Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Legislative And Administrative Advisor 2

Recruitment #220802-7108MP-001

Introduction

The Office of the State Treasurer exists to provide and ensure effective financial management of public resources, high standards of professionalism and integrity, and expanding opportunity for State of Connecticut residents and businesses.

We are recruiting for a Legislative & Administrative Advisor 2 to support the Executive Division of the Office of the Treasurer.  This is a full-time (40 hours per week, Monday-Friday) position, centrally located in Downtown Hartford, CT.  

The Office of the Treasurer offers an excellent salary and offers a competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan, as well as, paid time off! 

Selection Plan

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.  Please ensure that your application is complete prior to submitting.  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, resume, performance reviews, supervisory references, attendance records, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Should you have questions pertaining to any phase of this recruitment, please contact Johnette Tolliver, johnette.tolliver@ct.gov, 860-702-3005.

This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQ’s) which will be sent to you via email after the closing date. Please regularly check your email for notifications, including your SPAM/JUNK folders. You must reply by the deadline indicated on the notification or you will be automatically disqualified from consideration.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements and preferred qualifications of the position.

All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period.  It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception.  Requests should be made to johnette.tolliver@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

In consultation with the Office of the Attorney General performs a full range of legal work; researches and assists in matters pertaining to legislation, regulations and administrative policy; 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; interprets statutes and regulations; drafts requests to Attorney General for legal opinions; assists agency staff on matters relating to enforcement orders and civil penalities; makes recommendations regarding agency program proposals, rules and policy; assists in developing budget proposals for consistency with statutes and regulations; 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; considerable knowledge of basic law, legal processes, legal principles and practices and administrative law; considerable knowledge of legal research techniques; considerable knowledge of legislative process; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience Drafting & Reviewing Legislative & Regulations
  • Experience in Financial Law

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

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.



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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.