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 a Natural Resources Administrator 4 within the Division of Mineral Resources Management, assigned to either Vinton, Tuscarawas, Guernsey, or Franklin County. The final headquarter location for this position, Vinton, Tuscarawas, Guernsey, or Franklin County, will be determined with the successful applicant. The address will be 29371 Wheelabout Road Zaleski, OH 45651 (Vinton), 2207 Reiser Ave. SE New Philadelphia, OH 44663 (Tuscarawas), 9900 Brick Church Rd. Cambridge, OH 43725 (Guernsey) or 2045 Morse Road Columbus, OH 43229 (Franklin). To learn more about Mineral Resources Management please visit http://minerals.ohiodnr.gov/.
What you will do:
Serve as the Ohio Abandoned Mine Land administrator & oversee the operation of the Public Health & Safety, Emergency, Acid Mine Drainage, AMLER, & Mine Forfeiture programs
Coordinate with stakeholders such as federal awarding agencies, other state agencies, local governments, vendors, landowners, community groups & national associations on program implementation
Communicate program needs, strategies, & challenges to Division Chief
Ensure the program operates within federal & state guidelines & develop appropriate policies/procedures
Provide leadership for the program staff & directly supervise the program managers
Develop & oversee program & federal grant budgets
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 and 30 months of experience in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description AND valid driver’s license.
-OR an undergraduate major core program and 42 months of experience in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description AND valid driver’s license.
-OR 66 months of training or 66 months of experience in natural resources specialty indicated under job duties within approved position description AND valid driver’s license.
-OR 6 months of experience as a Natural Resources Administrator 3, 22913, in assigned area AND valid driver’s license.
-Or equivalent of minimum class qualifications for employment noted above.
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 management*; supervisory principles/techniques; public relations & marketing*; employee training & development; state & federal laws, rules & guidelines pertaining to assigned area; natural resources of assigned area. Ability to deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables; develop complex reports & position papers; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; prepare & deliver speeches before specialized audiences & general public; resolves complaints from angry citizens & government officials.
(*)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 Mohammad Yakubu, EEO Regional/Program Administrator at 614-265-6992 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.
Applicants may attach the following document types:
•Microsoft Word (.doc and .docx)
•PDF (.pdf), •Plain Text (.txt)
•Rich Text (.rtf)
Please do not upload attachments that have an anomaly or are password protected
Background Check Information
VERIFIABLE INFORMATION - Applicants must clearly identify how qualifications are met within the education and/or experience sections of the applications. All answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by the work experience/education provided on your civil service application. Attachments will considered as part of the application packet in addition to the fully completed civil service application, not in place of. Applicants may be required to submit transcripts or licensure(s) to support their application.
The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position. An individual assessment of an applicant's prior criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.