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SUMMER21 Seasonal Forest & Park Supervisor II Myles Standish State Forest

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Carver
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Number of Positions: 1

Position: Seasonal Forest & Park Supervisor II

Location: Myles Standish State Forest

Start Date: 4/4/2021

End Date: 10/30/2021

Please note, if you are selected for this position and you are hired after May 23, 2021 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.

About the Department of Conservation and Recreation:

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 II.


Supervises the maintenance of assigned recreational areas, including such activities as grounds maintenance,snow removal, building and equipment maintenance, and repair and removal of hazardous trees or limbs.

Inspects the condition of state-operated forest and park recreational areas and facilities to determine their suitability for public use, ensures compliance with safety standards and determines maintenance needs.

Patrols recreational areas and facilities to maintain security and ensures compliance with applicable rules, regulations and policies.

Issues permits or gives permission for the use of recreational facilities, park areas, etc. and collects related fees.

Maintains records and prepares reports concerning assigned work to provide information and make appropriate recommendations.

Organizes and implements recreational and cultural programs, including sports competitions, nature walks, shows, etc. for the enjoyment of visitors to the parks.

Coordinates the activities and work of volunteers, court-referred individuals, etc.

Determines supply needs; operates and performs routine maintenance on various types of equipment and vehicles; provides information to the general public; interviews candidates for employment; provides on-the-job training; and uses small hand tools.

Monitors the operation, administration and maintenance of a major recreation area with one or more satellite areas or a heritage park consisting of a visitors center, extensive grounds and multiple recreational facilities including performance stages, boathouses, etc.

Represents the agency at meetings and conferences with representatives of federal, state and municipal agencies and community and other groups to provide information concerning agency objectives and to obtain their cooperation in achieving those goals and/or to resolve problems.

Prepares budgets for assigned areas by projecting resource needs and preparing required documentation for agency's budget request.

Initiates requests for capital outlay funds and monitor capital outlay expenditures.

Resume must be attached to application.

Performs related duties as assigned.

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.

This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.


Applicants must have at least (A) three 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 one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.


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 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.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: State of Massachusetts, Brockton , SUMMER21 Seasonal Forest & Park Supervisor II Myles Standish State Forest, Other , Carver, Massachusetts

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