Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

Office of Climate Planning (Remote)

Recruitment #220511-3492VR-001

Introduction



Are you an outdoor enthusiast looking for an exciting temporary position? 
If so, we have the opportunity for you! 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP), Office of Climate Planning is looking for an Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant to join our team in Hartford, 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:

Under the supervision of the Director of Climate Planning, this position would support the 2022 GC3 process, including:
  • Facilitating online public meetings
  • Contributing to working group reports
  • Capturing all meeting minutes and public comments
  • Assisting Council members with response to public comments
  • Assisting with meetings of the Council 
  • Assisting with drafting the Council's report to the Governor. 
The position may also assist with developing outreach materials on climate change and Council recommendations for the general public. The position may require research and analysis on climate adaptation and emissions reduction solutions. 

This position is 35 hours per week, working 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM with occasional requirements to attend virtual public meetings in the evenings. 

Due to ongoing social distancing, this position will likely be teleworking through the end of 2022. All candidates will need to have access to a reliable internet connection and computer available for them to use during work hours. The agency cannot provide computer and internet at this time. 

This position will start immediately and will run through December 31, 2022 with the potential to extend into 2023 depending on candidate's interest and availability. The maximum duration of the position is 1030 hours. 
The pay rate varies from $13.00 to $17.00 per hour depending on education and experience. 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.

For inquiries specific to the position and regarding status of your application, please contact Rebecca French at Rebecca.French@ct.gov.

Learn more about our Seasonal Resource Assistant team! 
             

Selection Plan

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

Important Selections Information:

  • 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

Under the supervision of the Director of Climate Planning, this position would support the 2022 GC3 process, including facilitating online public meetings, contributing to working group reports, capturing all meeting minutes and public comments, assisting Council members with response to public comments, assisting with meetings of the Council and assisting with drafting the Council's report to the Governor. The position may also assist with developing outreach materials on climate change and Council recommendations for the general public. The position may require research and analysis on climate adaptation and emissions reduction solutions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Ability to follow instructions.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The preferred candidate will possess:
  • Experience communicating with diverse populations and skills levels over the phone, in person, and in writing; 
  • Experience or coursework using basic research methods and making determinations; 
  • Experience through work, volunteering, and/or coursework related to climate change; 
  • Experience through work, volunteering, and/or coursework with virtual meeting platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams; 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including managing data, composing correspondence, report writing, tracking work and creating presentations. 

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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