Are you a current State of Connecticut employee looking for a new opportunity to help serve your state? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!
The State of Connecticut
, Department of Consumer Protection (DCP
) has current openings for License and Applications Analysts
in their Drug Control Division
• 40 hours per week
• Some weekend/evening hours may be required
Who We Are:
The mission of the 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.
We anticipate passage of legislation during this 2021 session that will authorize an adult use cannabis marketplace. These positions will only be filled if this legislation passes.
This position is 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.
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.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Jennifer Neumann at email@example.com
and reference the recruitment number.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In a state agency, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks involving the processing of license and registration applications in an agency with regulatory responsibility for specific industries or businesses.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Assists in administration of licensure, certification and/or permitting functions; reviews, evaluates and analyzes factors and incidents impacting on regulatory responsibility including applications for licensure, certification and proper permit authority for compliance to relevant agency statutes, regulations, policies, procedures and practices; processes initial and renewal applications; responds to mail, telephone and personal inquiries from consumers, governmental agencies, interested parties requesting information concerning entities regulated by department; explains regulatory laws and agency regulations to applicants, licensees and consumers; conducts research, collects data and analyzes information relating to application review process; provides technical assistance to clerical staff; authorizes issuance of licenses, permits and/or certifications; may participate in public hearings concerning issuance, revocation or amendment of certificates, licenses or permits; may review documents and related materials for criminal convictions and bankruptcy files; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of relevant licensure, certification or permit functions of regulated entities; knowledge of relevant regulated industry operations, practices and procedures: basic knowledge of statistics; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to understand, interpret and apply laws, regulations and other written materials pertaining to entities regulated by department; ability to research, analyze and evaluate data and prepare comprehensive written reports; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience performing technical or complex clerical duties involving the review or processing of licenses, certifications or permits for a governmental regulatory agency or in a regulated industry.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Office Assistant.
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.
Preference will be given to those who have:
- Experience with licensure, certification, and regulated industry operations.
- Experience using computer software to manage permit functions of regulated entities.
- Experience communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
- Experience applying laws and regulations pertaining to entities regulated by the department.
- Experience researching, analyzing, and evaluating data.
- Experience preparing written reports.
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.