Killens Pond State Park Multiple Positions

Recruitment #021424-MXAB05-400303

Introduction


The centerpiece of Killens Pond State Park, conveniently located in central Delaware, is the 66-acre millpond, which was established in the late 1700s. Before the pond was created, the Murderkill River and surrounding hardwood forest were sites of several Native American homes and hunting camps. Killens Pond became a state park in 1965.  

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Summary Statement

A variety of seasonal park positions may be available at Killens Pond State Park:

  1. Waterpark Revenue Attendant ($13.25) - responsible for all aspects of customer service, filling out start-up and close-out paperwork, completing opening and closing procedures of the fee booth.
  2. Park Maintenance ($14.00) - responsible for the assisting maintenance staff with all aspects of maintaining the park grounds and its facilities.
  3. Boat Rental Attendant ($13.25) responsible for all aspects of customer service, using software to rent boats, assist visitors with kayaks, canoes, and peddle boats in and out of the water. Responsible for opening and closing procedures. Must complete and pass a Basic Water Safety Course.
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 register campers into computer database and generate reports as needed.
  • May assist with maintenance and rental equipment.
  • Cleaning of cabins inside and out, cleaning firepits, reporting any repairs.
  • Cleaning of the bathhouse at the campground May assist with maintenance and rental equipment.
  • Performs grounds maintenance tasks such as mowing, trimming, trail maintenance, landscape bed maintenance, trash removal, vegetation removal, leaf removal and snow/ice removal.
  • 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.
  • 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 must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

Waterpark Revenue Attendant

1.      Knowledge of working with money and making change.

2.      Knowledge of math such as addition and subtraction.

Park Maintenance

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.

Boat Rental 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 04/18/2024 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 StateJobs.Delaware.gov.

Accommodations

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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