Professional, administrative, and technical opportunities are available in the Phoenix office for those interested in Park Development, Public Information/Relations, Research and Marketing, Administration Services, Grants and Recreation Programs, Resource Management, Outreach Programs, and State Historic Preservation Office positions.
For your benefit, we have provided information on the employment application procedure and benefits for full-time employees.
The Chief of Operations will oversee, guide and direct the operations of all the State Parks and their programs.
• Continually review and improve park operations
• Generate revenue through new properties, programs, and property enhancements
• Establish and keep current Park Management Plans
• Work with partners and concessionaires
• Manage the agency gift shop program and other revenue generating fee programs
• Manage the Operations section volunteer and special events programs
• Set policy and formulate procedures for park operations
• Demonstrate leadership and excellent customer service
• Produce results
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The Arizona State Historic Preservation Office: SHPO, a division of Arizona State Parks, assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, tribes, and state and federal agencies in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of historic and archaeological properties that have significance for local communities, the State of Arizona, or the Nation. The role and function of the SHPO is defined in both state law (Arizona Historic Preservation Act) and federal law (National Historic Preservation Act, as amended).
Activities of the SHPO include:
View the full job description HERE. ( 4.2 MB PDF)
Visit http://www.hr.az.gov/AZStateJobs/ for additional job openings. Search by agency Arizona State Parks.
The mission at Arizona State Parks is managing and conserving Arizona’s natural, cultural and recreational resources for the benefit of the people both in our parks and through our partners. Our vision is for Arizona State Parks to be indispensable to the economies, communities and environments of Arizona.
All State of Arizona government jobs can be found at one site: http://www.hr.az.gov/AZStateJobs/. You can search for current job openings by job description, keyword, job type or job name. At the site, you can create an account, upload your resume and apply for current vacancies. This is the only method to apply for jobs with Arizona State Parks.
If you wish to only view and/or apply for Arizona State Parks jobs, search by agency: Parks, Arizona State.
Selection: Resumes submitted through AZStateJobs.gov will be evaluated by State Parks Recruitment Staff and referred to the hiring supervisor. Should qualifications match that of an open position, the resume may be forwarded to the hiring authority for consideration. You will be contacted only if the hiring supervisor wishes to pursue your background further. A valid Class D Arizona Driver's License is required at time of appointment for most jobs. All relevant information is subject to verification.
Location: Most Parks are located away from the major urban areas of the State. Please review our Arizona State Parks Map for locations.
Pre-Employment Medical/Physical Requirement: Employment in these positions is contingent upon the passing of a medical/physical examination, which includes testing of ability to lift 50 pounds. This exam will be coordinated with the State of Arizona Human Resources Division, Occupational Health Services and paid for by the State of Arizona.
Law Enforcement: Some positions may require that the incumbent be, or be eligible for, certification as a Peace Officer. Peace Officer Certification has the basic criteria:
For more information, visit the Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board.
Arizona State Parks Human Resources Office
23751 N. 23rd Ave., #190
Phoenix, AZ 85085
Main: (602) 542-6919
FAX: (602) 364-0182