Cape Henlopen State Park Facility Coordinator

Recruitment #091423-MXCC08-400300


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

This seasonal position will be responsible for overseeing all youth group camping reservations and assisting with weddings and special events.  Responsibilities may include meeting with clients and facilitating contract agreements, coordinating communication with Parks staff regarding maintenance and group requests, and marketing the wedding sites to future clients. This position will also assists in managing the seasonal residential dorm on the property. 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.
  • Provide customer services by explaining regulations, answering visitor requests, needs and complaints, and providing information about the park and surrounding areas.
  • Coordinate operations, maintenance, administration, and improvement of youth camping facilities.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate youth dorm camping and youth primitive camping reservations
  • Assist with special events by setting up meetings, giving tours to potential facility users, answering questions for visitors, etc
  • Maintain organized records of rentals, usage activity, special permits issued, and operating costs.
  • Maintain good line of communication with management.
  • Take payments for reservations/Special Use Permits and do end-of-day Reports of Receipts
  • Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment routinely to determine necessity of repairs or maintenance.
  • Occasional light cleaning of facilities
  • Assists with operations of other facilities, such as the Campground and Park Office, when needed.
  • Maintain a positive attitude, be passionate about state parks, and have fun.
  • 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 for all positions must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Facility Coordinator

  1. Six months experience coordinating special events.
  2. Six months experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.
  3. Six months experience in cash handling, writing receipts.
  4. Knowledge of contract management and control which includes compliance with terms of contracts.

Additional Posting Information

This posting may be closed on or before (11/16/2023) 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.