Conservation Education/Firearms Safety
|Date Opened||9/16/2019 09:30:00 AM|
|Salary||$11.00 - 14.00/hour|
|Close Date||9/16/2020 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is charged with conserving, improving and protecting the natural resources and the environment of the state of Connecticut as well as making cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state. The agency is also committed to playing a positive role in rebuilding Connecticut’s economy and creating jobs and to fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future for the state.
DEEP's Bureau of Natural Resources, Wildlife Division, is charged with advancing the conservation, use, and appreciation of Connecticut’s wildlife resources. The Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area is part of the Wildlife Division. It offers walking trails, an exhibit room, hunter safety information and licensing, as well as wildlife information.
The Wildlife Division is seeking to hire a Seasonal Resource Assistant to work with the Conservation Education/Firearms Safety (CE/FS) Program, which provides classes for firearms, hunting, bowhunting, and trapping certification throughout the State of Connecticut. The position is located at the Sessions Woods WMA in Burlington, CT. The position is strictly office work but is quite diverse in its scope. The Seasonal Resource Assistant will also be responsible for answering the phones. This includes answering any questions about certification, hunting laws, class schedules, and also providing assistance to the public with nuisance and distressed wildlife or determining who would best assist the caller. The Seasonal Resource Assistant will also be required to issue hunting and fishing licenses.
The position is forty (40) hours per week. A work week is Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Salary: $11.00 – $14.00 / hour, depending on education and experience. No benefits.
Length of position: Approximately 6 months (no more than 1,030 hours).
Applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.
Questions about this position should be directed to: Patricia Cernik, firstname.lastname@example.org, 860-424-3017.
This position is non-competitive. Open to the public.
The selected candidate must be fluent in English, be at least 21 years old and have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
The selected candidate must possess and maintain adequate physical flexibility, strength and stamina to perform the duties (including ablity to lift 55 pounds), and work well with other staff and members of the public.
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.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.