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Posted: 04/01/2015

Delaware State Parks
Operations. Maintenance, & Programming

State of Delaware's Division of Parks & Recreation

Historic Masonry Specialist
Professional Opportunity
Delaware City, DE


TITLE:                       Brick Mason Supervisor




LOCATION:             Fort Delaware State Park, New Castle County, Delaware City DE




SALARY:                  The position is renewable contractual.  Salary is $35,994 -$44,992. Benefits include medical, dental, disability and life insurance.




CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled      




Duties and Responsibilities:


Fort Delaware State Park, Delaware City - Delaware State Parks (DNREC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Brick Mason Supervisor, responsible for performing the following duties and responsibilities:


  • Oversee an intern work crew of semiskilled students/seasonal employees in masonry repairs at Fort Delaware, Fort DuPont and other historic structures within Delaware State Parks.

  • Supervise interns/seasonal employees, train, assign duties, evaluate, and work alongside employees.

  • Inspect masonry forts and historic structures and recommend repairs to Supervisor

  • Create job duty lists and prioritize projects.  Provide input to management on the design/layout of projects and recommend modifications based on application principles/practices and techniques of preserving historic structures/forts.

  • Prepare supply lists, estimate project costs.

  • Ensure all proper safety standards are followed by masonry crew.


    Qualifications needed include:



  • Eight years experience in repairing historic masonry of all types

  • Five years experience in applying Secretary of Interior Standards for historic structures

  • Three years experience in supervision and establishing work  projects and schedules

  • Three years experience  in project documentation

  • Experience in applying Section 106 best practices in masonry repairs  of the National  Historic Preservation Act

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Fax, mail, or hand-deliver cover letter and résumé (including at least 3 professional references) to: Fort Delaware State Park Attention: MASON P.O. Box 170 108 Old Reedy Point Bridge Rd. Delaware City, DE 19706 Fax #: (302) 836-2539 Questions may be directed to Park Superintendent Becky Webb at 302/834-7941.
Becky Webb
Phone: 302/834-7941
Fax: (302) 836-2539
P.O. Box 170
108 Old Reedy Point Bridge Rd.
Delaware City, DE 19706

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