CLASSIFICATION: DISTRICT SUPERVISOR, BUREAU OF TRAILS
Class Code: 0209-21 Date Established: 10-03-73
Occupational Code: 3-3-3 Date of Last Revision: 11-12-09
BASIC PURPOSE: To plan the layout and supervise the development of OHRV (Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle) and multi-use trails and programs in an assigned area.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
· Assists in the development of OHRV and other trail systems including obtaining contracts with landowners relative to options or easements, and performing title searches where necessary.
· Schedules and supervises the work of trail crews, taking an active part in the procedure. Prepares reports and records as trail supervisor.
· Schedules and supervises trail maintenance and operates ATV’s, snowmobiles and grooming equipment while performing tasks related to trail patrol.
· Meets with and speaks before clubs and civic organizations in connection with the OHRV and snowmobile programs.
· Oversees land management duties related to the properties and leased lands of the Department of Resources and Economic Development for operations, easement compliance and environmental permitting.
· Enforces department rules relative to trails owned or leased to the state.
Skill: Requires skill in developing formats and procedures for special applications OR in investigating and reviewing the use of equipment and data for a specialized function.
Knowledge: Requires knowledge of business practices and procedures or technical training in a craft or trade, including working from detailed instructions, to apply knowledge in a variety of practical situations.
Impact: Requires responsibility for contributing to immediate, ongoing agency objectives by facilitating the direct provision of services to the public or other state agencies. Errors at this level result in inaccurate reports or invalid test results and require a significant investment of time and resources to detect.
Supervision: Requires direct supervision of other employees doing related or similar work, including scheduling work, recommending leave, reviewing work for accuracy, performance appraisal, or interviewing applicants for position vacancies.
Working Conditions: Requires performing regular job functions in an environment which includes exposure to continuous physical elements or a number of disagreeable working conditions with frequent exposure to minor injuries or health hazards.
Physical Demands: Requires medium work, including continuous strenuous activities such as frequent reaching, bending, or lifting as well as performing work activities which require fine manual dexterity or coordination in operating machines or equipment.
Communication: Requires summarizing data, preparing reports, and making recommendations based on findings which contribute to solving problems and achieving work objectives. This level also requires presenting information for use by administrative-level managers in making decisions.
Complexity: Requires coordinating a combination of diverse job functions in order to integrate professional and technical agency goals. This level also requires considerable judgment to implement a sequence of operations or actions.
Independent Action: Requires objective assessment in analyzing and developing new work methods and procedures subject to periodic review and in making decisions according to established technical, professional or administrative standards.
Education: Associate’s degree with major study in parks and recreation management, outdoor recreation, forestry, mechanical, civil, or engineering technology, or a related field. Each additional year of approved formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Experience: Four years’ of experience in one or more of the following work areas: public relations, trail or forestry construction, heavy equipment operation, or general construction, two years of which involved supervision in directing groups of employees in construction related activities. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.
License/Certification: Valid New Hampshire driver’s license. Must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within one year of hire (probationary period).
RECOMMENDED WORK TRAITS: Knowledge of the layout and development of OHRV/snowmobile trails and programs. Knowledge of methods for securing property easements, general knowledge of law and ordinances pertaining to trail establishment and environmental compliance. Knowledge of the use of heavy equipment and power tools and machinery repair. Knowledge of the use of computers and GPS equipment and related software. Ability to read and understand blueprints, site plans and design standards to determine construction methods. Ability to learn the use of radio equipment. Ability to operate off highway recreational vehicles, snowmobiles and trail grooming equipment; both summer and winter. Ability to meet the general public with appropriate tactfulness and speak before groups. Ability to plan, coordinate, assign and supervise the work of trail/road maintenance and construction crews, including volunteers. Ability to maintain time records, weekly work logs, environmental permitting documents and purchase orders. Must be willing to maintain appearance appropriate to assigned duties and responsibilities as determined by the agency appointing authority.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This class specification is descriptive of general duties and is not intended to list every specific function of this class title.