17, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Josh Thomas, (512) 237-2241 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Lost Pines Complex-Buescher State Park, 100 Park Rd. 1E, Smithville, TX 78957 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Bastrop and Buescher State Parks are located in the Lost Pines of Texas. Under the direction of the park Office Manager, this position is responsible for entry-level customer service work including providing customer service and information to the public in person, on the telephone and in writing; revenue collection; permit sales; automated campsite registration, accounting for daily revenue and ancillary product sales; clerical duties that include preparation of reports, and processing of correspondence. Assists with the housekeeping and custodial duties of the park Headquarters building. Operates credit card machine, campsite registration and computer sales machine. Works under close supervision, with minimal 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 High School or GED. Experience: One year experience in general clerical, cash handling or customer service. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience: Six months of clerical experience in clerical work such as accounting, typing, filing, record keeping, data entry; Six months of experience in use of automation equipment or word processing and spreadsheet equipment and software; Six months experience in customer service; Six months working with the public and handling monies. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of general office practices; Knowledge of telephone procedures and etiquette; Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using standard office equipment; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work related contacts; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work under stressful conditions during peak workload periods; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to use personal computers; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with the TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Required to adjust to changing work schedules; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5%; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Non-smoking environment in all State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: May 30, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Pittsburg, Texas, United States
May 17, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Chris Caswell, (903) 572-5531 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, 341 State Park Road 2117, Pittsburg, TX 75686 Qualifications: GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Assistant Park Manager, this position performs highly complex (senior-level) construction, restoration, renovation, and maintenance work including the repair of the water treatment plant and wastewater facilities for Lake Bob Sandlin State Park. Responsible for regulatory compliance in all utility operations to include completion of required forms and reports as required by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD). Conducts water laboratory testing procedures and general maintenance and cleaning of water facilities. Performs all phases of maintenance and repairs to other park facilities, equipment, grounds, and electrical and plumbing systems utilizing equipment, such as hand tools, power tools, mowers, tractors, and other machinery. Responsible for preparing reports, revenue collection, accounting, and providing visitor services. Available for emergency call outs as needed. Works under limited supervision, with considerable 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from High School or GED. Experience: Four years facility, equipment, or grounds maintenance experience. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license; Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, a class "D" Water and Wastewater license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ); NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses and compliance with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's (TCEQ) Criminal Conviction Guidelines. Must possess or be able to obtain within one year of employment, a Non-Commercial Political Pesticide/Herbicide Applicators license issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture to include Aquatic Application. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Experience: Experience working with public water and wastewater systems. Licensure: Current class D Water and Wastewater license issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ); A valid Texas Department of Agriculture Non-Commercial Political Subdivision Pesticide Applicator's License or equivalent. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management and conservation principles; Knowledge of facility, equipment, and grounds maintenance repair programs and repair techniques; Knowledge of public water and wastewater systems; Knowledge of the construction, repair, maintenance, and operation of buildings, equipment, and utility systems; Knowledge of building materials; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using standard office equipment; Skill in using hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment; Skill in basic report writing and developing and maintaining records; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in making independent, sound, and timely decisions; Skill in equipment and electronic maintenance, in selecting appropriate tools and equipment, and in troubleshooting situations to determine appropriate actions to resolve problems; Ability to uniformly and consistently interpret and assist in enforcing park rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to organize preventive maintenance programs; Ability to apply proper methods, techniques, and procedures in the maintenance and repair of buildings and equipment; Ability to interpret drawings, diagrams, and blueprints; Ability to serve as a lead worker providing direction to others; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work in a high visitation public park with overnight camping and day use; Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; Required to respond to emergencies and on-call situations; Required to adjust to changing schedules; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: May 30, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Tatum, Texas, United States
