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 Junction, Texas, United States
Sep 16, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Rebecca Manning, (325) 215-9024 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: South Llano River State Park, 1927 Park Road 73, Junction, TX 76849 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible in the daily operation and maintenance of park facilities, grounds, equipment operations and visitor services for South Llano River State Park. Performs complex (journey-level) building maintenance and construction work. Operates all types of equipment such as trucks, tractors, mowers and power tools. Assists in enforcing park rules and regulations, performs resource management tasks and interprets the parks natural resources. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. 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: Three years facility, equipment or grounds maintenance experience. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 days a valid class "C" Texas driver's license. Note: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: Thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience working with the public; Experience in customer service and public relations; Experience working with equipment and equipment maintenance. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general facility, equipment and grounds maintenance techniques and repairs; Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, janitorial and mechanical maintenance and repair tasks; Knowledge of general office procedures; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in the use of various hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles generators and other mechanical equipment; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work related contacts; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions; Ability to work effectively with the public and co-workers; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; 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 public park with overnight camping and day use; 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 work overtime as necessary; Required to adjust to changing schedule; Required to work extended hours during peak visitation demand; Required to respond to emergencies and on-call situations; 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; 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: Oct 6, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
Sep 16, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: I f 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 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744 HIRING CONTACT: Mark Miller, (512) 389-4549 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs advanced systems analysis and project management work associated with Information Technology related projects focusing on software development projects. Provides analysis and technical assistance for the development, implementation and maintenance of systems. Work involves analyzing and preparing detailed procedures for the solution of problems, coordinating programming projects with work of other units; analyzing proposed computer applications; providing technical assistance to other programming staff. Manages project schedules, budgets, communications, risks, issues, personnel resources and other resources necessary to implement agency technology initiatives. Works with project teams(s) to produce phase deliverables and achieve project milestones. Complies with and enforces Department of Information Resources Project Delivery Framework standards and TPWD project management and software development policies, procedures, and standards. 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: Sixty semester hours from an accredited college or university. Experience: Five years full-time experience performing advanced computer systems analysis work for business applications. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Education: One additional year of the required experience, may substitute for 30 semester hours of the required education with a maximum substitution of 60 hours. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and major course work in business, accounting and/or computer applications information systems. Experience: Experience working in an information technology environment performing computer system analysis, requirements gathering and programming for web-based Java applications for accounting type projects; Experience performing analysis and requirement gathering for web-based applications interfacing with the State of Texas CAPPS Financial and HR systems. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of development, installation, maintenance and programming of custom software; Knowledge of programming tools and design concepts used to develop custom business applications; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in gather requirements and prepare requirements statements done through user interviews, observing job performance and/or performing the job in order to determine an automated solution: Skill in performing analysis and requirement gathering for accounting applications; Skill in participating in Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions for requirements definition, system appraisals and process re-engineering, and to assist in publishing the results for both technical and non-technical staff; Skill in writing and evaluating analyses, documentation, proposals, plans, policies, procedures, standards and reports; Skill in project management concepts, methods, and the production of all documentation associated with the Project Management Phases and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC); Skill in the analysis and design of relational database applications; Skill in entity relationship diagramming, table normalization, database schema development and data migration for small to large relational databases; Skill in software testing processes; Skill in the use of SQL and Ad hoc/Query for data verification and analysis; Skill in problem resolution, conflict resolution, and negotiation; Skill in mentoring staff and keeping assignments on schedule; Ability to communicate effectively with and gain support from stakeholders, management, functional experts and technical personnel; Ability to training others; Ability to design and review RFI's and RFP's for hardware, software, or services; Ability to prepare cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation; Ability to manage large public sector technology contracts to ensure vendor compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract; 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; 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: Sep 29, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
Sep 16, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Justin Fleury, (512) 389-4367 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the State Park Division's Planning and Geospatial Resources (PGR) Manager, this position is responsible for geographic information system (GIS) project delivery ranging from geodatabase development and management to the design and development of web mapping applications that meet specialized and Division-wide business needs. Responsibilities include geodatabase creation, editing, maintenance, organizing geodata collection and management projects, web mapping application development and programming, and publication of map and web services in production and development environments. Responsible for developing and maintaining comprehensive documentation for stakeholder training and team development, including the processes, protocols, and structure of GIS applications, data services, and geodatabases. Works as part of a GIS team to support initiatives across division as directed by the Planning and Geospatial Resources Manager. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: GIS Analyst II and III: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or higher with coursework in GIS or Computer Science. Experience: GIS Analyst II: One year professional experience using GIS techniques and procedures; One year professional experience in creating, editing and managing spatial data and table structures; GIS Analyst III: Three years professional experience using GIS techniques and procedures; Two years professional experience in creating, editing, and managing spatial data and table structures; Experience with GIS Workflows, such as data development and analysis, specialized map production, etc.; Experience in web mapping application development using ESRI tools and techniques. Licensure: GIS Analyst II and III: 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: GIS Analyst II and III: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree and certification in Geographic Information Systems from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience in GIS techniques and procedures; Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Geography, Natural Resources, or Computer Science may substitute for one year of the required experience in GIS techniques and procedures; Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D. in Geography, Natural Resources, or Computer Science may substitute for two years of the required experience in GIS techniques and procedures. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: GIS Analyst II and III: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Geography, Natural Resources, Environmental Management, Computer Science, or closely related field with coursework in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or Computer Science. Experience: GIS Analyst II: Two years experience in GIS techniques and procedures with progressive technical advancement; One year of experience in map and feature services publishing and web mapping application development using ESRI technology; Demonstrated experience with a programming language or framework (ESRI APIs, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Python, or equivalent); NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently; GIS Analyst III: Five years experience in GIS techniques and procedures with progressive technical advancement; Two years of experience in map and feature services publishing and web mapping application development using ESRI technology; Demonstrated experience leading GIS projects in a multi-user environment; Demonstrated experience with multiple programming languages or frameworks (ESRI APIs, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Python, or equivalent); Demonstrated experience in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently. Licensure: GIS Analyst III: Currently certified as a GIS Professional from GIS Certification Institute (GISP). KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: GIS Analyst II: Knowledge of GIS software, concepts, and techniques; Knowledge of geodatabase design, development, and maintenance; Knowledge of field mapping and data collection techniques and technologies with ESRI software/mobile apps; Knowledge of terminology related to geographic information systems, cartography, aerial photography, database design, map projections, datums, and coordinates; Knowledge of ArcGIS Online publishing, use, and management principles; Knowledge in the establishment and management of data schemas, and the structure of geospatial data in a multi-user enterprise geodatabase; Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management concepts; GIS Analyst III: Knowledge of GIS Analyst II; PLUS; Knowledge of GIS server environments and geodatabase administration; Knowledge of database/geodatabase system integration including