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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

  • Park Manager IV - (Statewide)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Tuesday February 09, 2016

    This is administrative and supervisory work in coordinating and directing the operation of a state park. Incumbents in positions allocated to this occupational classification series are responsible for supervision of an assigned park within the state park system with a variety of facilities, and exercise authority over the entire staff of that park. Supervision is received from the District Manager or other administrative superior.

    EXPERIENCE/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Education:
    A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;

    AND

    Experience:
    Four (4) years of experience in work related to the duties.

    OR

    Education:
    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in management, recreation and parks administration, or a related field;

    AND

    Experience:
    Five (5) years of experience in work related to the duties;

    OR

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

    AND

    Experience:
    Nine (9) years of experience in work related to the duties.

    Substitution Statement

    Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma), related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.

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