DEEP: Wildlife Division 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
Title: Seasonal Resource Assistant (Wildlife Diversity Program -- multiple positions)
 
The DEEP Wildlife Division is seeking multiple Seasonal Resource Assistants to contribute to a variety of Wildlife Diversity Program projects. These positions will assist program biologists conducting research, monitoring both the health of populations and their habitats, and conducting conservation activities. Technical assistance, public outreach, and education are key program elements. The program works with landowners, municipalities, and the general public to manage and protect hundreds of wildlife species and their habitats, develop and implement recovery plans for rare species, and also provide technical assistance to the public for nuisance wildlife. The positions are based at the Wildlife Divisionís Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area in Burlington, CT, but work will be conducted statewide. (More details)
 
The position is thirty-five (35) hours per week, Monday through Friday, typically between 8:30 am Ė 4:00 pm (hours flexible).
 
The pay rate is $11-$13 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 driverís license is required.
 
Apply for this position through the Online Employment Center by submitting a Master Application, cover letter, and resume. (How to Apply for a Seasonal Position)
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
Belding Wildlife Management Area, Vernon, CT
Project/Job Description
Title: Seasonal Resource Assistant
 
DEEP's Wildlife Division has a current opportunity for a Seasonal Resource Assistant at the Belding Wildlife Management Area (WMA), in Vernon. Under the supervision of the Belding WMA Wildlife Biologist, this Seasonal Resource Assistant position will directly support the management of habitats of Belding WMA, maintenance of the grounds including interpretive trails, educational programs, and species monitoring. This property receives heavy public use and requires daily upkeep. The majority of work activities will take place at the Belding WMA facility, but maintenance activities may also be required at various other wildlife management areas throughout Connecticut. Travel to other work sites will be by State-owned vehicle.
 
The position is up to 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. Starting time is 7:30 AM.
 
The pay rate is $11-$13 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 driverís license is required.
 
Apply for this position through the Online Employment Center by submitting a Master Application, cover letter, and resume. (How to Apply for a Seasonal Position)

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 February 20, 2019.