Human Resources Specialist 4 Testing - Grade 62

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This title exists in Civil Service, Department of and has approximately 9 positions.

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

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Job Duties

Human Resources Specialist 4 (Testing) manage the work of several units involved in developing civil service tests to select individuals for State and local government positions in New York State. They manage and coordinate the work of a testing services section, provide direct and indirect supervision. They are responsible for overseeing and personally planning, organizing, and distributing work to units within the section and developing, training, and evaluating section staff. Incumbents manage the planning, preparation and evaluation of tests prepared in their section, and personally assume responsibility for internally secure, highly complex or high profile assignments, including test validation, job analysis, and special studies. They work collaboratively with other division managers to coordinate the work of the division. They also may serve on intra- and inter-divisional committees and oversee special projects as needed.

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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 one month of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a:Human Resources Specialist 2 (Testing), Human Resources Specialist 2 (Testing Engineering), Associate Personnel Examiner, Supervisor of Administrative Analysis, Engineering Personnel Examiner 3, or Associate Administrative Analyst.

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

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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.

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