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It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.
The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state's extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation. Department Website: http://www.parks.ca.gov
The reporting location for this position is Folsom, CA. This position will work under the general direction of the Northern Division Chief.
The District Superintendent II has the authority and responsibility to plan, organize, direct, implement, evaluate and control the District’s overall operation for the purpose of efficient and effective utilization of District resources in order to meet the Department’s objective of providing quality service and experience to the public. The District Superintendent II provides leadership, supervision, mentoring, and employee development opportunities to staff and maintains cooperative professional relationships within the community and with our state park partners in order to further the philosophy and purposes of the State Park System.This position will work closely with the managers and supervisors in all sections of the operation, as well as, division and headquarters offices.
Why work for California State Parks? We like what we do and our job satisfaction is high. We're making a difference by helping to preserve the precious resources in our state parks and providing high quality recreation for everyone to enjoy.
California State Parks contain the finest and most diverse collection of natural, cultural, and recreational resources to be found within California. These treasures are as diverse as California: From the last stands of primeval redwood forests to vast expanses of fragile desert; from the lofty Sierra Nevada to the broad sandy beaches of our southern coast; and from the opulence of Hearst Castle to the vestiges of colonial Russia.
Together, State Park System lands protect and preserve an unparalleled collection of culturally and environmentally sensitive structures and habitats, threatened plant and animal species, ancient Native American sites, historic structures and artifacts... the best of California's natural and cultural history.
With over 340 miles of coastline, 970 miles of lake and river frontage, 15,000 campsites and 4,500 miles of trails, the State Park System provides wonderful recreational, educational, and inspirational opportunities for over 67 million visitors a year.
Work Location The Gold Fields District office is located in Folsom CA, California. The Greater Sacramento area is diverse in foothills and valleys where anyone can find a place to settle which is suitable to their individual needs and desires.
The District includes Folsom Lake State Recreation Area with nearly 12,000 acres of water to enjoy recreational boating, fishing and camping with several sub units. Auburn State Recreation Area over 30,000 acres of forests, rivers, one reservoir and hundreds of miles of trails. The Auburn area is known as the endurance capital of the world by outdoor enthusiasts. Don’t forget about Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma, CA “Where the world rushed in”. The location of gold discovery by James Marshall in 1848 that turned into the gold rush in 1849. This park takes you back in time to feel the gold rush days and learn about where the state of California started to grow.
The successful candidate should have broad and extensive (more than five years) experience in the management or administration of a park, public recreational, historical area, or a resource or recreation management organization, at least four years of which must have included the supervision of staff.
Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Who May Apply
Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, eligible for a Training and Development assignment, have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility, or have list eligibility (or are in the process of obtaining list eligibility). SROA and Surplus candidates may attach “surplus letters” to their applications.
Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected for an interview.
How To Apply
Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:
Address for Mailing Application Packages
You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:
Department of Parks & Recreation
Attn: Certification Unit / Laurie Taylor
P.O. Box 942896
Address for Drop-Off Application Packages
You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:
Certification Unit / Laurie Taylor
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Required Application Documents
Please submit the following items with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:
State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.jobs.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
Resume is optional. It may be included, but is not required.
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position or application process.
Hiring Unit Contact: Laurie Taylor (916) 653-8288 Laurie.Taylor@parks.ca.gov
Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.
EEO Contact: Human Rights Office (916) 653-8148
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.
If submitting your completed Application Package (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD. 678) along with all applicable or required documents) by mail or hand delivery, you must include the Position # (549-690-0970-001) in the “Examination or Job Title for which you are applying” section on the STD. 678.You must list your most current employment history first in the “Employment History” section on the STD. 678 providing the “From” and “To” dates with the month, day and year. Note: If you are applying for multiple positions, you must complete a STD. 678 for each position separately. Incomplete applications or applications received with multiple positions listed on one application will not be considered.
Additional Salary Information: District Superintendent II Series pay range: $10,305 - $12,875 /monthly
Great People, Great Parks, Great Careers
California State Parks offers careers in many disciplines such as operations, maintenance, resource management, interpretation, as well as park planning design. We are proud of our commitment to develop the fullest potential in our employees and provide leadership development to prepare employees for challenges of the future.