Clerical Assistant

Recruitment #101019-MAAZ02-400300

Summary Statement

These positions will work in all four offices of the Watershed Stewardship Division located in Dover, Georgetown and Lewes.  Duties will include organizing and preparing permits, inspection and enforcement documents, project files and maps for digital scanning;  scanning and saving electronic documents in pdf format;  refiling paper documents, preparing for archives, and shredding.

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.

  • Operates copy machines and collates materials.
  • Opens, sorts and delivers mail.
  • Locates, retrieves and files general alphabetical/numerical materials from easily identifiable sources.
  • Delivers oral and written messages.
  • Collects and delivers paperwork, records, supplies and other items from one office to another.
  • Places supplies and other materials in storage or display areas.
  • Sorts or assembles forms and other materials according to a pre-determined
  • Labels and stuffs envelopes.
  • Proofreads materials for accuracy by comparing information on one form to information on another form.
  • Records general information from one record to another.
  • Learns to use telephone console and take accurate messages.

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).

Selection Process

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


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.