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Human Resources Specialist 2 Labor Relations

Applications accepted from current State employees and former permanent competitive class employees eligible for reinstatement. You must meet the minimum qualification.
Human Resources Specialist 2 Labor Relations
Category of
Posting Specific Information
Control Number 15-508
Application Due By 12/22/2017
Title Human Resources Specialist 2 Labor Relations
Location: City
DEC Region
Central Office
$71,211 - $88,971 Effective 04/2017
Work Hours Days
Work Days Mon. - Fri.
Employment Type Permanent Budgeted Item
Appointment Type Contingent Permanent
Jurisdictional Class Competitive
Bargaining Unit/MC Managerial/Confidential 06
Duties/Responsibilities Under the direction and guidance of higher level Human Resources Specialists, the candidate for this position will:
Advise managers and staff in the application of contract provisions, policies, guidelines and applicable laws concerning discipline , grievance procedures and attendance and leave matters.
Make recommendations to managers regarding counseling and progressive discipline.
Administer various aspects of the grievance process including conducting Agency level/Step 2 meetings and writing grievance decisions.
Conduct investigations , interrogations , draft investigative summaries, prepare Notices of Discipline and negotiate settlements when applicable .
Represent the agency at grievance, time and attendance and disciplinary hearings and/or arbitrations and prepare written responses on behalf of the agency as appropriate .
Participate in statewide Labor/Management Committee meetings.
Confer with the Governor's Office of Employee Relations and other control agencies as needed.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Strictly adhered to based on
Civil Service requirements
If no more than three individuals meeting the promotional qualifications are interested, it will be possible to make a permanent appointment via non-competitive promotion.
Minimum qualifications for non-competitive promotion are:
Must be a qualified employee of NYS and have had one year of permanent competitive or 55b/55c service as a Human Resources Specialist 1.

- Currently in the title and an employee of DEC

Reinstatement Eligible - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis.

Transfer Eligible - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 21 or higher and:
Eligible for transfer under Section 52.6: Must have current or prior service in a title designated as 52.6 within two salary grades\one M grade of this position. To determine if your title is designated as 52.6 go to the Department of Civil Service website and search for your title under GOT-IT.
Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Travel, overtime, and overnight travel may be required.
To Apply Qualified candidates should forward a resume and/or Employment Application which clearly indicates how the minimum qualifications are met and includes the Control Number. If you are applying for more than one posting, you must submit a separate resume or Employment Application for each control number. Send to:

Department of Environmental Conservation
625 Broadway
Albany, New York 12233-5060

Fax: (518) 402-9038

Additional Notes:
If you are on an eligible list for this title, please state that information and your score in a cover letter.
State Employees: If you wish to receive an acknowledgement that your application for this posting was received by the Bureau of Personnel and then receive information on the disposition of the position, please attach two self-addressed stamped envelopes (preferably inter-office or inter-agency) to the application. If you are applying for more than one position, you must include two envelopes for each position.
Some vacancies may be anticipated and may not result in an appointment. Application for any position listed may not result in an interview.