Human Resources Specialist 2 Attendance & Leave - Grade 23

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This title exists in Civil Service, Department of and has approximately 2 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Attndnc&Leave
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Attndnc&Leave 13 $51,920 $65,219
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 2 Attndc&Leave 14 $55,005 $68,805
Human Resources Specialist 1 Attendance & Leave 18 $65,164 $80,860
Human Resources Specialist 2 Attendance & Leave 23 $84,246 $105,255

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

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Job Duties

Human Resources Specialists 2 (Attendance and Leave) serve as subject matter experts in the areas of attendance and leave and employee relations to a variety of groups, including employees and representatives of state agencies. Incumbents answer attendance and leave inquires (oral and written) from agency officials and employee organization representatives. They represent the unit as required at negotiations, arbitrations, meetings, and other forums in a knowledgeable and professional manner. Incumbents draft language for the Attendance and Leave Manual and related memoranda, bulletins, and reports in a clear and concise manner that accurately reflects relevant laws, rules, regulations, contract provisions, and memoranda of understanding. They ensure that resources, files, etc. are updated and available to enable staff to respond to questions on employee benefits and attendance and leave. Incumbents may supervise and train Attendance and Leave staff, assign work, and review production and quality.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

The eligible list for the Associate Staffing Services Representative (Attendance & Leave) examination is used to fill this title.

For all qualified employees of New York State, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Civil Service and have had permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as described below:

Either A. three months as a Senior Staffing Services Representative, Staffing Services Representative Trainee 1 or Trainee 2, Senior Staffing Services Representative (Attendance and Leave), Staffing Services Representative Trainee 1 or Trainee 2 (Attendance and Leave), Senior Affirmative Careers Program Specialist, or Affirmative Careers Program Specialist Trainee 1 or Trainee 2;

Or B. three months as a Senior Classification and Pay Analyst, Classification and Pay Analyst Trainee 1 or Trainee 2, Senior Personnel Examiner, Personnel Examiner Trainee 1 or Trainee 2, Senior Municipal Personnel Consultant, Municipal Personnel Consultant Trainee 1 or Trainee 2, Senior Administrative Analyst, Administrative Analyst Trainee 1 or Trainee 2, or Engineering Personnel Examiner 2.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. Job postings on StateJobsNY will contain the most up-to-date qualifications.

How to Apply

When this examination is scheduled to be held, the announcement can be found on the Department of Civil Service, Examination Announcements web page. If you do not see an examination currently scheduled please check back on a monthly basis or sign up for email notification so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

You can also visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists.

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