STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B20

Class No. 1735

HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST IV

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs highly complex (senior-level) human resources management work. Work involves coordinating and administering a human resources management program and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Coordinates and administers human resources programs such as recruitment and selection, compensation, classification, employee relations, discipline, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development. 

Coordinates the recruitment of applicants and makes recommendations for selection.

Coordinates job analysis processes to determine proper classification and prepare new or revised job descriptions and job postings.

Coordinates the maintenance and analysis of human resource automated systems, files, records, and reports.

Counsels management or staff on issues, and explains rules, policies, and regulations related to human resources management.

Conducts reviews and evaluations, and produces statistical or narrative reports of findings.

Conducts workforce analyses, and executes workforce plans and recruitment and retention strategies.

Prepares or oversees the preparation and maintenance of various human resources correspondence and reports.

Develops solutions to problems through procedures or applications of policy.

Monitors compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Assists in planning, developing, revising, and implementing human resources policies, procedures, and forms.

May develop and administer employee grievance procedures.

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in human resources management work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in human resources management, business or public administration, organizational development, or a related field is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management; of human resources programs such as employment, compensation, classification, employee relations, benefits, workers’ compensation, or organizational development; and of federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing personnel activities.

Skill in oral and written communication, in conducting interviews, in the use of a computer and human resources-related software applications, and in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.

Ability to explain policies and procedures to staff and the public; to maintain confidential and sensitive information; to develop and analyze human resource processes; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with applicants, employees, and the general public; to communicate effectively;  and to supervise others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require registration, certification, or licensure in a specialty area.


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