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CT - Secretary 1, Department of Consumer Protection

  • 1.  CT - Secretary 1, Department of Consumer Protection

    Posted 6 days ago
    Edited by Brukie Gashaw 6 days ago

    Secretary 1

    Recruitment #220506-6976CL-001

    Location

    Hartford, CT

    Date Opened

    5/10/2022 12:00:00 AM

    Salary

    $45,725 - $59,999/year

    Job Type

    Open to the Public

    Close Date

    5/17/2022 11:59:00 PM


    The mission of the State of ConnecticutDepartment of Consumer Protection (DCP) is to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace and promote safe products and services for Connecticut consumers and is now hiring for a Secretary 1 in the Legal Division.  DCP's Legal Division is responsible for case development, negotiation and prosecution at administrative hearings. 
     
    In May of 2021, legislation passed that authorized online gambling in the state as well as retail sports betting. We are looking for new members of our legal team to help develop this new area of regulation. This position will oversee enforcement and legal issues related to online gambling and retail spots wagering. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting case development, preparation for administrative hearings, corresponding with licensees and respondents, and providing legal support to the DCP Gaming Division. The Gaming Division oversees compliance and enforcement of all laws and regulations concerning legal gambling in Connecticut, including sports wagering, casinos, off track betting, lottery and keno.
     
    What We Can Offer You: The State of CT offers a competitive starting salary, excellent State benefits package including health/dental insurance, generous paid time off, retirement plan options, alternate work schedules, and a culture that encourages work-life balance.


    Selection Plan


    To Apply:
    • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
    • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
    • Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
    • Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
    • 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 DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.

    Important Information After You Apply:
    • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire's expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user's spam.
    • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
    • 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, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
    • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
    • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
    • Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics.

    Connect With Us:
    Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Hayley Newhouse at hayley.newhouse@ct.gov or 860-986-6918.

    Purpose of Job Class (Nature of Work)
    In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing a full range of secretarial support functions.

    Examples of Duties

    Incumbents perform a variety of secretarial duties as illustrated in the following areas:

    1. TYPING: Using a personal computer or other electronic equipment formats and types a full range of correspondence, reports, bills, drafts, etc. from rough draft, transcription, dictated notes, etc.; proofreads for content; edits using knowledge of grammar, punctuation and spelling.

    2. FILING: Designs office filing systems; organizes and maintains files (including confidential files); maintains, updates and reviews reference materials and manuals.

    3. CORRESPONDENCE: Composes routine letters/memoranda, etc. (e.g. standard replies and acknowledgement letters) for supervisor's signature.

    4. REPORT WRITING: Compiles information from standard sources and prepares data reports (e.g. number of forms processed during the month).

    5. INTERPERSONAL: Greets and directs visitors; answers phones and takes messages; answers questions requiring knowledge of terminology, organization, supervisor's responsibilities, etc. (e.g. appropriate referrals, general purpose of the unit).

    6. PROCESSING: Scans correspondence; pulls and attaches related materials; reviews, routes and prioritizes mail.

    7. PERSONAL SECRETARY: Arranges and coordinates meetings (including space and equipment); writes minutes of meetings, lectures, conferences, etc. from rough draft; takes notes using shorthand, speedwriting or machine transcription prepares expense accounts; makes travel arrangements.

    8. OFFICE MANAGEMENT: Maintains an inventory of supplies and equipment; orders supplies when necessary; completes, processes and maintains paperwork for purchasing (e.g. orders, requisitions, invoices, etc.); maintains time and attendance records; performs related duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skill and Ability

    Considerable knowledge of office systems and procedures; considerable knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling; knowledge of business communications; some knowledge of business math; interpersonal skills; ability to schedule and prioritize office workflow; ability to operate office equipment which includes personal computers and electronic equipment; ability to operate office suite software; ability to take notes (shorthand, speedwriting or other method acceptable to the supervisor).

    Minimum Qualifications (General Experience)

    Two (2) years' experience above the routine clerk level in office support or secretarial work.

    Minimum Qualifications (Substitutions Allowed)

    College training in the secretarial sciences may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience communicating with internal and external stakeholders. 
    • Experience drafting legal correspondence
    • Experience managing multiple schedules
    • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite programs
    • Experience conducting research in support of litigation, legal policies, specific projects or departmental 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.

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