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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/11/18

Applications Due09/20/18

Vacancy ID58867

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 1 Benefits

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $56745 to $70415 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 8 AM

To 5:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Swan Street Core 1 Building

Empire State Plaza

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Minimum Qualifications Human Resources Specialist 1 Benefits, SG-18: eligible for 52.6 transfer.

Human Resources Specialist Benefits Trainee, NS: reachable on the PCO eligible list (score of 100 or higher), eligible for a Section 70.1 or 70.4 transfer, or 55-b/c eligible with Bachelor’s Degree.

Duties Description The incumbent of this position will be located in the Program Administration Unit (PAU) and will be responsible for the following duties:

Participating in the administration of the New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP) by providing guidance, instruction, assistance, and information to client agencies and enrollees verbally and in written form. This includes responding to inquiries regarding law, regulations, policy and administration of NYSHIP, as well as benefit and claims assistance.

Conducting seminars throughout the State on benefits, policies, and procedures. The incumbent will have frequent contact with members of NYSHIP, including State employees and employees of local government agencies that participate in NYSHIP.

Using developed metrics and reporting to ensure unit workflow is meeting minimum standards and developing strategies to improve staff performance.

Providing analysis of prepared monthly narrative and statistical reports to assist management decision making.

Testing and providing feedback of the New York Benefits Eligibility and Accounting System (NYBEAS) changes.

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

Name Maureen Holland

Telephone 518 473-4306

Fax 518 473-4331

Email Address


Street Empire State Plaza

Agency Building 1

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingPlease include the vacancy ID number in your cover letter or subject line of your email.

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