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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/26/23

Applications Due06/09/23

Vacancy ID131656

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitlePark Manager 2

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade21

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $71685 to $88553 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Jefferson

Street Address St. Lawrence Park Complex/ Office of Kring Point State Park

25950 Kring Point Rd.

City Redwood


Zip Code13679

Minimum Qualifications Permanent Appointment: Must be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service list. Candidates currently serving as a Park Manager 2 may be eligible for reassignment. Candidates serving in a title that is eligible for 52.6 transfer may also be appointed on a permanent basis.

Provisional: Promotion for New York State Employees - You must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation and have one year of qualifying service as a Park Manager 1, Historic Site Manager C, Recreation Complex Manager 1, Recreation Complex Manager 2, Golf Course Manager 2, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, Golf Course Superintendent 1, Building Restoration Specialist, Maintenance Supervisor 3, Maintenance Supervisor 4, or Regional Park Maintenance Supervisor.

Open-Competitive: (open to the public) – Seven years of experience working in a park or a recreational facility within a park* including two years of managerial experience;**


A bachelor's or higher-level degree in environmental education, environmental management, environmental policy, environmental sustainability, forestry, golf course management, historic preservation, natural resources management, park administration, park management or recreation management AND three years of experience working within a park or recreational facility within a park* including two years of managerial experience. **

* a park or recreational facility within a park is defined as a location that offers at least three of the following elements: ballfields, campgrounds, golf courses, hiking trails, historic structures, marinas, picnic areas, playgrounds, recreation programs, swimming facilities or education, environmental or interpretive programming. You must clearly list this information on your application.

**Managerial experience is defined as directing or administering at least three of the following functional areas within a park or recreational facility within a park: administration (business, personnel, finance); environmental education/interpretation; maintenance; planning; programming; or public relations/visitor services. Your application must clearly describe your managerial experience in three functional areas.
Examples of Non-Qualifying experience include but are not limited to: working at a gym, ski area/resort, and sport stadiums.
Examples of Non-Qualifying degrees include but not limited to: accounting, anthropology, archaeology, biology, business, history, horticulture, hospitality, physical education, recreation therapy and sports management.

Candidates appointed provisionally must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title, and their score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score may not be retained.

Duties Description Under the direction of the Park Operations Manager 3 (Assistant Regional Director), the incumbent will serve as first in command for this complex of parks (Keewaydin, Kring Point, Cedar Island, Jacques Cartier & Eel Weir State Parks). Duties will include:
• Works in collaboration with the region to coordinate all aspects of park operations, including but not limited to day-use including waterfront/pool swimming, camping, maintenance, special events, concession management, health & safety, incident management, communication, park promotion and public relations.
• Advances Park participation in agency programs including Climate Change and Energy Program, Park System Centennial, Connect Kids, I Love My Park Day, First Day Hikes, and other statewide initiatives.
• Plan, assign, and assist with the creation and completion of projects, and perform various health and safety, security, maintenance, and operational duties.
• Directly supervise, train, and evaluate seasonal and permanent staff to ensure that assigned tasks are completed correctly, safely and in a timely fashion.
• Responsible for managing Temporary and Seasonal (T&S), Non-Personal Services, and Enterprise budgets. Submits annual T&S budget for evaluation.
• Identifies capital facility needs and works with the region and district on prioritization and implementation.
• Manages natural resources challenges and operations related to HABS, invasive species, water quality, and trails.
• Ensures equipment inventory and preparing monthly reports including but not limited to monthly fuel usage, vehicle and equipment mileage, tank inspections, and hazardous tree removal.
• The incumbent may be required to be deployed to perform work during emergency events as directed by the State Emergency Management Operations Center and/or NYSOPRHP management.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:

The schedule and work shift for this position will vary seasonally. The candidate will be expected to work weekends, evening hours and be available for call-ins as needed.

• Must possess and maintain a valid NYS driver’s license as a term and condition of employment.
• Must possess Hazardous Tree assessment certification or be able to obtain certification within the probationary period.
• Must have attended or be willing to attend the Facility Manager’s Institute at the next available opportunity.
• Must be proficient with MS Outlook, Word and Excel. Experience with Statewide Financial System, Asset Management System, Attendance and Revenue programs is preferred but not required.
• Must have the ability to follow directions and communicate in a positive manner with staff and the public.
• Must have the ability to respond to patrons concerns or complaints in an effective and positive manner.

*Housing- Mandatory

There are various benefits that a permanent employee is entitled to, based on their negotiating unit:
• Vacation, Holiday, Sick, And Personal Leave
• Health Care Coverage
• Retirement Plan
• Payroll Deduction Savings Plans
• Tuition Assistance Programs
• Life Insurance and Disability Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Employee Wellness Program (EWP)

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Peyton A. Taylor- Regional Director



Email Address


Street Keewaydin State Park & 1000 Islands

P.O. Box 247

City Alexandria Bay

State NY

Zip Code 13607


If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and the Agency’s operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters, via the agency’s internal intranet site, or by downloading an application from either the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website -

Please forward your application, resume, and 3 supervisory work-related references to with the Subject line “PM2 Kring Point” or by mail to Peyton A. Taylor, Regional Director, Keewaydin State Park, P.O. Box 247, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and operational needs for the position

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