Bellevue State Park is home to several venues available for weddings, celebrations and gatherings of all types. Bellevue Hall provides elegant indoor settings for receptions and corporate functions, while the mansion's grounds and gardens are the perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding. The park was acquired by the State of Delaware in 1976.
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This position is responsible for managing all public interpretive programming for Bellevue and Fox Point State Parks, including recreational, cultural, and natural resource based programming. These duties include managing the Division's largest summer concert program, which draws more than 15,000 attendees each year, as well as the Division's largest summer day camp program, which hosts approximately 30 camp programs and more than 500 youth campers each year. This position also develops and manages school field trips, off-site outreach programs, themed tours and hikes, and other programs. This position is additionally responsible for running the Bellevue Arts Center and reports directly to the Park Superintendent and an off-site Chief of Interpretation. The incumbent will work closely with the Park's nonprofit Friends group partner and multiple social media platforms with the intent of increasing public awareness and understanding of the Parks' resources and cultivating a sense of stewardship for them while also working to enhance participation in park volunteerism, program attendance, and Friends group membership.
Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.
Selective Requirements must be met in addition to the job requirements. Applicants who do not possess the selective requirement will not be qualified.
- Six months experience in presenting training or education courses in environmental education field programs for youth.
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.
- Six months experience in operating a day camp program.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Develop and implement training, development, informational, and/or educational programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.
- Evaluate effectiveness of programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids and modify to meet identified problems/needs, state/federal requirements, and agency goals/objectives.
- Present training, development, informational, and/or educational programs via classroom, workshop, or seminar using formal classroom instruction, exercises, handouts, materials, visual aids, etc. for group or one-on-one instruction.
- Research, evaluate, and select materials, handouts, visual aids, exercises, etc. that will best promote learning.
- Identify and analyze needs through interviews, surveys, and meetings with supervisors, management, administrators, officials, clients, the public, etc.
- Provide recommendations regarding problems/needs, effectiveness of training resources, and implementation of new or modified programs, courses, curricula, training resources, lesson plans, materials, and visual aids.
- Collect, analyze and evaluate data from a variety of sources and effectively present/communicate information.
- Coordinate training/educational activities with agency personnel, contractors, community/professional organizations, and other providers.
- Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal laws, rules, regulations, requirements, and/or contract agreements.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Trainer/Educator II
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- At least one year experience presenting training or education courses using a variety of training methods such as lecture, e-training, structured exercises, role play or group discussion as well as the use of training materials such as overheads, PowerPoint, handouts or videos.
- Six months experience in preparing and developing training or education courses which includes designing learning objectives, curricula and materials.
- Six months experience in developing and analyzing training needs assessments at the individual, job or organizational level.
Conditions of Hire
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.
As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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