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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/13/18

Applications Due07/27/18

Vacancy ID55165

AgencyLabor, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 2 - Albany

Occupational CategoryNo Preference

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 Harriman State Office Campus, Building 12

City Albany


Zip Code12240

Minimum Qualifications NCP QUALIFICATIONS:

If there are no more than three qualified candidates in the promotion field for this position, the agency will request approval from the Department of Civil Service to fill this position via a noncompetitive promotion (NCP) examination, pursuant to Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. In order to be eligible for the NCP, candidates must be in the department promotion field and have one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55 b/c service as a Human Resources Specialist 1.


Current New York State employee with one year or more of permanent, contingent-permanent or 55 b/c service in a position allocated to a Grade 21 or above and eligible for transfer under Section 52.6 of the Civil Service Law.

Note: A comprehensive list of titles approved for transfer to Human Resources Specialist 2 is available through GOT-IT at

Duties Description As a Human Resources Specialist 2 in The Personnel Bureau, the incumbent will perform a variety of duties in support of human resources administration for the Department of Labor. The incumbent will be responsible for supervising, mentoring and coaching staff as well as performing a wide range of classification and recruitment activities in accordance with Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations, policies, and procedures.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

- Oversee supervision of all duties of the List Unit, including but not limited to eligible list maintenance, postings, and other recruitment activities
- Research, plan, and prepare classification requests and personnel transactions
- Participate in examination planning and development activities
- Provide guidance and assistance to program staff regarding appointment, promotion, transfer, or status of employees
- Prepare routine correspondence and reports

The Personnel Bureau works in a team setting. Every employee is expected to exhibit professionalism through a consistent commitment to the development and maintenance of excellent work relationships with others, including DOL employees and staff from various control agencies. Our collaborative work environment supports staff growth and development. Successful candidates must possess the ability to work independently, and with others; handle multiple and shifting priorities; and have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

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

Name Kristen Symonds

Telephone (518) 457-1020

Fax (518) 485-9495

Email Address


Street New York State Department of Labor

Harriman State Campus, Building 12, Room 561

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12240


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title, location and vacancy ID #55165 you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. Failure to do so may result in the delay of processing 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 the NYSDOL Personnel Bureau for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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