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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/10/18

Applications Due10/20/18

Vacancy ID60575

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 5 Benefits

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade663

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $97466 to $123166 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Swan Street, Core 1

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Minimum Qualifications Permanent - Eligible for a Section 52.6 transfer

Provisional - Human Resources Specialist 4 Benefits OR Human Resources Specialist 4 Benefits Contracts with one year of competitive service.

Non-competitive Promotion - If three or fewer interested promotional candidates respond to this notice, the agency may, at its discretion, nominate a qualified employee for non-competitive promotion under the provisions of Section 52.7 of the Civil Service Law. Candidates must be current New York State Department of Civil Service employees to apply for this position. To apply for this position, candidates must be current New York State Department of Civil Service employees and must have one year of competitive service as a Human Resources Specialist 4 Benefits OR Human Resources Specialist 4 Benefits Contract (M-2).

Duties Description The Human Resources Specialist 5 Benefits will be assigned to the Contract Management Unit of the Employee Benefits Division (EBD) and will be responsible for:

• Supervising Contract Management Unit staff and coordinating the procurement activities for the $10 billion New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP).

• Administering contracts with NYSHIP vendors, which includes monitoring vendor performance and seeking ways to make employee benefits more cost effective.

• Working with NYSHIP vendors to implement collectively bargained benefit program changes.

• Ensuring compliance with all applicable State and Federal laws and regulations, including State Insurance Law and State Finance Law.

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Name Maureen Holland

Telephone 518-473-4306


Email Address


Street Agency Building 1

Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please submit a copy of your cover letter & resume with the Vacancy ID number in the subject line of the email.

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