Title: ASSOCIATE PARK AND RECREATION SPECIALIST Salary: $4,833.00 - $6,050.00 Posted: 12/20/2013
Job Description: Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility.
The reporting location for this position is Sacramento Headquarters. This position will work under the direction of the Staff Park and Recreation Specialist. The incumbent will develop and administer the California Outdoor Recreation Plan (CORP), including the creation and analysis of reports and surveys to identify California's outdoor recreation priorities. The incumbent will also analyze Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) competitive project applications for technical accuracy, adequacy of project justification, compliance with program criteria, and will make funding recommendations. Travel will be required for LWCF site inspections and CORP development focus groups, workshops, and public hearings. The ability to form new partnerships with non-profit organizations, local public agencies, and other state agencies to develop the CORP and LWCF program is desired. Experience with and knowledge of park and recreation trends and issues in diverse heavily urbanized and rural economically disadvantaged communities is also desired. Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills, knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations, and policies affecting the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund and California Outdoor Recreation Plan. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Richard Rendon, Land and Water Conservation Fund Supervisor at (916) 651-7600 or Richard.Rendon@parks.ca.gov.
Please send your Standard State Application, Form 678, to the contact address listed below. Please note the position number on the application and include any necessary documentation required to be eligible for the job.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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