Department of Administrative Services

Policy And Legislative Advisor (0425MP)

$64.04-$87.32 Hourly / $5,123.41-$6,985.83 BiWeekly /
$133,721.00-$182,330.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Administrative Services or Office of Policy and Management this class is accountable for conducting research and advising the agency head on matters pertaining to agency wide and statewide legislation, regulations and administrative policy issues.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class is used in agencies, which have statewide programs and authority to perform executive level duties including the planning, coordination and development of agency wide and statewide policy and the provision of technical advice and guidance to the agency head. This class also manages some of the major administrative units of the agency.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives executive direction from the agency head or other administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Researches and advises agency head on matters pertaining to legislation, regulations and administration policy; assists in planning, coordinating and directing development of agency wide and statewide policy; formulates program goals and objectives; evaluates staff; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of agency who might impact on program activities; reviews statutes and regulations to insure conformance with statutory purpose and authority; advises agency head concerning matters which require an opinion from the Office of the Attorney General and drafts requests for opinion; directs development of plans for and provides assistance to departmental officials and staff in implementing newly enacted legislation; evaluates, develops alternative analyses and makes recommendations concerning agency program proposals, rules and policies; represents agency on gubernatorial, legislative and interagency task forces and commissions; coordinates departmental and interagency development of policy initiatives and legislation; directs one or more administrative units; reviews and drafts agency reports, contracts and regulations; may review agency legislation prior to submission to legislature to ensure conformity with policy objectives; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public administration including policy development and implementation; considerable knowledge of methods and procedures of legal and legislative research; knowledge of state document procedures; knowledge of legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to draft and interpret legislation and administrative regulations, proposals and reports; considerable ability to apply judicial decisions to interpretation of statutes and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of professional experience in a governmental, public affairs or business organization with primary responsibility for the research, development, planning and review of legislative and/or regulatory programs.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class must be admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(18)-Legal

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 73

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Policy and Legislative Advisor in Salary Group MP 73 approved effective November 2, 2000. (Revised to modify Special Requirement) 0425A 3/6/15 cm

EFFECTIVE DATE

3/6/2015

CLASS: 0425MP; EST: 7/1/1991; REV: 3/6/2015;