Hunter Education Naturalist lll

Recruitment #091823-MXGC06-400304


The Division of Fish and Wildlife offers a variety of educational and outreach programs.  

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Summary Statement

This position presents educational programs for hunter education. This position interacts with the public, assists with special events and helps develop new educational programs and educational materials. Job duties also include assisting with the care and maintenance of firearms and hunting related equipment. Work may be performed outdoors under various weather conditions.

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.

· Performs assignments with supervisor guidance and feedback

· Researches and develops new educational programs

· Modifies existing educational programs

· Prepares interpretive materials and other educational materials

· Manages program participants with assistance from intern or other seasonal employees with minimal supervision

· Presents educational programs

· Participates in special events and outreach activities

· May assist with drafting social media posts

· May oversee the work of volunteers and interns

· Assists with training and providing guidance for new seasonal staff, interns and volunteers

· Assists with facility cleaning and organization

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

· Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS Hunter Education Naturalist III

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.     Experience working with adults such as academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant or education teacher.

2.     Experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, Excel or Publisher.

3.     Experience with public speaking or interpretation.

4.     Experience with hunting/trapping, firearms and archery equipment.

5.     Possession of a valid driver's license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

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

This posting may be closed on or before 10/20/2023 upon filling the vacant position(s).

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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