Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Spanish Language), G-13
Human Resources and Training
Human Resources Specialists perform and supervise the performance of various human resources (personnel) and employee services activities in such areas as recruitment, Civil Service examination, placement, position classification and compensation, benefits, health and safety, staff development, and labor relations. Employees seek to build and maintain an effective workforce within the framework of the Civil Service system. These positions are located in various State agencies. The duties of language parenthetics are the same as those of the main title, but services, assistance, or contacts are performed in the indicated language.
Trainees will receive a combination of structured training, on-the-job training, and/or practical job performance to gain the knowledge and experience necessary to function at the full performance level.
Who has this title?
Various New York State agencies
You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.
Bachelor's or higher degree; AND Spanish Language Proficiency.
Most employees will be appointed to the Trainee 1 job title.
Appointments to this job title require a two-year traineeship that starts at the Trainee 1, G-13, and advances, after one year of acceptable performance, to Trainee 2, G-14. After one year of acceptable performance as a Trainee 2, employees advance to the Human Resources Specialist 1 (Spanish Language), G-18, job title described above. No further Civil Service examination is required for advancement from Trainee 1 to Trainee 2, or from Trainee 2 to the full performance job title.
Advanced Placement Appointments - For most trainee titles, employees may be able to be appointed directly to the Trainee 2 level or to the full performance title if they meet certain qualifications. This is known as advanced placement and is at the discretion of the hiring agency. View the qualifications for advanced placement, at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pco/advanced.placement.MQ.2019.pdf.
You must have or expect to receive a bachelor's or higher degree by September 1, 2020.
The 2019 PCO will be open for application from January 18, 2019. To apply for the examination for this PCO Select Job Title you must apply for the PCO examination by February 20, 2019, fill out and submit the PCO Questionnaire by April 5, 2019, and take the PCO written test in April of 2019. The application for and information about the PCO examination is at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/