Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

General Worker (Variable Rate)

20 hours per week

Recruitment #200922-4112MW-001


The State of Connecticut, Department of Developmental Services (DDS), seeks a qualified individual for the position of General Worker. This position is located in Norwalk, CT.  This is a part time 20 hour per week position with a schedule of Monday – Friday 10:00am – 2:30pm with half hour lunch.  

Applicants must be an individual who is DDS eligible and receives supports from DDS.

In this role you will:

  • Accept storeroom deliveries;
  • Deliver supplies to apartments on grounds;
  • Organize storeroom; Janitorial work;
  • Gardening and keeping grounds clutter free;
  • Assist maintenance as needed;
  • Assist in moving files from one location to another;
  • Other duties as required.  

Selection Plan

Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening and must specify their qualifications on their application.  

Please note you will be unable to make revisions once the application is submitted to the JobAps system.  

If you require an accommodation to participate fully and fairly under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Renee LaBarge, DDS EEO Director at (860) 418-6022 or               

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Julie Barker, at


In a state agency this class is used in the following ways:

1. PATIENT WORKER: In accordance with Sec. 5-198 (17) of the Connecticut General Statutes, patient workers are defined as, individuals of state institutions who receive compensation for services rendered therein. Examples of duties include: cleans wards, kitchens, dining rooms and other areas within facility or institution; performs simple tasks in preparation, handling or distribution of foods; helps in maintenance work such as cutting grass, shoveling snow, moving supplies, collecting and dispensing trash, rubbish and garbage; distributes, empties and sterilizes glassware, wash basins, bed pans, etc.; makes beds, stores linens, collects and counts soiled laundry; may assist in physical care of individuals; may participate in workshop or other work activity center.

2. STUDENT WORKER: In accordance with Sec. 5-198 (15) of the Connecticut General Statutes, student workers are defined as students in educational institutions who are employed on a part-time basis. This class is limited to matriculating students enrolled in educational institutions who are employed on a part-time basis at such educational institutions. Incumbents who are classified as student workers may not work more than (6) months, the equivalent of 1040 hours, in a calendar year.



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.