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CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Seasonal Resource Assistant
Posted on March 3rd, 2015

​CT DEEP Marine Fisheries Seasonal Resource Assistant Job Announcement Job Title: Seasonal Resource Assistant Position Type: Temporary/ NTE 1030 hours Salary: $11-$14/hr DOE Duty Location: Marine Fisheries Division, Old Lyme, CT Closing Date: March 20, 2015 ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Connecticut DEEP Marine Fisheries Division’s is currently looking for a qualified individual to fill a “Seasonal Resource Assistant” position working on GIS related projects. This position is limited in duration and pays $11 - $14/hr (7hrs/day, 35hrs/wk) based on relevant experience. The selected candidate will be available to start late April or early May and work for approximately six months. Since this position is temporary, there would be no health benefits. The position is based out of DEEP Marine Headquarters in Old Lyme, CT, and employees would be expected to drive to Old Lyme each workday.

Job Summary: The position will include but is not limited to: assembling, analyzing, synthesizing and mapping diverse data sets in support of fisheries research and monitoring. The selected candidate may be asked to work on multiple projects and may be asked to create maps or map applications for the Agency website. The selected candidate will work under supervision, but will also be expected to work independently at times.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Biological or Environmental Sciences  Familiarity and Experience with use of ArcGIS desktop and online  Experience using database applications including Excel and Access  Experience in compilation and preparation of maps, charts and graphs involving biological and environmental data  Demonstrated ability to be organized and to work accurately paying close attention to detail  Knowledge of fisheries or natural resource management

Preferred Candidate Will Have:  Knowledge of custom GIS desktop tool development and modeling  Experience with scripting languages and de-bugging procedures  Experience with maintaining metadata and project documentation  Experience with geospatial and statistics analyses  Experience with page layout software and Web page development

How to Apply: An overview of all the Marine Fisheries Projects can be found on the CT DEEP web page at: under Fisheries Seasonal Job Opportunities A seasonal employment application can be found at: If interested, please submit a completed application and resume to Joanne Kelley ( with copy to Deb Pacileo and Jacque Benway. Also, indicate that you are interested in the “Marine Fisheries GIS” position in your email, cover letter/resume and application.

Deb Pacileo or Jacqueline Benway
State of Connecticut
DEEP Marine Fisheries Division
P.O. Box 719 333 Ferry Road
Old Lyme, CT 06371
Phone: (860) 434-6043 FACS: (860) 434-6150
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