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Senior Human Resources Specialist

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Job Title:
SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST
Type of Vacancy:
Open Competitive
Job Opening No.:
2021620-1
Job Code: 
1572
Work Location:
HR-CLASSIFICATION & PAY
Starting Salary:
$15.4880 Hourly / $32,215 Annually
Pay Grade:
1170
Application Dates:
07/16/2021 - 07/29/2021
Application Times:
Friday 12 Noon - Thursday
 
NOTE:
Applicants using education to qualify for any job MUST attach a copy of their degree or transcript to their application at the time of applying. Applicants applying for any position that requires an official certification MUST attach a copy of that certification at the time of applying. Applicants MAY use experience as a substitution only if the minimum requirements indicates such. Failure to provide documentation of education, licenses, certifications, and courses may result in your application being REJECTED or a lower application score.
 
GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Under the direction of a higher classification, performs professional human resources management work within the City-Parish Department of Human Resources. Work involves the performance of professional tasks in one or more specialized areas of human resources. Work requires the exercise of some independent judgment in accordance with established policies, rules and regulations. Work is evaluated through the Performance Management Appraisal System (PMAS). Performs other work as requested.
 
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in human resources management, business administration, public administration or a related field, and two years of experience in human resources.
 
SUBSTITUTIONS
Any equivalent combination of education and experience.
 
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS
(Unless otherwise specified below, must possess at the time of appointment and must be maintained current throughout employment in this classification.)
None.
 
OTHER JOB ASPECTS
Position(s) may require passing a word processing, spreadsheet and/or other computer skill test(s).
 
SELECTIVE CERTIFICATION
Related bachelor's degree preferred.
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel preferred. (Must pass a PC skills exam to be considered proficient).

In order to be considered as having the required selective certification experience, applicants must have at least 6 months full time experience performing the selective certification duties.

PC skills exams are given MOST Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30-9:00am. Contact HR Recruitment and Examination to confirm testing dates and times.
EXAMINATION
Professional Series written examination required (may take up to 3 hours from test start time).  Subject areas and other exam preparation information are available at: https://www.brla.gov/261/Examination-Preparation. Written examinations are available on most Tuesdays, 8:30 – 9:00 am, check-in, Thursdays, *12:00 - 12:30 pm, and Fridays, 8:30 – 9:00 am check-in. Please call Human Resources Recruiting and Examination at 389-3132 to confirm testing dates and times. Test check-in is on a first come-first served basis. There are occasions where the test room is filled to capacity and applicants are asked to return on another day for testing. Picture identification, proof of social security number and a completed online employment application are required for test room admittance. *Where written exam volume is expected to be high, check-in of applicants may begin as early as 11:30 am in order to complete the check-in process prior to the required 12:30 cut-off time.
 
APPLICATION NOTE
In your employment application, please include detailed information such as software and equipment used, documents produced, fiscal or legal duties performed, types of customer service provided, decisions made, guidelines followed, supervisory duties, etc. Failure to provide a detailed description of job duties may result in your application being rejected or a lower application score.