Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services


Recruitment #210427-2007CL-001


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 and the Adult Use Cannabis Program if it is approved by the legislature. 

The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill a Clerk position. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, but may include work on evenings and weekends.

Proposed legislation during the 2021 session would authorize an adult use cannabis marketplace that will require these positions.  These positions will only be filled if this legislation passes.

Selection Plan

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).

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

Applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies.

The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. The email notification will include an expiration date by which you must submit (Finish) your responses. Please regularly check your email for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders, as emails could end up there in error. 

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Gary Chirgwin at


1. TYPING: Enters and retrieves data on personal computers and computer terminals; types a variety of forms, cards, labels, envelopes, routine memos, etc.

2. FILING: Maintains logs; sets up and maintains records and files according to established procedures (e.g. alpha, numeric or chronological order); searches files for information.

3. REPORT WRITING: Compiles information from standard sources and prepares reports.

4. INTERPERSONAL: Answers phone, transfers calls and takes messages; receives and directs visitors; handles routine requests for information or assistance over the telephone or in person (e.g. counter, reception/information desk).

5. PROCESSING: Copies and collates materials; prepares routine forms and correspondence making minor revisions and additions; receives, sorts and distributes mail; performs a variety of basic and repetitive processing tasks, e.g. sorts, numbers, codes and files materials, reviews materials for accuracy and completeness (ensures categorical information completed as required), makes changes per instructions or as authorized, verifies information through cross-referencing of existing computer and/or manual files or inquiries by phone or form letter to senders or other work units; assists in or maintains inventory and orders supplies; performs related duties as required.


Some knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation; basic skills in performing arithmetic computations; basic interpersonal skills; ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as coding, sorting, alphabetizing and numeric ordering; ability to follow oral and written instructions; ability to file; ability to operate office equipment.


Any experience and training that could reasonably be expected to provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.


  • Experience composing letters. 
  • Experience computing mathematical operations. 
  • Experience communicating with internal and external stakeholders.  
  • Experience performing clerical tasks, including filing, coding, sorting, alphabetizing, and numeric ordering. 
  • Experience operating office equipment, including folding machines, scanners, and printers. 



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

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