Seasonal Resource Assistant position to work with the department's GIS program.


The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Office of Information Management, is currently seeking to fill a Seasonal Resource Assistant position to work with the department’s GIS program.

The position is temporary lasting about six months. The work location is Hartford.

Duties (will include):

Organizing and documenting a collection of environmental and natural resource information for Connecticut and Long Island Sound
Providing technical assistance with ArcMap, ArcCatalog and ArcGIS Online to GIS users
Designing and preparing of web maps
Designing and preparing maps formatted for printing distributed digitally
Creating new or updating existing metadata
Reviewing tabular and spatial data for accuracy, consistency and completeness

Qualifications: Applicants will need a working knowledge of ESRI ArcMap and ArcCatalog software. The following experience/skills would be a plus: ArcGIS Online, ESRI Model Builder, programming in Python, digitizing, cartography, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel. A degree in geography, GIS, or closely related field desired.

Pay Rate: Pay rate varies from $11 to $14 per hour depending on skill level. There are no benefits. There are paid holidays after 90 calendar days.

Hours per Week: This is a fulltime position, typically 40 hours per week (plus lunch), Monday through Friday within normal business hours. Some scheduling flexibility is possible.

Anticipated Length of Position: This is a temporary position, lasting approximately six months. A seasonal resource assistant may work a maximum of 1040 hours. The anticipated start date would be approximately June 1, 2014 (and last through at least December 1, 2014).

To Apply: Submit a seasonal employment application, letter of interest, and resume, to:

Elizabeth Doran
Connecticut DEEP
Bureau of Central Services, Office of Information Management
79 Elm Street, 6th floor
Hartford, CT 06106 (email submittals preferred)

Application Deadline: 05/15/14

DEEP Seasonal Employment Application – Word Form, PDF

Beth Doran

Office of Information Management – GIS

Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106-5127

P: 860.424.3721|E:

Conserving, improving and protecting our natural resources and environment;

Ensuring a clean, affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy supply.

Hartford, Connecticut
Connecticut DEEP Bureau of Central Services, Office of Information Management
Elizabeth Doran