Seasonal Internship Program Coordinator

Recruitment #062917-MXAA09-400300

Summary Statement

This position will coordinate the Delaware State Parks Internship Program. Duties will include but are not limited to researching, scheduling and attending outreach and recruitment events;  developing and updating databases for intern applications; reviewing and processing the applications for selection; processing internship paperwork, collecting data for reporting and assisting in staff training along with assisting in statewide volunteer programming as needed.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all position 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.

  • Provides coordination duties for the Delaware State Parks Internship Program, under direction of the Chief of Volunteer and Community Involvement.
  • Maintain program position inventories and position descriptions.
  • Develop and implement participant recruitment activities with universities and colleges, schools and community organizations.
  • Research, schedule and attend outreach and recruitment events.
  • Maintain and update databases, Volgistics program and parks website.
  • Process intern applications.
  • Maintain and updates internal participant records.
  • Complete screening interviews for interns to determine candidate suitability for program participation.
  • Process selected participant intern enrollment paperwork.
  • Process background checks for interns and volunteers.
  • Plan and conducts staff and participant orientation and training.
  • Develop program evaluation tools to gather and aggregate program information.
  • Prepare and submit regular program reports, including funding allocations and grant performance requirements.
  • Develop and maintain partner relationships.
  • Provide field guidance and leadership as needed.
  • Track program purchase and expenditures, including processing and submitting intern stipend payroll.
  • Coordinates participant recognition.
  • Assists in Chief is statewide volunteer programming as requested.
  • Performs other related work 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. Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in using standard computer software programs for word     processing, spreadsheets or databases.
  2. Six months experience in narrative report writing.
  3. Six months experience in interpreting laws, rules, regulations, standards, policies, and procedures.
  4. Six months experience in analyzing and evaluating data.
  5. Possession of a valid driver’s license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

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.

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


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 – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.