May 17, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Sara DePaepe, (903) 836 - 4336 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Martin Creek Lake State Park, 9515 County Road 2181D, Tatum, TX 75691 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Performs entry-level building maintenance and construction work. Under the direction of the Lead Operations Ranger, this position is responsible for assisting with the operation and maintenance of Martin Creek Lake State Park. Duties include, but are not limited to, cleaning, maintenance and repairs to facilities, buildings, equipment, vehicles, and grounds. Operates various types of equipment to include mowers, trimmers, power tools, tractors, vehicles, and other equipment as needed. Performs general visitor assistance including reservation/registration, revenue collection and special events. Assists with agency and park programs to include resource management, and interpretation. Prepares required reports. Provides visitor information concerning park rules and regulations. Works under close supervision, with minimal 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. NOTE: Position may fluctuate between full-time/part-time hours based on operational needs. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: Completion of 8th grade. Experience: One year experience in facility, equipment, or grounds maintenance. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from High School or GED; Experience: Experience working with the public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of general facility, building, and grounds repair and cleaning techniques; Knowledge of landscaping and grounds maintenance techniques; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Knowledge of general custodial duties; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in the use of hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment; Ability to safely and effectively operate hand and power tool and mechanical equipment; Ability to follow park rules and regulations; Ability to use a personal computer and prepare reports and forms; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work 10 to 40 hours per week with hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; This position will fluctuate between part-time and full-time status throughout the term of employment. Changing from part-time to full-time and vice versa may impact the amount of leave accrued, eligibility for longevity pay, and health insurance rates. Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stay; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 6, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Fort Davis, Texas, United States
May 17, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Tara Humphreys, (512) 718-4336 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD State Parks Region 1 Headquarters, Texas Highway 118 North, Park Road 3, Fort Davis, TX 79734 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs advanced (senior-level) consultative services and technical assistance work. Under the supervision of the Field Interpretation Coordinator, this position is responsible for work in the field of natural and cultural resource interpretation for nineteen west Texas State Parks. Responsible for facilitating and implementing interpretive and educational functions. Develops and implements programs and training modules based on the assessed needs of each park. Creates content for brochures, signs, exhibits, and other media for interpretive programming. Resolves issues and develops proactive solutions to improve interpretive programs and media. Works under limited supervision, with considerable 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 or higher in Park Administration, Wildlife Management, History, Geology, Museum Studies, Anthropology, Education, or closely related field. Experience: Four years experience in natural and/or cultural resource interpretation. 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 contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Park Administration, Wildlife Management, History, Geology, Museum studies, Anthropology, Education, or closely related field, may substitute for one year of the required experience in natural and/or cultural resource interpretation; Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D. in Park Administration, Wildlife Management, History, Geology, Museum studies, Anthropology, Education, or closely related field, may substitute for two years of the required experience in natural and/or cultural resource interpretation. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree or higher in Park Administration, Wildlife Management, History, Geology, Museum studies, Anthropology, Education, or closely related field with coursework in fields directly related to natural and cultural resource interpretation and education. Experience: Six years experience in the field of natural and/or cultural resource interpretation; Two years experience in interpretive writing; Two years experience in outdoor settings, such as parks, nature centers, or camps. Licensure: Current National Association for Interpretation Certified Interpretive Guide Trainer. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of natural and cultural resource principles and interpretation; Knowledge of natural and cultural resource outdoor recreation issues; Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws related to the program area; Knowledge of public administration and management techniques; Knowledge of statistical analysis processes; Knowledge of budget processes; Knowledge of research techniques; Knowledge of training and marketing techniques; Knowledge of program management processes and techniques; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in resource/recreation based interpretive and educational programs; Skill in training others; Skill in planning and facilitating meetings and events; Skill in interpretive project management; Skill in influencing others; Skill in leading teams in problem solving processes; Skill in interpretive writing; Skill in identifying measures or indicators of program performance and the use of a computer and applicable software; Ability to plan, develop, and implement interpretive programs and exhibits; Ability to evaluate interpretive programs and give meaningful feedback; Ability to assist with hiring, training, and evaluating park interpreters; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to gather, assemble, correlate, and analyze facts; Ability to devise solutions to problems; Ability to market programs; Ability to prepare reports; Ability to develop, evaluate, and interpret policies and procedures; Ability to serve as a lead worker providing direction to others; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; Required to work overtime, as necessary; Required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 45% with possible overnight stays; Must conform to TPWD work rules, safety procedures, and dress and grooming standards; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 6, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Spring Branch, Texas, United States
May 17, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Brandon Lopes-Baca, (830) 438-2656 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Guadalupe River State Park, 3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch, TX 78070 GENERAL DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Park Superintendent, this position is responsible for performing routine (journey-level) operations work in a state parks including the interpretation and resource management of Guadalupe River State Park and Honey Creek State Natural Area. Provides demonstrations to the public by using a variety of both natural and cultural items, artifacts and/or replicas and conducts interpretive tours as needed. Plans and carries out various assignments of both natural and cultural resource management which may include, plant and animal analysis, inventory and management, research, prescribed burning and sensitive site management. Performs routine facility grounds and equipment maintenance on historic structures and equipment. Plans and implements outreach and educational programs for diverse backgrounds. Operates and maintains the park Discovery Center. Conducts site promotion and marketing. Assists with volunteer recruitment and training. Prepares reports and assists with visitor registration, license sales and revenue collection. 