|Advertisement Opens: Nov. 1, 2023|
|Advertisement Closes: Nov. 30, 2023|
|Full Time: Yes|
|Salary: $93,594.00 - $117,593.00 Annually|
|Minimum Education and/or Experience:
The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, journalism,
|Preferred Education and/or Experience:
Experience in short and long-term planning that includes but is not limited to shooting range development, outdoor recreation planning, shooting range operations, information dissemination and site specific promotion involving remote locations and/or distinct user groups. Experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining a comprehensive budget.
|Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Knowledge of training course development, needs assessment, and course planning.
|Preferred Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
Possess an in-depth knowledge of shooting education content specific to the AGFC and presentation techniques that qualify as best practices. An ability to demonstrate the characteristics needed to grow statewide youth programs and shooting recreation participation. Be able to organize and schedule people or tasks. Capable of developing realistic action plans while remaining sensitive to time constraints and resource availability. Ability to actively participate on a dynamic senior leadership team comprised of division chiefs and the Directorate. Demonstrate a well-developed sense of ethics and integrity.
City: Little Rock
Office: AGFC Headquarters Office
Division: Recreational Shooting
The AGFC Chief of Recreational Shooting is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the AGFC Recreational Shooting Division. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.
|Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The Recreational Shooting Division Chief will supervise two statewide coordinators, the existing Program Coordinators of the Arkansas National Archery in the Schools Program and the Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program, and the Facility Managers of the Fiochii Shooting Sports Complex at Camp Robinson Firing Range. They will also help support the range at Grandview Prairie Nature Center and Fred Berry Nature Center. The Chief will also supervise future development of new shooting range opportunities across the state.
The Chief position will also coordinate shooting range management and development, execute strategic agency goals, create and maintain an annual budget, manage grant funds, develop partnerships with cities and organizations across the state, and work across the agency to accomplish the work of the division. This position will actively participate on the intra-agency team of division chiefs to engage strategic plan goals and support the work of agency staff.
The Chief will need to maintain certification as a hunter education instructor and Basic Archery instructor, and complete the NRA Range Safety Officer program. The Chief must also have extensive knowledge of firearms safety regulations, firearms, ammunition, archery equipment and related supplies. They must show a high degree of understanding around the recreational shooting community and the disciplines used in our statewide programs. Frequent in-state travel and weekend work will be required. Occasional out-of-state travel may be requested.
|Certificates, Licenses, or Registrations:
Must possess a valid Arkansas driver's license.
|Special Job Dimensions:
Frequent in-state travel is required.
|Other Specific Information:
As an equal opportunity employer, the Commission will make any reasonable accommodations necessary to ensure equal employment opportunities.