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COMPLIANCE OFFICERS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for or conformity with laws and regulations governing contract compliance of licenses and permits, and perform other compliance and enforcement inspection and analysis activities not classified elsewhere. Excludes "Financial Examiners" (13-2061), “Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents" (13-2081), “Occupational Health and Safety Specialists” (29-9011), “Occupational Health and Safety Technicians” (29-9012), Transportation Security Screeners (33-9093), “Agricultural Inspectors” (45-2011), “Construction and Building Inspectors” (47-4011), and “Transportation Inspectors” (53-6051).
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Environmental Compliance Inspectors (ONET code: 13-1041.01)
 
  * Licensing Examiners and Inspectors (ONET code: 13-1041.02)
 
   Equal Opportunity Representatives and Officers (ONET code: 13-1041.03)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Monitor and evaluate compliance with equal opportunity laws, guidelines, and policies to ensure that employment practices and contracting arrangements give equal opportunity without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Prepare reports related to investigations of equal opportunity complaints.
  • Interview persons involved in equal opportunity complaints to verify case information.
  • Meet with persons involved in equal opportunity complaints to arbitrate and settle disputes.
  • Develop guidelines for nondiscriminatory employment practices.
  • Monitor the implementation and impact of guidelines for nondiscriminatory employment practices.
  • Investigate employment practices or alleged violations of laws to document and correct discriminatory factors.
  • Interpret civil rights laws and equal opportunity regulations for individuals or employers.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times..
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do..
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience..
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
  • Personnel and Human Resources - Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems..
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Sociology and Anthropology - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology..
 
  * Government Property Inspectors and Investigators (ONET code: 13-1041.04)
 
  * Coroners (ONET code: 13-1041.06)
 
  * Regulatory Affairs Specialists (ONET code: 13-1041.07)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
License Authority for Asbestos Consultant - Inspector:  (License details)
 
  Department of Public Health
Health Care Systems Branch
Practitioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue
P.O.Box 340308
Hartford, CT   006134 -00308
(860) 509-7603
email: olpc.dph@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/dph/license

 
License Authority for Lead Inspector:  (License details)
 
  Department of Public Health
Health Care Systems Branch
Practitioner Licensing & Investigations Section
410 Capitol Avenue
P.O.Box 340308
Hartford, CT   006134 -00308
(860) 509-7603
email: olpc.dph@ct.gov
www.ct.gov/dph/license

 
Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $81,420.00 $39.15 $42.70 $24.17 - $49.18
Bridgeport/Stamford $92,680.00 $44.55 $50.67 $25.37 - $56.74
Danbury $82,173.00 $39.50 $39.74 $22.94 - $48.22
Hartford $81,247.00 $39.07 $41.65 $24.25 - $48.81
New Haven $71,788.00 $34.51 $36.53 $23.56 - $43.99
New London/Norwich $80,259.00 $38.59 $39.75 $23.70 - $46.06
Waterbury $70,943.00 $34.11 $36.86 $23.09 - $42.33
Torrington $59,194.00 $28.46 $31.21 $12.28 - $34.93
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 3,680 3,970 0.7% 329
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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