Seasonal Forest & Park Supervisor I
Myles Standish State Forest, Carver, MA
Start Date: ASAP
End Date: 10/16/2021
# of openings: 1
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
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 agency,
and is one of the largest park systems in the nation. The DCR
system 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 Forest & Park Supervisor I.
Supervises and performs work relative to the seasonal operation,
administration and maintenance of the assigned facility including
such activities as grounds maintenance, snow removal, building and
equipment maintenance and repair and recreational programming.
Supervises assigned staff performing visitor recreation and/or
education services, facility maintenance and resource protection
programs. Specific responsibilities relative to staff management
include: work assignment and scheduling; work performance review
and evaluation; and staff development and training.
Maintains, communicates and enforces professional standards for
the quality of visitor services, staff appearance, facility
maintenance, public safety and resource protection.
Develops and maintains professional and/or service relationships
with Friends Group, users and other organizations having particular
interest in the assigned area, or areas.
Communicates park activities, incidents, and programs to other
Departmental staff, Departmental communication includes the
preparation of various written reports, electronic communication
via computer, telephone and radio transmission.
Prepares reports and maintains records regarding the daily,
weekly, monthly and seasonal operation of the assigned area to
provide information and make appropriate recommendations.
Coordinates the activities and work of volunteers, court
referred individuals, etc.
Performs related duties such as determining supply needs;
operating and performing routine maintenance on various types of
equipment and vehicles; providing information to the general
public; interviewing candidates for employment; providing on the
job training; and using small hand tools; and other duties as
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of the laws, rules,
regulations, policies, procedures, specifications, standards and
guidelines governing assigned unit activities.
Knowledge of the geographic composition of the assigned work
Knowledge of the types and uses of agency forms.
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.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply
within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or
equivalent part-time, technical or professional experience in the
field of forestry, parks or recreational management, or (B) any
equivalent combination of the required experience and the
I. An Associate's degree or higher with a major in forestry,
natural resources management or parks and recreation management may
be substituted for the required experience.*
* Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis
of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a
current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females,
minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply.