Park Interpreter

at AR Dept of Parks, Heritage & Tourism in Morrilton, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Park Interpreter

Position #:     22092431

Salary:           $32,405

Grade:          GS05

Requisition:    12253

Location:       Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton, AR


Closing date:  10/10/2021


The Park Interpreter is responsible for planning, coordinating, directing, and presenting interpretive programs and special events to park visitors, civic groups, and private organizations. Duties include researching and recording data regarding programs, flora and fauna of the park, organizing and preparing press releases, reports, and brochures, preparing presentations, exhibits, and written scripts for audio-visual programs, supervising park operations in the absence of other uniformed personnel, and assisting the superintendent in planning and operations. Other duties include trail walks, kayak tours, demonstrations, public relations, conservation and protection of plant and animal life in the park, trail development and maintenance, performing office duties, providing monthly input to the superintendent and program services department, supervise seasonal facilities (pool), and other duties as assigned. Applicant must be able to work a varied shift, including weekends and holidays, work in inclement weather, traverse rough terrain on foot and lift 50 pounds.  A criminal background check and a driver’s record check will be performed.


This position offers a full benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement pension. Housing and utilities are provided.


Applicants must meet or exceed the following qualifications: the formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in natural science, communications, parks and recreation management, or a related field.  


We are an EOE/ADA/AA employer.  Minorities and women encouraged to apply.


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Job Posting: 3065998

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021