DNR Marina Manager - Ridgway State Park ( Permanent Seasonal) - State of Colorado, CO

May 10, 2019

State of Colorado,CO

DNR Marina Manager - Ridgway State Park ( Permanent Seasonal)


Department Information

This position is a permanent seasonal position for approximately 6 months each year during peak season.

NOTE: This announcement will remain open until the advertised closing date OR until 50 applications received, whichever occurs first.  Applicants are encouraged to apply promptly.
If your goal is to invest in a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  Our professionals are committed to supporting state government and the citizens of Colorado.
Our mission is to develop, preserve, and enhance the state's natural resources for the benefit and enjoyment of current and future citizens and visitors.  In an effort to build diversity and inclusion, we welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.
Customer service is a key component for every position across state government.  We are focused on improving Efficiency (use of resources), Effectiveness (impact of our work), and Elegance (graceful service interactions).

Our Mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, to provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado's natural resources. Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
This work unit maintains Ridgway State Park; a large, water-based park in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation (property owner) and within the guidelines of Colorado law, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife policies and procedures for the use, benefit and enjoyment of over 450,000 annual visitors which utilize the area.  It provides a safe and quality recreational experience with educational opportunities, while protecting and enhancing the facilities and natural resources of the area by providing visitor services, maintenance functions, natural resource protection and education, administration functions, law enforcement, inter-agency cooperation, and program management/development. The work unit administers Colorado Parks and Wildlife programs within the park and district, and provides recreation and natural resource management expertise to Federal, State, County, Local and Private entities.


Description of Job


This position exists to oversee the operations of the Marina at Ridgway State Park and under the general supervision of the Park Manager directs all marina activities, hires and schedules assigned seasonal and/or volunteer staff, manages the budget, provide necessary planning for long-range, quarterly, and day-to-day work activities supervises and performs necessary budgeting and accounting of marina revenue collection activities, provides necessary monthly and annual reports pertaining to marina operations and staff activities. This position manages all marina retail operations including vessel mooring, dock slips, dry storage, vessel rentals, rental pontoons, pedal boats, paddle rental storage facility and various other marina services. This position makes recommendations to the Park Manager regarding budget, equipment and seasonal staff needs and ensures that all marina operations and activities are in compliance state policies, rules, and procedures. With a strong emphasis on customer service, this position also works in cooperation with other park staff to ensure a safe, high-quality and enjoyable experience for the visiting public.  Duties include but not limited to:
  • Provide services to customers and ensure marina services and retail program is operated effectively and efficiently. 
  • Develop comprehensive inspection and maintenance plan for all facilities and equipment to ensure maintained in peak working condition with an emphasis on quality and safety.
  • Prepare and maintain detailed records of marina operations including inspection and maintenance documents, receiving and revenue reports. 
  • Prepare purchase requisitions and requests bids, for purchases of commodities and/or services. 
  • Submit budget requests and monthly revenue and operations reports. 
  • Develop and maintain marina business plan and annual work program plans.  
  • Recruit, interview, hire, train and supervise temporary employees and volunteers and includes approving timesheets and resolving routine conflict.
  • Other duties as assigned 


Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Natural Resources Management, Outdoor Recreation, Parks Administration, Parks Management, Parks and Outdoor Recreation or closely related filed AND two years of professional experience in Business, Marketing and Retail Management in a Marina setting.

Preferred Qualifications:
The preferred candidate will demonstrate a high level of proficiency in the use marina facilities equipment, vehicles and vessels.  

Additional professional work experience in Business, Marketing and Retail Management in a Marina setting may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the bachelor's degree.

Conditions of Employment:
Former employees of the State of Colorado MUST have concluded employment in good standing to be eligible for rehire.

It is recommended that you contact the Human Resources Specialist listed below to resolve issues related to your possession of minimum qualifications.  However, if you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination.
Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging.
Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb.
A standard appeal form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb. If you appeal, your appeal must be submitted in writing on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative, and received at the following address within 10 days of your receipt of notice or knowledge of the action: Colorado State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director, Attn: Appeals Processing, 1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Fax: 303-866-5038. Phone: 303-866-3300. The ten-day deadline and these appeal procedures also apply to all charges of discrimination.


Supplemental Information


The Colorado Constitution requires all appointments and promotions in the state personnel system be made according to merit and fitness.
Your on-line application will be reviewed by a Human Resource Specialist and/or Subject Matter Expert to determine if you meet the minimum requirements for the position.
Upon meeting the minimum qualifications, the next phase of the assessment process will consist of a Structured Application/Resume Review.  Utilizing your detailed on-line application, resume, cover letter and transcripts the review is a comparative analysis against the listed required competencies, job duties and/or preferred qualifications in this announcement to determine technical competence, depth and breadth of experience and job fit and in comparison to all other applicants for this position.  It is imperative that you provide adequate detail on your application, resume and cover letter to describe how you meet and/or exceed the requirements for this position.  "See Resume" or "See Attached" will not substitute for the completed and detailed on-line application.
Comparative analysis factors to be assessed:
  • Technical Competence  Technical experience as it relates to the duties outlined in this job announcement.
  • Depth and Breadth of Experience  Experience that covers multiple areas outlined in this job announcement; varied and not one dimensional; and demonstrate progressively higher level of responsibility with a wide range.
  • Job Fit  Experience evaluated to determine how well your experience aligns with and meets the business needs of this position.  Current experience is preferred.
  • Leadership and Supervision  Excellent leadership, team building skills, and supervision of a diverse staff.
Upload additional pages if necessary to detail your experience and accomplishments.  Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion in future steps in the assessment process.
ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Mary Vigil by email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
E-Verify Employer:  The Department of Natural Resources participates in E-Verify in accordance with the program's Right to Work for all newly-hired employees.  Employees are queried through the electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify identity and employment eligibility. You may complete section 1 of the I-9 form upon your acceptance of a job offer letter, but no later than your first day of employment and in addition, on your first day, but no later than the third day, you are required to submit original documents to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
Toll Free Applicant Support - Technical Help
If you experience technical difficulty with the NEOGOV system (e.g. uploading or attaching documents to your online application) call NEOGOV at 855-524-5627, Mon-Fri between 6 am and 6 pm (Pacific Time).  Helpful hints: if you are having difficulty uploading or attaching documents to your application first, ensure your documents are PDF or Microsoft Word files and second, close the document before you attempt upload (attach) it.
The Human Resources Office will be unable to assist with technical issues.


The State of Colorado offers permanent employees a variety of benefits including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, as well as a comprehensive leave program.  Please click the following link for detailed information:  www.colorado.gov/pacific/dhr/benefits 

Please note that each agency's contact information is different; therefore, we encourage all applicants to view the full, official job announcement which includes contact information and class title. Select the job you wish to view, then click on the "Print" icon.

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
May 24, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.