Lead Recreation Specialist

Recruitment #010320-MXGC06-400308

Introduction

 

 

The land that became Alapocas Run State Park was donated to the city of Wilmington in the early 1900s by local industrialist William Bancroft. Alapocas Run became a state park in 2002.

 

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Summary Statement

This position is the lead instructor for public and group recreation programs for the Alapocas Run State Park.   Job duties will include being the camp director for the summer rock climbing camps.  These duties will include instructing and assisting with activities for the summer rock climbing camps and aftercare. 

Essential Functions

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.

  • Write and produce program curriculum and procedures.
  • Conduct top rope rock climbing programs.
  • Maintain rock climbing equipment and associated paperwork.
  • Supervise campers ages 8 -15 years old.
  • Conduct camp games, activities and crafts.
  • Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Conduct programs in all weather and uneven terrain.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements for Lead Recreation Specialist

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. At least 20 years of age.
  2. One year experience working in a camp program for children or young adults.
  3. One year experience in supervising groups, staff or volunteers.
  4. Knowledge of various recreational activities such as hiking, mountain biking, boating, rock climbing or swimming.
  5. Knowledge of rock climbing through rock climbing training, school facility in top rope rock climbing, rappelling or equivalent work experience at a gym, rock climbing camps or other specialty groups.
  6. Possession of a valid driver’s license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

The following may be offered: First Aid/CPR training, Canoe Training, Statewide Interpretive Training and other interpretation-related trainings as available.  

This posting may be closed on or before 02/02/2020 upon filling the vacant position.

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.

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.

As a condition of hire, applicants for this position must successfully pass a Swim assessment.        

Selection Process

The application and resume 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 resume 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.  

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

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