PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Division of Criminal Justice, Office of the Chief State's Attorney, this class is accountable for performing a full range of complex professional and technical duties relating to human resources management.
Receives supervision from the DCJ Director of Human Resources.
Supervises other lower level employees as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Reviews and maintains knowledge of collective bargaining contracts, personnel policies and procedures; confers with employees and superiors on personnel issues; analyzes problem situations and takes or recommends appropriate action; administers service rating function; counsels and refers employees to assistance programs; assists in the administration of progressive discipline; screens, interviews, refers and recommends candidates for employment; develops materials for special recruitment programs; conducts orientation sessions; advises employees of benefit programs; processes personnel records and transactions; maintains personnel information systems; prepares or oversees the preparation of reports; performs job audits; consults with DAS/ Human Resources Business Center on issues of classification, compensation, and policy; ensures proper implementation of compensation plans; trains new staff in personnel policy and office procedures; assists in developing agency training programs; develops personal service agreements; serves on labor contract negotiating teams; may represent the agency in grievances and other hearings; assists in implementation of affirmative action policies and procedures; verifies payrolls concerning compliance with collective bargaining agreements; may investigate complaints regarding job health and safety; processes all workers' compensation matters; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of public personnel administration including recruitment, selection, classification, salary administration, employee relations, affirmative action, employee benefits and workers compensation; knowledge of relevant federal and state statutes, regulations and policies; knowledge of payroll regulations, preparation and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable written and oral communication skills; interviewing skills; negotiation and conflict resolution skills; ability to interpret collective bargaining contracts; ability to counsel employees; supervisory ability.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Seven (7) years of professional experience in human resources management involving recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, employee relations or employee benefits.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. 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.
2. A Master's Degree in public administration, human resources management or other closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. For state employees one (1) year as a Human Resources Associate may be substituted for the General Experience.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(70)-DCJ EXEMPT MANAGERS
This replaces the specification for the title of DCJ Human Resources Specialist in Salary Group DM 27 approved effective April 18, 2014. (Revised to modify Special Requirements section.)