Professional Career Opportunities - Job Title Details

Training Specialist Trainee 1 (Mental Hygiene), G-13

Occupation Group

Human Resources and Training

Salary Information

Starting Salary


Career Ladder Information

Salary Information for Training Specialist Trainee 1 Mental Hygiene
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Training Specialist Trainee 1 Mental Hygiene 13 $47,925 $61,330
Training Specialist Trainee 2 Mental Hygiene 14 $50,678 $64,693
Training Specialist 1 Mental Hygiene 18 $63,108 $80,248
Training Specialist 2 Mental Hygiene 23 $81,705 $103,350
Assoc Dir Training 1 Mental Hygiene 61 $88,283 $111,592
Assoc Dir Training 2 Mental Hygiene 62 $97,908 $123,761

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

Training Specialists (Mental Hygiene) develop and deliver major segments of institution and community training programs to improve the knowledge and abilities of those caring for and treating individuals with mental illness or developmental disabilities in institutional and community settings. Training Specialists also develop and administer contracts for the provision of specialized training services or initiatives; inform employees and program managers of available training and educational opportunities; assist program managers and supervisors in developing on-the-job training programs that will optimize performance; and provide technical assistance in developing and updating training policies, and update training manuals using appropriate resources and with assistance and review by supervisors.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

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

A bachelor's degree or higher.

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