New Castle, Kent and Sussex County Parks
|Opening Date||2/16/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||5/16/2019 11:59:00 PM|
|Type of Recruitment||Casual/Seasonal|
|Shift Hours||Weekends/Holidays/Evenings required|
|Agency||DNREC/Office of Natural Res/ Parks and Recreation|
Brandywine Creek State Park: (41 Adams Dam Road, Wilmington, DE, 19803)
Killens Pond State Park: (5025 Killens Pond Rd, Felton, DE, 19943)
Trap Pond State Park: (33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE, 19956)
|Contact Name||DNREC Human Resources|
These 12 positions, six positions on a New Castle County team and six on a Kent/Sussex County team, are summer youth employment positions for young people aged 17 – 21 years of age with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Parks and Recreation. The members work as part of a team conducting park projects that impact visitor experience and conservation and trail projects throughout state parks in the teams region. All positions are seasonal positions working 28 hours per week June 24 – August 16, 2019.
The mission of the Delaware State Parks YCC is to engage youth in important conservation and park projects while providing learning that fosters teamwork, self-esteem, social responsibility and respect for the environment.
YCC Core components include:
• Practical job work experience
• Environmental education and experiences
• Job and/or college preparation.
Consideration will also be given to students who are unable to adhere to these dates as a result of snow days and school schedule in June.
Please see for more information about Youth Conservation Corps https://www.destateparks.com/Volunteer/YCC
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.
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Work shirts, protective equipment and tools will be provided. Transportation from base site to work area will be provided. This posting may be closed on or before closing date upon filling the vacant positions.
This posting may be closed on or before 5/16/19 upon filling the vacant position(s).
** This is an environmental stewardship summer job, not a summer camp experience; the participants will work hard, sometimes in difficult conditions including mud, hot sun, and mosquitoes and flies.
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.
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.
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