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CT - Associate Fiscal/Administrative Officer

  • 1.  CT - Associate Fiscal/Administrative Officer

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    The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health is hiring!
     
    The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a qualified individuals to join our team as Associate Fiscal/Administrative Officers. These positions will be leaders within our Contracts and Grants Management Section (CGMS), a part of our Operation and Support Services Branch. The individuals in these roles will supervise, lead, and direct assigned staff in establishing, monitoring, and managing contracts with the Department's service providers. See below for additional information on this great opportunity!
     
    POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:
    There may be opportunities for a partial telework, or a flexible/alternate work schedule in accordance with State policies.
    WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
    State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
    • A Platinum Healthcare Plan, the nation's best for state employees and dependents, according to a report by Georgetown's Center on Health Insurance Reform and article by Ellen Andrews, Ph.D
    • Generous paid time off, include 13 paid holidays per calendar year
    • Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
    • Retirement healthcare offerings
    • Professional growth and development opportunities
    • State of Connecticut is an eligible Public Service Loan Forgiveness employer, meaning you may be eligible to have qualifying student loans forgiven after 10 years of service. Click here for more information.
    • A healthy work/life balance!
        You'd be able to work for a Forbes top company: 'Forbes' State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.
         
        WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
        • Providing staff training, assistance, and oversight in execution of duties related to contract management and payment;
        • Acting as liaison to operating units within DPH to determine programmatic need for contracts/agreements and representing DPH to private providers on questions and assistance in all phases of contract management;
        • Assisting with establishing, maintaining, and revising office procedures, policies, and reporting tools as needed;
        • Assisting in the administration, implementation and execution of agency agreements which includes coordinating with staff who are tasked with maintaining budget control by reviewing and authorizing expenditures;
        • Creating and reviewing contracts/amendments to ensure inclusion of all necessary contract clauses and terms/conditions; assembling/monitoring Personal Service Agreements, Purchase of Services Contracts, and Memorandum of Agreements;
        • Creating and reviewing contract budgets and payment schedules; and
        • Preparing and processing contract payments to DPH Fiscal office in accordance with contract payment schedules and contract terms and conditions.
        MORE ABOUT THE AGENCY AND FACILITIES:

        The Mission of the Department of Public Health (DPH) is to protect and improve the health and safety of the people of Connecticut by:

        • Assuring the conditions in which people can be healthy
        • Preventing disease, injury, and disability
        • Promoting the equal enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health, which is a human right and a priority of the state.

        DPH accomplishes this through the implementation of its Strategic Plan which outlines the actions that DPH is taking to accomplish its Mission.

        The Operational & Support Services Branch assures that department-wide administrative activities are coordinated and accomplished in an effective and efficient manner and that public health services are provided at the local level. The Branch ensures planning and response to public health emergencies. The branch provides the following services across the agency:

        Within this branch, the Contracts and Grants Management Section prepares, issues, and manages contracts, grants and low interest loans in support of for-profit and non-profit service providers, federal and local governments, and individuals. The services funded by these contracts and grants improve the Connecticut healthcare service infrastructure and provide otherwise unavailable health and/or support services to underserved residents of Connecticut.

        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

        Seven (7) years of experience in a combination of fiscal administrative functions (e.g., accounting, accounts examining, budget management, grants administration, payroll, purchasing) at least one of which must be an accounting, budgeting, or payroll function.

        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

        One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the professional working level of Fiscal/Administrative Officer, Accountant, or Payroll Officer 2.

        Note: Connecticut Careers Trainee experience (target Fiscal/Administrative Officer or closely related class) is at the professional training level and is below the professional working level.

        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

        1. 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.
        2. A Master's degree in public administration, business administration or accounting may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
        3. For State Employees experience as a Purchasing Services Officer 1 substitutes for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.


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        Joseph Fried
        Human Resources Associate
        State of Connecticut
        Hartford CT
        (860) 924-7053
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