Department of Administrative Services

Staff Attorney 3 (Confidential) (1639CR)

$50.31-$66.30 Hourly / $4,024.60-$5,303.99 BiWeekly /
$105,042.00-$138,434.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Office of Policy and Management this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the legal work of the agency.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general supervision from an employee of a higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May lead staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs advanced and complex legal work of an agency; researches, interprets, analyzes and applies complex and conflicting laws and regulations, case law and legal principles; acts as hearing officer or represents agency in formal administrative and public proceedings on a full range of cases involving complex legal and technical issues; conducts research and provides guidance on collective bargaining and labor relations matters; negotiates and drafts settlement agreements; drafts advisory opinions, rulings, decisions, recommendations, findings, legislation, statutes, regulations, publications and other related legal documents; assists in the preparation and presentation of trials and appeals; consults with the Office of the Attorney General on legal issues; researches complex legal issues; conducts investigations and enforcement proceedings; prepares comprehensive reports for use in administrative and court proceedings; prepares pleadings and other court papers; interprets and applies complex or conflicting laws and regulations, case law and legal principles; participates in the conduct of various educational activities; provides legal guidance when duly authorized; provides input into policy formation; may testify at or monitor legislative proceedings; may represent agency in court when authorized; reviews court decisions, new and proposed laws and regulations to determine impact on agency operations; prepares and maintains precedent manuals; reviews legal and other related documents for legal sufficiency; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of legal principles, practices and procedures in Connecticut; considerable knowledge of legal research techniques; considerable knowledge of the Uniform Administrative Procedures Act; considerable knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply relevant state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and legislation; considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of collective bargaining and labor relations matters; knowledge of the rules of evidence; knowledge of criminal and constitutional law and legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to apply judicial decisions to the interpretation of statues; considerable ability to comprehend, analyze and organize technical data and coordinate elements of legal cases. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of experience in the practice of law at the level of Staff Attorney 2 (Confidential) in the Office of Policy and Management.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Must be admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut.
2. May be required to travel.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(18)-Legal

BARGAINING UNIT

(03)-CONFIDENTIAL

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

CR 32

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

New Class. Action No. 21-060

EFFECTIVE DATE

11/12/2021

CLASS: 1639CR; EST: 11/12/2021; REV: ;