Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 07/10/18
Applications Due: 07/17/18
Vacancy ID: 55007

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 2, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $73362 to $91658 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


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? No


County Albany

Street Address Central Office

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany


Zip Code12229

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Individuals who have one year of permanent service as a Human Resources Specialist 2 OR who are eligible to transfer via Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent service in a qualifying title within two salary grades or one M grade of this position are eligible to apply. If you are unsure whether your current title qualifies for transfer, you may contact for a determination.

In accordance with Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law, this notice advises all employees of the Office of Mental Health of our intention to conduct a non-competitive promotional examination for the position of Human Resources Specialist 2 in Albany. Permanent appointment may be made by non-competitive promotion of an applicant who meets the position’s minimum qualifications of having at least one year of permanent service as a Human Resources Specialist 1, if all requirements of a non-competitive promotion appointment are met.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Human Resources Specialist 2, Grade 23, position in the Center for Human Resources Management, Bureau of Facility Personnel Services (FPS).

This Bureau provides the executive management of 24 psychiatric facilities around the State with support and direction in personnel program management, operation, and service. FPS is responsible for most non-face-to-face facility personnel functions including classification actions, staffing, and exam planning. Staff also participate in the analysis, development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of personnel programs, policies and procedures that facilitate staffing for facility operations and appropriate patient care. They work directly with staff of the Department of Civil Service and the Division of the Budget on issues relating to facility personnel programs. Staff also administer and participate in large workforce initiatives.

Under the guidance of an Associate Director Human Resources, the incumbent of this position will have facility and title assignments and work directly with human resource management staff and program staff of assigned facilities to ensure facilities have the staff needed to provide services to their patients. Duties include writing effective classification, reinstatement and increased hiring rate requests with emphasis on direct care and hard to fill titles, particularly nurses and physicians.

Additional Comments You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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

Contact Information

Name Cheryl Prochera


Fax 518-486-3897

Email Address


Street 44 Holland Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position, location, and the vacancy ID# in the subject line of your e-mail when applying.