NOTICE: The Connecticut State Department of Education’s customer service window for educator certification will be closed, effective March 12, 2018. The last day of staffing will be Friday, March 9, 2018. Please Note: The Bureau of Certification will remain open and fully functioning. This change only impacts the street level customer service window. For more information about submitting applications and supporting documentation please review our Cert Alert.

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New as of October 30, 2017

State of Connecticut first Online Applicant Tracking System.

How do I…” page ( that provides answers to questions like: - Establish and account - Create a master application - Apply for a job opening - Sign up to receive a notice when a job opens - Update my application on file - Update submitted applications - Update or change my contact information - Update of change my resume.

Upon “Go-Live”, key changes to the overall process when applying for State of Connecticut Executive Branch jobs include:

  • Discontinuing the practice of separate applications for examinations and job openings. You will no longer have to be on a former examination list to apply for current job openings (except for the below job classes). There is only one website called the On-Line Employment Center (OEC) and, if there is a current job opening that interests you, simply apply for it! Our evaluation of whether or not your application meets the minimum qualifications of the job will constitute the examination.
  • Eliminating all examination lists, with the exception of the following job classes:
    • Correction Officer
    • Correctional Lieutenant
    • State Police Trooper Trainee
    • Protective Services Trainee
    • State Police Sergeant
    • Police Sergeant
    • State Police Master Sergeant
    • Police Master Sergeant
    • State Police Lieutenant
    • Police Lieutenant