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Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Class & Comp), G-13

Occupation Group

Human Resources and Training

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Class & Comp
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Class & Comp 13 $51,920 $65,219
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 2 Class & Comp 14 $55,005 $68,805
Human Resources Specialist 1 Class & Comp 18 $65,164 $80,860
Human Resources Specialist 2 Class & Comp 23 $84,246 $105,255
Human Resources Specialist 4 Class & Comp 62 $100,845 $127,474
Manager Classification & Compensation 64 $123,793 $156,224

All salary grades for trainees titles are non-statutory (NS) equated to the salary grade identified. These grade equations apply to the starting salaries in their respective salary schedule for the traineeship levels.

Job Description

As a Human Resources Specialist 1 (Classification and Compensation), you would analyze requests to classify and allocate new positions or change the classification or allocation of existing positions and classes; gather information from records, interviews, job audits, and other sources; discuss requests with agency human resources (HR) staff and program managers; draft a written analysis of the information gathered and comparisons to other positions and classes, and recommend course of action; discuss recommendations with supervisory staff; drafts letters to agencies describing the reasons for determinations; field calls from various individuals and entities on Division's activities; draft classification standards consistent with guidelines; analyze requests for various salary actions and make proper determinations; participate in teams and special projects concerned with evaluating occupations, conducting training for agencies, and reviewing major title consolidation proposals; and perform collateral activities such as reviewing transfer appropriateness, determining negotiating unit assignments for new classes, and recommending qualifications.

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.

Agencies with this Title

Minimum Qualifications

You must meet the requirements below to qualify for this title.

A bachelor's or higher degree.

Advanced Placement

If chosen, you may, at the agency's discretion, be appointed to a higher level. You must inform the agency of any additional qualifications at your interview.

View Additional Qualifications

For Trainee 2 you must also have:

Either 1. One year of professional experience *; OR

2. A Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled **

For the Full Performance Level you must also have:

Either 1. Two years of professional experience*; OR

2. A Juris Doctor, master's or higher degree in a field related to the position being filled** AND one year of professional experience*.

*Professional experience must be performing the duties of the full performance level position.

**Hiring agencies have discretion in determining whether a degree is related to the duties of the position

How to Apply

The November 2022 PCO Examination is closed, applications are no longer being accepted