This Division protects and maintains 16 state parks and related preserves and greenways totaling more than 25,000 acres. The Division administers the state’s land protection programs, as well as the Greenways program. Parks and Recreation provides safe and enjoyable recreation on its two public golf courses, guarded beaches, full-service marina, campgrounds, trails and freshwater ponds. Programs such as summer camps and Adventure Races promote healthy lifestyles, while Living History programming and Summer Concerts provide educational and cultural opportunities. The Division manages several unique venues for weddings, meetings and special events. Through public and private partnerships, the Division seeks to ensure that the natural, historical and cultural resources entrusted to it are maintained for Delaware’s residents, visitors and future generations.
Parks & Recreation offers many exciting employment opportunities in our central office in Dover, Delaware but also in Delaware State Parks throughout the state. If you are interested in full-time employment in an awe inspiring setting, please apply for our job postings! If you are interested in seasonal summer employment, please go to the Park you are interested in. You can apply right there.