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Manager III (Land Conservation Program Manager)

Austin TX

Job: Management

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

State Job Code: 1602

Salary Admin Plan: B

Grade: 24

Salary (Pay Basis): 6,500.00 - 6,900.00 (Monthly)

Number of Openings: 1

Overtime Status: Exempt

Job Posting: Feb 10, 2020, 9:22:26 AM

Closing Date: Feb 25, 2020, 12:59:00 AM




To manage and conserve the natural and cultural resources of Texas and to provide hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation opportunities for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

PLEASE NOTE: All applications must contain complete job histories, which includes job title, dates of employment (month/year) and hours worked per week, name of employer, supervisor's name and phone number and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application will be considered incomplete. Applications with “See attached" or "See resume" will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Omission of data can be the basis for disqualification; you may state ‘unknown’ for any incomplete fields. A scanned copy of official college transcript(s) issued from the registrar must be attached to the online application (if applicable).


APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED THROUGH WORK IN TEXAS: Work In Texas (WIT) applicants must complete the supplemental questions to be considered for the posting. To complete the supplemental questions go to CAPPS Recruit to register or login. CAPPS Recruit,



VETERAN’S PREFERENCE: If selected for a position Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen OR applicants claiming Surviving Spouse or Orphan veterans' preference eligibility, you will need to provide supporting documentation on or before the first day of employment.


TO APPLY: Application must be completed at:


HIRING CONTACT: Ted Hollingsworth, (512) 389-4520

PHYSICAL WORK ADDRESS: TPWD Headquarters, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744



This position assists the Land Conservation Program Director in coordinating the overall functions and operations of the LCP by assigning staff responsibilities and monitoring progress on LCP projects as well as managing projects as assigned by the LCP Director. Provides in-line supervision for 5 team members, including 3 Project Managers, an Asset Manager and an Administrative Assistant. Knowledgeable about all aspects of LCP program management and directorship, including land conservation, real estate transactions including negotiation and preparation of third-party land use agreements, statutory and regulatory aspects of conservation lands, federal and non-federal grant management, conservation easements, geography including the fundamentals of GPS, survey and mapping, preparation and delivery of presentations to senior staff and the TPW Commission, and asset management. Acts as LCP Director in absence of said Director. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement. Performs additional duties as assigned. Complies with all Agency, Division and Branch rules, regulations and procedures.




Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachlor’s degree.



Four years experience in team or program management, to include project management, staff supervision, and resource management.



Must possess or be able to obtain, within 30 days of employment, a valid class “C” Texas driver’s license.

NOTE: Retention of position contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required license.


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Posted February 13, 2020

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