DEEP: Seasonal Job Opportunities

Wildlife Division Seasonal Job Opportunities

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The Wildlife Division frequently has Seasonal Resource Assistant positions available at its different offices and locations. These positions 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 for most positions. Pay rates vary from $10.10 to $14.00 per hour, depending on education and experience. Positions are typically 6 months in duration (no more than 1,030 hours) and have between a 35- to 40-hour work week.

Seasonal Resource Assistant openings (when available) are briefly listed below, according to work location. All interested applicants can find specific descriptions of these positions and submit applications on the Online Employment Center.

How to Apply for a Seasonal Position

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
No Positions Currently Available
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
Title: Seasonal Resource Assistant (Office Assistant with the Conservation Education/Firearms Safety Program)
 
The DEEP Wildlife Division has an opportunity for a Seasonal Resource Assistant. This  position is strictly office work but is quite diverse in its scope. The selected candidate  will be working with the Conservation Education/Firearms Safety (CE/FS) Program, which provides classes for firearms hunting, bow hunting, and trapping certification throughout the State of Connecticut. The Seasonal Resource Assistant will also be responsible for answering the phones. This includes answering any questions about certification, hunting laws, class schedules, and also providing assistance to the public with nuisance and distressed wildlife or determining who would best assist the caller. The position requires issuing hunting and fishing licenses. (More details)
 
The position is forty (40) hours per week, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM.
 
The pay rate is $10.10 - $12 per hour, depending on education and experience. Benefits and housing are not provided. Length of position is approximately six (6) months, (no more than 1,030 hours). A valid driver’s license is required and experience with hunting and the safe handling of firearms is preferred.
 
Apply for this position through the Online Employment Center by submitting a Master Application and resume. (How to Apply for a Seasonal Position)
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
Belding Wildlife Management Area, Vernon, CT
Project/Job Description
No Positions Currently Available

To Apply: The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and other CT State Agencies have transitioned to a paperless Online Employment Center.

You can now efficiently search and apply for current job openings on-line via a mobile friendly website, and receive email notices about the status of each application. Mailed or faxed job applications will no longer be accepted. Additionally, the new system no longer requires separate applications for examinations and job openings.

  • Register as a user and set up a "Master Application." (No need to manually fill out a new application every time you want to apply for a job. Simply keep your "Master Application" up-to-date and use it to apply for current job openings. You can check the status of your applications 24/7.)
Fill out "Interest Cards" so that you can receive emails about future job openings. You will need to renew your Interest Card selections annually.
 

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Content last updated on April 10, 2019.