Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Human Resources Generalist 2

Recruitment #220503-6164MP-001

Introduction

The State of ConnecticutOffice of the Attorney General (OAG) was officially created by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1897.  The Connecticut Constitution and General Statutes authorize the Attorney General to represent the interests of the people of the State of Connecticut in all civil legal matters involving the state to protect the public interest, and to serve as legal counsel to all state agencies. 

We are recruiting for one (1) full-time, permanent Human Resources Generalist 2 positions within various sections within the  OAG for 40 hours week.  Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

We offer a competitive benefits package, excellent health care, generous leave policies, retirement plan, and more!  We also encourage a healthy work-life balance to all employees!  Watch the video below to see how YOU can make an ImpaCT as a State of Connecticut employee!

Selection Plan

In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.

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.

  • 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.

  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.

Communicating with us:

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.  Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.  Candidates who are offered and accept a position with the State of Connecticut are bound by the State Code of Ethics for Public Officials and State Employees, which is available at www.ct.gov/ethics. 

Questions regarding this recruitment may be directed to Susan Cavanaugh, susan.cavanaugh@ct.gov or 860-808-5325. 

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.

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, to include but not limited to advising on the availability and expiration of eligible lists, etc.; 
  • Partners with DAS service delivery teams and specialized units to appropriately deliver solutions for 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 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.

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

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.
  3. For state employees one (1) year as a Human Resources Generalist 1 or Human Resources Associate may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to candidates who possess experience with the Core-CT HRMS System.

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.



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