Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 05/13/22
Applications Due: 05/27/22
Vacancy ID: 104846

Position Information

AgencyPeople With Developmental Disabilities, Office for

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 2 - CNYDDSO

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 Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County To Be Determined

Street Address Central New York DDSO

101 W. Liberty St or 187 N Concourse

City Rome or Syracuse

StateNY

Zip Code13440

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Permanent service as a Human Resources Specialist 2 (previously Associate Personnel Administrator) in a New York State agency eligible for transfer or;

Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Human Resources Specialist 2 and be eligible for transfer; OR Candidates must be eligible for transfer via Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service in a qualifying title within two salary grades or one M grade of the grade 23 level.

The Civil Service List for Human Resources Specialist 2 may be canvassed. Management reserves the right to consider either a transfer or list candidate.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate and will be evaluated against the following criteria:

• Ability to maintain productive, confidential, and collaborative working relationships with other Administrative Units, Community Representatives, Private Agencies, Colleagues, Union Representatives and Subordinates.
• Presentation skills, training development.
• Skills in conflict management and problem solving.
• Working knowledge and demonstrated skill in the principles and practices of management and supervision.
• Ability to analyze, plan, organize, train, assign, monitor, and evaluate programmatic and managerial initiatives, and to address related issues as identified.
• Knowledge of CNY DDSO/OPWDD Policies and Procedures and current Labor/Management Agreements.
• Ability to prepare comprehensive written proposals for new or expanded services as well as other written administrative reports.
• Possess acceptable attendance record as specified in the DDSO Time and Attendance Policy and Demonstrated.
• Possess Acceptable Work Record (PHF).

Duties Description POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) CNY DDSO provides high-quality, person-centered services, supports, and advocacy to individuals with developmental disabilities in New York State. We are guided in our interactions with the people we serve and each other by compassion, dignity, diversity, excellence and honesty. The Personnel Office represents OPWDD on all matters related to personnel management.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of HR, works closely with senior managers and leadership within OPWDD and various additional agencies such as the Department of Civil Service, State Insurance Fund, Office of State Comptroller, and Office of Employee Relations. Matters include, but are not limited to, confidential and highly sensitive topics related to the recruitment and deployment of staff, reductions-in-force, examination planning, employee benefits, performance standards/evaluations, labor relations, as well as the development statewide policy and procedures. Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, The Human Resources Specialist 2 supervises a subordinate staff of personnel administrators and clerical employees engaged in activities in support of recruiting, developing and maintaining an adequate and competent organizational work force.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Serve as liaison with OPWDD Central Office managers and employees for staffing, recruitment, position classification, examination planning, and benefits administration.

Serve as the liaison to the Civil Service Department, other state agencies, and outside entities.

Supervise personnel administrators in the areas of staffing and recruitment activities, employee leaves and bi-weekly personnel payroll transactions.

Provide guidance to managers regarding employee counseling, discipline, and other employee relations issues including preparing and presenting 1st Step contract, non-contract and disciplinary grievances and performing investigatory tasks including interrogations.

Meet with and respond to employees’ questions regarding matters of personnel policies, time and attendance rules and regulations, Civil Service Law, contract and non-contract matters, employee safety issues, employee rights, employee benefits, leaves, and all day-to-day operational issues within assigned areas of OPWDD.

Assist with the development of policy and procedures for new initiatives and programs established within OPWDD.

Provide training regarding HR policies and procedures and new guidelines.

Provide assistance on special projects, as needed.

Serve as the Administrator-on-Duty.

Minimal traveling between DDSOs and within the geographic area required.

Additional Comments TITLE: Human Resources Specialist 2

NUMBER OF POSITITONS: 1

SALARY GRADE: M/C 23

SALARY: $76,326 - $95,361

NEGOTIATING UNIT: Management/Confidential (M/C)

OFFICE/REGION: OPWDD/Central NY DDSO

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Division of Administration/Human Resources

LOCATION: 101 W. Liberty St. or 187 N. Concourse
Rome, NY 13440 Syracuse, NY 13440

SHIFT/PASS DAYS: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Pass days: Sa/Su

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit PRF-1 form, and/or cover letter and resume by 5/27/22, to:

Central NY DDSO
Human Resources Office
101 W. Liberty Street
Rome, NY 13440
E-Mail: cny.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov
Fax: 315-338-0443

Please reference the above EOA #22-141 in all correspondence.

If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Please Note:

• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources

Telephone 315-336-2300 ext578

Fax 315-338-0443

Email Address cny.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov

Address

Street Central New York DDSO

101 W. Liberty St

City Rome

State NY

Zip Code 13440

 

Notes on ApplyingAPPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit PRF-1 form, and/or cover letter and resume by 5/27/22, to:

Central NY DDSO
Human Resources Office
101 W. Liberty Street
Rome, NY 13440
E-Mail: cny.jobs@opwdd.ny.gov
Fax: 315-338-0443

Please reference the above EOA #22-141 in all correspondence.

If you are employed by state government, you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.

Employees on long term leave can bid on positions but must be able to report to work within fourteen (14) days and be able to perform the essential functions of their positions with or without reasonable accommodation (RA). If an employee believes that he or she needs a reasonable accommodation, they should contact the NYS OPWDD Workforce and Talent Management Central Office (518) 473-9689 or Email at accommodationrequests@opwdd.ny.gov to obtain information and RA forms.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Please Note:

• For CSEA positions: Local Bidding Agreements will be honored.
• Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
• OPWDD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer