Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Maintainer 2

Recruitment #200513-3488PS-001


The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is currently recruiting for an EP Maintainer 2 within the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, State Parks and Public Outreach Division. The current vacancy is located at the Osbornedale Management Unit, located in Derby and Milford, CT.

Connecticut’s system of state parks and forests, state boat launches, and waterways, provide many opportunities for outdoor recreation for residents and visitors alike. These range from camping and fishing to hiking, boating, and picnicking.

The Bureaus of Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources lead the agency’s outdoor recreation efforts by acquiring and managing lands with an eye toward providing public use that is compatible with long term protection of natural resources.

This position is 40 hours per week.

This position requires weekend duty for the active recreation season generally from Memorial Day to Labor Day, including holidays.

State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive benefits plan that includes a comprehensive health and retirement package.    

Questions should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office:, (860) 424-3006.

Selection Plan

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

Must possess a valid driver's license.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date.  Please regularly check your email after the closing date.  Please regularly check your email for notifications.  Please also check your SPAM/Junk folders.  You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.


In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for independently performing maintenance and moderately skilled tasks in trade practices.


In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this position is accountable for independently performing maintenance and moderately skilled tasks in trade practices.

The successful candidates will 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.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Performs general maintenance and moderately skilled maintenance work at facilities owned by or under control of Department 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 fire fighting equipment; may lead a small seasonal crew or group of fire fighters; 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 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.


Interpersonal skills; ability to perform general maintenance and semi-skilled trade tasks; ability to operate and make repairs to small tools and mechanical equipment; ability to follow general instructions; ability to utilize computer software.


One (1) year of experience in maintenance and repair work.


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.


• Good interpersonal skills including oral and written communication skills.

• Experience managing conflict and team building.

• Experience with a personal computer and software including Microsoft Office.

• Experience and knowledge leading lower level employees.

• Experience following directions and working independently.


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.