In the Department of Consumer Protection, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the licensure, examination and investigation of real estate agencies, corporations, brokers and salespersons to ensure compliance with State laws and regulations.
Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.
May lead/supervise lower level staff as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Examines records and
operating procedures of real estate agencies, brokers and salespersons for
compliance with State laws and regulations;
examines listing contracts and sales contracts;
Audits escrow accounts;
for licensure for compliance with State laws and regulations;
Reviews exam scores and
brokers and other individuals to obtain information;
Testifies at hearings
and in court;
Provides information and
technical assistance to real estate people and the general public;
Speaks before groups and
the media as assigned;
May be responsible for
special assignments, including real property securities dealers, real estate
syndicate securities, collection of bad checks, apartment listing services,
supervision of the issuance of licenses and the collection of fees, examination
and inspection of schools offering real estate courses and licensure of land
Performs related duties
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
real estate practices, including appraisal,
brokerage, sales, purchases, rentals, leasing, mortgaging and real estate and
relevant state laws and regulations;
Knowledge of examination
and investigation methods and techniques;
oral and written communication skills;
Ability to utilize
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in real estate brokerage, sales, appraisals or in regulatory work of the real estate industry.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be
substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15)
semester hours equalling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of
four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
A Master's degree in a closely
related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the
Successful completion of a
Connecticut Careers Trainee program approved by the Department of
Administrative Services may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
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
This replaces the existing specification for the
class of Consumer Protection Real Estate Examiner in Salary Group AR 22
approved effective January 6, 2022. (Revised to modify the Minimum Qualifications
- Substitutions Allowed section and modify content) Final 23-035