Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Repair Technician Assistant

Recruitment #220124-3492VR-002


The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (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.

DEEP's Bureau of Central Services, Engineering and Field Support Services Division, West District Thomaston Maintenance Facility has Seasonal Resource Assistant position. Position as a Seasonal Automotive/Equipment Repair Technician Assistant. Details listed in Examples of Duties.    

The position is Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 pm, 37.5 - 40 hrs. per week.  This position will be based in Thomaston CT.  There are no benefits with this seasonal position.  Anticipated duration of position is early Spring thru Late Fall, cannot exceed 1040 hours. 

Selected candidates must be fluent in English, be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license and an excellent driving record. Selected candidates must possess and maintain adequate physical flexibility, strength and stamina to perform the duties (including work outside in inclement weather, work outside for extended periods), and work well with other staff and members of the public.  The successful candidate will not only have mechanical aptitude but will also be self-motivated.

Selection Plan

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All state employees shall follow Executive Order 13G (as amended by Executive Order 14C).


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.


Automotive / Equipment Repair Technician Seasonal Resource Assistant:   Performs work related to the repair and maintenance of DEEP fleet vehicles and equipment including but not limited to light services, routine preventative maintenance, cleaning of tools and equipment, parts pickup, small engine repairs, blade sharpening, provide assistance in tire replacement, oil changes, trailer wiring, 2-cycle.engine repairs, spark plug replacement, filter cleaning and/or replacement and equipment lubrication as well as other related maintenance duties. This position may work under the direct supervision of a qualified automotive technician and perform related duties as required.


Ability to follow instructions.


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.