Assistant - Site Manager

May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant - Site Manager

Job Posting Number: JPP16917

Department: 2CH-Capitol Reef Field Station

Job Open Date: 05/15/2017

Screening Date:

Job Close Date: 6/7/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Job Grade: 14

Pay Range: $14.45 - $18.06 per hour

Position Number: G98168


Job Category: Staff

Job Type: Part-time

Special Instructions to Applicants

Summary of Duties
Capitol Reef Field Station (CRFS) is located within Capitol Reef National Park
and functions as an education and research center under the direction of Utah
Valley University (UVU) in partnership with Capitol Reef National Park. The Assistant Site Manager works alongside the Site Manager and also independently oversees groups at CRFS on an as needed basis when the Site Manager is unavailable. The Assistant Site Manager provides groups with an orientation that emphasizes safety, park and station rules, conservation, and natural history of the Colorado Plateau. This position manages check-in and check-out to ensure all policies and procedures are followed and a high standard of cleanliness is maintained. The Assistant Site Manager collects and records visitation data, maintains good relationships with National Park staff and the University community. Further, the Assistant Site Manager maintains the integrity of the site and monitors equipment. This position reports directly to the CRFS Director and is a UVU employee. The Assistant Site Manager works about 28 hours per month with additional hours during the field station's busy season (spring and fall).

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s degree plus one year of experience related to the Summary of Duties or any combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling three years.

Preferred Qualifications
Education or experience in Life Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Ecology, or related areas.

Knowledge of the natural history of the Colorado Plateau.

Knowledge of the National Park System and its mission.

Knowledge of environmental health and safety policies, both generally and specific to natural hazards of remote areas.

Demonstrated skills in providing group orientations that are both educational and engaging.

Skills in implementing policies and procedures.

Well-versed in computer technology such as e-mail, word-processing, and spreadsheet/database management.

Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with a diverse group of people.

Demonstrated ability to communicate at an effective and professional level, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work independently and without immediate supervision and also as a member of a team.

Ability to be flexible in regards to work schedule and hours. Available, especially on weekends.

Ability to work and live in an isolated environment where conditions may vary.

Ability to work outdoors and perform physical labor including using a ladder, tools, and lifting up to 50 lbs.

Ability to carry out minor facility maintenance.

Ability to maintain a valid driver’s license.

Working Conditions

Part time hours maximum of 28 per week.

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Utah Valley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of diverse candidates.


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