Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/05/22
Applications Due: 08/15/22
Vacancy ID: 110046

Position Information

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 1, Municipal Assistance

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $61423 to $76218 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%


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? Yes


County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza, Agency Building 1

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Human Resources Specialist 1 Municipal Assistance, SG-18: eligible for a 52.6 transfer

Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Municipal Assistance, 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 (Must have Bachelor’s Degree and 55b/c designation letter to qualify).

Duties Description Under the supervision of a Human Resources Specialist 4 (Municipal Assistance), the incumbent of this position will be responsible for the following duties:

• Review, research and respond to requests from various government agencies for technical assistance regarding position classification, examinations, job related minimum qualifications, preparation of resolutions and other matters affecting the proper administration of Civil Service Rules according to the policies and procedures of the New York State Civil Service Commission.

• Prepare and present training programs for municipal civil service agency staff and municipal officials concerning proper merit system administration in person and using a virtual platform.

• Understand the operations, policies and procedures of the Testing Services Division regarding test administration questions and communicate information to municipal civil service agency staff.

• Receive and analyze annual report submissions from local civil service agencies to ensure accuracy and timeliness of submissions.

• Review, analyze and process submissions to the New York State Employee Suggestion Program according to established procedures.

• Travel by automobile throughout New York State is a responsibility of the position 10% of the time.

Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: DCS Employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to DCS Telecommuting Pilot Program Guidelines.

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

Contact Information

Name Elizabeth Rotundo

Telephone 5184734306


Email Address


Street NYS Department of Civil Service

Office of Human Resources and Administrative Planning

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12239


Notes on ApplyingIf interested please send a resume and a cover letter indicating how you meet the posted qualifications. Please include the vacancy number in the subject line of your email.