Classified/Non-Competitive 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
2292  AR - 15 CONNECTICUT CAREERS TRAINEE (ADMINISTRATIVE AND RESIDUAL)  Mar 17, 2017
1993  ES - 15 CONNECTICUT CAREERS TRAINEE (ENGINEERING & RELATED)  Mar 17, 2017
1991  HC - 15 CONNECTICUT CAREERS TRAINEE (HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL)  Mar 17, 2017
1992  SH - 15 CONNECTICUT CAREERS TRAINEE (SOCIAL & HUMAN SERVICES)  Mar 17, 2017
Unclassified 
Class Code Pay Plan Class Title Eff.Date
6300  EB - 15 CONNECTICUT CAREER TRAINEE (EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS)  Mar 17, 2017
1996  EA - 15 CONNECTICUT CAREERS TRAINEE (EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS)  Mar 17, 2017
PURPOSE OF CLASS:
In a state agency this class is accountable for mastering the skills necessary to satisfactorily complete the training program for a professional position.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED:
Works under the immediate and close supervision of employees of higher grade to whom on-the-job training or supervision has been delegated.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
In a department or institution receives training in introductory governmental work for development of skills and knowledge in field of public administration in order to qualify for advancement into agency professional positions; performs a variety of increasingly difficult duties as skills are acquired during course of training period; performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
Oral and written communication skills; ability to acquire knowledge and skills required for the target classification; ability to understand, evaluate and solve problems by exercising judgement and logic; ability to read, interpret and understand written material; ability to perform basic arithmetical computations; ability to interpret charts, graphs and tables; learning and reasoning ability; ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with superiors, associates and general public; ability to utilize computer software.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Possession of a Bachelor's or Master's degree.
NOTE:
1.
If the target job classification has a Substitution Allowed that requires the Bachelor's or Master's degree to be in a specific area(s), then these specific degree areas are required for appointment to the Connecticut Career Trainee classification.
2.
Candidates cannot be appointed until all degree requirements are complete.
TERM OF APPOINTMENT:
For candidates with a Bachelor's Degree:
LENGTH OF TARGET CLASS
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING LENGTH OF TRAINING PERIOD
Five (5) Years One (1) Year
Six (6) Years Two (2) Years
Seven (7) Years Three (3) Years
If a candidate has a Master's Degree that is an Allowed Substitution for the target classification the training program may be reduced by one (1) year.
Appointment to positions in this class will be for a period not to exceed a maximum of three years unless there is change in the employing agency or designated target class.
All appointments to this class shall be under terms of a training program and in accordance with a time schedule approved by the Commissioner of Administrative Services. All training plans must be approved by the Department of Administrative Services prior to appointment to this class.
SCHEDULE OF STARTING SALARIES FOR CONNECTICUT CAREERS TRAINEE:
First Year of Training
Bachelor's degree SG l5 Step 1
Master's degree SG l5 Step 2

Second Year of Training
General Rate SG l5 Step 5
Note:
For current state employees compensation will be in accordance with guidelines for computing salary adjustments set forth by the Department of Administrative Services, Determining Salary Upon Change in Class manual.
PROMOTION:
1.
Incumbents in this class will be eligible for promotion without further competitive examination upon successful completion of the training program.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Connecticut Careers Trainee (All Parentheticals) in Salary Groups AR 15, EB 15, EA 15, ES 15, HC 15, and SH 15 approved effective February 15, 2012, December 27, 2013, and September 4, 2015. (Revised to modify Promotion section)

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CC Final#  Occup. Group Bargaining Unit EEO
2292  2408  (04)-Business Management
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
(2)-Professional
1993  2408  (41)-Trainee Classes-many target occupational areas
(15)-ENG, SCIEN, TECH P-4
(2)-Professional
1991  2408  (04)-Business Management
(11)-HEALTH PROF (P-1)
(2)-Professional
1992  2408  (33)-Social Services
(12)-SOCIAL SERV (P-2)
(2)-Professional
6300  2408  (09)-Education
(14)-EDUCATION B (P-3B)
(2)-Professional
1996  2408  (04)-Business Management
(13)-EDUCATION A (P-3A)
(2)-Professional