State Parks Careers
Careers in this field are dedicated to providing safe, family-oriented outdoor recreational and educational experiences to Mississippi's residents and visitors to our beautiful state parks. In this field, a person may find career opportunities in park management, construction, skilled crafts, maintenance, park security, food service, historical interpretation and housekeeping. Seasonal general service job opportunities are available, primarily through the parks system. Anyone seeking these positions should apply directly to the park where employment is sought.
- Park Assistant Manager III - (Pike County)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday August 05, 2014
This is administrative and supervisory work in assisting the Park Manager of a state park in the overall operation of the facility. Work includes organizing and supervising park work crews. Supervision is exercised over subordinate employees and the incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Park Manager.
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;
Six (6) months of experience in work related to the duties.
Graduation from a standard four year high school or equivalent (GED),
Four (4) years and six (6) months of experience in work related to the duties.
Graduation from a standard four year high school or equivalent (GED), related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.