Marine Fisheries Program
Old Lyme, CT
|Date Opened||6/16/2022 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$14.00 - $17.00 per hour|
|Close Date||10/31/2022 11:59:00 PM|
We're looking to hire a Seasonal Resource Assistant for the Marine Fisheries Program and we invite you to apply!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP) mission is to protect the public's health and well being and to conserve, improve and protect the natural resources of the state of Connecticut. As trustee of the environment for present and future generations, the Department achieves its mission through its regulation, enforcement and licensing procedures which help control pollution; by managing the state’s parks and forests and other recreational amenities; and by developing and coordinating the state’s environmental plans and educational programs with other public and private agencies.
The Commercial Fisheries Statistics Project of the Marine Fisheries Program has an opening for a Seasonal Resource Assistant. This position offers experience working with and understanding Connecticut’s commercial and recreational fisheries as well as exposure to the fisheries management and regulatory process.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The job duties will consist of office-related work and the preferred candidate must be proficient working with computers and have database experience in both Microsoft Excel and Access.
An educational background in fisheries management, the biological sciences and/or working with commercial fishermen is a plus. This position offers experience working with and understanding Connecticut’s commercial and recreational fisheries as well as exposure to the fisheries management and regulatory process.
An overview of all Marine Fisheries Projects can be found on the CT DEEP Fishing webpage.
Location: This position is based out of DEEP Marine Headquarters in Old Lyme, CT.
Schedule: The hours worked may be flexible but will generally be conducted during normal business hours Monday through Friday with a 35-hour work week.
Anticipated Duration: Preferred applicants will be available to work full-time for the full six-month duration of the position. Anticipated total duration is 1030 hours; non-contractual.
Salary: Depending on education and experience. No benefits.
For technical support regarding the filing of your application in JobAps, please contact: Mackenzie.Coleman@CT.Gov
For questions specific to this position, please contact any of the Commercial Fisheries Statistics contacts:
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:
This is a non-competitive recruitment, open to the public.
IMPORTANT SELECTIONS INFORMATIONThe hired candidate must:
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER YOU APPLY
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.
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.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.