Office: Legislative Delegation
Salary: $15.30/hour PART-TIME
Announcement Date: 09/14/2023
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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Listens to comments, complaints, and questions from constituents and handles same pursuant to instructions from relevant legislator, including researching, making telephone calls, drafting correspondence, and other related tasks.
Attends, records, and prepares minutes for all Joint Delegation meetings and committee meetings.
Processes all Notary Public applications.
Prepares and administers the Delegation budget.
Maintains Commission and Board appointment lists, prepares appointment correspondence, advertises for appointment applicants, and reviews applications and qualifies applicants.
Researches and informs delegation on various topics that are germane to the legislative process.
Prepares correspondences, reports, lists and other documents as required by the delegation.
Responds to questions, comments, and requests in a courteous, timely manner.
Keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems.
Attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas.
Communicates regularly with the Administrative Assistants for the Senator and House member in the Fairfield County Legislative Delegation. Assists these two offices in work pertaining to local county needs.
Communicates and coordinates regularly with others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities.
Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process and the inner workings of state and local government;
Comprehensive knowledge of current principles and practices associated with public administration;
Comprehensive knowledge of general administrative and management policies and procedures;
Substantial knowledge of leading and supervising others within County guidelines;
Skilled in leadership and supervisory skills.
Skilled in communicating effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
Skilled in preparing correspondences according to standard business practices.
Skilled in operating a personal computer using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks.
Able to use tact and diplomacy in dealing with individuals and organizations on sensitive and often controversial issues;
Able to work independently of direct supervision and to assume responsibility and make decisions;
Able to establish and implement short-term and long-term goals.
Able to exercise critical thinking and to correct or propose solutions to existing problems and to propose better and/or more efficient methods of organizing or performing tasks.
Able to analyze moderate to difficult data, interpret it, and exercise mature judgment in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures in reporting it.
Able to prepare and present accurate and reliable reports containing findings and recommendations;
Able to use logical and creative thought processes to develop solutions according to written specifications and/or oral instructions.
Able to understand and follow oral and/or written policies, procedures and instructions.
Able and willing to quickly learn and put to use new skills and knowledge brought about by rapidly changing information and/or technology.
Able to use integrity, ingenuity, and inventiveness in the performance of assigned tasks.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
A combination of experience and/or training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Schedule will vary depending on the needs of the department. Approximately 20 hours per week.
Fairfield County is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin. The department prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, pregnancy (including childbirth or related medical conditions), or national origin.Apply Online