Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Boating Division

Recruitment #210121-3492VR-002


Are you a passionate individual looking for a rewarding seasonal opportunity? 
If so, we encourage you to discover our team! 

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, Boating Division, is currently seeking to fill a Seasonal Resource Assistant position to provide basic office support work at DEEP Marine Headquarters located at 333 Ferry Road, Old Lyme, CT. 

The State of Connecticut's lakes, ponds, rivers and Long Island Sound provide many opportunities for boating activities for residents and visitors alike. Join a group of passionate full time and seasonal staff to promote clean and safe boating! 

Position Highlights: 

  • Much of the office work is based during Monday-Friday, but there are some weekend or evening outreach events. 
  • This is a 40 hour per week position, available from mid-April to mid-October. 
  • The pay rates are between $12.00 - $14.00 per hour depending on relevant skills and experience. No benefits will be included. 
  • The approximate length of the position is six months from the date of hire, but no greater than a total of 1040 hours. 
Contact Information: 

For technical support regarding the filing of your application in JobAps, please contact Tyler Cashman at

Any inquiries regarding the status of your application for this position must be made directly to Gwendolynn Flynn, Environmental Analyst at or (860) 447-4339.

Selection Plan

This position is non-competitive and open to the public.

Please do not submit a cover letter. Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume in the "Resume Tab" of your application. You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system. 

Candidates may be required to accompany boating staff to various training sessions to provide clerical assistance. 

Candidate must have a valid driver's license. 

Must be able to periodically work weekends and holidays. 


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.


Provides general office and operation support services; 

Performs a wide variety of basic clerical functions including but not limited to typing, word processing, filing, answering telephones, handling routine request for information or program materials; assisting with mass mailings, preparing routine forms; 

Receives and organizes weekly paperwork and reports from seasonal field staff; 

Writes a weekly summary of issues from field reports; 

Assists with Safe boating class data entry;

Assists with public outreach events and other office related duties, as needed.


Ability to follow instructions.


The preferred candidate will possess:
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs; 
  • Experience performing a variety of entry level clerical duties; 
  • Experience with boating is a plus. 


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.