programming, software, hardware, security and networking needs; Knowledge in the establishment and management of data schemas, and the structure of geospatial data in a multi-user enterprise geodatabase; Knowledge of computer programming languages or frameworks (ESRI APIs, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Python, or equivalent); GIS Analyst II: Skill in the use of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in GIS project development, delivery and maintenance; Skill in GIS analysis, tools and techniques; Skill in planning and implementing project work tasks and workflows; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in solving problems; Skill in testing, installing, and implementing geographic information system programs; Skill in troubleshooting system issues; GIS Analyst III: Skills of GIS Analyst II; PLUS; Skill in GIS analysis, tools and techniques for resource, business and facility management; Skill in managing multiple projects involving the design, testing, and implementation of GIS applications or other initiatives involving numerous stakeholders in multi-user environment; Skill in developing procedural manuals and how-to documents for GIS tasks; Skill in implementing and maintaining GIS applications and associated security needs for internet and intranet applications using current web frameworks; GIS Analyst II: Ability to provide GIS technical assistance and guidance to variety of personnel in the agency; Ability to read and interpret land surveys, legal descriptions, cartography, engineering documents, construction plans, and aerial photography; Ability to integrate data from various sources and apply analytic and cartographic techniques to represent information appropriately; Ability to acquire new technical skills and programming methodologies and transfer them to other staff; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to analyze geographic information systems and procedures; Ability to provide guidance to others; Ability to perform complex (journey-level) geographic information system work; Ability to work under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; GIS Analyst III: Abilities of GIS Analyst II; PLUS; Ability to provide technical assistance and guidance in the development and design of complex multidivisional GIS projects including data collection, geodatabase, and application development; Ability to derive and implement viable solutions to complex data management issues; Ability to integrate data from various sources and apply analytic and cartographic techniques to represent information appropriately; Ability to integrate State Parks GIS data and systems with other programs, databases and systems; Ability to serve as lead worker providing direction to others; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to perform highly complex (senior-level) geographic information system work; Ability to work under limited 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; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Must conform to TPWD dress and grooming standards, work rules, and safety procedures; Required to travel up to 10% 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: Oct 6, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Sonora, Texas, United States
Sep 16, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Mike Miller, (830) 896-2500 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Wildlife Division District 4 - Edwards Plateau District GENERAL DESCRIPTION: NOTE: College transcripts are required. A cover letter and resume are highly recommended. The general description should briefly state the purpose of the position in less than a paragraph and should not restate the functions. Under the direction of the District 4 Leader, this position is responsible for performing the professional planning and implementation of natural resource management, monitoring, and research duties associated with wildlife and habitat resources in Crockett, Schleicher and Sutton Counties within the Edwards Plateau Wildlife District. Provides technical assistance and public outreach programs to the general public, private landowners/land managers, sportsman and new constituencies. Develops comprehensive wildlife management plans for private landowners upon request. Disseminates information to the general public through news releases, radio/TV interviews, program presentations and other public outreach and educational opportunities. Performs administrative duties and prepares technical reports, popular articles and professional journal publications. Responsible in assigned area for public relations, educational/extension efforts to involve private citizens and organizations in support of Texas Parks & Wildlife Department (TPWD) programs. Identifies public hunting and non-consumptive use opportunities on public and private lands. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division, and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. NOTE: Current TPWD NRS I-III employees may apply for this position at their current classification title and at the established Wildlife Division salary rate. Career Ladder progression is available dependent upon business need. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree preferably in Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Ecology, Range and Wildlife Management, or closely related field in Natural Resources Management. Major course work from bachelor's or post-bachelor's degree programs must include a minimum of 24 hours in Wildlife/Habitat Conservation, Wildlife/Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Biology, and/or Research Methods. Experience: NRS I: No experience required; NRS II: Two years relevant experience; NRS III: Six years relevant experience. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class "C" Texas driver's license; Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, the National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) Fire Fighter Type II certification. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license and certification. Physical Requirements: Must be able to pass, within one year of employment, the FFTII moderate duty physical fitness standard (walk 2 miles with 25 lb pack in 30 minutes or less) OR the arduous duty physical fitness standard (walk 3 miles with 45 lb pack in 45 minutes or less). NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon meeting and maintaining physical requirements. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: NRS II & III ONLY: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Ecology, Range and Wildlife Management or closely related field in Natural Resource Management may substitute for one year of the required experience; NRS II & III ONLY: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a PhD in Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Ecology, Range and Wildlife Management or closely related field in Natural Resource Management may substitute for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years for both graduate degrees. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience working with rural landowners; Experience with big game management; Experience working with upland and migratory game birds; Experience working with nongame, threatened, and/or endangered species; Experience with wildlife disease surveillance and management. Licensure: Current National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) Fire Fighter Type II certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: NRS I-III: Knowledge of the basic life history, ecology, and management needs of wildlife species and their habitats indigenous to the ecological region with particular emphasis relating to private lands; Knowledge of general farm and ranching practices and their impacts on wildlife species and their habitats; Knowledge of wildlife and habitat inventory and monitoring techniques for the ecological region; Knowledge of basic ecosystem management with emphasis on watershed management and its impact on wildlife, their habitat, and water resources; Knowledge of wildlife diseases, primarily anthrax and chronic wasting disease, and their impacts within the ecological region. NRS I: Skill in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using statistical analysis programs; Skill in operating GIS/GPS systems and their applications; Skill in collecting scientific data; Skill in coordinating with the public, universities, department personnel, and other governmental agencies; Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other State agencies and organizations; NRS II: Skills of NRS I, PLUS: Skill in collecting and analyzing scientific data; Skill in applying common habitat enhancement techniques; Skill in conducting conservation outreach programs; Skill in developing comprehensive wildlife management plans for cooperators in the ecological region; Skill in plant identification; NRS III: Skills of NRS II, PLUS: Skill in supervising projects as assigned; Skill in planning, assigning and/or supervising the work of others; Skill in communicating with the general public and agency staff on a broad range of fish, wildlife, and habitat issues; Skill in research planning and design; Skill in identifying and developing potential solutions to resource related issues; NRS I: Ability to apply common habitat enhancement techniques; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to conduct conservation outreach programs; Ability to operate field equipment such as tractors, shredders, ATVs, etc.; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to communicate with the general public and agency staff on a broad range of fish, wildlife, and habitat issues; Ability to identify important wildlife plants; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; Ability to work under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; NRS II: Abilities of NRS I, PLUS: Ability to supervise projects as assigned; Ability to understand the planning process; 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 apply advanced habitat enhancement techniques; Ability to train others; Ability to participate in local, regional, and statewide conservation planning efforts; Ability to work under limited 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 on holidays, weekends and hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as necessary; 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 20% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Oct 6, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Spring Branch, Texas, United States
Sep 16, 2021
