PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station as a limited duration employee, performs one or more of a variety of tasks and assigned duties of a seasonal nature.
Works under the supervision of an employee of the same or higher grade.
May supervise other seasonal employees.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Loads and unloads supplies; collects and disposes of waste material; assists employees of higher grade; plants, transplants, cuts or trims trees; drives a motor vehicle or other power equipment; maintains campsites and grounds; assists in the maintenance of farm plots; performs first aid duties; performs landscaping and snow removal duties; sells tickets and collects money; performs fire fighting duties; works as a deckhand on a boat; acts as a special patrol person or watch person; works as a seasonal supervisor of a recreational unit; performs a full range of lifeguard services at agency swimming areas; performs technical duties in connection with a pollution control program; performs duties under the direction of a research assistant in the field or laboratory; assists in fish culture and stocking activities; assists in conducting surveys and experiments in the field and forests; performs a variety of entry level clerical duties; performs lower level/general maintenance duties; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Ability to follow instructions.
1. Incumbents in these classes who are assigned as patrol persons or supervisors of small recreational units will perform emergency first aid as needed and will be required to obtain and retain a Basic First Aid Certificate.
2. Incumbents in these classes may be required for certain positions to meet any of the following:
a. Proof of possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator license.
b. Possession of a valid license to apply pesticides.
c. College training in a specific field.
d. Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification may be required by specific State facilities.
3. Incumbents performing patrol officer functions must currently possess Police Officer Standard Training (POST) certification or be eligible for POST recertification without completing the Basic Training program again (i.e. must be current or retired within two (2) years of last POST certified required employment) or Connecticut State Police (CSP) Academy certification (must be current or retired within two (2) years of last CSP certified required employment). Must pass a seasonal patroller training course as approved by the Connecticut State Police.
4. Incumbents performing lifeguard services must have and retain an American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguarding Certification (includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Basic First Aid). An EMT or MRT certification may be substituted for the CPR and First Aid requirements.
1. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain adequate physical strength and stamina to perform the duties of the class.
2. Incumbents performing lifeguard services must be able to demonstrate American Red Cross (ARC) waterfront lifeguarding swimming skills.
Permanent status cannot be attained while working in this classification.
1. The approved salary range for Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant and Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant (CAES) is $10.10 to a maximum of $14.00 per hour.
2. The approved salary range for the Environmental Protection Resource Assistant (Seasonal Patrol Officer) in the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is $10.10 to a maximum of $20.00 per hour.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
The replaces the existing specification for the classes of Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant, Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant (CAES) and Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant (Seasonal Patrol Officer) in Salary Group VR 99 approved effective March 21, 2014. (Revised to modify agency name and Compensation Guidelines)