Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 (Labor Relations), G-13

Occupation Group

Human Resources and Training

Salary Information

Starting Salary

$48,940

Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Labor Rel
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 1 Labor Rel 13 $48,940 $61,475
Human Resources Specialist Trainee 2 Labor Rel 14 $51,848 $64,855
Human Resources Specialist 1 Labor Relations 18 $61,423 $76,218
Human Resources Specialist 2 Labor Relations 23 $79,410 $99,213
Human Resources Specialist 3 Labor Relations 61 $85,712 $108,342
Assoc Dir Human Resources 2 Labor Relations 62 $95,056 $120,156
Assoc Dir Human Resources 3 Labor Relations 63 $105,500 $133,319
Assoc Dir Human Resources 4 Labor Relations 64 $116,686 $147,256

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

Human Resources Specialists (Labor Relations) perform labor relations activities such as participating in the administration of the agency disciplinary, grievance, and performance evaluation programs in accordance with the provisions of the various negotiating unit contracts and/or applicable laws, rules or regulations. Work assignments at this level usually entail standard procedures, processes, and guidelines; and issues for which substantial reference material and precedent are available. Incumbents may supervise entry level professionals and administrative support employees.

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

Various New York State agencies

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 labor relations 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 labor relations 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 labor relations experience.

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

How to Apply

You can find information about the November 2022 PCO examination and the application process at: https://www.cs.ny.gov/pco/