Human Resources Specialist 4 Class & Comp

Grade 62

New York State has approximately 4 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Civil Service, Department of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Class & Comp

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Human Resources Specialist Trainee 2 Class & Comp

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Human Resources Specialist 1 Class & Comp

    Grade 18

  4. Human Resources Specialist 2 Class & Comp

    Grade 23

  5. Human Resources Specialist 4 Class & Comp

    Grade 62

  6. Manager Classification & Compensation

    Grade 64

Summary of Job Description

As a Human Resources Specialist 4 (Classification & Compensation, you would review incoming title and salary requests to determine the scope and depth of analysis needed and assigns cases to staff, making suggestions regarding the conduct of the analysis; guide staff in conducting fact gathering and analysis; review staff work for completeness, clarity, soundness of conclusions, and practicality of recommendations; personally conduct the analysis on sensitive applications, major reorganizations, and requests where decisions have major ramifications; conduct conferences with agency's HR and program managers, and departmental staff to resolve issues; manage research and salary surveys, and other major projects for the Division; and train and develop staff to ensure their technical competency and prepare them for potential advancement.

View the classification standard for this title, on the Classification and Compensation webpage.

The NYS Title and Salary Plan provides additional information regarding other titles. If there is a classification standard available there will be a link under the column labeled STD. NO. If no link is available there is no classification standard available at this time for that title.

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.

The eligible list for the Principal Classification and Pay Analyst examination is used to fill this title.

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

On or before the day of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Department of Civil Service and have had three months of permanent competitive or 55b/c service  as an Associate Classification and Pay Analyst (now called Human Resources Specialist 2 (Classification & Compensation).

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.


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 announcement notification by email so that you will automatically be notified when new examinations are being offered.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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