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HR SPECIALIST TRN

Recruitment #22-004913-0002

GRADE

13

LOCATION OF POSITION

Alleghany County
Anne Arundel County
Baltimore City
Somerset County
Washington County

POSITION DUTIES

This positions functions as Human Resources Generalist in the Employment Services area of the Human Resources Services Division for Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services (DPSCS). This position is primarily responsible for providing professional level oversight over the Departments recruitment, classification, medical services, employee benefits and employment services.

  • Facilitates the Managing Medical Absence protocol for on-the-job injuries and personal illness/injuries.
  • Coordinates the recruitment of non-mandated and contractual positions.
  • Manages the hiring bonus program and non-competitive promotions for correctional officer series.
  • Serves as Retirement Coordinator to facilitate the enrollment, retirement and beneficiary updates for Maryland State Retirement and Pension System and Supplemental Retirement programs. 
  • Maintains Retirement coordinator certification.
  • Serves as Health Benefit Coordinator and advises employees on health benefits programs for new and current employees. 
  • Assists with Annual Open Enrollment. 
  • Serves as liaison between the Department and Department of Budget Management  (DBM) Employee Benefits Unit. 
  • Maintains Health Benefits certification.
  • Maintains State of Maryland Human Resources certification.
  • Ensures timely and accurate entry into the Workday system.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

Experience: Four years of professional HR management work experience in the areas of recruitment and selection, classification, salary administration, employee relations, test development and validation or as a generalist. 

Notes: 
1. Candidates may substitute the possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university for the required experience. 
2. Candidates may substitute paraprofessional personnel work experience on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required experience. Paraprofessional personnel work is defined as work involving the application of public sector personnel procedures, policies, rules and regulations to specific employment actions. Appropriate paraprofessional personnel experience includes responsibility for activities such as: preparing and maintaining employment records, calculating salaries, applying personnel-related rules and policies, preparing personnel-related reports, conducting employee orientation and counseling employees regarding benefits and obligations and responding to inquiries concerning employment actions. 
3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in human resources management classification or human resources management specialty codes in the human resources management field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications.

1. Experience inputting information in human resources databases or human resource information systems. 
2. Experience applying personnel-related rules and policies. 
3. Experience with providing customer service in responding to internal and external customers via phone, email or in-person.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

1. Employees in this classification are required to obtain certification in State Personnel Management System policies and procedures and in the functionality of the Statewide Personnel System from the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits, Maryland Department of Budget and Management within six months from the time of appointment to the position.  Employees are also required to obtain recertification every six months thereafter.

2. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle.  Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be emailed to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov or faxed to 410-484-5928. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment.

If you are submitting additional information, the preferred method is to upload it with your application. All uploaded additional information must be received by the closing date and time. If you are unable to upload,
please email the requested information to hr.recruitmentuser@maryland.gov referencing the recruitment number in the subject line, or fax to 410-484-5928 (providing a cover sheet with your contact information,
recruitment name, recruitment number and the number of pages faxed). Only additional materials that are requested will be accepted for this recruitment.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, HRSD-Recruitment & Examination at 410-585-3999, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

J. Newman

jadal.newman@maryland.gov

443-326-6087

If you are having difficulties with submitting your online application, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at Application.Help@maryland.gov <Application.Help@maryland.gov> or
410-767-4850.

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 recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.



Click on a link below to apply for this position:

Fill out the Supplemental Questionnaire and Application NOW using the Internet. Apply Online
View and print the Supplemental Questionnaire. This recruitment requires completion of a supplemental questionnaire. You may view and print the supplemental questionnaire here.
Apply via Paper Application. You may also download and complete the Paper Application here.