Environmental Protection Seasonal Resource Assistant

    • Hartford, CT


The mission of the State of Connecticut, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance is to protect human health and the environment through proper materials management and recycling; enforcing the state's water pollution control laws; and preventing and responding to spill and contamination incidents.The agency is committed to playing a positive role in Connecticut's economy and creating jobs by fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future for the state.

The Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance (MMCA) is seeking to hire Seasonal Resource Assistants in Hartford, CT, to work in one or more of its Divisions to assist the Bureau in implementing innovative improvements in important electronic and legacy records management initiatives: the Waste Engineering and Enforcement Division, the Emergency Response and Spill Prevention Division, and the Water Permitting and Enforcement Division. The work tasks for these positions are similar and may be shared between Divisions.

The selected candidate(s) will assist with a wide range of records management and administrative tasks including data entry, records review and filing, and may conduct some web content research and writing.

The position hours are flexible, between Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, and shall not exceed 40 hours per week. There are no benefits.

Anticipated duration of position is from 6 months to one year, dependent on number of hours worked per week, though may not exceed 1040 hours.

Note: Do not submit a cover letter. Applicants must only include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application.

Questions about this position should be directed to Kim.Hudak@ct.gov or (860) 424-3396

Selection Plan

This position is non-competitive. Open to the public.

The selected candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

The selected candidate must work well with other staff and members of the public.

The selected candidate must be enrolled in a college program or possess a college degree in environmental or related science.


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.


Assists with a wide range of technical support functions, including but not limited to, reviews of registrations and supporting documentation, reviewing analytical data, preparing correspondence, performing records management and administrative tasks including data entry, records review and filing, office organization and scheduling. Performs related duties as required.


Ability to follow instructions.


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.



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

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