Human Resources Specialist

General summary

This is a professional human resources position responsible for administering agency human resources programs, policies, and procedures related to recruitment and selection, classification, salary analysis, benefits, appointments, performance evaluation, training and development, and employee engagement. Duties may include providing consultation and advice to managers, supervisors, and employees on human resources issues including grievances, investigations, equal employment opportunity/civil rights, and labor relations issues. Work is completed to ensure compliance with relevant federal and state laws.  Duties may also include participating in policy development and on project teams both within designated program areas and other human resources program areas toward the end of enhancing statewide human resources programs. An employee may supervise lower-level employees.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of governmental budgeting and contract management.  Ability to make recommendations and solve complex problems. Ability to plan and direct human resources programs.

Typical qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of relevant experience. (Substitutions may be allowed.)

Pay grade