|Date Opened||3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$83,071* - $113,258/year (*New State Employees Start at Minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||4/15/2021 11:59:00 PM|
Are you an experienced leader in environmental protection and ready to contribute to conservation efforts with the State of Connecticut?
We are looking for you to join our team and #MakeAnImpact
At the State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), we are dedicated to conserving, improving and protecting our natural resources and the environment, and increasing the availability of cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy.
DEEP's Bureau of Outdoor Recreation (BOR) has responsibility of over 255,000 acres of agency owned lands and waters that includes state forests, state parks, wildlife management areas and boating access areas. The division is responsible for the patrol element of Connecticut’s shellfish program, has a cooperative enforcement agreement with NOAA’s Office of Law Enforcement, boating accident investigation responsibilities and patrol on Connecticut’s state waterways.
BOR is seeking to hire a Conservation Enforcement Captain for the Eastern District, located in Marlborough, CT. This is a full time, forty (40) hours per week, Monday through Friday position. Please note, some night and weekend work and travel are expected.
In this position you will be responsible for directing operational activities of an assigned district, Supervises assigned Conservation Enforcement Sergeants, Conservation Enforcement Officers, Police Officers assigned to the Department and other personnel within the assigned district.
The mission of the Environmental Conservation Police is to provide natural resource protection and public safety through education, outreach and enforcement in the areas of fish and game, boating, commercial fishing, wildlife management, parks and forests, recreational vehicles, search and rescue, K-9 Unit, homeland security and agency emergency dispatch center.
Here at the State of Connecticut, we believe in the value of work life balance and offer outstanding benefits including generous paid time off and holiday pay, retirement planning tools and health & wellness packages.
More details regarding this position can be found here.
Here's a video showcasing a day in the life with the staff on our team:
This position is competitive and open to the public.
Should you meet the qualifications within the job classification, we encourage you to apply!
To be considered for this position:
Applications submitted to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.
Incumbents in this class are subject to selection and entry standards for the Police Officer Standards and Training Council (POST) pursuant to Section 7-294a-e of the Connecticut General Statues and the regulations of the Connecticut Police Training Academy.
Employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination, including drug testing, and a criminal background check, which will be analyzed in accordance with CGS 46a-80.
Should you have any questions about the role, please contact Samantha , Leadership Associate – Talent Solutions: Samantha.Wasef@CT.Gov or 860.937.6357
In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, this class is accountable for directing operational activities of an assigned district or may be assigned as the division administrative officer.
Plans and directs the overall operation of the assigned district or acts as division administrative officer; directs all personnel assigned including orientation, training, counseling, evaluation, and discipline in accordance with department standards; instructs assigned personnel in operations and activities; supervises continuous training and development of personnel assigned; reviews action of subordinate supervisors in regard to employee grievances and general administration of the district; maintains liaison with other law enforcement and state agencies and the general public; represents the department at meetings.
DISTRICT CAPTAIN: Analyzes, evaluates, identifies and makes recommendations for improvement and/or corrective action concerning enforcement of laws and regulations involving fish, wildlife, boating, parks, forests, recreation, forest fire control and noise pollution from vessels; supervises investigations as required; coordinates enforcement of boating programs with municipal authorities within the assigned district; coordinates wildlife liberations and postings of hunting and fishing areas; directs recordkeeping and administrative activities of district; performs related duties as required.
This position also performs administrative functions related to the statewide law enforcement program; acts as the department public relations officer; compose directives and procedures pertaining to law enforcement; coordinates statewide park and forest recreational law enforcement and related activities; keeps abreast of new laws and ensures their dissemination to law enforcement personnel; provides technical assistance regarding the implementation and interpretation of proposed laws and regulations; conducts investigations of complaints as required; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of departmental directives, policies, and procedures; considerable knowledge of the principles of modern police administration and the legal procedures involved in the apprehension and prosecution of law violators; considerable knowledge of state and federal statutes and regulations relevant to hunting, fishing, trapping, boating, snowmobiling, and recreation; knowledge of the principles of fish and wildlife conservation and outdoor recreation; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.
Eight (8) years of experience in the field of wildlife conservation, fish culture, commercial shellfishing, commercial fishing, recreation management, farm management, forestry, or law enforcement.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at or above the level of Conservation Enforcement Sergeant or its equivalent.
College training in natural resource management, recreation management, biological sciences, or law enforcement may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to some danger of injury and to the discomfort of working outdoors while performing the duties of the class.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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.