PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for independently performing maintenance and moderately skilled tasks in trade practices.
GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE
This class represents the working level within the Environmental Protection Maintainer class series. Incumbents in this class independently perform the full range of maintenance and moderately skilled trade tasks in areas such as carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing, masonry, road maintenance, landscaping, mechanical repairs, etc. Incumbents in this class independently perform moderately skilled tasks in the fish propagation program when assigned to the fish hatchery.
Works under the general supervision of an Environmental Protection Park and Recreation Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.
May lead or assist in supervision of Environmental Protection Maintainers 1 and seasonal employees.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
- Performs general maintenance and moderately skilled maintenance work at facilities owned by or under control of the department’s land, buildings and equipment including but not limited to simple automotive repairs and light equipment repairs;
- Sharpens saws and axes;
- Performs simple plumbing tasks such as a union change or faucet repairs, rough carpentry, painting, minor electrical repairs, etc.;
- Operates and maintains trucks, tractors, boats and related equipment;
- Uses and maintains firefighting equipment;
- May lead a small seasonal crew or group of firefighters;
- May do planting, transplanting, cutting and pruning;
- May perform tasks relating to care, propagation and stocking of fish including maintenance and repair of hatchery and stocking equipment;
- May work with blueprints and specifications;
- May work with support services in areas of general maintenance of lands, buildings and dams;
- May perform patrol and firefighting activities;
- May act as a firefighter;
- May perform clerical duties of very limited duration;
- May perform emergency first aid as needed;
- Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Interpersonal skills;
- Ability to
- perform general maintenance and semi-skilled trade tasks;
- operate and make repairs to small tools and mechanical equipment;
- follow general instructions;
- utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of experience in maintenance and repair work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Graduation from a secondary school with specialization in a trade pertinent to the operation, maintenance and development of natural resources may be substituted for the General Experience.
- Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and retain a Standard First Aid certificate and CPR certificate.
- Incumbents engaged in the operation of heavy equipment will be required to possess and retain the necessary current licenses, permits and or certifications as required by federal and state laws and regulations.
- Incumbents performing skilled trade work may be required to possess and retain appropriate current licenses and or certifications as required by a particular trade.
- Incumbents may be required to operate a motor vehicle and to possess and retain the appropriate valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license, such as a Commercial Driver's License.
Incumbents in this class must be in good health and must have and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, visual and auditory acuity to effectively perform the duties of the class.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury working under varying weather conditions, lifting moderate weights, and handling chemical solutions.
In accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreement's compensation guidelines.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(09)-PROTECT SERV (NP-5)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Environmental Protection Maintainer 2 in Salary Group PS 06 approved effective October 7, 2022. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final No. 23-066