DEEP: Wildlife Division Seasonal Job Opportunities

Wildlife Division Seasonal Job Opportunities

The Wildlife Division frequently has Seasonal Resource Assistant positions available at its different offices.

The Seasonal Resource Assistant positions listed below are available for individuals interested in acquiring experience in the profession of wildlife management. A background in wildlife biology or environmental science is highly preferred. Pay rates vary from $10.10 to $13.00 per hour depending on education and experience. Positions are typically 6 months in duration and have a 35-hour work week.

Seasonal Resource Assistant - Sessions Woods WMA

The following projects are based at the Wildlife Division's Sessions Woods WMA office in Burlington. Mailing address: Sessions Woods WMA, PO Box 1550, Burlington, CT 06013-1550. Telephone: 860-424-3011. Fax: 860-675-8141.

Project/Job Description
Job Description: A seasonal position as an office assistant is available with the Wildlife Division at the Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area office in Burlington.
 
Duties: 1) Answering telephones and providing wildlife assistance and information to the public; receiving and directing visitors to the Sessions Woods Conservation Education Center. 2) Working with volunteer Conservation Education/Firearms Safety Program instructors to schedule hunting classes; enter new hunter safety class information onto the DEEP website; taking hunter safety course registrations; packing hunting class materials (which entails lifting heavy boxes); handling firearms and ammunition. 3) Providing support and assistance to other Wildlife Division programs. 4) Various clerical duties, such as entering data using a variety of computer programs; selling hunting and fishing licenses; issuing permits; filing; and assisting with mass mailings.
 
Qualifications:
  • Preferred applicant should have strong communication and organizational skills and a background in natural resources and/or wildlife biology.
  • Knowledge of nuisance and distressed wildlife, as well as experience in wildlife interpretation, are a plus.
  • Preferred applicant must have a valid driverís license and good driving record.
Pay Rate: Pay rate varies from $11.00 - $13.00 per hour, depending on experience. No benefits and no housing provided. Holiday pay begins 3 months after start of employment.
 
Position duration: Approximately 6 months (Up to 1,030 hours).
 
Hours: 40 hour work week. 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
 
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: Trish Cernik, CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Wildlife Division, Sessions Woods WMA, P.O. Box 1550, Burlington, CT 06013; 860-424-3017. Email: patricia.cernik@ct.gov (any questions or inquiries should be sent via email).
 
Application Deadline: November 5, 2017
 
Target Starting Date: November 27, 2017
Seasonal Resource Assistant - Franklin Swamp WMA

The following projects are based at the Wildlife Division's Franklin Swamp WMA office in Franklin.  Mailing address: Franklin Swamp WMA, 391 Route 32, North Franklin, CT 06254. Telephone: 860-424-3011. Fax: 860-642-7964.

Project/Job Description
No Positions Currently Available
Seasonal Resource Assistant - Marlborough Office

The following projects are based at the DEEP's Eastern District office in Marlborough. Mailing address: Wildlife Division, Eastern District Area Headquarters, 209 Hebron Road, Marlborough, CT 06447. Telephone: 860-295-9523. Fax: 860-344-2941.

Project/Job Description
No Positions Currently Available
Seasonal Resource Assistant - Hartford Office

The following projects are based at the Wildlife Division's main office in Hartford. Mailing address: Wildlife Division, Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127. Telephone: 860-424-3011. Fax: 860-424-4078.

Project/Job Description
No Positions Currently Available
Seasonal Resource Assistant - Glastonbury Shooting Range
Project/Job Description
No Positions Currently Available

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Content last updated on October 16, 2017.