Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Maintainer 3

State Parks and Public Outreach Division - Osbornedale

Recruitment #200729-3489PS-JT1



The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is currently recruiting for an EP Maintainer 3 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, 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.

The Osbornedale Management Unit consists of 5,500 acres within Southwest Connecticut including Osbornedale State Park, Silver Sands State Park, Indian Well State Park, and several DEEP managed boat launches, forests, and wildlife management areas.

This position may require weekend duty. 

This position is 40 hours per week.

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 for notifications. Please also check your Junk or SPAM Folders, as emails may inadvertently end up there.

You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Questions about this position should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: DEEP Human Resources.  (860)424-3006

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

Selection Plan

This position is non-competitive.  Open to Agency employees only.

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, who has permanent state status*, and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

Please be advised this is a promotional opportunity for employees in the recruiting agency.  The selected employee will be promoted by reclassification in his or her position.  This is not a vacancy and, therefore, merit system and reemployment rules do not apply. 


In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for performing a variety of skilled tasks as assigned.


Performs skilled work in such areas as carpentry, masonry, painting, road and trail maintenance and minor electrical repairs; performs general maintenance work on lands, buildings, dams and other facilities owned by or under control of department; uses, maintains and repairs hand and power tools and equipment such as saws, axes, cant hooks, mowing equipment, tractors, trucks, boats and related equipment; uses and maintains fire fighting equipment; assists in job planning and may supervise maintenance operations; assists in liberating wildlife; performs emergency first aid as needed; may supervise volunteer and other fire fighting personnel; 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 perform clerical duties of very limited duration; performs related duties as required.


Some knowledge of map reading and measuring devices; some knowledge of simple record keeping; interpersonal skills; considerable ability to operate and make repairs to small tools and mechanical equipment; ability to follow general instructions; ability to read and understand nautical charts; ability to utilize computer software.


Two (2) years of experience in maintenance and repair work related to natural resources.


Graduation from a secondary school with specialization in a trade pertinent to the operation, maintenance and development of natural resources and one (1) year of the General Experience.


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.