Game, Fish and Parks Program Specialist

State of South Dakota Pierre, SD
Job ID: 10232

Agency: Department of Game, Fish and Parks; Division of Parks and Recreation

Salary: $20.29 - $26.39 per hour; depending on experience

Pay Grade: GJ

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This position maintains and monitors the reservation and point of sale system for the Division of Parks of Recreation; monitors and manages visitation, vehicle traffic, camping and fiscal data for the division for use in reporting, analysis and policy making; ensures that camping, visitation, revenue data is reconciled using reporting functions of the reservation system, point of sale system, and traffic counter data; provides technical support in budget development and cost and revenue projections; uses past project information and asset management data, provide financial insights that help the decision-making process that align capital and resource allocation; and monitors capital equipment purchases.

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

Knowledge of:

* fiscal management and budgeting;

* computerized accounting software;

* state accounting systems;

* feasibility analysis.

Skill to:

* collaborate with fiscal staff and programmers to develop initiatives and strategies that optimise costs and improve internal and external reporting;

* organize, plan, and implement systems of data and fiscal data management;

* identify errors and problems with data reporting systems;

* be committed to quality control.

Ability to:

* communicate effectively;

* meet reporting requirements;

* provide financial insights that help the decision-making process, and align capital and resource allocation;

* develop, monitor and analyze data quality metrics.


The State of South Dakota offers paid employee health insurance plus ten paid holidays, generous vacation leave accrual, and medical, dental, vision, and other benefits. For more information visit

Apply at:

South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources

500 East Capitol

Pierre, SD 57501-5070

Telephone: 605.773.3148 Fax: 605.773.4344

"An Equal Opportunity Employer"