Delaware State Park Mason Assistant

Recruitment #061424-MXCC15-400300

Summary Statement

This position is a support and technician level job that entails close observance of all safety issues involved in Masonry work as well as skills that support the work performed by the Masonry Supervisor, allowing a smooth flow of productivity at the jobsite.  This person will load the appropriate tools for specific jobs for departure from the shop and keep all the tools in the staging area on site.  This position is statewide and may travel to different Park sites each day.

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.

·        Repairs, maintains and alters buildings, retaining walls and other brick or stone edifices.

·        Mixes mortar; lays bricks and stones and/or concrete sidewalks; makes and repairs steps.

·        Patches and/or replaces brick or stonework.

·        Installs and repairs tile floors and/or walls.

·        Reads blueprints.

·        Plasters ceilings and/or walls.

·        Safely operate all types of equipment.

·        Will keep the work area clear of debris.

·        Keeps tools in the staging area and safe zone.

·        Must demonstrate responsibility, dependability and good communication skills.

·        Other duties as required.

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:

1.     Must be at least 18 years old.

2.     Knowledge of operating and maintaining a variety of equipment, hand and power tools used in trades.

3.     Knowledge of restoration and renovation of historical buildings.

4.     Knowledge of natural resources.

5.     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 8/19/2024 upon filling the vacant position(s).

This position will have Statewide responsibilities which requires travel throughout the State.  The State of Delaware provides transportation services to State agencies.

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

Conditions of Hire

DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

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.

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.

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 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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