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State of Massachusetts Seasonal Forest And Park Supervisor III (Pittsfield OHV Program) Summer 2024 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

POSITION INFORMATION: Location: Pittsfield State Forest, Pittsfield Start Date: 4/7/24 End Date: 10/26/24 The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. DCR is a dynamic and diverse agency which includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, skating rinks, trails and parkways. The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Seasonal Forest & Park Supervisor III - OHV The Seasonal Forest & Park Supervisor III - OHV is responsible for supervising the maintenance and safe use of off-highway vehicle, multi-use trails in the West Region. The incumbent of this position determines work priorities and resources, assigns and supervises staff, compiles and reviews data, writes and reports on grant funding, performs trail work and provides reports of all activities and incidents. Please note, if you are selected for this position and will be working less than 90 days, the position will automatically revert to a short-term position. Our short-term positions are not part of the salary scale that is advertised within this job posting. Should this position revert to a short-term seasonal position (less than 90 days), your salary rate will be discussed with you during the interview phase of the process. * * SPECIFC DUTIES: Supervises the maintenance of assigned recreational areas, including such activities astrail repair, new trail design, and storm damage response. Determines manpower and equipment resources necessary to accomplish assigned tasks. Maintains records and prepares reports concerning assigned work to provide information and make appropriate recommendations. Coordinates the activities and work of volunteers, court-referred individuals, etc. May prepares budgets for assigned areas by projecting resource needs and preparing required documentation for agency’s budget request. May prepare grant applications and oversee grant tracking activities for OHV program. Monitors the activities involved in park and roadways maintenance work. Compiles and reviews data concerning effectiveness of park maintenance activities to prepare reports for supervisor Provides on-the-job training for new employees. Prepares reports as required; maintains records and logs on such matters as time and attendance of assigned personnel; performs routine vehicle maintenance inspections; and operates motor vehicles and other park machinery and equipment as required. Inspects damage to park areas, roadways, parking lots, equipment, etc. as a result of storms, vandalism and accidents to estimate the cost of labor and materials required for repairs and/or replacements Performs related work as assigned. Ability to work in a team setting. Ability to exercise sound judgment. Required to work outdoors in all types of weather. Work varied shifts and/or irregular hours; and stand for prolonged periods of time. Salaries are based upon full-time/40 hours worked per week. Work schedules and days off are at the discretion of the Supervisor. This position may require working weekends and/or holidays. Preferred Qualifications: Possession of a current and valid Mass Driver's license. Ability to work outside in inclement weather, work odd hours with expectations for working overtime opportunities and holidays. Hoisters license Experience maintaining and constructing multi-use trails Experience grant-writing Safe operation of off-highway vehicles such as ATV’s and UTV’s First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the field of forestry, parks or recreational management and (B) of which at least two years must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. An Associate's or higher degree with a major in forestry, natural resources management or parks and/or recreation management may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: No substitutions will be permitted for the required (B) experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's License. _Comprehensive Benefits_ When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! *An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Community and Social Services* *Organization: Department of Conservation & Recreation *Title: *Seasonal Forest And Park Supervisor III (Pittsfield OHV Program) Summer 2024 Location: Massachusetts-Pittsfield-Cascade Street Requisition ID: 240002T3