Human Resources Specialist 2 Municipal Assistance - Grade 23

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This title exists in Civil Service, Department of and has approximately 7 positions.

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Salary Information for Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Mncpl Asstnce
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Mncpl Asstnce 13 $51,920 $65,219
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 2 Mncpl Asstnce 14 $55,005 $68,805
Human Resources Specialist 1 Municipal Assistance 18 $65,164 $80,860
Human Resources Specialist 2 Municipal Assistance 23 $84,246 $105,255
Human Resources Specialist 4 Municipal Assistance 62 $100,845 $127,474
Manager Municipal Assistance 64 $123,793 $156,224

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Job Duties

Human Resources Specialist 2 (Municipal Assistance) provide technical advice and assistance to municipal civil service agencies on all aspects of merit system administration, including: position and jurisdictional classification; examination administration; application review; Civil Service Rules text and appendices recommendations; transactions; and the application of Civil Service law and rules to various situations. Incumbents solve problems raised by municipal civil service agencies and provide direction and training for staff to resolve issues. They may serve as the lead consultant on such assignments as Technical Assistance Reviews, program audits, or other projects.

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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.

On or before the date of the examination, the candidate must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Civil Service and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Human Resources Specialist 1 (Municipal Assistance), Senior Municipal Personnel Consultant, Municipal Personnel Consultant Trainee 1, Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Municipal Assistance), Municipal Personnel Consultant Trainee 2, or Human Resources Specialist Trainee 2 (Municipal Assistance).

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.

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