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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.

Current Opportunities

        
  • Projects Officer IV, Special (Park Admin)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Thursday October 23, 2014

    This is professional work in directing major research and project activities in a state agency with an extremely varied and complex program. Incumbents are responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating project activities of the agency and directing specific aspects of the overall work program. Duties also include participation in policy formulation of the agency and responsibility for ensuring that this policy is adhered to in the agency's programs, projects, and other activities. Work is performed in accordance with advanced modern economic principles and techniques. Incumbents may supervise subordinates. Incumbents work under the administrative direction of the agency head, and work is reviewed through conferences, personal inspection, written reports, and results obtained.

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:
    A Master's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;

    AND

    Experience:
    Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties, three (3) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

    OR

    Education:
    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in a field related to the scientific, technological, or specialized functions of the employing agency;

    AND

    Experience:
    Five (5) years of experience related to the above described duties, three (3) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

    OR

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma);

    AND

    Experience:
    Nine (9) years of experience related to the above described duties, three (3) years of which must include line or functional supervision.

    Substitution Statement:

    Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis, except there shall be no substitution for the three (3) years of line or functional supervision.

    Click Here To Apply . . .



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