Messenger And Supply Clerk


Recruitment #220908-5666CL-001


Are you looking for a unique clerical role where you could make a positive impact? 
If so, look no further and consider joining our team! 

The State of Connecticut, Department of Correction (DOC) is recruiting for a Messenger & Supply Clerk within the Fiscal Services Inmate Accounts Unit located at the DOC Central Office in Wethersfield, CT. This recruitment will also be used to fill future vacancies throughout the state as openings occur within the next year. 

Our Mission: 

The Department of Correction shall strive to be a global leader in progressive correctional practices and partnered re-entry initiatives to support responsive evidence-based practices aligned to law abiding and accountable behaviors. Safety and security shall be a priority component of this responsibility as it pertains to staff, victims, citizens, and offenders.

Position Highlights: 

This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, working Monday to Friday. This position will require travel throughout the state. 

Key responsibilities of this position may include: 
  • Courier duty between DOC's Central Office and its facilities; 
  • Assisting in an office supplies storeroom; 
  • Preparing requisitions for office supplies; 
  • Delivering packages and running errands within and outside the Department; 
  • Other basic clerical duties. 
What we can offer you: 

State of Connecticut employees participate in an exceptional benefits package, which includes:
  • Excellent health and dental benefits; 
  • Group Life Insurance; 
  • Paid time off; 
  • A work - life balance! 
Click below to learn how you can make an impact with DOC

Selection Plan

Application Process:

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

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the minimum qualifications as listed on the job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application. The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date, unless otherwise specified.

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to

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.

Selection Process:

The selected candidate must possess a current & active drivers license with a clean driving record. 

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error.

During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.

Contact Information:

Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Tyler Cashman at


In a state agency this class is accountable for running errands, sorting and distributing incoming and outgoing mail and obtaining, distributing, and delivering supplies and packages.


Opens, time stamps, sorts, and distributes mail, forms, and other material; assists in an office supplies storeroom; prepares requisitions for office supplies; delivers packages and runs errands within and outside the Department such as Post Office and central supplies warehouse; may make bank deposits and obtain deposit slips; may operate an address labeler, copy machine, and other office equipment; may assist in making minor emergency repairs to office equipment; may perform basic clerical duties; performs related duties as required.


Basic interpersonal skills; ability to operate folding, sealing, addressing, stamping, and other related office machines; ability to follow written and oral instructions.


Any experience and training which would be expected to provide the knowledge, skill, and abilities outlined above.


The preferred candidate will possess:
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite such as Excel, Word, and Outlook; 
  • Experience performing clerical work including handling and counting; 
  • Experience performing bank deposits; 
  • Experience with office equipment such as copy machines, mail sorters, and stampers; 
  • Experience communicating with a diverse group of individuals in person, in writing, and over the phone; 
  • Experience driving in all weather conditions for approximately two (2) hours or more per day, five days a week; 
  • A clean driving record free from traffic infractions and accidents for the past two (2) years. 


Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.