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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/26/24

Applications Due03/11/24

Vacancy ID152078

NY HELPNo

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 2 - Albany

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $81792 to $102189 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address State Office Campus, Building 12

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12226

Minimum Qualifications If Civil Service Eligible list(s) exist, they will be canvassed. You may also apply if you are eligible for appointment by one of the following qualifications:

To be considered for this position, a review of your state history is needed. Please provide the last four digits of your social security number in your email response or on your resume. If you are not comfortable providing this information in your response, a representative from our office will contact you via phone.

52.6 Transfer Qualifications:
One year of permanent or contingent-permanent as a Grade 21 or higher determined to be administrative by Civil Service.

Provisional Qualifications:
You must be a qualified Department of Labor employee and have at least one year of permanent service as a Human Resources Specialist 1.

The appointed candidate would have to take, pass and be reachable on the next holding of the examination to be appointed permanently.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

•Ability to work independently and with others
•Ability to handle multiple and shifting priorities
•Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
•Ability to initiate and maintain relationships across a diverse set of stakeholders
•Familiar with creating reports and tracking spreadsheets
•Familiar with SharePoint, Salesforce and Microsoft Office Suite

Duties Description STANDARD DUTIES: The incumbent will supervise, monitor, and lead the Leaves Unit to provide assistance, advocacy, guidance and advice on all facets of leaves, separations, time and attendance guidelines, and worker’s compensation in accordance with Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations included but not limited to:

• Oversee and advise Human Resources Specialist 1/Trainee 1/2 on communication’s through Outlook and phone daily with DOL employees, answering questions about their leave and informing them of the benefits they have available to them.
• Oversee the administration of including but not limited to the Family Medical Leave Act and the Paid Family Leave programs, probationary and discretionary leaves, Voluntary reduction in work schedules (VRWS) for Department of Labor (DOL) employees
• Process all workers compensation claims submitted for the DOL employees in coordination with the Workers Compensation Board and the State Insurance Fund
• Coordinate with the Department of Civil Service Employee Health Service Department to determine fitness for duty for DOL employees
• Serve as a liaison with control agencies and other organizations as required
• Effectively collaborate with staff from program areas including The Office of Employee Relations, Division of Equal Opportunity Development, and Counsel’s Office to resolve difficult and complex employee issues.
• Oversee the Processing all leaves related Personnel transactions into the Human Capital Management (HCM) System
• Oversee offboarding of all DOL employees.
• Supervise, train and evaluate Human Resources Specialists 1/trainee 1/2 and clerical staff
• Prepare routine correspondence and reports
• Participate in other special projects as assigned

The Personnel Office works in a team setting creating a collaborative environment which supports staff growth and development. Employees are expected to exhibit professionalism through a consistent commitment to the development and maintenance of excellent work


The Personnel Office works in a team setting creating a collaborative environment which supports staff growth and development. Employees are expected to exhibit professionalism through a consistent commitment to the development and maintenance of excellent work

Additional Comments To be considered for this position, a review of your state history is needed. Please provide the last four digits of your social security number in your email response or on your resume. If you are not comfortable providing this information in your response, a representative from our office will contact you via phone.

Telecommuting will be discussed at the interview.

If you are a current NYS employee and have questions regarding salary, please contact the Business Services Center (BSC): 518-457-4272, BSCHR@ogs.ny.gov.

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

Name Travis Serson

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax EFax: 5184742871@fax.ny.gov

Email Address labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov

Address

Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12226

 

Notes on ApplyingAll candidates must submit a written resume and cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position. These documents must be received by March 11, 2024, and submitted via email to labor.sm.personnel.jva@labor.ny.gov or mailed to the NYS Department of Labor, Personnel Bureau, Building 12, Room 561, State Office Campus, Albany, NY 12226. You must include, Vacancy ID #152078, Human Resources Specialist 2 - Albany in the subject line of your email. Failure to do so may result in a delay of processing your application.

Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to ensuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities and workplace diversity.

New York State (NYS) is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. NYS Law prohibits discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, carrier status, gender identity or prior conviction records, or prior arrests, youthful offender adjudications or sealed records unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

If you are a person with a disability and wish to request that a reasonable accommodation be provided for you to participate in a job interview, please contact: Department of Labor, Attn: Director, Division of Equal Opportunity and Development (DEOD), Building 12, Albany, NY 12226 (Phone (518) 457-1984 and/or fax (518) 485-2575.

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 response@oer.ny.gov.

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