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Office of Legislative Research - Research Analysts

 General Knowledge:  The Connecticut General Assembly’s nonpartisan Office of Legislative Research seeks one full-time research analyst. Primary responsibilities are staffing legislative committees, analyzing bills and public acts, and conducting research for legislators. 

Preferred Skills and Ability:  Requires superior writing, research, and analytical skills; sound judgment; attention to detail; and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work under pressure and be willing to work extensive overtime during legislative sessions.

Special Experience:  MPA, MPP, JD, or other advanced degree required. Public policy research experience or knowledge of state government or the legislative process is a plus. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and relevant experience.

Application Instructions:

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to:

 

Selection Committee

Office of Legislative Research

Room 5300

Legislative Office Building

Hartford, CT  06106

Fax to 860-240-8881; or email to olrapplicant@cga.ct.gov. 

No phone inquiries please.


Legislative Attorneys

 General Knowledge:  Connecticut General Assembly's nonpartisan legal services office seeks one full-time staff attorney and three full-time temporary attorneys for an exciting opportunity in a dynamic environment. Primary responsibilities are working with legislators in drafting legislation and serving as legal counsel to one or more legislative committees. Additional responsibilities include performing related legislative legal services, indexing and codifying public acts for publication, and reviewing proposed state agency regulations.

 For full-time staff attorney, starting salary of $67,727, plus excellent health insurance, retirement and other fringe benefits. For full-time temporary attorneys, position term is December 2014 to June 2015, at per diem salary of $259.46. 

 Required Skills and Ability:  Requires superior writing and analytical skills, thoroughness, accuracy and attention to detail, strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, and initiative.  Must perform excellent work under tight deadlines, and be willing and able to work very long hours during legislative sessions. Excellent academic record, law degree, and admission to Connecticut bar at time of hiring required.

 For all positions, letter of application, resume and writing sample (5 - 7 pages) must be submitted by U.S. Mail or overnight courier service or hand-delivered to:

Attorney Search

Legislative Commissioners' Office - Suite 5500

Legislative Office Building

Hartford, CT 06106

 

Letter of application should specify how the applicant meets the requirements of the position as described in this advertisement. Applications must be received by September 26, 2014.

 

Executive Secretary

Office of Program Reveiw and Investigations
Executive Secretary

General Knowledge:

Nonpartisan executive secretary position with legislative program review committee staff office of the Connecticut General Assembly. As sole administrative staff person in office of research analysts, needs to work independently, set and manage priorities, and take initiative within defined set of responsibilities. Needs to assist research staff on varied projects with quick turnaround times, and be proficient in managing website updates and social media use.

Preferred Skills and Ability:

Requires superior interpersonal, organization, and computer skills, especially using Windows Office Suite. Prior legislative experience a plus. Minimum requirement is a high school diploma, and at least four years of work experience in administrative or office management. Beginning salary is $47,106. Successful candidate’s salary commensurate with relevant experience.

Application Instructions:

Applications must include a cover letter and resume and will only be accepted if sent by U.S. mail or hand delivered to:

Selection Committee
Legislative Program Review and Investigations Committee
Legislative Office Building, Room 5100
Hartford, CT 06106
Applications must be received by September 26, 2014.

 

 

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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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