Are you looking to help protect Connecticut's beautiful landscape? If so, we have a terrific seasonal opportunity for you!
This position is located within the Water Quality Unit of the Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse. This Unit is responsible for developing Water Quality Standards, water quality-based plans including TMDLs, evaluating environmental data and supporting environmental implementation programs.
Positions Include: (see details under Examples of Duties)
Water Quality Assistant:
- Responsible for data entry and analysis of whole effluent toxicity test data and development of Excel-based tools as needed.
- Developing GIS-based projects for analyzing and displaying environmental data.
Schedule: 35-40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with the opportunity to telework from the employee’s home up to 50% of the hours per week.
Anticipated Duration: Weekly hours are accumulated up to a maximum of 1,040 hours for the duration of the position.
Salary: Depends on relevant education and/or experience. There are no benefits with this position.
For technical support regarding the filing of your application in JobAps, please contact Nicholas Naples at Nicholas.Naples@ct.gov.
Any inquiries regarding the status of your application for this park’s positions must be made directly to the individual Unit: Traci Iott, Traci.Iott@ct.gov.
CT DEEP encourages you to consider applying for seasonal opportunities at alternate locations as your application is under review.
The 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.
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This is a non-competitive recruitment, open to the public.
IMPORTANT SELECTIONS INFORMATION
- Selected candidates must be fluent in English and be at least 16 years old or 18 years old, depending on the position.
- 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.
- Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.
- 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
- Database and Excel spreadsheet development, maintenance and management;
- Data entry, collection, compilation analysis and quality control;
- Development of GIS projects to display and analyze environmental data;
- Provide administrative and technical support;
- Other duties as may be appropriate.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Ability to follow instructions.
- The candidate should have completed college level coursework and/or have experience in a science-based field and have a basic knowledge of chemistry.
- The preferred candidate will be proficient with computers and software including Microsoft Office including experience using Excel at an advanced level and also advanced-level experience conducting geospatial analyses and displaying information using ArcGIS Pro.
- Preferred applicants will be able to work full-time for the entire recreation season and have related experience or training.
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.