Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Boating Education/Outreach/Certification Unit

Recruitment #210122-3492VR-001


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 RecreationBoating Division, is currently seeking to fill a Seasonal Resource Assistant position in the Boating Education/Outreach/Certification Unit. The position is conveniently located 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 Monday-Friday, but there is some weekend and evening work required. 
  • This is a 40 hour per week position, work hours may vary daily. 
  • 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.

  • Candidates must be a Connecticut State Certified Boating Instructor with a willingness to expand our safe boating classes throughout Connecticut while ensuring students receive a quality safe boating education class. 

    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.

    Candidates must be a Connecticut State Certified Boating Instructor. 

    Candidates must have a valid driver's license. 

    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. 


    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.


    Assist Boating Division staff with scheduling courses and instructors for safe boating classes, delivering course materials, teach boating courses as assigned or on-call; and assist with public outreach events, as needed.


    Ability to follow instructions.


    The preferred candidate will possess experience with and an above average knowledge of boating.


    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.

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    The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.