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Job Listing: Administrative & Office Specialist

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Sky Meadows State Park - Delaplane, VA 

Closes - Open Until Filled

Position Title – Administrative and Office Specialist I, Contact Ranger

Hiring Rate - $11.81 Hourly

Position number - SK007

Contact Rangers provide the first point of contact for visitors at the Visitor Center and Contact Station. Primary duties include collecting entrance fees, registering campers, providing information on and orientation to the park and its facilities, as well as providing information and orientation to other local activities and attractions. Visitor contacts are to be conducted in an outgoing, friendly and professional manner, including a professional appearance. Work also includes processing gift shop and park pass sales, keeping the Visitor Center and Contact Station clean and well ordered, development of park promotional materials such as fliers and brochures, assisting with parking operations, and other duties as assigned.

Positions work 1 to 3 days per week, including weekends, holidays and some evenings. These are year-round, part-time positions, with more limited hours December through February. The position requires successful completion of a confidential criminal history background check.

Minimum Qualifications: Ability to perform highest standard of customer service to general public and co-workers in a professional courteous manner. Ability to memorize and recall factual information. Required to operate a computer and cash register. Candidates must excel in cash management.

Preferred Qualifications: High school graduate or actively enrolled in school preferred. Prior experience in park work or a related field is desirable. General knowledge of park operations required and ability to meet/work well with the public and co-workers.

Special Requirements:
Must be willing to work weekends and evenings. There are no health benefits or paid vacation leave associated with the job. Employees are limited to working no more than 1500 hours in 12 months from May 1 to April 30. Position does not include benefits. Employment in all positions within the Virginia State Parks is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.  Employer participates in e-Verify.

Although we are currently seeking qualified applications for this position, all applicants for employment should be aware that evolving conditions with COVID-19 as well as the state budget may impact our ability to ultimately fill this position during the 2020 season.  We will continue to post updates to our website and recommend applicants check that site often to remain up-to-date on any changes or park closures.

A complete signed and dated Virginia Application for Employment form must be submitted to:
Sky Meadows State Park
11012 Edmonds Lane
Delaplane, VA 20144
PHONE:  540-592-3556

Position is Open until Filled. 

A blank application form may be downloaded from the following link:

The Department of Conservation & Recreation is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer.