Human Resources Specialist 4 Testing

Grade 62

New York State has approximately 9 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 Testing

    Similar to Grade 13

  2. Human Resources Specialist Trainee 2 Testing

    Similar to Grade 14

  3. Human Resources Specialist 1 Testing

    Grade 18

  4. Human Resources Specialist 2 Testing

    Grade 23

  5. Human Resources Specialist 4 Testing

    Grade 62

  6. Manager Testing Services

    Grade 64

Summary of Job Description

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.


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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