Senior Human Resources Technician

Recruiting Specialist

Recruitment #101012-MACA02-20800

Summary Statement

A class incumbent is responsible for performing para-professional Human Resources work to support the administration of the human resources function.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class.  Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Review and prepare all human resources transactions for accuracy and compliance with merit rules, federal/state guidelines and departmental procedures.
  • Provide information and guidance to employees, applicants, supervisors, and managers  in areas of assigned human resources responsibilities regarding the processes, procedures and program requirements.
  • Research and resolve a myriad of problems associated with employee and applicant circumstances.
  • Prepare memos, letters, reports and general correspondence in support of human resources activities.
  • Represent department/agency at human resources meetings and job fairs.
  • May provide technical assistance, training  and oversee the work of lower level employees.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Senior Human Resources Technician
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  • Possession of Bachelors degree or higher in Human Resource Management, Public Administration, Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Behavioral Science, Political Science or related field.


  • Possession of a SPHR, PHR, IPMA-CP, IPMA-CS or equivalent professional human resource certification OR for current State employees, the Office of Management and Budget Human Resource Certification. 


  1. Experience in human resource support which includes processing human resource transactions in areas such as payroll, benefits or applicant services in accordance with laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures; providing guidance and information to others; researching and resolving problems.
  2. Experience in using standard computer software programs for word processing, spreadsheets or databases.


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Selection Process

The application is evaluated based upon a rating of training and experience.

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