In a state agency this class is accountable for mastering the skills necessary to satisfactorily complete the training program for a professional position.
Works under the immediate and close supervision of employees of higher grade to whom on-the-job training or supervision has been delegated.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
In a department or institution receives training in introductory governmental work for development of skills and knowledge in field of public administration in order to qualify for advancement into agency professional positions;
Performs a variety of increasingly difficult duties as skills are acquired during course of training period;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Oral and written communication skills;
acquire knowledge and skills required for the target classification;
understand, evaluate and solve problems by exercising judgement and logic;
read, interpret and understand written material;
perform basic arithmetical computations;
interpret charts, graphs and tables;
learn and reason;
establish and maintain cooperative relations with superiors, associates and general public;
utilize computer software.
Candidates must be able to meet the experience and training requirements of the designated job class at the completion of the development program.
Prior to appointment to this class there must be an approved designated class within the bargaining unit identified to which the incumbent will be appointed upon successful completion of an approved development program.
The length of the development program is determined by the experience and training requirements of the designated class and the prior experience of the incumbent. At the completion of the development program incumbents must meet the experience and training requirements of the designated class. The program cannot be less than one (1) year and cannot exceed three (3) calendar years in accordance with C.G.S. 5-234.
Incumbents in this class will be eligible for reclassification to the designated class without competitive examination upon successful completion of the development program and satisfactory service.
All appointments to this class shall be under terms of a development program and in accordance with a time schedule approved by the Commissioner of Administrative Services. All development programs must be approved by the Department of Administrative Services prior to appointment to this class.
First year of training
Bachelor's degree and/or qualifying experience
Second year of training
The salary for an employee who completes any of the above minimum requirements after initial appointment to the Connecticut Careers Trainee job class will be adjusted commensurate with the schedule above and effective the pay period following the date the master’s degree has been conferred or the pay period following the date the appropriate number of credits as indicated above have been earned.
For current state employees, compensation will be in accordance with guidelines for computing salary adjustments set forth by the Department of Administrative Services, Determining Salary Upon Change in Class manual.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(41)-Trainee Classes-many target occupational areas
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Connecticut Careers Trainee (Engineering And Related) (40 Hour) in Salary Group FS 15 approved effective October 25, 2019. (Revised to modify Minimum Qualifications, Appointment, Salary and content) Item No. 23-034