Looking to gain wastewater treatment experience? If so, we have a terrific seasonal opportunity for you!
The Municipal Wastewater Section (MWS) is committed to protecting CT’s waters for future generations. We achieve this goal through permitting, inspections and enforcement of Water Pollution Control Facilities (WPCFs) in the State under the umbrella of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
As the MWS prepares to continue to serve and be responsive to its constituents in a more effective and optimal fashion, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to work on the implementation of an Excel-based reporting tool that allow wastewater treatment plant monitoring and operational data to be more easily reported by the regulated community and stored, retrieved and used by the MWS.
As an Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant working with the MWS, you'll have the opportunity to:
- Review Monthly Operating Reports (MORs) submitted by permittees to ensure that forms are complete and submitted on time;
- Assist in the development of a comprehensive Excel-based MOR template for future rollout to the regulated community;
- Assist in the creation of a database that serves as the main depository of MOR-reported data;
- Assist the DMR-QA State Coordinator with receiving and e-filing reports;
- Update the list of water pollution control facilities regulated by the MWS and their treatment systems.
This hybrid position is part-time on first shift, Tuesday to Thursday, from 8:30 AM until 4:00 PM with one day in the office and two days worked remotely.
The anticipated duration is up to and no more than 1,040 hours per year or 12 months (whichever is reached first).
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.
Any inquiries regarding the status of your application for this position must be made directly to either Municipal Wastewater Section Supervising Environmental Engineer, Carlos Esguerra, at Carlos.Esguerra@ct.gov or DEEP Environmental Analyst 2, Susan Unger, at Susan.Unger@ct.gov.
- 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
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Ability to follow instructions.
- Experience working with computers and computer software;
- Experience working with Microsoft Excel, particularly macros.
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.