Geoffrey Davidson is the assistant park manager at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park in Niceville.
In which branch of the armed forces did you serve?
Briefly describe your job in the military.
I was an infantry grunt. I was an expert machine gunner and received the Top Gun award for best M-60 machine gunner while at C co 2/502 Infantry, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
Which bureau, office, park or trail do you work for now?
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park.
Describe your job in the park service? What are your favorite parts of your job?
I am the assistant park manager and I am responsible for the day-to-day operations of the park. I love resource management and meeting the visitors to the park.
How did your service in the military prepare you for working for the Florida Park Service?
While in the Army I had to perform in all weather conditions, and the park service is much like that.
What advice would you give to someone who wants to pursue a career in the Florida Park Service?
My advice: Be flexible and well-rounded and you will never work a day in your life with a career in the Florida Park Service.