Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Lottery Drawing Officer

Recruitment #210715-1748PS-001


Do you have experience with the enforcement of security regulations? Are you looking to make an ImpaCT while serving your state? If so, we invite you to apply today!

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. DCP's Gaming Division is charged with ensuring the integrity of all gaming activities and compliance with statutes and regulations governing such activities and compliance with the Tribal/State Compacts.

The Gaming Division is currently accepting applications for part-time Lottery Drawing Officer positions to support the regulation of legalized lottery drawing activities within the State of Connecticut. The Gaming Division is charged with ensuring the integrity of lottery drawing activities and compliance with statutes and regulations governing such activities. Lottery Drawing Officers will work to ensure compliance with agency policy, procedures, and security regulations while monitoring lottery drawing activities and by providing information and assistance to licensees, the public and employees. Lottery Drawing Officers may work collaboratively with other officers within the Gaming Division in support of monitoring lottery drawing activities.

This position is based at 450 Columbus Blvd., Hartford CT. Lottery Drawing Officers are required to travel between drawing locations for assignments, including during inclement weather conditions, and must possess an operable motor vehicle and valid driver's license.

The duration of each scheduled shift will be four or more hours. An average schedule work week will be 20 hours or more. Lottery Drawing Officers must be available for all assigned shifts and are required to work days, nights, holidays and weekends on a rotating basis.

Selection Plan

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

The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

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.

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.

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

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

Questions about this position should be directed to Jennifer Neumann: and reference the recruitment number.


In the Department of Consumer Protection, this class is accountable for ensuring the integrity of televised lottery drawings.


Performs independent verification of televised lottery drawings, at drawing site; ensures the integrity of established lottery program guidelines; weighs and inspects lottery balls to ensure integrity; observes and ensures chain of custody of lottery balls prior to, during and proceeding lottery drawings; verifies winning numbers; assists with background checks as necessary; completes related paperwork.


Working knowledge of physical security systems, techniques and procedures; knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; basic knowledge of lottery rules and regulations applicable to lottery drawings; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to apply good judgment and discretion; ability to utilize computer software.


One (1) year of experience in the enforcement of security regulations.


The preferred candidate will have:

  • Experience regulating operations, including auditing.
  • Experience following a course of action based on written procedures.
  • Experience performing security examinations or inspections.
  • Experience reviewing confidential documents or operations processes.
  • Experience preparing written reports.
  • Ability to obtain and retain the Connecticut Online Law Enforcement Terminal (COLLECT) certification.


1. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and maintain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's license.
2. Incumbents may be required to travel.


In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate will be made before persons are certified for appointment.


Incumbents must have general good health and retain sufficient visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.



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.