Youth Program Field Coordinator - Statewide Program

Recruitment #120222-MXGC01-400309


The mission of the Delaware State Parks youth programming is to engage participants in important conservation and park projects while providing learning that fosters teamwork, self-esteem, social responsibility and respect for the environment.

Youth Programming core components include:

• Practical job work experience
• Environmental education and experiences
• Job and/or college preparation.

Click here to learn more about Youth Programming within Delaware State Parks.

Summary Statement

This is a leadership position for applicants at least 20 years of age with the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Parks and Recreation. The person selected for this position will assist the Program Manager in all aspects of coordinating and operating the 2023 summer YCC (Youth Conservation Corps) and the T.R.E.C. (Trails-Recreation-Exploration-Conservation Work-Based Learning Program) during the school year. Specifically, duties include daily supervision of assigned program participants, coordination of education days, participant and team transportation, assisting with Team Leader training, and daily liaison for field YCC and T.R.E.C. teams.

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.

  • Coordinates and completes park-based projects
  • Assists with interviewing, training, and supervising team members and WBL volunteers.
  • Helps coordinate and implement weekly education curriculum, including transportation of members to education site
  • Assists in grant and program tracking through timely submission of all reports
  • Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Complete projects in all weather and uneven terrain.
  • Must transport team members to project site using program provided FLEET vehicle, adhering to all vehicle safety guidelines
  • Must be able to walk a minimum of a mile in uneven terrain.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods.'
  • Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather 
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.
  • 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:

Youth Program Field Coordinator
  1. Must be at least 20 years of age.
  2. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before 1/31/2023 upon filling the vacant position(s).

Work shirts, protective equipment and tools will be provided.

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

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.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

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


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 is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. 

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