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Park Assistant Manager IV - (Clarke)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday October 21, 2014

This is administrative and supervisory work in coordinating and directing the operation of a state park. Incumbents in positions allocated to this occupational classification series are responsible for supervision of an assigned park within the state park system with a variety of facilities, and exercise authority over the entire staff of that park. Supervision is received from the District Manager or other administrative superior.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:
A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;

AND

Experience:
Four (4) years of experience in work related to the duties.

OR

Education:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;

AND

Experience:
Five (5) years of experience in work related to the duties;

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 in work related to the duties.

Substitution Statement

Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

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Projects Officer III, Special - Museum
Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday October 21, 2014

This is professional, administrative work with responsibility for planning and directing specific programs of an agency. The work includes developing, planning, and directing projects of special significance to the state; preparing, negotiating, and administering contracts including grants and interagency agreements associated with such projects; contacting other agencies, outside organizations, and the general public associated with such projects; informing and educating the public about project goals and activities; and supervising the collection, maintenance, and publication of data regarding research or project activities. Incumbents work under the general supervision of an administrative superior or agency head. The work is subject to general review through conference, personal inspection, and written reports for conformity with established policies, rules and regulations.

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:
Three (3) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) 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:
Four (4) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) 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:
Eight (8) years of experience related to the above described duties, two (2) 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 two (2) years of line or functional supervision.

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Accountant/Auditor III
Deadline to apply for this postion - Wednesday October 22, 2014

This is professional accounting work of a supervisory nature characterized by independent responsibilities for developing and modifying or assisting in developing and modifying departmentalized accounting systems. Work involves the application of professional accounting principles and techniques in the analysis of an institution's, department's, or agency's accounting functions to determine the legality and propriety of its fiscal activities and the effectiveness of its accounting system. Work is performed under general supervision but in accordance with fiscal policies and regulations of the institution, department, or agency where employed. Supervision is usually received from an administrative officer in a higher classification. The primary difference from an Accountant/Auditor II is the increased magnitude of the operation, together with the complexity and increased budget, size of the agency, and increased relationships. Incumbents in this classification may function as the administrative head of a moderate-sized accounting division or as the assistant to the administrative head of the fiscal division of a large state agency, department, or institution.
 

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

A Master's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration;

AND

Experience:

Three (3) Years of experience in accounting or auditing;

OR

Education:

A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-Year college or university in accounting or business administration;

AND

Experience:

Four (4) Years of experience in accounting or auditing.

Substitution Statement:

Graduation from a standard four-Year high school degree or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), directly related education or directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant by the MS State Board of Public Accountants may be substituted for two (2) Years of the required general or managerial experience. Certification by the Institute of Internal Auditors as a Certified Internal Auditor may be substituted for one (1) Year of the required general or managerial experience.

Required Document:

Applicant must attach a copy of his/her license as a Certified Public Accountant or certification as a Certified Internal Auditor, when applicable.

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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.

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DWFP - Wildlife/Fisheries MGR II (Statewide)
Deadline to apply for this postion - Monday November 03, 2014

 This is journeyman-level technical work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology, and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for investigation, collection, preparation, and maintenance of field and laboratory biological and aquatic data and reference collections of moderate difficulty; implementation of development, management, and restoration projects related to resource conservation, hatchery, or aquaria programs. Work is performed under the limited supervision of a biologist or an administrative or technical superior with latitude for independent judgment and action. Incumbents at the journeyman level receive general and special instructions, may act as project technical assistants or lead workers in the performance of related duties and may exercise supervision over subordinates or functional supervision for specific project/program activities.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:
One (1) year of experience as a DWFP-Wildlife/Fisheries Manager I or equivalent directly related experience.

OR

Education:
An Associate's Degree from an accredited two-year college;

AND

Experience:
Two (2) years of related work experience, one (1) year of which must have been directly related to the described duties.

OR

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


AND

Experience:
Four (4) years of related work experience, one (1) year of which must have been directly related to the described duties.

Substitution Statement:

Related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis, except there shall be no substitution for the one (1) year of directly related experience.

Required Document:

Must possess a valid Mississippi Driver's License or a valid Driver's License from a contiguous state.

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