INTERNE PERSONNEL SPECIALIST
The work involves receiving on the job training and instruction related to the performance of technical personnel tasks in connection with the administration of a classification and salary plan. This is a beginning professional level position entailing the performance of public personnel administration work in the County Personnel Department. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher level professional employee. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
- Reviews qualifications of applicants and employees against class specifications for admittance into examinations or temporary and provisional appointments;
- Writes or revises class specifications to reflect key elements of positions, level of work and differentiation from other classes;
- Conducts job audits and interviews employees and supervisors on salary and classification appeals, surveys, class specifications and grievances;
- Evaluates the grading of positions by a point method system of job evaluation and verification techniques;
- Conducts salary and fringe benefit surveys; prepares reports and correspondence on studies;
- Keeps abreast on latest developments in field through meetings and readings;
- Assists in collective bargaining meetings with employee groups by providing background material relative to results of salary, fringe benefit and personnel practice surveys.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Working knowledge of the principles and practices of public personnel administration; working knowledge of the techniques of job evaluation and position classification; working knowledge of the New York State Civil Service Law; working knowledge of inter-government relationships, functions and operations at the State, County, Town and Village levels; ability to interview, collect and analyze data and prepare concise, intelligible reports; ability to communicate effectively with management and employee personnel; initiative and resourcefulness; capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four (4) year college or university with a Bachelor's degree.
NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements
Please submit resumes by July 14th to:
Erie County Department of Personnel
Att: Shawn Lavin
95 Franklin Street 6th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14202