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TWO NEW OHV JOBS AVAILABLE!

 
(6/26/2014)
NOHVCC was notified of 2 job positions that are available. One of Minnesota and one for Arizona.

The information is below:
Minnesota: 
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Trails looking for candidates to fill a regional off-highway acquisition and development specialist for one of four state positions. This position is in southern MN station in scenic New Ulm. Pay range is $ 21.03-$ 30.87 hourly, $ 43,911-$ 64,457 annually.

This position is located in New Ulm, MN. Work will generally be weekdays, but some evenings and weekends will be required for meetings and travel.

This position provides professional assistance to the Regional Strategic Programs Manager in the administration and management of outdoor recreation programs and facilities in the Southern Region. The position coordinates with and acts as the liaison between project partners; builds effective relationships with key stakeholders with trail activities, including local clubs, state associations, sponsors, conservation organizations, chambers of commerce and other county, state and federal agencies, and communicates with the general public. Position provides GPS and GIS support for other Parks & Trails Division projects. Position assists the Strategic Program Manager in the operation of the Minnesota Trail Assistance Program (Grant-In-Aid). Coordinates acquisition and development projects.

Working Title: Regional A&D and Ops Spec 
Position: 01063409 Location: New Ulm 
Bargaining Unit: MAPE 
Employment Condition: Unlimited Full-time - 100% 
FLSA Status: nonexempt Temporary Position End Date: 
Days of Work:

Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday Hours of work: 08:00 AM-04:30 PM 
View at: https://statejobs.doer.state.mn.us/JobPosting/View?_posting=14DNR000355

How to Apply: All vacancies are filled in accord with applicable union contract provisions. Current Minnesota Department of Natural Resources employees who are currently in an NR Specialist Senior-T&W position, who have contractual rights to bid, must submit a statement of interest during the posting period; they are not required to submit a resume. The statement of interest must be sent directly to: Jan Bailey, by e-mail to jan.k.bailey@state.mn.us, by FAX to 651.296.6494, or by mail to 500 Lafayette Road, St. Paul, MN 55155-4049.

APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT HAVE CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID MUST submit a resume in one of the methods described here: 
1) You are strongly encouraged to submit your resume to the database through the online Resume Builder at http://www.careers.state.mn.us/. Search for posting #14DNR000355. You may copy and paste or upload your existing resume or let the software create a resume for you. You may edit your resume later should your contact information or experience change. Check the Apply for This Job box found near the bottom of this announcement.

OR,

2) If you wish to apply with a paper copy, submit your resume AND a completed State of Minnesota Employment Application form to: Minnesota Management Budget (MMB), 400 Centennial Office Building, 658 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55155. Be sure to indicate the posting number of this job (14DNR000355) on your application. The paper application is available on the State Employment Web and MMB web sites, at any state agency HR office, or by calling 651-259-3637.

Current State Employees: Please note that employment provisions (including but not limited to seniority and leave accrual) vary among the three branches of Minnesota State government. When considering a job with another branch of state government, you are highly encouraged to explore these differences. For assistance, please direct questions to both your current and anticipated Human Resources offices.

Most State selection processes utilize a resume-based screening process. You will be contacted by agency staff if your background best matches the selection criteria on this job posting.

For additional information about the State’s selection process, go to http://www.careers.state.mn.us/job-tip. 
Contact for More Information: Kathy Dummer, 507.359.6060 kathy.dummer@state.mn.us

Arizona:

Arizona State Parks Mission Statement: Managing and conserving Arizona's natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our parks and through our partners. To learn more about Arizona State Parks, visit our web site at azstateparks.com
Planner II, Grants Administrator

LOCATION: 
Arizona State Parks Phoenix Office 
1300 W. Washington 
Phoenix, AZ 85007
https://azstatejobs..azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=GRG 
FIRST REVIEW OF RESUMES WILL BE JUNE 26, 2014, THIS POSTING WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: 
Is responsible for the administration, planning, development, coordination, monitoring and implementation of the following statewide outdoor recreational grants programs, in part or in whole: Recreational Trails Program (motorized and non-motorized components) (Federal) (RTP) $1,455,000 annually; Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Fund (OHV) $2,000,000 annually. Also lends support to the following outdoor recreational and historic preservation grant programs as needed: Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) amount varies by year; and State Lake Improvement Fund (SLIF) grant program is currently on hold. Grant programs are guided by state and/or federal plans and legislation and program knowledge is necessary for compliance. Responsibilities include interpretation of research data and survey findings; attend and make presentations to Advisory Committee and State Parks Board meetings regarding grant program implementation, planning, management and policy issues; workshop creation and facilitation; preparation of planning documents relative to funding high priority grant projects; involvement with town, city, county, state, federal and tribal planners and the public; and development of statewide priorities, rating criteria, and policies and procedures for various grant programs..

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 
Knowledge of trail and OHV issues and management; local, state and federal decision-making processes and regulatory statutes; principles and practices utilized in research and planning; natural resource, recreational policy, historic preservation and legislative trends and issues; government organization and procedures; methods and techniques used in land use; natural resource management, preservation and recreational resource management; mathematics and budgeting; public meeting facilitation (including knowledge of and compliance with Open Meeting Laws), and conflict resolution techniques.

Skill in multi-project management; conceptualize and analyze complex data; policy development and analysis; technical report writing; conducting and facilitating public meetings and conferences; interpersonal relationship skills; oral and written communication skills. Math and calculation skills for computing and monitoring grant budgets. Computer skills for maintaining grants database.

Ability to administration concepts; organizational abilities; ability to maintain effective working relationships with partners, participants, customers, the public and others contacted in the course of work; employee interpersonal relationships; public relations; group leadership; conflict resolution, public speaking; written & oral communication; use of computers for word processing, grant tracking and data analysis; ability to travel overnight and out of state; remote areas may require camping overnight, work weekends and holidays as required. Acquire and maintain an Arizona Driver's license.

Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12.)

SELECTIVE PREFERENCES: 
Knowledge of and experience in grant administration
All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.
Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

The State of Arizona offers an outstanding comprehensive benefits package including: Up to 21 days vacation 12 sick days with accumulation benefits 10 paid holidays Participation in the state retirement system Deferred Compensation Superior health care options * Insurance benefits for new state employees Vision care, dental care, pharmacy benefits, and flexible spending account (options available) Life, long-term disability, and short-term disability insurance options are available Discounted auto and/or home insurance Employee Assistance Program Wellness Program Many more benefit programs are available



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