Who we are:
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is committed to its mission “To ensure a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of all.” Our agency embraces the insightful use of our natural resources to assure the continued safety, happiness and prosperity of Ohio’s people.
ODNR owns and manages state parks, state forests, state nature preserves and wildlife areas. We license all hunting, fishing and watercraft; oversee and permit all mineral extraction, monitor dam safety, manage water resources and serve as the second largest Law Enforcement presence in the State of Ohio.
We are accepting applications for two Natural Resources Administrator 1 positions within the Division of Enigineering, headquartered at Department of Natural Resources Complex, in Franklin county. The address is 2045 Morse Road, Columbus, Ohio 43229. To learn more about the Division of Engineering please visit https://ohiodnr.gov/.
What you will do…
Serves as Project Coordinator for Department’s capital construction projects
Compiles, prepares, and provides quality control on contracts, correspondence, change orders, pay applications and other construction-related documents
Works closely with Project Managers and Project Team on tracking design related tasks such as phase submissions and design-review meetings
Monitors and assists with compiling materials for state-required bidding processes
Organizes and tracks project close-out requirements
What’s in it for you…
At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:
Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.
Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance
Dental, vision, and basic life insurance premiums are free after complete eligibility period. Length of eligibility period is dependent on union representation.
Employee Development Funds
The State of Ohio offers a variety of educational and professional development funding that varies based on whether you are a union-exempt employee or a union-represented employee.
Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance
Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
11 paid holidays per year
Ohio Public Employees Retirement System
OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.
The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.
Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.
We are ready for you!
We’re glad you’re interested in pursuing a rewarding career with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources! Exploring and protecting the natural beauty of Ohio will prove to be the most enjoyable career opportunity you will ever find!
Completion of graduate major core program & 12 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver’s license.
-Or undergraduate major core program & 24 mos. trg. or 24 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position; valid driver’s license.
-Or 48 mos. trg. or 48 mos. exp. in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description; valid driver’s license.
-Or equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above.Natural Resources specialty: construction management, project management, business management, or other major core program directly related to the job duties
NOTE: If assigned to work as Law Enforcement Officer, must also hold Ohio Peace Officers Training Council certificate. For positions assigned to perform law enforcement duties, applicants must successfully pass background check by appointing authority which includes polygraph, psychological & medical examination. Applicant must demonstrate physical fitness as outlined in department directive. Final applicant accepted for position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicant with positive test result will not be offered employment per Section 123:1-76-09 Ohio Administrative Code.
Knowledge of supervisory principles/techniques; employee training & development; state & federal laws, rules & guidelines pertaining to assigned area; natural resources of assigned area (e.g., fisheries, forestry, wildlife, aquatic biology, botany, geology, ecology, zoology, permitting). Ability to write instructions & specifications concerning proper uses of machinery; resolve complaints from angry citizens & government officials; define problems, collect data, establish facts & draw valid conclusions; use research methods in gathering data.
(*)Developed after employment.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. To request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability please contact Office of Human Resources at 614-265-6981 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effective July 1, 2015 applicants must apply online for positions at all state agencies except the Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD).
STATUS OF POSTED POSITIONS: Applicants can view the status of this position by logging into their user profile on the Ohio Hiring Management System [OHMS] Home page at the following link careers.ohio.gov, and selecting "My Profile".
Selection devices, proficiency testing and/or assessments may be used to determine if an applicant meets and is proficient in the minimum qualifications for this position.