Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Human Resources Generalist 2

Recruitment #200624-6164MP-001

Introduction

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The State of Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) mission is to promote public safety and regulate drivers, their motor vehicles and certain vehicle-related businesses, through the delivery of exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.

The CT DMV is searching for employees who are empowered to make a difference and to provide exceptional service to our customers.

We currently have a phenomenal opportunity for a hardworking and enthusiastic Human Resources professional to work out of the Wethersfield office. This is a full time 40 hour position with possibility of some travel.

In this role, as a business partner for the agency, you will:

  • Work independently on a variety of complex human resource management duties;
  • Partner with managers, supervisors and employees to develop and provide solutions to workplace issues;
  • Support and optimize the operating principles of the agency.

This position is ideal for individuals who desire to work and thrive in an exciting fast pace, high demand, multidimensional environment!

What’s in It for You - Leading Comprehensive Benefit Offerings:

  • Industry leading health benefits, including medical and dental coverage;
  • Competitive market salary plans;
  • Comprehensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings;
  • Retirement healthcare offerings;
  • Professional growth and development opportunities;
  • Ability to serve the citizens of Connecticut in a strategic HR capacity.  

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application with their submission.

Please Note: You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application for this posting to the JobAps system.

Selection Plan

This position will be filled in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC, transfer, promotion and merit employment rules.

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.

In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before individuals are certified for appointment.

Due to the volume of applications anticipated, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process.  Updates will be provided through your JobAps portal account.

Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience most closely meet the preferred requirements of the position.

Applicants invited to interview may be required to submit additional documentation, which supports their qualification(s) for this position.  These documents may include:  performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency.

Should you have any questions pertaining to this posting, please contact Suzanne Pinette at 860-263-5372 or Suzanne.Pinette@CT.Gov

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Administrative Services, this class is deployed at an agency and is accountable for independently performing a full range of human resources duties as an agency business partner.

In a state agency outside of the State's centralized Human Resources structure, this class will be accountable for independently performing a full range of human resources and other related duties.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Advises agency staff on human resources policies and procedures, proper organizational structure and use of appropriate job classifications, talent needs, etc.; 
  • Partners with DAS service delivery teams and specialized units to appropriately deliver solutions to agency human resources needs; 
  • Communicates with agency managers, bargaining unit representatives and other interested parties to ensure cooperative relationships; 
  • Approves agency’s classification and position management transactions and ensures proper organizational structure; 
  • Assists in ensuring compliance with applicable state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures; 
  • Advises employees on matters related to employment, career development, transfer, separation, recruitment, examinations, and/or compensation; 
  • Performs job audits, or other fact finding techniques, related to individual job classification and job classification studies; 
  • Facilitates human resource transactions, including promotions, demotions, transfers;
  • Maintains human resource information systems within assigned agency; Independently handles reclassification grievances; 
  • Administers various areas of the recruitment process, including clearing of mandatory lists, interviewing, selection and on-boarding hires; 
  • Prepares or oversees the preparation and maintenance of relevant documentation and records; 
  • Counsels and makes referrals to employee assistance programs; 
  • May assist, coordinate, implement, oversee, and/or provide training and/or staff development programs; 
  • May support related agency strategic needs; 
  • Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Knowledge of: human resources management and relevant state and federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of: employment practices related to civil rights, equal employment opportunity, job classification, recruitment and selection, compensation and benefit programs, pay administration, workers compensation, human resources information systems and labor relations;
  • Considerable: interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills and conflict resolution skills;
  • Ability to: work effectively in a matrixed organization; analyze and balance customer’s needs with laws, regulations, policies, procedures and collective bargaining agreements;
  • Ability to: supervise, strategically plan, including succession planning, and ability to apply innovative solutions to organizational problems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years professional experience in human resources management.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the junior working level in human resources management.

For state employees, this is interpreted at the level of Human Resources Generalist 1 or Human Resources Associate.

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 human resources management, labor relations, business administration, public administration or other closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working independently and in a team environment;
  • Experience with providing staff, supervisors and management with Human Resources support and guidance;
  • Experience advising partners on matters related to employment, career counseling, union contracts, employee development and human resources practices;
  • Experience in interpreting and applying union contracts;
  • Experience using Human Resources Information Systems such as PeopleSoft;
  • Experience in professional human resources cross functional collaboration.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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.

Conclusion

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.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.