Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Boating Division

Recruitment #210121-3492VR-001


Looking for an interesting and fulfilling seasonal position? If so, we have a terrific opportunity for you!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Boating Division has two seasonal positions available with the Navigation and Boating Infrastructure Unit in Old Lyme.

  • Duration: The positions will start in April and run for approximately six months.
  • Location: The duty station will be the DEEP Marine Headquarters located at 333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, Connecticut.
  • Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 per hour depending on education and experience. There are no benefits.
  • Hours: Up to forty (40) hours per week. A typical work week is Monday through Friday, but working weekend days may be required.
  • Duties: Please see "Examples of Duties" section below.


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.

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Selection Plan

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

These positions are non-competitive. Open to the public.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and a have or be willing to obtain a Certificate of Personal Watercraft or Safe Boating Certificate.


In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, as a limited duration employee, performs one or more of a variety of tasks and assigned duties of a seasonal nature.


  • Maintaining and replacing navigation aids and regulatory markers on Connecticut’s waterways.
  • Assisting with investigation, removal and disposal of navigation hazards.
  • Assisting navigation and regulatory marker permit program.
  • Assembling and tracking reports of launch conditions from maintenance crews responsible for 117 state boat launches statewide.
  • Assisting, leading and training, as needed, boat launch maintenance personnel.
  • Tracking and delivery of signage and miscellaneous equipment.
  • Construction and installation of signs and signboards.
  • Line striping parking lots.
  • Performing manual labor, litter removal, assisting with launch repairs.
  • Work aboard agency boats.
  • Office work and miscellaneous duties as required.


Ability to follow instructions.


Preferred applicants will be able to work full-time for the entire recreation season and have related experience or training.


1. Incumbents in this class who are assigned as 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 this class 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 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.



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.