Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Remediation Division

Recruitment #220425-3492VR-001

Introduction


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 Water Protection and Land Reuse (WPLR) is currently seeking to fill multiple Seasonal Resource Assistant positions for our main office in Hartford, CT! 

In this role, you will assist with a variety of administrative duties, including the Remediation Division’s document scanning project. The scanning project includes working with all Remediation Division staff to gather and review site documents and prepare them for scanning by a contracted vendor. The seasonal employees will learn about the variety of programs in the Division and will become knowledgeable on the various type of documents and correspondence received and processed.  

Applicants should be well organized and willing to work in a team setting. As time allows, seasonal employees may also be asked to work on other Division tasks, including researching and updating program information.

POSITION DETAILS

Schedule: Thirty-five (35) to (40) hours per week. Monday - Friday. 8:00 am- 5:00 pm (daily hours negotiable).

Anticipated Duration: Approx. 6 months, maximum of 1,040 hours.

Salary: $13.00 to $17.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. No benefits.

For technical support regarding the filing of your application in JobAps, please contact: Samantha Wasef, Samantha.Wasef@CT.Gov, 860-937-6357.

For questions specific to this position, please contact: Raymond Frigon, Raymond.Frigon@CT.Gov

CT DEEP encourages you to consider applying for seasonal opportunities at alternate locations as your application is under review.

Learn more from our seasonal DEEP staff: 

   

Selection Plan

This is a non-competitive recruitment, open to the public.

IMPORTANT SELECTIONS INFORMATION

  • Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.

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

Seasonal employees will assist the Records Management Coordinator on file management tasks and may work with a project manager on large cleanup projects to gather and organize information on site history, participate in the planning and logistics of the Remediation Roundtable, and gather EPA reporting requirements for sites within the RCRA program.  

Other remedial programs/duties seasonal employees may be involved with include: 
  • Potable Water Program
  • Significant Environmental Hazard Notification Program
  • Brownfield Redevelopment
  • Environmental Land Use Restrictions
  • Engineered Controls

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Ability to follow instructions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate would have college level course work and/or experience in one or more of the following; environmental science, geology, hydrology, biology, engineering, sustainability, and environmental policy, and experience with (Microsoft Office).

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.