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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 08/11/22

Applications Due08/22/22

Vacancy ID110368

AgencyCivil Service, Department of

TitleHuman Resources Specialist 1 Testing

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 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? Yes

County Albany

Street Address Empire State Plaza Agency Building 1

City Albany


Zip Code12239

Minimum Qualifications Human Resources Specialist 1 Testing, SG-18: eligible for a 52.6 or 70.1 transfer.

Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Testing, NS: reachable on the Department of Civil Service’s PATT eligible list (Department of Civil Service employees only); reachable on the PCO eligible list; OR eligible for a 70.1 or 70.4 transfer; or 55-b/c eligible with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Preferred Qualifications: Background and/or experience in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics. Strong logical reasoning and data analysis skills. Close attention to detail.

Duties Description The incumbent of this position will be responsible for developing Civil Service tests in different occupational areas. The primary duties will include:
• Planning, preparing, and evaluating tests using a variety of formats, including multiple-choice, evaluation of training and experience, job simulations, constructed responses, and performance.

• Collecting and analyzing job information for use in developing and documenting appropriate test plans.

• Writing, editing, reviewing, and proofing test material either independently or by working closely with subject matter experts.

• Conducting statistical analysis, analyzing test results, and preparing final scoring recommendations.

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.

Name Meghan Louden

Telephone 15184734306


Email Address


Street 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.

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