Heyburn State Park recently listed that it is looking to hire a park manager.

The state park seeks to hire the right candidate to oversee operations within the park as well as manage staff. The right candidate will be heavily involved with the implementation of the Heyburn and McCroskey Natural Resource Management plans.

Park staff works closely with Idaho Department of Lands staff on projects related to forest restoration, prescribed burning, insect and disease control, etc. The manager also oversees a farming lease at McCroskey and a wild rice harvesting contract at Heyburn. The candidate will also work closely with the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s Lake Management, Fisheries, and Historic Preservation departments.

The manager also oversees construction and other infrastructural projects within the park. The manager also acts as a compliance enforcement officer who maintains the peace and enforces rules within the state park.

The applicant must be knowledgeable of park and recreation management, and general management practices. They must have experience in supervising, budgeting, performing construction and building maintenance as well as operating maintenance vehicles and equipment.

The applicant must also have experience in developing and presenting structured interpretation/environmental education.

For more information on the job opportunity visit www.parksandrecreation.idaho.gov or call Heyburn State Park headquarters at 208-686-1318.

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