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. A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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 selected for a position Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen OR applicants claiming Surviving Spouse or Orphan veterans' preference eligibility, you will need to provide supporting documentation on or before the first day of employment. TO APPLY Application must be completed at: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Guadalupe River State Park, 3350 Park Road 31, Spring Branch, TX 78070 HIRING CONTACT: Mark Pearson, (830) 358-8133 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs complex (journey-level) building maintenance and construction work. Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing maintenance and repairs to facilities, equipment and grounds operations, pesticide application, and providing visitor services for Guadalupe River State Park. Operates all types of equipment such as trucks, tractors, mowers and power tools. Assists in enforcing park rules and regulations. Provides interpretation of natural and cultural resources. Performs natural and cultural resource management tasks such as trail work, historic building preservation and prescribed fire operations. 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. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from High School or GED. Experience: Three years facility, equipment or grounds maintenance experience. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 days a valid class "C" Texas driver's license; Must possess or be able to obtain within one year of employment, a Non-Commercial Pesticide Applicators license issued by the Texas Department of Agriculture. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required certification. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: Thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience working with the public; Experience in customer service and public relations. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general facility, equipment and grounds maintenance techniques and repairs; Knowledge of plumbing, carpentry, electrical or mechanical maintenance and repair tasks; Knowledge of general custodial techniques; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in the use of hand and power tools, mowers, chainsaws, trimmers, tractors, vehicles, welders, generators and other mechanical equipment; Skill in preparing and submitting reports; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; 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 as materials up to 50 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 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 respond to emergency situations; 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 5% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Oct 6, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Texas, Texas, United States
Sep 15, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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 Riechers, (512) 389-4636 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: (1) TPWD Dickinson Marine Lab, 1502 FM 517 East, Dickinson, TX 77539; OR (2) 702 Navigation Circle, Rockport, TX 78382; OR (3) 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5845, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs advanced (senior-level) managerial work administering the daily operations and activities of an agency's business function, division, or department. Under the direction of the Science and Policy Branch Chief, Coastal Fisheries Division, this position is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating coastal fisheries ecosystem resources programs and habitat programs throughout the coastal region. Coordinates division level review and comment letters related to dredge and fill permit activities along the coast. Performs supervisory and administrative work. Duties involve direct line supervision of field-based operation personnel for the implementation of Coastal Fisheries habitat programs, and administrative responsibility for these field operations coastwide. Responsible for budgets, facilities, and equipment maintenance. Performs additional duties as assigned. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 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 of Science degree OR higher with substantial coursework in fisheries or a related field. Experience: Five years current experience of a progressively responsible nature in habitat evaluation, assessment, and data analysis, research, planning, program or policy development, and/or field-executed management programs; Two years experience as a full line supervisor. NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: Graduation from accredited college or university with a Master of Science degree in a relevant discipline may substitute for one year of the required experience of a progressively responsible nature in habitat evaluation, assessment, and data analysis, research, planning, program or policy development, and/or field-executed management programs; Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline may substitute for two years of the required experience of a progressively responsible nature in habitat evaluation, assessment, and data analysis, research, planning, program or policy development, and/or field-executed management programs. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Fisheries Biology, Aquaculture, Fisheries Management, Aquatic Ecology, Environmental Sciences, or other related Natural Resources degree. Experience: Three years governmental supervisory experience of a progressive nature in fisheries management, fish culture, fisheries-related data analysis, research, planning, program or policy development, and/or field-executed management; Three years experience in developing and managing budgets; Three years experience in coordinating with other state and federal agencies, non-governmental organizations, and diverse constituency groups. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of relevant laws, procedures, and department policies; Knowledge of pertinent ecosystem and fisheries research and management techniques; Knowledge of Texas coastal ecosystems and fishing industries; Knowledge of relevant laws, theory, and practices of ecosystem and fisheries-based science and management; Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration and management; Skill in the use of MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in handling multiple projects and organizing and executing complex assignments; Skill in effective verbal and written communications; Skill in planning and implementing ecosystem and fisheries management programs; Skill in working with a variety of constituent groups, including public and government entities; Skill in problem solving with staff and building and leading a team toward a common goal; Skill in interpreting policies and procedures; Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems; Ability to supervise and develop teamwork within a diverse group of individuals; Ability to maintain working relations with subordinates and with line personnel in other divisions; Ability to summarize plans and reports for understandable oral and written presentations; Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines; Ability to work as a team member to accomplish objectives; Ability to meet and work with the public; Ability to manage business function, division, or department activities; Ability to establish goals and objectives; Ability to devise solutions to administrative problems; Ability to develop and evaluate administrative policies and procedures; Ability to prepare reports; Ability to supervise the work of 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 pm with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; Required to work overtime, as necessary; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel up to 20% 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: Oct 5, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
Sep 15, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Kameron Moncus, (512) 389-4848 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Communications Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing and coordinating radio and telephone communications by following Standard Operational Procedures (SOP) to provide assistance to callers. Serves as the primary contact for agency officers, other state, federal, and local law enforcement agencies requesting assistance, information, or coordination. May be responsible for functioning as the Unit's Project Liaison for areas of expertise and special projects. 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: Police Communications Operator (PCO) I: No experience required; PCO II: One year of relevant experience; PCO III: Three years relevant experience. Licensure: Must possess a valid Texas driver's license prior to employment; Must have completed or be able to successfully pass, within 30 days of employment, a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Rules and Overviews for Jailers and Telecommunicators examination; Must possess or be able to obtain, within six months of employment, a Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) Basic Telecommunicators Course and Crisis Communications certification; Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, an approved Department of Public Safety (DPS) NLETS/TLETS Basic Procedures course and a TCIC/NCIC Full Access course; Must have completed or be able to successfully pass, within one year of employment, the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) State Telecommunicators examination; Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Telecommunicator License. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon passing examinations and obtaining and maintaining required licenses, certifications, and continuing education training. Geography: Must live, or relocate to, within 50 air miles of position of duty. Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States. Background: Applicants will be subjected to, and must successfully pass, a thorough and comprehensive background investigation. The applicant must be of good moral character and not have any of the following incidents in their criminal history: a conviction for any Felony or Class A Misdemeanor offense at any time; a conviction for any Class B Misdemeanor offense within 10 years prior to the date of application, which includes convictions for DWI (driving while intoxicated), DUID (driving under the influence of drugs), and BWI (boating while intoxicated); a conviction of any family violence offense currently on court-ordered community supervision, probation, or parole for any criminal offense above the grade of Class C Misdemeanor. NOTE: 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. Military Service: The applicant must not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions. Drug Use: The applicant may have no current illegal drug use and will be or must have been subjected to and successfully passed a drug screening procedure. Psychological Condition: The applicant must be or have been examined by a licensed psychologist and be declared to be in satisfactory psychological and emotional health prior to employment. Physical Condition: The applicant must be or have been examined by a licensed physician and be declared to be able to physically perform the essential duties of the position prior to employment. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience as a Police Communication Operator. Education: College coursework in Criminal Justice. Licensure: Current Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Telecommunicator license, DPS TCIC/NCIC Full Access, and Interpol Certifications. