Administrative Office Specialist III

Natural Bridge State Park
Job Description
Administrative Office Specialist III
Volunteer/Event Coordinator
Closes On: 12/13/2019

Natural Bridge State Park

Hiring Range: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour

Position number: NB015

The Volunteer/ Event Coordinator is a critical position overseeing the volunteer initiatives and alternative staffing at Natural Bridge State Park. Additionally, the position is the liaison to expertise-specific partnership groups which supplement the education and preservation of the cultural and natural resources of the park for the benefit of the public now and for future generations in keeping with the mission statement of Virginia State Parks and the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in recruiting, scheduling, and supervising volunteers and volunteer groups.  Has the ability to organize, to prepare for projects, and to develop, plan, facilitate, schedule, and coordinate special events. Experience communicating: verbally, in social media, emails, and newsletters.  Has the ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail in a fast pace environment.  Experience in being the point of contact for the organization and special events.  Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt appropriate course of action.  Experience working with volunteers in a capacity that leads them and utilizes their skills to complete the tasks that are provided.  Ability to recruit volunteers, showing how they actually solicited and developed relationships and connection with volunteer individuals and groups.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of college education with major study in parks and recreation, education, communication, marketing, or public administration.  Experience in park interpretation, outdoor recreation, volunteer management, or specialist event coordination which may be substituted for education. Demonstrate exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills.  Has current or previous park related experience in customer service, interpretation, retail, and programs/events.
 
Special Requirements:

Must be willing to work weekends and evenings. There are no health benefits or paid vacation leave associated with the job. Employees are limited to working no more than 1500 hours in 12 months from May 1 to April 30. Position does not include benefits.

A complete signed and dated Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to:

Natural Bridge State Park 
6477 S Lee Hwy

Natural Bridge, VA 24578
Phone: 540-291-1326

Position is Open until Filled. 


A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:
http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/document/job-application-2015.doc (Word)
 
The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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