Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Processing Technician

Medical Marijuana Program

Recruitment #190812-6435CL-001

Introduction

The mission of the State of Connecticut, Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) is to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace as well as safe products and services for consumers in the industries that it regulates. The Drug Control Division oversees compliance and enforcement of all laws and regulations concerning the distribution of drugs within Connecticut, all pharmacy inspections and audits and conducting investigations on health care professional for improper prescribing, diversion and misuse of controlled substance medications. The Drug Control Division is also responsible for the state's Medical Marijuana Program. 

The Medical Marijuana Program is recruiting for two full time Processing Technician positions. These Processing Technicians will be responsible for processing initial and renewal applications for patients/caregivers, conducting background checks, responding to written, electronic and telephonic inquiries pertaining to the applications process, responding to freedom of information requests, processing patient application fees and maintaining records of all transactions including verifying/preparing monthly expenditure reports for the business office, scheduling Medical Marijuana Board of Physician meetings and printing patient and caregiver medical marijuana cards.  

These are full-time (40) hours per week positions. The work schedule is Monday through Friday.

These positions are located at 450 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford, CT.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. 

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact the Agency Human Resources office: Mitch Samal, Mitchell.j.samal@ct.gov, 860-713-5107. 

Selection Plan

These positions are competitive.  

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee, who has permanent state status* and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).

Note:  At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  a cover letter, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.

State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in this class may apply for a lateral transfer.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for performing the most complex tasks in carrying out and maintaining a complex clerical processing service having a statewide impact. Services which have a statewide impact are defined as services which directly reach and assist members of the general public.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs the most complex duties related to an agency’s clerical processing functions; examines incoming materials for accuracy, completeness and conformance to state statutes and regulations; makes corrections and/or additions; devises follow up procedures to efficiently and effectively carry out activities; initiates and maintains communications with a wide variety of resources to verify information and complete transactions including other state employees, offices and outside officials such as attorneys, judicial and social welfare officials or representatives; interprets and applies state statutes and regulations relating to the particular processing service; makes decisions as to case status, transaction permissibility or admissibility; responds to internal and external inquiries for information and assistance; sets up and maintains office procedures, filing and indexing systems and forms for office use and to meet recurring needs; maintains calendars of due dates and initiates recurring work or special clerical projects accordingly; maintains records and logs; prepares status or statistical reports related to processing function; assists in maintaining general files in support of processing function; initiates correspondence in carrying out duties; types correspondence, forms, file documentation, etc. in support of processing function; may process fees and maintain financial records; may lead lower level clerical employees assisting in carrying out processing responsibilities; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of office systems and procedures; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to compose effective correspondence and forms; ability to read, comprehend and apply laws, regulations, and procedural guidelines; ability to organize and coordinate workflow; ability to articulate ideas and information effectively; ability to perform research assignments; ability to devise and maintain record keeping and filing systems; ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness; ability to operate office equipment including personal computers, computer terminals and other electronic equipment; ability to operate office suite software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years' clerical work experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have involved a full range of clerical duties as an Office Assistant, Interpreter Clerk or its equivalent.

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 two (2) years.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience responding to applicants, licensees and other consumers requesting information concerning a regulatory program;

• Experience with the e-License database system;

• Experience with data tracking and interval report production;

• Experience scheduling hearings;

• Experience with the Microsoft Office Suite.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.