Environmental Program Administrator

Operations Section Administrator

Recruitment #012820-MGCD03-400300

Introduction

 

 

 

The Division of Parks and Recreation oversees more than 26,000 acres in 17 state parks and the Brandywine Zoo. The Division protects cultural and historic resources, and provides a wide variety of recreational facilities for Delawareans and visitors.

 

Click here for more information about Delaware State Parks.

 

 

Summary Statement

This position is a natural resources/park management position.  The incumbent will be responsible for the day-to-day, statewide operation of all Delaware State Parks. This position oversees all Delaware State Park field operations including over 5.8 million visitors annually, 26,000+ acres of land, 125 full time employees, and over 600 seasonal employees.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Plans, coordinates and oversees program implementation.
     
  • Provides technical direction and oversight for subordinates.
     
  • Recommends and drafts laws, rules and regulations applicable to assigned program areas.
     
  • Drafts grant applications and budget proposals; may participate in other specialized fiscal activities.
     
  • Manages staff personnel matters such as training, performance evaluation, hiring interviews, and making hiring recommendations.
     
  • Plans, coordinates and conducts meetings and workshops with other agencies and the private sector.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Environmental Program Administrator
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Possession of a Bachelors degree or higher in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics, Engineering, Environmental Science or related field.
  2. Three years experience in environmental/natural resources program administration which includes overseeing and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of environmental/natural resource programs and services; establishes program objectives; plan short and long range program goals; develop and implement program policies and procedures and ensures compliance and funding requirements. Provides advice to other agency organizational units through consultation.
  3. Three years experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
  4. Three years experience in interpreting environmental laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies and procedures.
  5. Six months experience in operations management which includes planning, directing, coordinating, controlling and evaluating operations typically through subordinate supervisors.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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