Park Manager II
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
10 mi N. of Payson, Hwy 87
Payson, AZ 85547
Tucked away in a tiny valley surrounded by a forest of pine trees, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park has been in the making for thousands of years. It is believed to be the largest natural travertine bridge in the world. The bridge stands 183 feet high over a 400-foot long tunnel that measures 150 feet at its widest point.
Under the direction of the Region Manager, the Park Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the park. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
This position must be able to work weekends, holidays and evenings, and could possibly relocate to another state park seasonally and/or permanently.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Basic knowledge of park operational needs and quality standards; natural, recreation, and cultural resource management; grounds and facilities maintenance, construction trades (such as carpentry, masonry, electrical, and plumbing, vehicle maintenance and repair); public speaking and interpretation; visitor safety and employee safety standards; employee/volunteer management and training concepts; supervisory and managerial principles and techniques; employee performance appraisal systems and progressive discipline; rule enforcement procedures and practices; budgetary and fiscal management; computers and Microsoft Office Suite Programs (i.e. Word, PowerPoint and Excel); and AZ State Parks and Trails culture and Mission.
Skilled in work management and leadership, rule enforcement practices and techniques, interpersonal relationships, mentoring and team building, supervisory techniques, multi-tasking, responding to visitor complaints, emergency response, problem solving, prioritizing work and meeting deadlines, effective verbal and written communication, public speaking, equipment operation, and work effectively with large numbers of people.
Ability to effectively and efficiently run the park in an independent manner, speak to the general public, effectively and efficiently run park systems, maintain park facilities and equipment, train and manage volunteers and staff, identify and correct safety hazards, write reports and letters, create and track the park budget, use all Microsoft Office Suite programs, use a computer, collect and process fees using Agency computer programs and electronic processes, effectively communicate in person, in writing, and over the phone with patrons, partners, and staff, travel overnight, work and schedule staff to work holidays and weekends, respond to emergency situations, live on park (if required), relocate to another state park seasonally and or permanently on a periodic basis.
An ideal candidate would have:
Employment is contingent upon completion of a post-offer medical/physical examination and the agency's ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions.
Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment.
Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.).