Department of Administrative Services

Legislative And Administrative Advisor 2 (7108MP)

$43.26-$58.98 Hourly / $3,461.04-$4,718.70 BiWeekly /
$90,333.00-$123,158.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for performing legal work, conducting research and advising the Commissioner on matters pertaining to legislation, regulations and administrative policy.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from an Assistant Legal Director or other administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

May manage staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Assists in coordinating office activities and in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General performs legal work, conducts research and assists in matters pertaining to legislation, regulations and administrative policy; 
  • Makes recommendations regarding agency program proposals, rules and policy;
  • Interprets statutes and regulations;
  • Assists in developing budget proposals for consistency with statutes and regulations;
  • Drafts proposed legislation and regulations and oversees adoption of regulations; 
  • Provides assistance to agency staff in implementing newly enacted legislation and regulations; 
  • Assists agency staff in preparation for administrative proceedings including preparation of administrative record; 
  • Assists staff and Office of the Attorney General in preparation for court cases; 
  • Drafts requests to Office of the Attorney General for legal opinions; 
  • Assists agency staff on matters relating to enforcement orders and civil penalties;
  • Participates in the recruitment and hiring of staff, including outreach, interview and selection;
  • May serve as agency advocate in administrative proceedings; 
  • Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Considerable knowledge of
    • relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; 
    • basic law, legal processes, legal principles and practices and administrative law; 
    • legal research techniques; 
    • legislative process; 
  • Considerable
    • interpersonal skills; 
    • oral and written communication skills; 
  • Considerable ability to interpret, analyze and prepare legislation and other legal documents.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of experience as an attorney with some responsibility for research, development, planning and review of legislative and regulatory programs.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(18)-Legal

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 63

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

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.

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Legislative and Administrative Advisor 2 in Salary Group MP 63 approved effective October 5, 2020. (Revised to add Acknowledgement section and modify content) Final 22-007

EFFECTIVE DATE

04/01/2022

CLASS: 7108MP; EST: 2/21/1992; REV: 11/18/2022;