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: PCO I: Knowledge of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations pertaining to the operation of public safety communications equipment; Knowledge of automated and manual information systems and of the procedures used in entering and retrieving information; Knowledge of local geography, such as roads, highways, cities, towns, terrain, and landmarks in the area of operation; PCO II: Knowledge of PCO I; PLUS: Knowledge of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) communications equipment regulations; Considerable knowledge of local geography, especially the roads, highways, cities, towns, terrain, and landmarks in the area of operation; PCO III: Knowledge of PCO II; PLUS: Knowledge of complex local geography, such as roads, highways, cities, towns, terrain, and landmarks in the area of operation; PCO I: Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using standard office equipment; Skill in operating security equipment; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in the operation of telecommunications equipment; PCO II: Skills of PCO I; PLUS: Skill in using TPWD Law Enforcement communications radio equipment; Skill in using TPWD BRITS, LEC, OGTS, TLC, and other department-related computer systems; PCO III: Skills of PCO II; PLUS: Skill in coordinating special projects within communication center; PCO I: Ability to operate multi-channel, two-way radio systems, and telephone/switchboard; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to react to emergency situations while maintaining composure; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to effectively use operations and reference manuals, maps, and directories; Ability to handle crisis situations; Ability to maintain and prepare logs and reports; Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously, to comprehend and execute written and verbal instructions; Ability to operate automated and manual information systems; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; Ability to perform entry-level police and emergency management communications work as a licensed first responder; Ability to work under close supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; PCO II: Abilities of PCO I; PLUS: Ability to adapt quickly to a variety of personalities and situations; Ability to tolerate and react to high-stress situations and emergency situations while maintaining composure; Ability to work alone and independently on a regular basis; Ability to assist in training less tenured PCOs; Ability to analyze situations accurately, exercise proper judgment, establish priorities, and take appropriate action; Ability to determine callers' welfare from voice inflection and to anticipate need for assistance; Ability to comprehend and execute written and verbal instructions; Ability to operate automated and manual information systems; Ability to perform routine (journey-level) police and emergency management communications work as a licensed first responder; Ability to work under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; PCO III: Abilities of PCO II; PLUS: Ability to establish and operate temporary communications command sites during special assignments and/or disaster deployments; Ability to prioritize calls; Ability to perform complex (journey-level) police and emergency management communications work as a licensed first responder; Ability to works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 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 work overtime, as necessary; Required to adjust to changing schedules; Required to work a permanent or rotating shift; Required to perform independent shift work often without breaks; Required to respond to on-call situations; Required to perform work in a confined work environment; Must be able to work during inclement and sometimes hazardous weather conditions; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to pass a national fingerprint-based background check to maintain employment; 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: Sep 28, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Bay City, Texas, United States
Sep 15, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Len Polasek, (361) 790-0306 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Bay City Field Office, 2200 7th Street, 4th Floor, Bay City, TX 77414 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: NOTE: (1) Copy of an official college transcript(s) must be submitted with the application. Application will be considered incomplete without copy of official college transcript(s); (2) Resume and professional references are preferred and accepted, but not in lieu of an official state application for employment. Performs highly advanced (senior-level) natural resources work. Under the direction of the Region IV Wildlife Director, the Project Leader supervises all field activities, Wildlife Management Area (WMA) research projects, facility maintenance and operations, program specific activities, and manages the budget for the Central Coast Wetland Ecosystems Project (CCWEP). The CCWEP includes Nannie M. Stringfellow, Justin Hurst, Mad Island, and D.R. Wintermann WMAs. Supervises and provides training/training opportunities for WMA employees, prepares administrative and technical reports, regulation proposals, and supervises all other activities within the WMA Project. Responsible for the development of appropriate demonstrations, public use, and other public outreach which includes dissemination of information to the general public, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and other constituents of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) through various communication channels such as telephone, mail, news media, group presentations, etc. Responsible for building public support for TPWD programs and wildlife conservation. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive 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 preferably in Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Ecology, Range and Wildlife Management, or closely related field in Natural Resources Management. Major course work from bachelor's or post-bachelor's degree programs must include a minimum of 24 hours in Wildlife/Habitat Conservation, Wildlife/Natural Resources Management, Wildlife Biology, and/or Research Methods. Experience: Five years professional experience, not associated with the pursuit of undergraduate or graduate degree programs, as a wildlife biologist, ecologist or as a closely related natural resource scientist. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain within 30 days of employment a valid Texas Class "C" 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 Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Ecology, Range and Wildlife Management, or closely related field in Natural Resources Management may be substituted for one year of the required experience; Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Ph.D. in Wildlife Science, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Ecology, Range and Wildlife Management, or closely related field in Natural Resources Management may be substituted for two years of the required experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Licensure: Current National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) Fire Fighter Type II certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of life history, ecology, and management needs of wildlife species indigenous to Central Coast of Texas; Knowledge of basic computer operation and its application to wildlife management activities; Knowledge of land-use practices and their impacts on wildlife species; Knowledge of common farming and ranching operations and practices; Knowledge of common wetland management techniques; Knowledge of coastal wetland wildlife and coastal wetland wildlife habitat; Knowledge of Department programs, policies, procedures, and operations; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in planning, conducting and evaluating conservation outreach programs; Skill in communicating clearly, both verbally and in writing, on a broad range of fish, wildlife and habitat issues; Skill in collecting, analyzing and reporting advanced scientific data; Skill in coordinating with the public, universities, department personnel, media representatives and other governmental agencies; Skill in planning processes; Skills in using analytical software applications and GIS/GPS applications; Skill applying advanced wetland habitat enhancement techniques; Skill in planning, assigning, and/or supervising the work of others; Ability to effectively supervise and motivate assigned staff; Ability to exercise initiative and work both independently and as a team member; Ability to independently make informed and sound decisions in the absence of the supervisor; Ability to initiate, build and develop public support and involvement for TPWD's wildlife conservation programs; Ability to conduct literature reviews, plan, design, and implement field research; Ability to develop/manage operating budgets and oversee expenditures by staff; Ability to supervise and coordinate research activities or special projects; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; 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 on holidays, weekends and hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as necessary; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 25% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking work environment in State buildings and vehicles; TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Oct 5, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
Sep 15, 2021
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. A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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 selected for a position Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen OR applicants claiming Surviving Spouse or Orphan veterans' preference eligibility, you will need to provide supporting documentation on or before the first day of employment. TO APPLY Application must be completed at: https://capps.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobsearch.ftl?lang=en PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744 HIRING CONTACT: Tim Malinovsky, (512) 389-8540 GENERAL DESCRIPTION T exas Parks and Wildlife Department is hiring for Austin HQ Program Manager serving the Statewide construction project portfolio which ensures the legacy of providing outdoor recreation opportunities for future generations. This position will lead regional teams, consisting of project managers, contract managers, accountants, architects, engineers, construction managers, inspectors, surveyors and support staff. These teams are responsible for the program's project life-cycles and provide subject matter expertise during their respective project phases. Customer service and public relations are constant factors the team must manage from project inception until completion. Performs advanced (senior-level) project management work. Under the direction of the Infrastructure Project Delivery/Project Management Branch Manager (PMBM), this position is responsible for providing critical managerial oversight and reporting of the Capital project delivery for half the State of Texas, encompassing all partner Division facility locations as designated by geographical areas of responsibility. Monitors and provides guidance to the regional team comprised of Project Managers, Design Professionals, Contract Managers, Cost Accountants, and Construction field staff in an effort to achieve partner Division goals focused on the development and repair of critical capital infrastructure in support of the Agency's short-term and long-term strategies. Assigns and supervises the work of regional Project Managers. Performs complex program administration, project management guidance, conflict resolution, and technical assistance to the Regional team as well as all Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) partner Divisions. Performs multiple roles in managing the regional Capital programs and on occasion directly manages special projects. Responsible for managing multiple biennial programs monitoring their priorities, resource capabilities, validation of project schedules and budgets, oversees project execution from the project initiation through close out process. Directly supports the PMBM with the integration and consistent project management methodologies for the purpose of continuously reviewing, updating, and optimizing the Regional portfolio to ensure compliance with changing organizational strategies, budgets, goals and objectives. Directly responsible for the regional portfolio in meeting the overall Agency goals supporting the Infrastructure Division role. 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 in Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management or closely related field. Experience: Seven years experience in project management of real property construction programs, which may include land development, building facility, civil, water or wastewater, and road construction projects; Experience in administrative processes, budgeting, scheduling, cost estimating, total quality management, team building and organizational development. NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must possess a valid State driver's license. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience with project management of real property construction programs, which may include land development, building facility, civil, water or wastewater, and road; Experience in public speaking and presentation. Licensure: Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification as issued by the Project Management Institute. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of Project Management theories and practices applicable to limited-scope projects; Knowledge of systems and procedures used to evaluate a third-party vendor's performance; Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to the administration of the project undertaken (International Building Code; Americans with Disabilities Act; NFPA 101 - Life Safety; OSHA); Knowledge of Project Management processes, tools and techniques; Knowledge of Sustainable Building Methods and Systems; Knowledge of the construction process, construction management techniques, proper construction contract documentation, and building operations; Knowledge of applicable codes and standards; Knowledge of construction estimating and appropriate levels of estimating as it applies to origination, planning, and bid costs for capital projects; Knowledge of project activity and resource scheduling; Knowledge of alternative energy technologies, Sustainable Design, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) principles; Knowledge of project management theories and practices applicable to projects of moderate scope; Knowledge of Project Management systems, techniques, and processes (Project Management Institute or similar); Knowledge of engineering and/or architectural design principles, site planning, practices, methods, systems and processes; Knowledge of professional consultant selection and various construction procurement methods used by governmental agencies under state law; Knowledge of Project Management theories and practices applicable to projects that are complex in scope; Knowledge of outdoor resource-based recreational facilities and supporting infrastructure requirements; Knowledge of Building Owners and Managers Association methods and practices for governmental and commercial buildings; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Project; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in project management monitoring; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in using scheduling software and techniques; Skill in operating a digital camera; Skill in operating large format scanners and plotters; Skill in meeting deadlines; Skill in estimating construction costs for design work; Skill in negotiating comprehensive scopes and budgets using various methods and operational requirements needed for the design and construction of a wide variety of facilities; Skill in negotiating Design and Construction contracts; Skill in reviewing construction specifications and construction documents; Skill in directing the timely delivery of project deliverables; Skill in managing several programs simultaneously; Skill in making independent, sound, timely decisions; Skill in addressing changes in scope or timing; Skill in directing project resources to achieve the timely delivery of project deliverables; Ability to exercise sound judgement in making critical decisions; Ability to analyze complex information and develop plans to address identified issues; Ability to demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills; Ability to prepare reports and charts; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to build, motivate, and sustain effective teams; Ability to work independently with little supervision; Ability to influence outcomes and persuade others; Ability to effectively conduct public meetings; Ability to persuade or motivate external contractors, sub-contractors or internal division and department colleagues to adopt action conforming to specific goals in response to project objective; Ability to make decisions involving major impacts on project cost and time; Ability to establish program goals and objectives; Ability to identify program risks and gaps; Ability to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others; Ability to train others; Ability to make compelling presentations to large and diverse groups; Ability to perform policy, program, and fiscal analysis; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 30 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to perform 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 30 lbs.; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 15% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Oct 5, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE San Angelo, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Jarrett Miller, (325) 277-3258 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS : San Angelo State Park, 3900 Mercedes Street, San Angelo, TX 76901 GENERAL DESCRIPTION NOTE: Temporary position contingent upon funding with fluctuating full-time/part-time hours based on operational needs. Under the direction of the Maintenance Specialist Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing entry -level custodial duties and assisting with the operation and maintenance of San Angelo State Park. Duties include cleaning, landscaping such as mowing and weed eating, maintenance and repairs to facilities, equipment and grounds. Prepares various reports. Provides assistance and information to visitors 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. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Completion of 8th grade. Experience: Experience in areas such as custodial, general building cleaning and 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 repair techniques to facilities and grounds; Knowledge of grounds maintenance; Knowledge of general cleaning techniques; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Knowledge of working with diverse audiences and age groups; 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 working with diverse groups and cultures; Ability to safely operate mowers and weed eaters; Ability to accurately follow instructions; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work with diverse groups; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple and changing priorities; 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 park with overnight camping; Required to work 30 to 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; 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 and health insurance rates; Required to perform work outdoors, occasionally in adverse weather conditions; Required to adjust to changing schedules; Required to respond to emergency and on-call situations; 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; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPOSRTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Sep 27, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Canyon, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Jeff Davis, (806) 488-2227 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 11450 Park Road 5, Canyon, TX 79015 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the Assistant Office Manager, this position is responsible for daily office operations at Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Performs entry-level customer service work. Provides customer service, performs revenue collection, accounting, permit sales, and automated camper registration. Clerical tasks include answering telephones, processing incoming and outgoing mail, report data entry, preparing correspondence, and filing. Interprets policies and provides information to park visitors and general public. Handles complaints and emergencies and interacts with a large volume of park visitors. Assists Assistant Office Manager with maintaining inventory of resale items and office supplies, brochures, and visitor information packets. Conducts routine cleaning of park headquarters building. 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. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures; Knowledge of general office procedures; 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 prepare and maintain records, files and reports; Ability to transfer merchandise/stock; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to use automated camper registration systems; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple and changing priorities; Ability to make sound judgment decisions based upon data available and in short time frames; Ability to communicate and interact effectively with members of the public and to respond to public inquires in a timely manner; Ability to perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 30 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work in a high visitation park with overnight camping; 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 schedules; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 5% with possible overnight stays; Must perform manual labor, including lifting supplies and materials up to 30 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: Sep 27, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Calliham, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Cody Edwards, (361) 786-3868 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Choke Canyon State Park, 358 Recreation Road 8, Calliham, TX 78007 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs complex (journey-level) building maintenance and construction work. Under the direction of the Park Management Team, this position is responsible for performing all phases in the daily operation and maintenance of park facilities, grounds and equipment at Choke Canyon State Park. Operates all types of equipment such as trucks, tractors, mowers, hand tools and power tools. Provides quality visitor services by issuing permits, collecting revenue, providing information and registering visitors using an automated registration system. Assists in enforcing park rules and regulations, performs resource management tasks and interprets the parks natural resources. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Completes all reports as needed. 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: Three years facility, equipment or grounds maintenance experience. Licensure: If driving is required, applicant must posses a valid State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: Thirty semester hours from an accredited college or university may substitute for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience in customer service; Experience working with the public. