Seasonal Project Specialist

Recruitment #020819-MXCC15-400305

Summary Statement

The position will assist the Chief of Interpretation, Project Manager, Interpretive Communications Specialist, and Statewide Interpretive Specialist with research, major project development, tracking and coordination, publication development and distribution, and other duties as assigned.  This position will be responsible for supporting programs and initiatives that will increase the public’s awareness of their surrounding environment and foster the appreciation, enjoyment and utilization of Delaware State Parks.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all position 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.

  • Develops forms, records and reports to document progress of projects.
  • Creates spreadsheets and databases to track exhibits, trainings, projects, and programs.
  • Conducts historical, cultural and natural resource research to support wayside and exhibit development.
  • Evaluates needs and collects estimates for project materials and services.
  • Locates and recommends contractors to complete projects within project budgets and deadlines.
  • Ability to analyze and organize data.
  • Ability to create systems for the tracking and streamlining projects.
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Seasonal Project 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 area:

  1. One year experience in interpreting rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  2. One year experience using Microsoft Office Programs including Outlook, Excel, and Publisher.
  3. Possession of a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

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.

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 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


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