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Human Resources Specialist (Hybrid)
Job Classification & HR Consultation
Date Opened: 2/28/2023 1:30:00 PM
Salary $79,529* – $108,441/year (*Employees New to State Service Start at Minimum)
Job Type: Open to the Public
Close Date: 3/14/2023 11:59:00 PM
Apply Here: https://www.jobapscloud.com/CT/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=230224&R2=0912MP&R3=001
Are you looking for an opportunity involving research, writing and decision-making on statewide initiatives?
Do you have a keen eye for attention to detail?
If so, we are looking for you!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS), is now accepting applications for an exciting Human Resources Specialist (Job Classification & HR Consultation) role within the Talent Solutions Division, Classification and Consultation Unit.
AS A HR SPECIALIST WE CAN OFFER YOU:
Hybrid telework schedule
Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage
Competitive starting salary and structure
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Paid time off- including 13 holidays per calendar year
Professional growth and development opportunities
Culture that encourages work-life balance
Find out more about the benefits of being a confidential employee covered by the State of CT Manager’s Guide here!
We are a diverse and dedicated team that provides a vast array of human resources support and consultation to Connecticut State agencies. You will work with agencies to:
Conduct research, job audits, and other research to revise and/or establish new job classifications
Assist agencies with organizational analysis and review
Review and approve agency position management requests
Research and analyze historical documentation
Create job postings in our applicant tracking system and certify eligible lists for agencies to hire from
Did you know that the State of Connecticut has a wide variety of job classifications that can be found here?
Full-time 40 hours/week (work schedule flexibility is required to meet the demands of the job)
1st Shift (8:00am – 4:30pm or 8:30am to 5:00pm)
Centrally located in Hartford, CT (450 Columbus Blvd) with easy access to all major highways
WHO WE ARE:
The State of Connecticut has centralized its Human Resources function with the following goals:
Support Connecticut’s Growth – To serve our citizens, businesses, state agencies and other branches of government by providing the highest quality services at the lowest possible cost.
Drive Continuous Innovation – To increase the efficiency and effectiveness of state government using best practices from the public and private sectors.
Provide Rewarding Careers – To attract and retain a workforce of hardworking, dedicated public servants committed to leading our phenomenal state forward.
In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
Ensure that your application is complete and detailed before submitting it. In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process. You will not be able to make revisions once your application is submitted into the JobAps system.
Please select all location(s) and shift(s) you are willing to work on your application. Failure to do so may result in not being considered for vacancies in that specific location or shift.
All application materials must be received by the recruiting agency by the time specified on the job opening for the position for which you are applying. Late applications may not be submitted and will not be considered. Exceptions are rare and limited to documented events that incapacitate a candidate during the entire duration of the job posting time period. It is the candidate’s obligation and responsibility to request an exception and provide a legally recognized justification to accommodate such exception. Requests should be made to DAS.SHRM@ct.gov.
FOR ASSISTANCE IN APPLYING:
Please visit our “Applicant Tips on How to Apply” page.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION AFTER YOU APPLY:
This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting’s closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the questionnaire’s expiration date. Please regularly check your email and JobAps Personal Status Board for notifications. Please check your SPAM and/or Junk folders on a daily basis in the event an email provider places auto-notification emails in a user’s spam.
Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.
Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process. Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account.
Should you have any questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Administrative Services (DAS), this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of professional human resources duties within a specialized service delivery team or a unit with statewide impact.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Revise job classifications and conduct research in support of new or revised job classifications
Perform job audits, job analysis, and other classification-related studies
Perform organizational analysis and review
Participate in the reclassification grievance process
Develop and maintain mandatory lists for the re-employment of employees impacted by layoff, demotion in lieu of layoff, etc.
Learn and gain an understanding of State agency missions and workplaces
Interpret, coordinate, and maintain compliance with human resources laws, regulations, policies, and procedures
Build job postings, create exam plans, and certify applicant lists within JobAps, the State’s Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
Train other State Human Resources professionals on human resources tools and topics
Provide regular human resources-related analytics for various business purposes
Participate in projects as assigned
Other ad hoc tasks, researching, and reporting as assigned
See other examples of duties here
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge ofrelevant state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures;
human resources management;
employment practices related to civil rights, equal employment opportunity, job classification, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefit programs, pay administration, workers compensation and labor relations;
oral and written communication skills;
conflict resolution skills;
Ability toanalyze and balance partners need with laws, regulations, policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements;
strategically plan, including succession planning;
apply innovative solutions to organizational problems.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of professional experience in human resources or equal opportunity/affirmative action or labor relations management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the junior working level in human resources management.
NOTE: For state employees this experience is interpreted at the level of a Human Resources Associate, Human Resources Generalist 1 or Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist 1.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor’s degree.
A Master’s Degree in human resources management, labor relations, business administration, public administration or a closely related field or a law degree may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
For state employees one (1) year as a Human Resources Associate or Human Resources Generalist 1 may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
Bachelor’s degree by closing date.
Experience writing and proofreading job descriptions, policies, or standard operating procedures.
Experience interpreting statutes, policies, contracts, or laws and applying that information in a human resources environment.
Experience using an applicant tracking system or human resources information system.
Experience using Microsoft Excel comparing and organizing data using conditional formatting and formulas.
Experience independently prioritizing workload responsibilities, following directions to complete a task, and adhering to deadlines.
Experience using One Drive or other cloud storage platforms.
Experience analyzing information and providing recommendations and solutions.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
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