State of CT Jobs – Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

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Job Description:

The State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Bureau of Outdoor Recreation, State Parks Division is currently seeking to fill multiple Seasonal Resource Assistant positions at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT.

Sherwood Island is Connecticut’s first state park and is still one of its finest. Have a leisurely lunch in the shade of the picnic grove, swim in Long Island Sound, or view marsh life from the observation platform at Sherwood Island. The park covers just over 235 acres in the Greens Farms section of Westport.

Positions Include: (see details under Examples of Duties)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Seasonal Park Ranger Supervisor: Assists in the management of seasonal operations and programs in a recreational facility under the supervision of a Park and Recreation Supervisor. Minimum Age: 18
  • Seasonal Park Ranger: Acts as primary visitor contact, interacting with the public to assist them in the safe and orderly enjoyment of the Park. Minimum Age: 18
  • Office Supervisor (Ticket Booth): Provides general office and operation support services at ticket booth. Minimum Age: 18
  • Ticket Booth Attendant: Provides general ticket booth services. Minimum Age: 16
  • Interpretive Guide: Acts as primary visitor contact, works to increase the public’s understanding, appreciation, enjoyment of, and concern for the natural resources of our State Parks. Minimum Age: 18
  • Seasonal Park Maintenance Supervisor: Assists in the maintenance of a recreational facility under the supervision of a Park and Recreation Supervisor and/or an EP Maintainer 3. Minimum Age: 18
  • Crew Leader: Supervises and works with an assigned crew of Seasonal Maintainers in activities involving the operation and maintenance of DEEP programs and facilities. Minimum Age: 18
  • Seasonal Maintainer: Performs work related to the maintenance and operation of DEEP managed lands and facilities. Minimum Age: 18
  • Note: For Lifeguard positions at Sherwood Island State Park, see separate job posting.
  • Approximate Dates of Employment: mid-April – mid-October.
  • Pay rates are $12.00 -14.00/hr. depending on relevant skills and experience. No benefits.
  • Length of positions: Anticipated start dates vary by position and runs through the recreation season; anticipated duration is a maximum of 1030 hours.
  • Most positions are typically first shift, but other positions will be second or third shift. Typically positions are 5 days per week, and include mandatory weekend shifts.

Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Incumbents in this class may be required for certain positions to meet any of the following:
  • Proof of possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator license.
  • Possession of a valid license to apply pesticides.
  • College training in a specific field.
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification may be required by specific State facilities.
  • 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.
  • Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain adequate physical strength and stamina to perform the duties of the class.
  • Incumbents performing lifeguard services must be able to demonstrate American Red Cross (ARC) waterfront lifeguarding swimming skills.

Job Details:

Company: State of Connecticut

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Others

Job Location: Westport, CT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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