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general facility, equipment and grounds maintenance; Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, janitorial and mechanical maintenance and repair tasks; Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection; 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 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; Skill in using hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chain saws, tractors, vehicles, generators and other mechanical equipment; Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions; Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment; Ability to follow park rules and regulations; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to accurately handle cash and account for revenue collected; 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 in a 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 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 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: Sep 27, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Marfa, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Laura Jennings, (432) 229-3613 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Big Bend Ranch State Park, 1900 Sauceda Ranch Road, Marfa, TX 79843 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is located in a very remote and rugged portion of the Chihuahuan Desert. Amenities are limited and cell signal is not reliable. It is recommended that applicants review, research, and visit the area before applying. Performs complex (journey-level) building maintenance and construction work. Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for the overall maintenance of park grounds, facilities, including livestock, vehicles and equipment for Big Bend Ranch State Park. Provides visitor services, including revenue collection and public relations functions. Performs all phases of maintenance to include: minor repairs of buildings, equipment, fences, water lines, windmills, mowing, plumbing, electrical, daily janitorial cleaning of restrooms/lodging facilities and laundry operations. Performs all aspects of groundskeeping, to include hiking trail maintenance and erosion control practices. Operates all types of equipment including hand and power tools, mowers, tractors and other equipment. Conducts daily animal husbandry duties as needed. 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. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from High School or GED. Experience: Three years facility, equipment or grounds maintenance experience. 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 may substitute for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: One year general office work experience in computers, daily and monthly reports and customer service; Experience working with the general public and volunteers; Experience on USFS, NPS, AmeriCorps or similar trail crew. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general office procedures; Knowledge of general maintenance techniques and minor repairs of facilities and equipment; Knowledge of operation and maintenance repair of vehicles, tractors, diesel equipment and small engine equipment; Knowledge of general grounds and landscaping techniques; Knowledge of general trail maintenance and construction tools and techniques; Knowledge of erosion control practices; Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry, electrical, masonry, janitorial and mechanical maintenance and repair tasks; Knowledge of general custodial work and housekeeping; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in using 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; Skill in performing construction repairs to include minor plumbing, mechanical, carpentry and electrical repair; Skill in using hand power tools, mowers, tractors, 4-wheel drive vehicles, and other mechanical equipment; Skill in working with horses/cattle and general ranch work; Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions; 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 assist with interpreting and enforcing park rules and regulations; Ability to communicate effectively with the public; Ability to learn proper and sustainable trail building and maintenance techniques; Ability to perform manual labor including, lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with the TPWD safety program. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work in a public park with overnight and day use; 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 respond to emergencies and on-call situations and public service requests; 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: Sep 27, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Glen Rose, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Shannon Blalock, (254) 867-7961 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Dinosaur Valley State Park, 1629 Park Road 59, Glen Rose, TX 76043 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs advanced (senior-level) park/historic site management work. Under the direction of the Region V Director, this position is responsible for the preservation, protection, operation and maintenance of Dinosaur Valley State Park. Responsibilities include, cultural and natural resource stewardship, financial management, budget planning, preparation and monitoring, revenue management, human resources management to include recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce, security and safety programs, maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds and equipment, customer service, public relations, marketing and promotion efforts that includes a diverse visitor base, interpretation and education, special events, community outreach that includes a diverse/underserved visitor base, volunteer development and coordination of partnerships. Works under minimal 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. Experience: Four years experience in (1) natural/cultural resource management; OR (2) interpretation/ education; OR (3) general maintenance; OR (4) public safety; OR (5) promotions, public relations, marketing; OR (6) financial management, budgeting and business development; Two years experience as a supervisor or team leader. NOTE: Experience may have occurred concurrently. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class "C" Texas driver's license. NOTE: Retention of this position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Education: 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 revenue and budget management; Experience in personnel management. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of all phases of park administration and operations; Knowledge of natural and cultural resource management; Knowledge of interpretation/education programs; Knowledge of forecasting revenue, cost control and profitability; 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 personnel management and effectively supervising employees while maintaining and fostering a positive team environment; Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other state agencies and organizations; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in conducting fiscal control functions and accounting for revenue collected; Skill in making independent, sound and timely decisions; Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair, or construction of park facilities and grounds as well as maintenance and repair of equipment; Ability to complete correspondence, reports, presentations and special assignments; Ability to develop and maintain financial systems, accountability of budgets, revenue collections, expenditure systems and purchasing, inventories, and agency property; Ability to develop marketing and promotional activities and special events; Ability to effectively manage and supervise Law Enforcement operations; Ability to enforce appropriate park rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to handle complaints, emergencies, stressful situations, and large groups of people; 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; 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 respond to emergency and on-call situations; 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 housing deduction of $197.16. Housing rate is established by oversight agencies and may change according to market value; 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 office buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Sep 27, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Captain Cliff Swofford, (817) 831-3128 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: 5400 Airport Freeway, Suite E, Haltom City, TX 76117 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for performing advanced (senior-level) administrative support work for the Law Enforcement Division Regional and District Offices. Acts as team lead and assist in training of new and existing Customer Service Representatives. Responsible for the registration and titling of boats and motors and sales of licenses and permits. Compiles license and boat/motor fee reports and correspondence from regional/district personnel. Oversees cash deposits and reconciliation of accounts, boat registrations revenue, license revenue and court fine/arrest revenue. Conducts purchasing activities and helps clerks with assisting customers. 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 administrative support experience. 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 TPWD, LE Division and regional policies, procedures and programs; Knowledge of general office administration and administrative support practices; Knowledge of accounting/accountability of revenue collection; Knowledge of basic mathematics; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in using standard office equipment; Skill in MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in organizing workloads and changing priorities, working under tight deadlines and multi-tasking effectively; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in using agency computer software, including Boat Registration Information and Titling System (BRITS), TLC, Oracle, Microsoft Office, LES, BIS; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in training others; Skill in organizing workloads and changing priorities, working under tight deadlines and multi-tasking effectively; Skill in managing several projects simultaneously; Ability to develop and present training material; Ability to explain Law Enforcement Division policies, procedures, regulations and programs to customers and constituent groups; Ability to interpret and apply Agency and Division regulations, policies and procedures; Ability to maintain flexibility and work with frequent interruptions and multiple changing priorities; 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 25 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 25 lbs.; Required to travel 5%; 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: Sep 27, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Lindale, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Kevin Herriman, (903) 881-8233 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: Old Sabine Bottom Wildlife Management Area, 21187 CR 4106, Lindale, TX 78771 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Performs routine (journey-level) fish and wildlife conservation work. Under the immediate supervision of the Northeast Texas Ecosystem Project Leader, this position is responsible for assisting with habitat management, infrastructure maintenance, equipment maintenance, grounds keeping, public use, and research at the Old Sabine Bottom Wildlife Management Area (WMA) within the Northeast Texas Ecosystem Project. Work involves the collection of biological data and assisting with wildlife research projects as assigned. Main emphasis will be on the management of wildlife habitat and maintaining and repairing infrastructure/complex equipment needed for research, habitat management or maintenance activities. Assists with public hunting and other public use programs on assigned area where applicable. Provides wildlife management information to hunters, land managers, other user groups and the general public. Works under moderate supervision, with minimal latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Performs additional duties as assigned, to include assisting on other project WMAs and assisting as needed within Wildlife Region 3. Complies with all Agency, Division Branch rules, regulations and procedures. Note: Current TPWD Fish & Wildlife Technicians I-II may apply for this position at their current classification title and at the established Wildlife Division salary rate. Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Graduation from High School or GED. Experience: Two years relevant experience. Licensure: Must possess a valid class "A" Texas Commercial driver's license OR must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class "C" Texas driver's license and convert to a class "A" Commercial driver's license within one year of employment. NOTE: Retention of position is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses and compliance with State and Federal regulations including the Department of Transportation (DOT) required drug and alcohol testing. Must possess or be able to obtain, within one year of employment, the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Fire Fighter Type II certification. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses and certification and compliance with state and federal regulations. Physical Requirements: Must be able to pass, within one year of employment, the FFTII moderate duty physical fitness standard (walk 2 miles with a 25 lb pack in 30 minutes or less) OR the arduous duty physical fitness standard (walk 3 miles with a 45 lb pack in 45 minutes or less). NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon meeting and maintaining physical requirements. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field may substitute for the required experience. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Two years of work experience in wildlife management, farm or ranch operations, building maintenance, vehicle repairs, heavy equipment operation and maintenance; Two years of experience using computers to include word processing and spreadsheet programs. Licensure: A valid Class "A" Commercial driver's license (CDL); Current National Wildfire Coordinating Group's (NWCG) Fire Fighter II Type certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of farming and livestock practices, wildlife habitats, and wildlife species indigenous to: East Texas, Blackland Prairie, Post Oak Savannah and Pineywoods ecological regions; Knowledge of terrestrial and aquatic herbicides and their application; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in operating GPS unit and GIS (ArcMap); Skill in operating common farming and ranching machinery and heavy equipment to include: skid steer, farm tractors, shredders, discs, backhoe, and chainsaws; Skill in welding, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, fencing, mechanical, and road maintenance; Skill in operating specialized equipment such as jon boat less than 20 ft. in length, Off-Road Vehicles (ORVs), All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), mowers, and trailers; Skill in using hand tools, power tools, and mechanical equipment; Ability to perform grounds maintenance activities such as mowing and weed eating; Ability to plan, coordinate and organize assigned work activities; Ability to observe and record biological data; Ability to meet and deal effectively with the public, landowners and co-workers; Ability to maintain accurate records, comply with purchasing documentation, and prepare written correspondence; Ability to assist with management, research and conducting public hunts for extended periods of time; Ability to perform manual labor including lifting supplies and materials up to 50 lbs.; Ability to repair and maintain specialized equipment such as jon boats, farm equipment, vehicles, mowers, trailers, small engines; Ability to work both independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to perform basic report writing; 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 on holidays, weekends, and hours other than 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as necessary; 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 heavy equipment and farm machinery; Required to work in remote field locations; Required to pass drug screening prior to employment; Required to pass a previous employment drug testing history verification for all CDL positions held within the past two years; Subject to random, post-accident and reasonable cause testing for the duration of employment; Required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 20% with possible overnight stays; Non-smoking environment in State buildings and vehicles. TPWD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Oct 4, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Austin, Texas, United States
Sep 14, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Jennifer Feliciano, (512) 389-4944 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: NOTE: Salary will be commensurate with experience and certification(s). Are you interested in an exciting and challenging career as a public servant? If so, then search no further! The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) proudly serves the people of Texas by providing high quality outdoor recreational opportunities while managing and conserving our state's natural and cultural resources. Our Infrastructure Division provides sustainable planning, design and construction support to our partner divisions. In order for our partner divisions to carry out their missions successfully, they need accessible and dependable work sites. Responsible for securing and skillfully negotiating the construction, maintenance and repair work necessary, our Infrastructure Contract Manager follows strict standards and practices to ensure that the money we spend is put to its best possible use. If you have growth mindset and you thrive under pressure, you are probably a great fit for our team! We are seeking a Contract Manager with strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to be flexible in a fast paced and constantly changing environment. Under the direction of the Contracting Branch Manager, this position performs moderately complex purchasing and contracting work to procure minor construction services, related professional services, and goods and services, in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Provides support and oversight to the division's Minor Construction assigned project teams through the development, management, and evaluation of a broad range of procurement and contracting needs. Work may require contact with agency officials and private entities. Serves as the division's purchasing liaison and as a contract liaison between agency management, contractors, Architect & Engineering firms and other customers. Responsible for managing the contract lifecycle and establishing work plans and priorities to meet agency goals and objectives. May be responsible for monitoring, tracking and reviewing the work of others. Ensures all procurement reporting requirements are met. Complexity of work assigned and level of supervision, latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement will be consistent with the purchasing classification level assigned, as well the awarded level of authority for soliciting and awarding contracts per the TPWD policy. 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 or post Bachelor degree in Business or Public Administration, Business Law, Finance, Purchasing, or closely related field. Experience: Contract Specialist II: Two years full-time experience with purchasing, contract development, contract administration, contract management, contract evaluation or project management. Contract Specialist III: Three years full-time experience with purchasing, contract development, contract administration, contract management, contract evaluation or project management. Licensure: Must possess or be able to obtain, within six months of employment, a Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) Certified Texas Purchasing Manager (CTPM) or Certified Texas Contract Developer (CTCD) certification; Must possess or be able to obtain, within six months of employment, a Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) a Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM) certification. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses and certifications. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Education: One additional year of the required experience may substitute for 30 semester hours of the required education, with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours. Experience: Thirty additional semester hours beyond a Bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Business Law, Finance, Purchasing, or closely related field from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one year of the required experience, with a maximum substitution of two years. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Contract Specialist II: Experience: Two years of experience in purchasing and/or contracting at a Texas state agency, college or university, or local unit of government; Experience in using statewide Term Contracts, TXMAS contracts, Open Market processes, the CMBL and the Texas statewide purchasing system; Experience with planning, developing, drafting, managing or overseeing contracts per the guidelines and procedures published in the Texas Procurement and Contract Management Guide; Licensure: Current Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) Certified Texas Purchasing Manager (CTPM) or Certified Texas Contract Developer (CTCD) certification. Contract Specialist III: Experience of a Contract Specialist II; PLUS: Experience in all aspects of construction and professional design service contracting from solicitation through closeout, at a Texas state agency or Texas institution of higher education; Experience with the standard Uniform General Conditions for State of Texas construction projects; Experience with State of Texas Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel Systems (CAPPS); Experience developing solicitations including but not limited to Invitation for Bids (IFB), Request for Proposals (RFP), and Request for Qualifications (RFQ); Experience with eBuilder or similar Construction Management Software; Licensure of a Contract Specialist II; PLUS: Current Statewide Procurement Division (SPD) Certified Texas Contract Manager (CTCM) certification. