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There are currently two job openings at the Office of Policy and Management.  Please scroll down to view additional information about both positions.

 

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Office of Policy and Management

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Principal Human Resources Specialist

Division of Administration

 

PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!

 

Open To:  Candidates on certified examination list or a lateral transfer

Location:  450 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

Job Posting No:  100280 (Please include this number in your cover letter and on your

 application)

 

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week)        

 

Salary:  $80,261 – $109,428 annual

                (New hires into state service usually start at the minimum of the salary range)

 

Closing Date:  Must be received in this office by 4:00 p.m., August 18, 2014

 

The Office of Policy and Management (OPM) seeks to fill a Principal Human Resources Specialist vacancy in the Division of Administration.

 

Duties:

This position has the sole responsibility for performing the full range of human resources management and equal employment opportunity functions for OPM, which has an authorized position count of 127.  Human resources functions include but are not limited to, labor and employee relations, recruitment and hiring, FMLA, workers’ compensation, administration of employee assistance program, and counseling employees regarding career development and upward mobility.  Equal employment opportunity functions include preparation and implementation of OPM’s biennial affirmative action plan. 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Considerable knowledge of public human resources administration including recruitment, selection, classification, compensation, career counseling and employee relations; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable knowledge of labor relations; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of occupational safety and health; knowledge of and ability to apply organizational development principles and practices; knowledge of payroll regulations, procedures and operations; knowledge of equal opportunity policies and procedures; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communications skills; considerable negotiation and conflict resolution skills; considerable ability to analyze and interpret laws, statutes, regulations, policies, and collective bargaining agreements; considerable ability to counsel employees; ability to effectively serve as an advocate; supervisory ability.

 

Eligibility Requirements: 

Candidates must have passed the Principal Human Resources Specialist examination and be on the current certification list promulgated by the Department of Administrative Services for this classification.  State employees currently holding the title or those who have previously attained permanent status may apply for a lateral transfer. 

 

Note:  The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC rules, if applicable.

 

Application Instructions: 

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit (1) cover letter that describes your interest and suitability for the position; (2) resume; and (3) Application for Employment (form CT-HR-12) available at http://das.ct.gov/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12_Application.pdf.  Do not include your social security number on the Application for Employment form.  Your application will not be considered complete without these three (3) documents.  Submit your application to:

 

Office of Policy and Management – Human Resources

450 Capitol Avenue

MS# 55SEC

Hartford, CT 06106

Attn: MaryAnn Palmarozza

 

Tel: 860-418-6360

 

NOTE: Applications may be e-mailed to maryann.palmarozza@ct.gov.

 

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

 

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Office of Policy and Management

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Labor Relations Specialist

Office of Labor Relations

 

PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!

 

Open To:  The Public

 

Location:  450 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106

 

Job Posting No:  109464 (Please include this number in your cover letter and on your application)

 

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week)

        

Salary:  $97,648 - $133,153 annual

              (New hires into state service usually start at the minimum of the salary range)

 

Closing Date:  Must be received in this office by close of business (5:00 p.m.) August 29, 2014

 

The Office of Policy and Management seeks to fill a Labor Relations Specialist vacancy in the Office of Labor Relations

 

Duties:

The major responsibility of the Labor Relations Specialist is the performance of the most complex tasks relating to the administration and oversight of the State’s labor relations function.  Labor relations services are provided to all executive branch agencies as well as Higher Education.  The major areas of responsibility include the following:

 

  • Serves as a Chief Spokesperson in collective bargaining negotiations.  Represents the State in related interest arbitration.
  • Serves as the State’s Advocate in rights arbitrations.  This involves developing, preparing and presenting the State’s case in arbitrations involving the following topics:
  • Discipline (written warnings, suspensions and dismissals)
  • Contract Interpretation
  • Union Rights
  • Workplace Issues
  • Compensation Issues
  • Hazardous duty benefits
  • Conducts grievance conferences with agency and union representatives.  Issues written findings or attempts to settle grievance through Stipulated Agreement.
  • Responds to questions and provides labor relations advice to executive branch agencies and Higher Education.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
 

Considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, regulations and guidelines; considerable knowledge of collective bargaining and labor relations; considerable knowledge of rules of evidence; considerable knowledge of rules of practice and procedures before administrative bodies; knowledge of human resources administration and affirmative action; knowledge of public sector job classification, compensation and benefits; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable negotiating skill; considerable skill in writing technical contract provisions; considerable ability to interpret and apply statutes, contracts and regulations; considerable ability to apply judicial and administrative decisions to provisions of labor agreements; considerable ability to prepare and present cases at arbitration or other administrative hearings.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

 

General Experience:  Nine (9) years of professional experience with primary responsibility for labor relations, labor contract negotiations and presentation of arbitration or prohibited practice complaints.

 

Substitution Allowed:

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A law degree or a Master's degree in labor relations may be substituted for two (2) additional years of the General Experience.
  3. One (1) year as a Labor Relations Associate may be substituted for the General Experience.

 

Note:  The filling of this position will be in accordance with reemployment, SEBAC rules, if applicable. 

 

Application Instructions: 

Interested and qualified candidates who meet the above requirements should submit (1) cover letter that describes your interest and suitability for the position; (2) resume; and (3) Application for Employment (form CT-HR-12) available at http://das.ct.gov/HR/Forms/CT-HR-12_Application.pdfDo not include your social security number on the Application for Employment form.  Your application will not be considered complete without these three (3) documents.  Submit your application to:

 

Office of Policy and Management – Human Resources

450 Capitol Avenue

MS# 55ADM

Hartford, CT 06106

Attn: Uma Arun 

Tel: 860-418-6324

 

NOTE: Applications submitted by e-mail or facsimile for this position will not be considered.

 

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

 

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For Further Information about State of Connecticut Employment Opportunities, go to: 

http://das.ct.gov/cr1.aspx?page=13

http://connecticut.us.jobs/index.asp





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