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: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license; Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, an Interpretative Guide Certification issued by the National Association for Interpretation. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license and certification. 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. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Park Administration, Recreation & Parks, Wildlife/Fisheries Science, Natural and/or Cultural Resource Conservation, Range Management, Forestry, Biology, Anthropology/Archeology, History or closely related field. Experience: Experience in customer service; Experience in park operations; Experience in interpretation or conducting educational programs; Experience in natural and cultural resource management; Experience in facility, grounds or equipment maintenance. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Knowledge of interpretive techniques and principles; Knowledge of how to develop, implement, manage, publicize and evaluate related interpretive programs; Knowledge of both natural and cultural resources; Knowledge of cultural traditions, historic practices and experiences; Knowledge of properly maintaining artifacts and historic property; Knowledge of invasive plant and animal species management in relation to community and habitat restoration; Knowledge of native plant and animal communities, and natural landscapes; Knowledge of general facility, equipment and grounds maintenance repairs and techniques; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in conducting interpretive activities; Skill in using hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment; Skill in identifying, researching and compiling information; Skill in preparing reports; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to plan and conduct natural resource surveys and inventories; Ability to develop a sound management program for the park's natural and cultural resources; Ability to effectively and properly demonstrate various historic activities to the public using a variety of artifacts, replicas and related techniques; Ability to use a GPS unit and interface with computers; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and days off other than Saturdays, Sundays and holidays; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 10% with possible overnight stays; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules and safety procedures; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 6, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Brownsville, Texas, United States
May 14, 2022
Full Time
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 MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY CODES can be found at http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/CompensationSystem/JobDescriptions VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: If you choose to claim veteran's employment preference including surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran as outlined by the State of Texas, you must attach a DD214 at the time your application is submitted. If you have questions regarding this requirement, please visit our Veteran's Hiring Reference page at https://tpwd.texas.gov/job/veterans/ 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=en HIRING CONTACT: Jason Ferguson, (956) 350-4490 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Lower Laguna Madre and Gulf of Ecosystem, 95 Fish Hatchery Road, Brownsville, TX 78520 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Ecosystem Leader, this position assists in the collection, recording, and editing of fishery-dependent and fishery-independent data in the Lower Laguna Madre ecosystem and nearshore Gulf of Mexico. Operates equipment safely. Maintains gear, equipment, and facility. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from High School or GED. Experience: Fish and Wildlife Technician (FWT) I : No experience required; FWT II: Four years relevant experience. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within thirty 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: Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in Fisheries Biology, Marine Biology, or closely related field may substitute for two years of the required experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Two years relevant experience (a degree in closely related field may substitute for experience); Experience navigating vessels in shallow bay systems; Experience working on vessels in the Gulf of Mexico or other large bodies of water; Experience constructing, using, and maintaining specialized fisheries-sampling gears, such as seines, nets, trawls, and oyster dredges; Experience with basic boat and outboard motor repair and maintenance. Licensure: Current U.S.C.G. Captain's License or similar boating safety license. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: FWT I: Knowledge of common Texas marine organisms; Knowledge of Texas commercial and recreational fisheries; Knowledge of Texas coastal ecosystems; Knowledge of fish and wildlife management and of environmental laws and regulations; FWT II: Knowledge of FWT I; PLUS: Knowledge of basic fishery management practices, conservation laws, and regulations; FWT I: Skill in the use of computers and MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in repair, maintenance, construction, and use of fisheries sampling gears such as seines, gill nets, trawls, dredges, and longlines; Skill in effective work habits, efficiently completing tasks, and following directions; Skill in operating and maintaining, boats, outboard motors and trailers; Skill in basic vehicle maintenance; Skill in collecting and recording data, and maintaining accurate records; Skill in operating and maintaining equipment and specialized tools; Skill in the use of tracking databases; FWT II: Skills of FWT I; PLUS: Skill in managing several projects simultaneously; FWT I: Ability to function effectively as a member of a team; Ability to interact effectively with the public; Ability to learn to identify common marine organisms; Ability to accurately follow instructions; Ability to fully participate in field and water-based sampling activities; Ability to prioritize tasks and schedules; Ability to observe and record biological data; Ability to maintain field equipment and facilities; Ability to learn methods employed in fish and wildlife management; Ability to perform routine (journey-level) fish and wildlife conservation work; Ability to work under moderate supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; FWT II: Abilities of FWT I; PLUS: Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to learn basic purchasing procedures; Ability to perform complex (journey-level) fish and wildlife conservation work; Ability to work under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with days off other than Saturday, Sunday, and holidays as needed; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Required to work overtime, as necessary; Required to perform work in water-based field activities, including work aboard seagoing vessels in the inshore bays and nearshore Gulf of Mexico; Required to perform work outdoors in extreme temperatures and occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to wade in water and deep mud, and walk over rough, uneven, and slippery surfaces or bay bottoms; Required to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Required to operate a State vehicle; Non-smoking environment in all state buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Jun 3, 2022, 11:59:00 PM