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: CONTRACT SPECIALIST II: Knowledge of applicable local, state, or federal rules, regulations, and policies, as well as related legislative and legal practices and procedures, relating to procurement and contract administration HUB program rules and regulations; Knowledge of procurement methods and procedures, of state procurement principles and practices; Knowledge of the State procurement and contracting policies and procedures as published in the Texas Procurement and Contract Management Guide; Knowledge of developing specifications, solicitation and negotiating and awarding contracts; CONTRACT SPECIALIST III: Knowledge of Contract Specialist II; PLUS: Knowledge of public bidding, public works contracting, and negotiating and developing contracts; Knowledge of governmental insurance and bonding requirements; CONTRACT SPECIALIST II: Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in effectively managing daily workload responsibilities to timely meet division goals; Skill in providing quality customer service in a courteous and professional manner; Skill in record keeping, records management and accurate data entry into relational databases or spreadsheets; Skill in using MS Word, Excel and Outlook; CONTRACT SPECIALIST III: Skill of Contract Specialist II; PLUS: Skill in evaluating and comparing the product specifications contract details, and cost elements of a bid or proposal; Skill in researching and preparing highly complex specifications, solicitations and contract documents; Skill in managing and executing multiple tasks and managing and tracking multiple projects concurrently; CONTRACT SPECIALIST II: Ability to perform complex (journey-level) contract management work; Ability to work under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; Ability to write and edit contracts, requirements, specifications, solicitations, and related correspondence; Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and regulations; Ability to write and edit contract requirements and specifications; Ability to research and compare product, quality, performance, and options with requirements of the government; Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and stressful situations; Ability to conduct work activities in accordance with TPWD safety program; CONTRACT SPECIALIST III: Abilities of Contract Specialist II; Plus: Ability to perform highly complex (senior-level) contract management work; Ability to work under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment; Ability to effectively demonstrate negotiation and facilitation skills with little supervision; Ability to analyze unique or challenging contracting issues and identify alternative courses of action, modify specialized requirements, and solve a variety of contract difficulties. WORKING CONDITIONS: Required to work from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; alternative work schedule may be available; Teleworking is an option barring TPWD policy, eligibility and agreements are met and sustained; Required to work overtime, as necessary; 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 OPPORTUNTIY EMPLOYER Closing Date: Oct 4, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Fort Davis, Texas, United States
Sep 11, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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) 389-4336 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD State Park Region 1 Office at Davis Mountains State Park, Texas Highway 118N 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 performing complex work in the field of natural or 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 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 of experience in interpretive writing; Two years of 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 50% 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: Sep 24, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Karnack, Texas, United States
Sep 11, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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 True, (903) 566-0535 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Caddo Lake State Park, 245 Park Road 2, Karnack, TX 75661 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: NOTE: Selected candidate will be required to live on-site in State housing with a monthly deduction of $193.33 . Housing rate is established by TPWD policy, calculated using federal guidelines, and may change according to market value. Performs highly complex (senior-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 Caddo Lake 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; public safety programs; maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds, and equipment; customer service, public relations, marketing, and promotion; and 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 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. Experience: Four 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; or (6) personnel management; or (7) administrative oversight; 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 State driver's license. ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS: Education: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) employees hired prior to January 1, 1998 with a minimum of sixty hours may substitute two years of TPWD experience in park/historic site management, supervision or operations for the required degree. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience as a supervisor or team leader in park/historic site operations and management; Experience in budget development and management; Experience in managing and developing personnel; Experience with community outreach and coordination of partnerships; Experience managing natural, cultural, and other park/historic site resources. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of all phases of park/historic site administration and operations; Knowledge of personnel management; Knowledge of cultural and natural resource management; Knowledge of accounting and accountability of revenue collection; Knowledge of interpretation/education programs; Knowledge of maintenance management; Knowledge of human resource management; Skill in using MS Word, Excel, and Outlook; Skill in effective verbal and written communication; Skill in planning, assigning, and/or supervising the work of others; Skill in personnel management and effectively supervising employees while maintaining and fostering a team environment; Skill in effective interaction with staff at all levels of the department and other State agencies and organizations; Skill in public relations and developing beneficial relationships and promotional partnerships with volunteer groups, leased concessionaires, and other outside agencies/organizations; Skill in making independent, sound, and timely decisions; Skill in the administration of business operations and facilities; Skill in overseeing equipment usage, and ground repairs and techniques; Ability to develop and follow Fiscal Control Plans; Ability to carry out public and employee safety programs; Ability to coordinate maintenance, repair, or construction of park/historic site facilities, as well as maintenance/repair of equipment; Ability to work under stressful conditions; Ability to maintain strict confidentiality; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work as a member of a team; Ability to accurately handle transactions and account for revenue collected; Ability to develop and maintain financial systems, accountability of budgets, purchasing, revenue collections, inventories, and agency property; Ability to effectively manage and respond to complaints, emergencies, stressful situations, and large groups of people; Ability to enforce appropriate park/historic site rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner; Ability to manage financial systems, accountability of budgets, purchasing, revenue collection, inventory, and property; 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/historic site 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 emergencies and on-call situations; 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 $193.33 . Housing rate is established by TPWD policy, calculated using federal guidelines, and may change according to market value; May be required to operate a State vehicle; Required to travel 10% 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: Oct 1, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE Canyon, Texas, United States
Sep 11, 2021
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. A scanned copy of a college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable). 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: Jeff Davis, (806) 476-9783 PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Palo Duro Canyon State Park, 11450 Park Road 5, Canyon, TX 79015 GENERAL DESCRIPTION: NOTE (1): This position involves full operation and maintenance of surface water treatment plants and a potable water distribution system. NOTE (2): This position involves full operation and maintenance of raw/untreated wastewater collection systems and wastewater treatment plants. Performs highly complex (senior-level) construction, restoration, renovation, and maintenance work. Under the direction of the Assistant Park Superintendent and Lead Utility Plant Operator (UPO), this position is responsible for performing all phases of maintenance and repair to water and wastewater treatment systems, buildings, equipment, and associated grounds for Palo Duro Canyon State Park. This includes the water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Performs maintenance task with all types of equipment, including but not limited to: power mowers, electric/power tools, tractors, trucks, and other gasoline/diesel/electrical/manual-operated tools and equipment. Assists in all areas of utility plant operations. Ensures all Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) reports are prepared accurately and submitted on time. Advises park visitors of the rules and regulations of the park, provides customer services and issues permits. Performs additional duties as assigned. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures. Qualifications: 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 TCEQ; Must possess or be able to obtain, within two years of employment, a Class "C" Water and Wastewater license issued by the TCEQ. NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required licenses and compliance with the TCEQ Criminal Conviction Guidelines. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Experience working with the public. Licensure: Current Class "D" Water and Wastewater license issued by the TCEQ; Current Class "C" Water and Wastewater license issued by the TCEQ. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of general maintenance techniques; Knowledge of facility, equipment, and grounds maintenance repairs and techniques; Knowledge of TCEQ rules and regulations on the proper operation and performance standards for water distribution systems and water treatment systems; Knowledge of TCEQ rules and regulations on the proper operation and performance standards for wastewater collection systems and wastewater treatment systems; Knowledge general custodial duties; Knowledge accounting/accountability of revenue collection; Knowledge of industrial safety procedures, equipment, training, and program administration; Knowledge of basic plumbing, carpentry and electrical repairs to buildings, facilities, and grounds; Knowledge of basic mathematics; 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 equipment/vehicle repair and trail maintenance; Skill in basic report writing and development and maintaining records; Skill in using hand and power tools, mowers, trimmers, chainsaws, tractors, vehicles, generators, and other mechanical equipment; Skill in establishing and maintaining effective work relationships with co-workers and work-related contacts; Skill in facility, equipment, and grounds repair programs and techniques; Skill in equipment and electronic maintenance; Skill in selecting appropriate tools and equipment; Skill in troubleshooting situations to determine appropriate actions to resolve problems; Ability to work effectively and courteously with the public; Ability to work independently with little or no supervision; Ability to work effectively as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment; Ability to follow park rules and regulations; 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 complete assigned tasks in a timely manner with all quality standards achieved; 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 pm with days off other than Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; Required to work overtime, as necessary; 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: Sep 24, 2021, 11:59:00 PM