Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Hammonasset Beach State Park Maintenance Crew

Recruitment #220207-3492VR-003

Introduction



Looking for seasonal work?
Want to work with great people at one of Connecticut's beautiful state parks?
If so, we invite you to check out this opportunity!

The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is seeking to fill multiple Seasonal Resource Assistant positions at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison with the maintenance staff.

POSITION DETAILS
This job posting will hire for the positions listed below.

Seasonal Park Maintenance Supervisor: 
  • Duties: Assists in the maintenance of a recreational facility under the supervision of a Park and Recreation Supervisor and an EP Maintainer 3. Trains, supervises and schedules Seasonal Maintainers; evaluates work performance; assists in job planning and scheduling and in preparation of materials lists; operates machinery and power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, tractors, medium duty vehicles, and power tools; performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment; may perform highly-skilled work in carpentry, plumbing, mechanical repairs or other skilled trade; may drive vehicles rated at 3/4 Ton Gross Vehicle Weight or less.
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Special Requirements: Extensive knowledge and experience in maintenance of a recreational facility and/or a related skilled trade; must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Approximate Dates of Employment: mid-April – mid-October.
Crew Leader: 
  • Duties: Supervises and works with an assigned crew of Seasonal Maintainers in activities involving the operation and maintenance of DEEP programs and facilities. May assist in job planning and in preparation of materials lists; may operate machinery and power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, tractors, medium duty vehicles, and power tools; may perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment; may drive vehicles rated at 3/4 Ton Gross Vehicle Weight or less.
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Special Requirements: Minimum one season satisfactory DEEP or related work experience; must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Approximate Dates of Employment: mid-April – mid-October.
Seasonal Maintainer: 
  • Duties: Performs work related to the maintenance and operation of DEEP managed lands and facilities including, but not limited to, litter pickup, cleaning, mowing, raking, and painting. May use hand tools; may direct traffic in parking lots; may drive vehicles rated at 3/4 Ton Gross Vehicle Weight or less. Positions are also available for those with additional levels of training and experience. These positions involve the use of machinery and power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, tractors, medium duty vehicles and the use of skills in carpentry, plumbing, mechanical repairs, grounds maintenance.
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Special Requirements: Previous experience in janitorial work, landscaping or a skilled trade preferred; must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Approximate Dates of Employment: mid-April – mid-October.
Maintenance staff work a shift from 7:30am-3:30pm, five shifts per week, including weekends. Staff is needed from mid-April through mid-October. The maximum amount of hours that can be worked is 1030 hours. Pay is $13.00 - $17.00/hour. Benefits are not included with this position.

For an inside look at what it is like to Make an ImpaCT as a State of Connecticut seasonal employee, check out the video below!
         
ABOUT US

The State of Connecticut's DEEP is charged with conserving, improving, and protecting the natural resources and the environment 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 Wildlife Division advances the conservation, use, and appreciation of Connecticut’s wildlife resources.

CONTACT US
For inquiries specific to the position and regarding the status of your application, please contact Rebecca Demchak via email at rebecca.demchak@ct.gov.

For technical support regarding the filing of your application in JobApps, please contact Jake Ferrari via email at jake.ferrari@ct.gov.

Selection Plan

These positions are non-competitive. Open to the public.

Selected candidates must be fluent in English, be at least 18 years old, and hold 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, 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.

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  

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

Seasonal Park Maintenance Supervisor: Assists in the maintenance of a recreational facility under the supervision of a Park and Recreation Supervisor and an EP Maintainer 3. Trains, supervises and schedules Seasonal Maintainers; evaluates work performance; assists in job planning and scheduling and in preparation of materials lists; operates machinery and power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, tractors, medium duty vehicles, and power tools; performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment; may perform highly-skilled work in carpentry, plumbing, mechanical repairs or other skilled trade; may drive vehicles rated at 3/4 Ton Gross Vehicle Weight or less.

Crew Leader: Supervises and works with an assigned crew of Seasonal Maintainers in activities involving the operation and maintenance of DEEP programs and facilities. May assist in job planning and in preparation of materials lists; may operate machinery and power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, tractors, medium duty vehicles, and power tools; may perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment; may drive vehicles rated at 3/4 Ton Gross Vehicle Weight or less.

Seasonal Maintainer: Performs work related to the maintenance and operation of DEEP managed lands and facilities including, but not limited to, litter pickup, cleaning, mowing, raking, and painting. May use hand tools; may direct traffic in parking lots; may drive vehicles rated at 3/4 Ton Gross Vehicle Weight or less. Positions are also available for those with additional levels of training and experience. These positions involve the use of machinery and power equipment such as lawn mowers, chain saws, brush cutters, tractors, medium duty vehicles and the use of skills in carpentry, plumbing, mechanical repairs, grounds maintenance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Ability to follow instructions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred applicants will be able to work full-time for the entire recreation season and have previous experience in janitorial work, landscaping or a skilled trade.

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.