State of Connecticut – OPM

Job Title: Fiscal/Administrative Officer

Salary: $74,522 - $96,337 (new hires to state employment start at the starting salary)

Hours: 40 per week

Application Deadline: June 22, 2023 11:59:00 PM



The State of Connecticut’s Office of Policy and Management (OPM) is currently seeking a qualified individual for the position of Fiscal/Administrative Officer in their Intergovernmental Policy and Planning Division’s (IGPP) Assessment, Data Collection and Grants Management Unit.

This is a full time (40 hours per week) position conveniently located in Hartford, CT, easily accessible to all major highways.
  • LOCATION: OPM, Office of Labor Relations
  • ADDRESS: 450 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT
  • WORK HOURS: Full-time, first shift, 40 hours per week
  • SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday


Duties of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Administer various municipal statutory grant programs, including Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan fund, PILOT & Tiered PILOT, Municipal Transition (Motor Vehicle), Municipal Revenue Sharing, Municipal Stabilization, Municipal Grants in Aid, Neglected Cemetery Account, Local Capital Improvement Program (LoCIP) and Small Town Economic Development Program (STEAP);
  • Collect, analyze, audit, and publish municipal data;
  • Support state policy development with regard to formula and non-formula grant programs that benefit municipalities, including complete cost analysis and research to develop policies;
  • Review and analyze fiscal and program implications of established and proposed policy initiatives;
  • Maintain communications with municipal officials, the Office of Fiscal Analysis and other stakeholders;
  • Prepare and submit statutory reports to the General Assembly;
  • Complete and provide statistical analysis and written reports as requested by municipal and state elected officials;
  • Respond to public inquires on assessment and tax collection matters; and
  • Perform related duties as required.


  • Knowledge of
    • principles and practices of public administration with special reference to governmental budget management and governmental accounting;
    • grants and contracts preparation and administration;
    • purchasing principles and procedures;
    • payroll practices and procedures;
  • Skills
    • interpersonal skills;
    • oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to
    • prepare and analyze financial documents and reports;
    • interpret and apply statutes, regulations and administrative policies;
    • utilize EDP systems for financial management.


Six (6) years of experience in a combination of fiscal/administrative functions (e.g., accounting, accounts examining, budget management, grant administration, payroll, purchasing) at least one of which must be an accounting or budgeting function.*


Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at or above the paraprofessional level, requiring the exercise of some independent judgment in the application of basic principles and procedures in accounting, budgeting, purchasing or related fiscal administration functions.

NOTE: Connecticut Careers Trainee experience (target Fiscal/Administrative Officer or closely related class) is at the professional training level and above the paraprofessional level.

 To Apply:
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

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