Are you looking to help protect Connecticut's beautiful landscape? If so, we have a terrific seasonal opportunity for you!
The State of Connecticut, Geological Survey of the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) conducts active field mapping activities throughout Connecticut and requires seasonal help as part of the field team safety plan. Field and geologic collections support enables us to produce authoritative geosciences data and mapping. As we advance the Connecticut digital geologic framework, improvements to DEEP GIS data and collections enhance the suitability of our information to address questions of environmental quality, groundwater availability, and natural hazards.
The State Geological Survey is currently seeking Seasonal Resource Assistants to work at their Hartford, Portland and Storrs(Mansfield) locations.
ROLE HIGHLIGHTS (SEE DETAILS IN EXAMPLES OF DUTIES)
As a Seasonal Resource Assistant with the State Geological Survey, you will be assisting the staff in the programmatic responsibilities of the division.
Schedule: Up to 40 hours per week.
Anticipated Duration: 1,040 hours in duration, not to exceed one year.
Salary: Depends on relevant education and/or experience. There are no benefits for these positions.
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.
For technical support regarding the filing of your application in JobAps, please contact Benjamin Beaudry at Benjamin.Beaudry@ct.gov.
For inquiries specific to these positions and regarding status of your application, please contact Meghan Seremet at Meghan.Seremet@ct.gov.
To learn more about life as a Seasonal Resource Assistant, check out the video below!
This is a non-competitive recruitment, open to the public.
IMPORTANT SELECTIONS INFORMATION
- Selected candidates must be fluent in English, at least 18 years old, possess a valid driver's license and be willing to travel when required.
- 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
Provide geologic sites database and mapping improvements through fieldwork and GIS geodatabase maintenance. Support mapping activities in the field and assist in digital data production and map compilation to detailed Lidar base imagery. Support survey collections, including maps and documents library, core repository, and sample collections.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Ability to follow instructions.
- Coursework and or experience working in Geosciences and Geographic Information Systems(GIS);
- Experience working with ArcGIS Online;
- Experience working with Global Mapper;
- Experience working with Adobe Illustrator.
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.