Administrative Professional 1 – 20072717

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 an Administrative Professional 1 within the Division of Parks & Watercraft located at Alum Creek State Park in Delaware county. The address is 3615 S. Old State Road Delaware, OH 43015 . To learn more about Alum Creek State Park please visit Alum Creek State Park .

What you will do…

  • Perform customer service functions with a willingness to go above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Interact daily with park guests while processing campground and watercraft registrations
  • Coordinate the daily workflow of the park office to help maintain business operations such as assisting with new hires, preparing bank deposits, summarizing data, and handling correspondence

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:

Medical Coverage

  • 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
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

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.

Deferred Compensation

  • 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!

Official Position Description

Provides general secretarial assistance for assigned park by per- forming routine administrative tasks: coordinates daily work flow of office (e.g., sets up office procedures, revises content of manuals & notebooks); serves as liaison between management & staff to communicate & collect paperwork (e.g., new hire paperwork, workers compensation, donated leave, etc.); cross references data requiring multiple computations; researches paper/electronic boating/title documents/records for hull identification number (HIN) registration problems; uses point-of-sale system to process campground registrations, watercraft boat registrations; provides excellent customer service (e.g., answers phones, screens & directs calls, greets visitors, gives directions, respond to park email account); prepares & makes bank deposits; handles & audits registration monies when requested by supervisor; gathers, summarizes & compiles data (e.g., generates report, prepares weekly summary of income, submits information to division, resolves parks & watercraft activities); gathers, summarizes, compiles, & enters data for park inventory, Fleet Ohio, and Voyager; pays vendors with state credit card and records information on PCard Log; compiles, reviews and maintains Special Activity Permits and enters information on the ODNR Parks Calendar; assists with administration of marina docks, dock contracts, dock lottery, process dock payments, and distribute mylars.

Produces typed copy to include formatting, or assisting in formatting, of documents (e.g., typing memos & forms, inventory reports, payroll reports, publications & brochures) & routine correspondence as directed by supervisor/management; proofreads work; performs mail merges; assists with coordination of education materials for Ohio Boater Education Courses [OBEC] (e.g., class rosters, certificates); creates & manages assigned park records & files (prepares record retention & disposal schedules, creates & verifies information):.assists new employees with computer and time activity setup; assists with background checks and electronic reporting; prepares pre- processing forms for Ohio Shared Services [OSS].

Performs other clerical duties (e.g., opens, sorts & distributes incoming mail, prepares materials for outgoing mail, researches responses to inquiries, orders & stocks office supplies, orders gasoline & diesel fuel, contacts minority vendors by phone & mail to place orders & obtain pricing information, files, maintains calendar, makes copies, schedules meetings); assists with various parks & watercraft business activities (e.g., verifies/audits phone bills, credit card logs, vehicle gas books, fleet management paperwork); operates park radio; may drive state vehicle from area to area of the park, district,& state to perform job duties (e.g., run errands, pick-up supplies, attend meetings, training, & conferences).


May be confined to work area for long periods of time; may perform high-volume, repetitive tasks with short turnaround.

1 yr. trg. or 1 yr. exp. in secretarial science or business office applications.

For positions requiring technical terminology, applicants must also have 6 mos. trg. or 6 mos. exp. in relevant technical terminology.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above

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