$41.35-$51.96 Hourly / $3,307.78-$4,156.37 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Consumer Protection, Liquor Control Division, this class is accountable for supervising Liquor Control Agents engaged in work in connection with the administration and enforcement of the Liquor Control Act and regulations of the Department or Liquor Control Commission.
Receives general direction from a Consumer Protection Division Director or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises assigned staff including orientation, training, counseling, evaluation and discipline in accordance with department standards; assigns duties and reviews results for accuracy, effectiveness and conformance with policy; studies, analyzes and evaluates tasks performed by unit; keeps records and submits pertinent reports; interprets and makes decisions regarding conformance with Liquor Control Act and regulations; assists in formulation of policies and procedures; supervises Liquor Control Agents in performance of routine inspections and investigations; makes recommendations to the Division Director on whether or not agents' reports require a departmental hearing; performs more difficult field inspections and investigations in order to enforce Liquor Control Act and regulations of the Department or Liquor Control Commission; obtains data required by law in connection with complicated, questionable or special applications for permits to sell alcoholic beverages; investigates alleged serious violations of Liquor Control Act; interviews complainants and observes premises where violations were alleged to have taken place; testifies at departmental hearings and court proceedings; answers inquiries from the public, state, local and federal agencies; may be required to make recommendations to Commission for penalties to be imposed on those in violation of state statutes and/or Department or Liquor Control Commission regulations; delivers lectures and seminars on Liquor Control Act to police groups, federal agencies, civic and industry groups; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply Connecticut Liquor Control laws, regulations, policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of investigative methods and techniques; knowledge of accounting principles and practices; basic knowledge of health, sanitary, zoning and fire code regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software; supervisory ability.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in field inspection work in the manufacturing, importation, distribution or sales of alcoholic beverages.
Note: For State employees, this is interpreted at the level of Liquor Control Agent or Liquor Control Casino Agent.
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate will be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to threatening situations in the conduct of their investigations.