Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.
Note: For questions about the job posting, please contact the agency that posted this position by using the contact information provided on the "Contact" tab for the position.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/02/22

Applications Due08/17/22

Vacancy ID109739

AgencyTransportation, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 1 /Trainee 1/Trainee 2

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $48940 to $76218 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Administrative Services Division, Personnel Bureau

50 Wolf Road

City Albany


Zip Code12232

Minimum Qualifications To be considered for permanent appointment, candidates must be reachable on the current Civil Service eligible list(s) or be eligible for reassignment or transfer in accordance with Civil Service Law.

**Candidates with a score of 00 on the PCO Exam are encouraged to apply

Duties Description Under the supervision of a Human Resources Specialist 2, the Human Resources Specialist 1 will perform general personnel activities, which include: Classification, Recruitment , Placement and Employment Services. The DOT Personnel Bureau provides services to over 8,000 employees. Duties include but are not limited to:

• Assist in the management of workforce through appointments, promotions, transfers, reinstatements and terminations; and develop requests for new positions, reclassifications, reallocations , minimum qualifications for exam planning, earmark releases and special salary treatments as assigned.
• Understand and interpret Civil Service Law, State Personnel Management Manual, Civil Service Attendance and Leave Manual, Title and Salary Plan and other official references to properly perform a wide variety of human resources activities.
• Assist with the recruitment related activities and events.
• Work with management to identify areas of need and assist with targeted recruitment efforts to fulfill those needs.
• Effectively communicate with candidates, providing timely responses to inquiries and providing information on the appointment process.
• Participate in large workforce initiatives at DOT, such as Seasonal Hiring and Reductions in Force.
• Special Projects or assignments as needed.

The incumbent selected for this position must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and will be required to establish and maintain working relationships with professional, paraprofessional and support staff.

Responsibilities may include serving a role within the Incident Command System to support the department’s response to regional and statewide emergency situations.

Additional Comments Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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

Name Sarah Sheridan



Email Address


Street 50 Wolf Road

Personnel Bureau

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12232


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and a current resume with the Notice Number MO-22-31 in the subject line and referenced in the letter of interest no later than August 17th, 2022

Printable Version