Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is charged with conserving, improving and protecting the natural resources and the environment of the state of Connecticut as well as making cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy available for the people and businesses of the state.  The agency is also committed to playing a positive role in rebuilding Connecticut’s economy and creating jobs – and to fostering a sustainable and prosperous economic future for the state.

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Burlington, CT, USA
Jun 07, 2018
Full time
DEEP’s Wildlife Division has an opening for a Seasonal Resource Assistant position with the Furbearer and Bear Program. This program conducts research and management of black bears and furbearer species, such as bobcat, coyote, and beaver. Program biologists monitor the harvests of furbearer species for which hunting and/or trapping are allowed. They conduct research on the population status, reproduction, food habits, and habitat use of furbearers and bears. They propose regulation changes for the hunting and trapping of furbearers and bears. A substantial portion of the program responsibilities includes assisting the public with inquiries regarding wildlife, particularly addressing human-wildlife conflicts. This ranges from providing advice by phone or e-mail to on-site trapping efforts. The Resource Assistant will conduct office work, lab work, and field work. ( More details )  The position is up to forty (40) hours per week. A typical work week is Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend and evening work.  The pay rate is $10.10 - $14 per hour, depending on education and/or 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.  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 ) Remember to say you found this opportunity at