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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/10/22

Applications Due05/20/22

Vacancy ID104609

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 4 (Testing)

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade662

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $91365 to $115490 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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Agency Building 1, Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Minimum Qualifications Reachable on the Human Resources Specialist 4 (Testing) eligible list (Department of Civil Service Employees only) OR eligible for a 52.6 transfer.

Duties Description This position oversees and plans the work of the Testing Support section of the Testing Services Division, including the Exam Control & Composition, Test Administration, and Exam Scoring and Results Processing Units. These units are responsible for test material composition, the administration of in-person written, online, and remotely proctored examinations, and examination scoring. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Managing, coordinating, and reviewing the work of several Testing Support Units involved in the composition of test booklets and other test administration materials, the logistics of siting candidates to test sites and scheduling appropriate test administration staff to each test site, and the scoring of candidate answer records, the production of test results, and the final review of scoring keys, eligible lists, and exam rosters for accuracy and completeness.

• Providing direct supervision to two Human Resources Specialists 2 (Testing) and indirect supervision to three Senior Administrative Analysts.

• Training, developing and evaluating subordinate staff.

• Communicating, orally or in writing, with a variety of audiences outside the section to present positions, resolve problems, and respond to inquiries or objections and overseeing staff’s communications with others.

• Working collaboratively with other division managers as well as managers from other divisions within Civil Service.

• Serving on intra- and inter-divisional committees and overseeing special projects as needed.

• Serving as a technical consultant in the various aspects of test production, test administration, exam scoring and results processing, veteran credit eligibility, and other testing support activities.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to DCS Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.
NOTE ON COVID-19 VACCINATION/WEEKLY TESTING: All State employees in Executive controlled agencies who are not subject to a mandatory vaccination requirement shall be tested for COVID-19 weekly unless they are fully vaccinated.

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Name Sean Wolf

Telephone 5184734306


Email Address


Street NYS Department of Civil Service

Office of Human Resources and Administrative Planning

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingIf interested please send a resume and a cover letter indicating how you meet the posted qualifications. Please include the vacancy number in the subject line of your email.

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