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PERSONNEL ASSOCIATE II

Recruitment #19-001260-0012

GRADE

11

LOCATION OF POSITION

MDH Springfield Hospital Center, Sykesville (Carroll County) Maryland

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to provide paraprofessional support to the Springfield Hospital Center's Office of Human Resources. This position will independently process appointments, reclassifications, health benefits, retirements, and resignations. This position will create and maintain employees' official personnel file and online file via Workday. This position will serve as a Health Benefits Coordinator and will be the main liaison for IWIF claims.

Some job responsibilities may include:

  • Review and process all types of appointments for assigned Units which include Skilled, Professional, Management, Special, Executive, Designated Political Appointments and Emergency/TE
  • Review for approval of processing of appointments of another Associate
  • Handle all workman’s comp paperwork
  • Review documents for accuracy and send to the correct contact at IWIF
  • Knowledgeable on Workman’s comp issues and issue guidance on work related injuries
  • Maintain personnel policies, procedures, rules regulations, salary schedules, and other personnel guides and answer questions concerning the application of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and advise employees and supervisors of alternation course of action

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three (3) years of general clerical or administrative support experience at least one (1) year of which must have been paraprofessional personnel experience involving the application of public sector procedures, policies, rules and regulations to specific employment actions.  Appropriate paraprofessional personnel experience should have included responsibility for activities such as, preparing and maintaining employment records, calculating salaries, applying and interpreting rules and policies, preparing personnel-related reports, counseling employees regarding benefits and obligations, and responding to inquiries concerning employment actions.

Notes: 1. One additional year of paraprofessional personnel experience as defined above may be substituted for one year of general clerical or administrative support experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in human resources assistance classification or human resources assistance specialty codes in the human resources management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

SELECTIVE QUALIFICATIONS

The selected candidate will have one year HR Generalist experience with employee processing, records management, employee relations, health benefits and compensation.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The desired candidate should have experience with Workers Compensation and OSHA Reporting.

SELECTION PROCESS

Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). 

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. 

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-333-5689. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or Application.Help@maryland.gov

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.