Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Engineering & Field Support

Recruitment #220124-3492VR-003

Introduction



Are you an outdoor enthusiast looking for an opportunity in maintenance and operations? 
If so, we have a fantastic seasonal opportunity for you! 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), Bureau of Central Services, Engineering and Field Support Division has five (5) current openings for Seasonal Resource Assistants to join our team in Thomaston, CT. 

About Us: 

CT 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. 

Position Highlights: 

These positions will provide maintenance support performing work related to the maintenance and operation of DEEP boat launches, dams and managed lands and facilities. 

The anticipated duration of the position is early Spring to late Fall, working no more than 1040 hours. 

The anticipated schedule of these positions is Monday to Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM. There are no benefits provided.

Contact Information: 

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

Any inquiries regarding the status of your application for this position must be made directly to James Villwock at James.Villwock@ct.gov.


Selection Plan

This position is non-competitive and Open to the Public.

Important Selections Information: 

  • Selected candidates must be fluent in English, be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver's license. 
  • Selected candidates must possess and maintain adequate physical flexibility, strength and stamina to perform the duties (including work outside in inclement weather and work outside for extended periods), and work well with other staff and members of the public. 
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class. 
To Apply:

  • Complete a Master Application and directly apply to this recruitment.
  • In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
  • Please ensure that your application is complete. You will be unable to make revisions once you officially submit your application to the State of Connecticut. 
What to Expect After you Apply: 

  • The recruitment process may take several months. Due to volume, we are unable to give individual application updates. We encourage applicants to review their application status via their Personal Status Board on JobAps. 
  • Please regularly check your email for notifications (be sure to check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error). 

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Duties include performing work related to the maintenance and operation of DEEP boat launches, dams and managed lands and facilities including but not limited to:  mowing, trimming, building cleaning, janitorial, routine preventative equipment maintenance, litter pickup and painting. The employee may be requested to work in adverse weather conditions and be required to do some heavy lifting. Depending on level of training and experience these positions could involve the use of construction equipment, assisting with the operation of a sawmill, operating brush cutters, wood chippers, operating tractors, driving medium duty vehicles with trailers and the use of skills in carpentry, plumbing, mechanical repairs, grounds maintenance, working on a fire crew and other related duties.  

For a full list of duties related to this job classification, please click here

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Ability to follow instructions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will possess:
  • Experience working in the vocational or technical field; 
  • Experience in automotive and equipment repairs; 
  • The ability to work full-time throughout the duration of the position. 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

PHYSICAL 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.

Conclusion

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.