The Support Services Specialist is critical to the efficient operation of a ranger district office. The Support Services Specialist is responsible for accomplishing a variety of support services including but not limited to the following: procurement of administrative supplies and equipment, budget planning, mailroom and filing, initiating personnel actions, database support, and serving as Collections Officer and Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for individual contracts.
The incumbent supervises one permanent employee and exercises the minimum supervisory and managerial authorities and responsibilities 20% or less of the time. The incumbent plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities, and prepares schedules for completion of work, while supporting the subordinate employee’s career growth and development.
What We Are Looking For In a Candidate: To be successful in the Support Services Specialist position you must be a self-starter and willing to take on challenges and provide innovative solutions to problems. The ability to lead, manage, and serve as a supportive team member are all vital elements of the position. A customer service mentality, both internally and externally, is very important to being successful. The ability to manage multiple, and sometimes shifting, priorities in a calm, efficient, and org
About US Forest Service, Dillon Ranger District
The Dillon Ranger District is the eastern-most district on the White River National Forest, lies entirely within Summit County, and is within an hour of Denver and an hour and a half of Denver International Airport (DEN). The District consists of 312,000 acres of National Forest System (NFS) lands ranging from 8,000 feet in elevation to over 14,000 feet along the Continental Divide.
The District is busy year-round with easy access from Denver and I-70. The four ski resorts on the district account for approximately 4.3 million skier days per year, and summer visitation pushes that number closer to 6 million visitors per year.
The District manages more than 200 miles of hiking trails, 150 miles of mountain biking trails along with 100 miles of off-highway-vehicle routes. There are two major reservoirs for boating, fishing and camping – Dillon Reservoir and Green Mountain Reservoir.