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Careers in this field are dedicated to providing safe, family-oriented outdoor recreational and educational experiences to Mississippi's residents and visitors to our beautiful state parks. In this field, a person may find career opportunities in park management, construction, skilled crafts, maintenance, park security, food service, historical interpretation and housekeeping. Seasonal general service job opportunities are available, primarily through the parks system. Anyone seeking these positions should apply directly to the park where employment is sought.

Current Opportunities

  • Facilities Maint Manager - (Panola County)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Monday October 03, 2016

    This is supervisory work in the direction of skilled workers involved in repair, maintenance, and installation of machines, tools, and equipment, and in maintenance of buildings, grounds, and utility systems within a state governmental complex. Duties include inspection of installations and repairs performed by subordinate facility maintenance personnel, projections of estimated expenditures necessary for project completion, and preparation of monthly reports delineating recommended improvements in operational efficiency of staff. Supervision is received from a Facilities Maintenance Superintendent or administrative superior and is exercised over lower-level subordinate personnel.

    Experience/Educational Requirements:

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma).

    AND

    Experience:
    Five (5) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) of which must have been as a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor or the equivalent in at least one of the following fields: plumbing, carpentry, electrical works, electronics, plastering, painting, air conditioning/refrigeration, heating equipment, or general maintenance and repair.

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  • Facilities Maint Supt - (Forrest County)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday September 30, 2016

    This is supervisory and administrative work in coordination and direction of supervisory facility maintenance personnel. Duties include development of comprehensive budget recommendations on assigned departmental operations, coordination and review of directed supervisory work projects, and implementation of new policies and procedures for maximization of labor and materials. Incumbents should have a comprehensive working knowledge of the work that their subordinates perform. Supervision is received from an administrative superior, and is exercised over lower-level subordinate personnel.

    These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the Mississippi State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.

    Experience/Educational Requirements:

    Education:
    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma).

    AND

    Experience:
    Seven (7) years of experience related to the above described duties, one (1) of which must have been as a Facilities Maintenance Manager or the equivalent in at least one of the following fields: plumbing, carpentry, electrical works, electronics, plastering, painting, air conditioning/refrigeration, heating equipment, or general maintenance and repair.

    APPLY . . .

     





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