Cape Henlopen State Park Multiple Positions

Recruitment #010924-MXCC03-400305


Cape Henlopen's beaches attract thousands of visitors who enjoy everything from ocean swimming, boating, fishing, and kayaking to clamming, paddle-boarding and wind-surfing. But Cape Henlopen offers more than just the ocean and bays. A wide selection of activities and programs for children and adults are led by Seaside Nature Center staff each week.

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Summary Statement

A variety of seasonal park positions are available at Cape Henlopen State Park, which may include the following:
Campground Registrar/Store Attendants: responsible for all aspects of camp registration, database management, and camp store operations.

Custodial/Grounds: ($14.00) responsible for the custodial cleaning of bathrooms, facilities and offices, along with the maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment in the park.

Revenue Attendant (Fee Collector): ($13.25) responsible for welcoming park visitors, disseminating information, and collecting and accounting for park entrance fees.

Office/Admin Support Staff: ($15.00)   will sell park permits, provide customer service by explaining regulations, answering visitor requests, needs and complaints, and providing information about the park and surrounding areas. 

Campground Registrar/Store Attendants: ($15.00) responsible for all aspects of camp registration, database management, and camp store operations.

Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings and holidays as scheduled.

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.

·       May collect appropriate rental fees.

·       May register campers into computer database and generate reports as needed.

·       May assist with maintenance and rental equipment.

·       May perform grounds maintenance tasks such as mowing, trimming, athletic field maintenance, landscape bed maintenance, trash removal, vegetation removal, leaf removal and snow/ice removal.

·       May perform custodial services in restrooms, offices and other buildings.

·       Provide excellent customer service and park information to visitors.

·       Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.

·       Must be able to work independently, willing to work in remote areas.

·       Duties will vary for each position.

·       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 for all positions must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Campground Registrar/Store Attendants/Office Staff

1.     Six months customer service experience.

2.     Six months experience in cash handling and writing receipts.

3.     Six months experience in standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.

Maintenance – Custodial/Grounds

1.     Must be at least 18 years of age.

2.      Experience using landscaping equipment and hand or power tools. (Grounds only)

3.     Possession of a valid driver’s license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving.

Revenue Attendant

1.     Knowledge of working with money and making change.

2.     Knowledge of math such as addition and subtraction.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before (04/11/2024) upon filling the vacant position(s).

This is a Casual/Seasonal position which is a non-pension eligible position without healthcare and/or other benefits.

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.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

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 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.

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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