In the office of the Board of Firearms Permit Examiners this class is accountable for planning, directing and administering the day-to-day operations.
Receives administrative direction from the Chairperson of the Board of Firearms Permit Examiners.
Directs the staff of the administrative office.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Plans and directs administrative operations on behalf of the Board of Firearms Permit Examiners; receives appeals and coordinates processing including scheduling appeal hearings, review case materials and correspond with all parties involved; coordinates, plans and administers appeals process and ensures timely completion; obtains input from concerned parties regarding appeals; responds to inquiries regarding the appeals process, appeal status, board decisions; maintains documentation regarding appeals and decisions; maintains a high level of confidentiality throughout all operations; develops or assists in development of board policy and procedures; coordinates and attends meetings; prepares minutes, correspondence and reports; administers all office operations including correspondence for all FOI requests, purchasing, accounts payable and budget preparation and maintenance; testifies before appropriations committee regarding budget; drafts and processes changes in legislation; serves as the primary liaison regarding all process to appeal and office administration issues; prepares correspondence and reports; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of business and public administration with an emphasis on effective organization, administration and management; knowledge of relevant state laws, statutes and regulations; some knowledge of governmental fiscal and budgetary practices; some knowledge of purchasing principals and procedures; some knowledge of human resources administration; some knowledge of legislative process in Connecticut; considerable oral and written communication skills, considerable interpersonal skills; ability to analyze problems and effect solutions.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Six (6) years experience in business or public administration.
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.
A Master's degree in business or public administration or a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
Employees in this class may be required to travel.