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
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
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
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,
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
Initiates requests for capital outlay funds and monitor capital
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.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS:
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
- 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)
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.