52 Washington Street, North Building
One year of permanent competitive or 55b/c service in this title or in a title eligible for 52.6 transfer.
This position may be designated 55 b/c and is subject to verification of applicant eligibility.
Under the supervision of an Associate Director of Personnel, directly supervise HR Specialist 1’s on how to plan, organize, conduct and coordinate personnel activities for one or more major Agency programs, offices or facilities.
Supervise, train and act as a resource for HR Specialist 1s and support staff in the performance of staffing and recruitment activities.
Supervise and train staff in the evaluation of preparation of documentation to (re)classify or extend positions.
Analyze staffing needs for new or expanded agency programs.
Supervise the administration of the agency’s reduction of staff in accordance with agency resources and priorities within the framework of Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations;
Serve as designated HR contact for COVID-related inquiries, all related tracking, and communications regarding vaccination/testing mandates, etc.
Assist with agency recruitment efforts in attending and organizing job fairs and work with program areas on general or targeted community/demographic outreach.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Additional Comments Preferred Qualifications:
Working knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel administration as practiced under the provisions of the New York State Civil Service Law and Rules and Regulations, experience, and knowledge of the State Classification and Compensation Plan and knowledge of the Guidelines for a Reduction in Force preferred.
Strong oral, writing and interpersonal skills, leadership and commitment to employee development.
Free parking available.
Background Investigation Requirements:
1) All prospective employees will be investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees.
2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.
3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable.
Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. OCFS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. OCFS is committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity. It is the policy of OCFS to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position for which they are applying or for which they are employed. OCFS does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
52 Washington Street, 231 North
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.