Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/12/22
Applications Due: 06/10/22
Vacancy ID: 104761

Position Information

AgencyHealth, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 2 Labor Relations - 03243

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $76326 to $95361 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 15%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County Albany

Street Address Corning Tower

Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12237

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Permanent: NYS employee with one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service in a title at or above SG-21 and eligible for transfer to HR Specialist 2 Labor Relations (G-23) under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.
Provisional: Current NYS employee with one year of permanent or contingent-permanent competitive service as a Human Resources Specialist 1 (Labor Relations), G-18 OR Human Resources Specialist 1, G-18.

Preferred Qualifications: Two or more years experience in the employee relations field within State government. Excellent writing, organizational and analytical skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with and manage conflicting points of view. Strong investigatory skills.

Duties Description Under the supervision of a Human Resource Specialist 3 Labor Relations, the incumbent will provide advice and consultation to program managers, employees and union representatives regarding issues addressed by the negotiated agreements between the State and the employee unions. The incumbent will investigate allegations of misconduct and incompetence, prepare and serve notices of discipline, conduct agency-level grievance and disciplinary hearings, advocate for the Department at arbitrations and conduct labor/management discussions. On occasion, the incumbent will conduct training in Counseling and Corrective Discipline, Performance Evaluations and other labor relations-related topics. Incumbent may supervise lower level staff. Incumbent must be able to travel to various Department of Health offices throughout the State to perform essential functions as needed.

Additional Comments Non-Competitive Promotion: If three or fewer eligible New York State Department of Health promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for a non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. Employees must have one year or more of permanent or contingent-permanent, competitive service as a Human Resources Specialist 1 (Labor Relations). If certified by Civil Service, mandatory reemployment list candidates must be considered first for appointment to this title.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources Management Group, SC/HRS2LR/03243

Telephone 518-486-1812

Fax 518-473-3395

Email Address


Street Room 2217, Corning Tower Building

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12237


Notes on ApplyingPlease submit your resume and cover letter, preferably in PDF format, by email to, with Reference SC/03243/HRS2LR included in the subject line or by mail to Human Resources Management Group, SC/03243/HRS2LR, Rm 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395. Failure to include the required information may result in your resume not being considered for this position.