In a state agency planned training program approved by the Commissioner of Administrative Services receives formal and/or on-the-job instruction and training designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to qualify for appointment to a designated professional administrative or technical classification.
Works under the immediate supervision of an official of higher grade and general direction of a designated administrator responsible for the coordination and implementation of the training program.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Receives formal and/or on-the-job instruction and training in introductory administrative, professional or technical work designed to develop knowledge and skills needed in order to qualify for appointment and advancement in a designated specialty;
Performs a wide variety of increasingly complex, diversified and difficult duties as competencies are acquired during course of training period and in accordance with approved time schedule;
May prepare reports on progress of training;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Evidence of basic aptitudes, motivation, interest and ability sufficient to provide reasonable foundation for acquiring knowledges and skills required for a designated technical or professional classification.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Three (3) years of current employment as a state employee including one (1) year in work related to the target class.
Incumbents in this class will be eligible for promotion without competitive examination upon completion of a specified period of training and satisfactory service. The length of the training plan must be sufficient to allow incumbents to fully meet experience and training requirements of the target class. The training period may be one, two or three years depending on the experience and training requirements of the target class as follows:
LENGTH OF TARGET CLASS
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
LENGTH OF TRAINING PERIOD
Four (4) Years
One (1) Year
Five (5) Years
Two (2) Years
Six (6) Years
Three (3) Years
All appointments to this class shall be under terms of a training program and in accordance with a time schedule approved by the Commissioner of Administrative Services. All training plans must be approved by the Department of Administrative Services prior to appointment to this class.
Persons having responsibility for supervising or observing the behavior of inmates or custodial clients will be required to possess a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certification by the time of permanent appointment.
Incumbents in this class will retain permanent status in the class from which appointed. If the incumbent does not fulfill the terms of the approved training program and time schedule or fails to qualify for appointment to the target class upon completion of the specified training program, the incumbent will be reassigned to the class from which appointed.
The rate of compensation for employees being promoted to Pre-professional Trainee will be in accordance with Item 471-Q amended dated July 3, 1998. The official salary range for the class will be the minimum step of salary group CL 13 to the maximum step of salary group CL 19.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(07)-ADMN CLERICAL (NP-3)
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 Pre-Professional Trainee in Salary Group VR 99 approved effective March 17, 2017. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-213