Brandywine Creek State Park Multiple Positions

Recruitment #012524-MXCC03-400303


Brandywine Creek State Park is divided by grey stone walls that were built of local stone in the late 1800s, when the property was a dairy farm owned by the du Pont family. Three Nature preserves are located within the park, including: Tulip Tree Woods, a majestic stand of 190-year-old tulip poplar, and Freshwater Marsh, the first nature preserve in Delaware. The area became a state park in 1965.  


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Summary Statement

A variety of seasonal park positions are available at Brandywine Creek State Park:

Administrative Support: $15.75/hr this seasonal position 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. Responsibilities may include completing daily deposits, verifies fee booth revenue and paperwork, creating associated revenue reports; running an automated sales program, tracking supplies and inventory, and other clerical duties as required. Applicants must be available to work weekends and holidays as scheduled.
Maintenance: $15.25/hr this seasonal position will be responsible for assisting maintenance staff with all aspects of maintaining the park grounds and its facilities. Work is performed indoors and outdoors under various weather conditions. This position is required to operate light duty equipment such as trucks, tractors, mowers and other lawn equipment. Applicants must be available to work weekends, evenings and holidays as scheduled.

Work is performed indoors and outdoors, weekends, evenings and holidays as scheduled to meet facility needs.

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 collecting appropriate fees and accountability for handling of money.
  • May serve as liaison with the public, clients, staff, and others to exchange information and explain services, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • May maintains and compiles fiscal and narrative records and reports.
  • May performs grounds maintenance tasks such as mowing, trimming, trail maintenance, landscape bed maintenance, heavy lifting, trash removal, vegetation removal, leaf removal and snow/ice removal.
  • May performs custodial services in restrooms, offices, and other buildings.
  • May operate landscaping equipment and use of hand and power tools.
  • May set-up, monitoring and clean-up support for park programs and special events.
  • Maintains good public relations with park visitors and staff.
  • Provide excellent customer service and park information to visitors.
  • 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 for all positions must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

Administrative Support

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.

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

Maintenance - Grounds

1.     Must be at least 18 years of age.

2.     Experience using landscaping equipment and hand or power tools.

3.     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 4/26/2024 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.

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 Delaware State Jobs.


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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