Are you a motivated and experienced Budget Manager who would enjoy challenging, interesting work in an organization full of dedicated people? Consider coming to work for Washington State Parks.Washington State Parks is one of the largest, most diverse, and most beautiful park systems in the country. With more than 120,000 acres, the system includes 125 developed parks, including 19 marine parks, 11 historical parks, 35 heritage sites, 13 interpretive centers and approximately 500 miles of long-distance recreation trails.We care for all of this with about 550 permanent employees, growing to over 1,000 employees in the summer with the addition of more than 500 seasonal staff. The staff include rangers, many of which are enforcement officers; construction and maintenance professionals; arbor crews; interpretive specialists; staff who design parks and park features; park aides; and administrative personnel.The Operating Budget Manager reports to the Assistant Director of Administrative Services and provides leadership for development and oversight of the agency's $170 million operating budget. Responsibilities include centralized planning, coordination, preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the operating budget. The incumbent recommends strategy for developing the budget. They will also provide advice and counsel the agency management on budget-related issues and decisions and work with the Executive Leadership Team members and program staff to understand agency business.
___________________________ The annual range of compensation is between $81,540–$101,832 depending upon qualifications, although the expected hiring salary will typically be less than the top of the range.
This posting will remain open until filled. It is in the candidate's best interest to apply before April 17th, 2019 when a first review of applicants will be completed. The hiring authority reserves the right to fill this position at any time after that date without notice.
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Diversity Policy Statement
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is committed to creating an equitable, hospitable, appreciative, safe, and inclusive park environment – one that embraces the full spectrum of all community members' contributions. The Commission makes this commitment because:
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the human resources office at (360) 902-8565. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
For information about this position, please contact the Administrative Assistant of Administrative Services, Amanda Persell at Amanda.Persell@parks.wa.gov or 360-902-8506.