Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Maintainer 1

Eastern District Headquarters

Recruitment #180802-3487PS-001


The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is dedicated to conserving, improving and protecting our natural resources and the environment  and increasing the availability of cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable energy.

DEEP Engineering and Field Support Services Division has a job opportunity for an Environmental Protection Maintainer 1 to work with the Construction Crew out of Eastern District Headquarters in Marlborough, CT. This crew provides support to all DEEP Divisions throughout the Eastern District.

The Eastern District has approximately 570 existing buildings, 2 District Headquarters, 11 State Park Units, 80 state boat launches, approx. 100 state owned dams, hundreds of acres of Wildlife Management Areas and State Forests all of which have roads, parking lots, trails, bridges and utilities all of which require routine maintenance. There are times when this crew is teamed with the Western District Construction Crew on larger and/or emergency projects.

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, Mon - Fri.

Applicants must upload a cover letter with their applications.

Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.

(Note: In order to upload documents you must ensure that your internet browser's 'pop-up' blocker is off.  Failure to do so may prevent you from being able to upload documentation and submit your application.)  Questions about these required documents should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office:  Angella Levy,,      (860) 424-3159. 

Selection Plan

This position is non-competitive. Open to the public.


In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for performing a full range of basic maintenance and routine manual, mechanical and/or physical work in trade practices.


Performs general maintenance tasks at facilities owned by or under control of the Department including but not limited to mowing lawns, raking, picking up trash, cleaning restrooms, cleaning fireplaces, washing vehicles, moving furniture, brush cutting, planting shrubs, transplanting, cutting, pruning, etc.; may operate and make minor repairs of light equipment and vehicles such as trucks, tractors, mowing machinery, power saws, boats and related equipment; may operate short-wave radio equipment; may assist in performing tasks relating to care, propagation and stocking of fish such as cleaning tanks and feeding fish; may receive training in and assist in performing semi-skilled maintenance and/or construction work including but not limited to rough carpentry, painting, masonry, minor electrical, mechanical or plumbing repairs, etc.; may perform patrol and fire fighting 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.

This specific position:

Performs grounds maintenance tasks such as mowing, trimming, picking up trash.



Performs general building maintenance tasks such as cleaning offices and restrooms.



Performs snow and ice removal on walkways, roads, parking lots which could involve working outside of regular hours.


May assist in performing construction site work such as but not limited to repairing or installing drainage; gravel road maintenance; floating dock installation, removal and repair; utility trench work; assist with tree work – grounds person and working with chipper.



May operate and make minor repairs to equipment such as trucks, trailers, tractors, mowing machinery (walk behind, zero turn, brush hog, boom mower), power equipment (chain saw, pumps) and construction equipment (backhoe, loader, bulldozer, excavator).



May assist in performing semi-skilled maintenance work including rough carpentry, minor electrical, minor plumbing repairs, painting and masonry.



May lead seasonal staff.



May perform firefighting (wildland) duties.



May perform administrative duties of very limited duration.




Basic interpersonal skills; ability to perform basic maintenance and routine manual, mechanical and/or physical work in trade practices; ability to operate and make minor repairs to small tools and mechanical equipment; ability to follow instructions; ability to utilize computer software.


Any experience and training which would provide the skills and abilities indicated above.


Basic experience performing a full range of basic tasks in construction, grounds maintenance, building maintenance, snow removal and the maintenance of equipment.  

Good interpersonal oral and written communication skills.  

Good conflict management and team building skills.  

Basic experience following instructions and working independently.  

Basic experience/knowledge in leading seasonal staff.  

Basic computer skills.      

Basic plumbing, electrical and carpentry skills


1. Incumbents in this class may be required to obtain and retain a Standard First Aid certificate and CPR certificate.
2. 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.
3. Incumbents performing skilled trade work may be required to possess and retain appropriate current licenses and or certifications as required by a particular trade.
4. 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.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.