Department of Administrative Services

Energy and Environmental Protection Office Director (Legal) (1752MP)

$46.77-$63.77 Hourly / $3,741.30-$5,101.65 BiWeekly /
$97,648.00-$133,153.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection this class is accountable for the direction of the staff and programs of an office.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class is reserved for the direction of policy, regulatory and/or technical programs. It is not intended for other staff positions such as communications or business administration. This class is appropriate only in an office where there is a subordinate layer of at least two (2) full-time subordinate professional staff.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from an employee of a higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises professional, technical and administrative staff assigned to the office.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs a variety of difficult, complex and sensitive legal work; researches and advises Commissioner and senior level staff on matters pertaining to legislation, regulations, enforcement, administrative procedures and adjudication; drafts legislation and regulations; conducts hearings and prepares decisions; coordinates and negotiates resolution of enforcement actions; assists staff and Office of Attorney General with court preparation; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies, municipal, state and federal governments; provides assistance to staff in regard to enforcement issues and orders and civil penalties; directs staff and operations of office; determines priorities and coordinates, plans and manages activities; formulates office goals and objectives and ensures implementation of same; reviews and evaluates effectiveness of established or proposed policies and/or programs assessing options and developing recommendations for improvement; conducts performance evaluations; prepares reports and correspondence; recommends policy; drafts policy statements and regulations; prepares or assists in development of office budget; performs related duties as required.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant environmental, energy, and conservation programs, laws and regulations; considerable knowledge of environmental protection and energy principles, practices and issues; knowledge of administrative law; skill in researching and preparing matters involving contested cases; ability to comprehend and interpret complex laws and regulations; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to apply relevant agency policies and procedures; ability to initiate and direct programs; analytical, negotiating and organizational skills.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of experience in the practice of law including administrative law with some responsibility for research, development, planning and review of legislative and /or regulatory programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been responsible for performing energy or environmental protection work.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class must be a member of the Connecticut Bar.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(18)-Legal

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 68

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the specification for the title of Environmental Protection Office Director (Program) (Legal) in Salary Group MP 68 approved effective September 1, 2001. (Revised to include energy requirements and retitle)

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/29/2012

CLASS: 1752MP; EST: 9/1/2001; REV: 6/29/2012;