Seasonal Campground Supervisor

Recruitment #080618-MXCC08-400300

Summary Statement

This position will oversee all aspects within the Cape Henlopen State Park campground and will be the first point of contact for public, camp hosts, campground fee collectors and camp store staff. Responsibilities will include working within the campground registrar booth and camp store, enforcing campground regulations, helping the public with site issues and other duties as required.  Applicants must be able to work weekends and holidays as scheduled.

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.

  • Manages and oversees the Campground Store, including but not limited to keeping an inventory, ordering supplies, and handling sales.
  • Coordinates with vendors, staff and volunteers to meet the needs of campground residents.
  • Provides customer services by explaining regulations, answering visitor requests, needs and complaints, and providing information about the park and surrounding areas.
  • Supervises and supports the campground registrar booth. 
  • Works with Volunteer Coordinator to oversee Camp Hosts, and makes sure they complete their daily tasks.
  • Updates the Park Manager and Maintenance Supervisor of any and all issues that occur in the campground.
  • Inspects campground sites and cabins routinely to determine necessity of repairs or maintenance and reports issues to Park Manager or Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

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. One year experience in interpreting rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  2. One year experience in office operations and functions such as operating office machines, handling incoming and outgoing mail, postal and shipping services, answering phones, directing calls and taking messages; file maintenance; maintaining and updating supplies.
  3. One year experience in cash handling, writing receipts.
  4. One year experience using Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Excel, and Publisher.
  5. Six months experience of supervising staff or volunteers.
  6. 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.  

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.   

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.

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