Connecticut Department of Correction
Job Posting

Position Title:
 CL-17 Payroll Clerk Positions (3 shift operations)
(may be under filled as a Payroll Clerk CL-16)
Open To: Candidates on the current exam list or lateral transfers
Location: Central Office, Payroll Unit, Wethersfield, CT
Hours: 40 Hours per week, 1st Shift, Monday-Friday
CL-17 $49,005 - $63,864 annually
CL-16 $46,721 - $61,096 annually
Position: 035442
Closing Date: November 10, 2015
Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of payroll terminology, practices and procedures; knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures. Knowledge of general office procedures; skill in performing arithmetic computations; basic interpersonal skills; ability to read, understand and apply applicable contract guidelines and regulations. Ability to maintain records and files; ability to follow complex oral and written instructions; ability to operate office equipment which may include word processors, computer terminals or other automated equipment.
Preferred Experience: Candidates with superior computer experience in CORE CT or other PeopleSoft programs and candidates with superior customer service skills will also be given preference.
Eligibility Requirement:
Candidates must have applied for and passed the Payroll Clerk exam and be on the current certification list promulgated by the Department of Administrative Services. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in the class may apply for lateral transfer.
State employees who have served one (1) year as a Payroll Clerk within state service qualify for the CL-17 pay rate.
Application Instructions:
Qualified candidates who meet the above requirements need to submit a cover letter, your last two (2) Performance Evaluations, an application for Employment (form CT-HR-12) which is available at and a State of Connecticut Addendum-Criminal Conviction (Form CT-HR-13) which is available at Please mail your information to:
Diane Lester, Principal Human Resources Specialist
Department of Correction
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Note for Applicants: The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, promotion and merit employment rules. State employees should be aware that your performance appraisals, attendance records and discipline records will be reviewed to ensure that you meet DOC Administrative Directive 2.3.

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer