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620 Madison Street
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list for this title;
Transfer Opportunity: 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;
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.
Provisional Opportunity: In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the following promotion qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment:
Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Human Resources Specialist 1, Administrative Assistant, Head Clerk Personnel, Health Facility Management Assistant, Health Facility Management Assistant (Veterans' Home), Health Program Administrator, Payroll Examiner 3, Human Resources Specialist 1 (Attendance and Leave), Human Resources Specialist 1 (Classification and Compensation), Human Resources Specialist 1 (Municipal Assistance), Human Resources Specialist 1 (Staffing).
If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.
Duties Description Human Resources Specialist 2 perform and typically supervise the performance of various personnel activities such as position classification, recruitment, placement, and employee services for the purpose of staffing, developing, and maintaining an adequate and competent work force. Incumbents may also assist in employee relations and staff development programs. Typically, incumbents are generally responsible for a significant segment of the overall agency personnel program and, under policy direction and guidelines, operate with relative independence in the planning, organizing, conducting, and coordinating of personnel activities to attain specific objectives. Incumbents may personally conduct personnel studies with significant agency ramifications and participate on intra- or interdepartmental management committees concerned with resolving broad issues in personnel administration.
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) 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. 2) 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. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
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620 Madison Street
Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.