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Salary: $2,602.00 - $4,189.00
Posted: 05/09/2014

Job Description:
PERSONNEL SPECIALIST - POSITION #063-043-1303-002 – $2602-$4189 – THIS POSITION IS ALSO ELIGIBLE FOR RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION PAY OF $2400 PER YEAR - FINAL FILING DATE: MAY 23, 2014 - WORK SHIFT: MONDAY – FRIDAY 8:00 – 5:00 LOCATION: CALIFORNIA PRISON INDUSTRY AUTHORITY, HUMAN RESOURCES, CENTRAL OFFICE, 560 EAST NATOMA STREET, FOLSOM, CA 95630. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Under general supervision of the Human Resources Manager, the Personnel Specialist is responsible for personnel/payroll transactions duties for a roster of approximately 200 central office employees. This includes certifying attendance and inputting information into the California Leave Accounting System (CLAS), auditing the leave activity and balance report; processing appointments, separations, certification documents, disability compensation, employee benefits, interpret and apply laws, rules MOUs and policies Remains current with directives from the CalHR, State Controller’s Office, and other applicable control agencies and interprets and applies their laws, rules, and policies. Prepares and processes Changes to Established Positions (STD. 607); processes documentation related activity for Industrial Disability Insurance (IDL) leave, Non-Industrial Disability (NDI) leave, and payments. Notifies supervisory staff of probation reports, performance appraisals, merit salary adjustments, and service awards. Answers various personnel/payroll related questions such as benefit options, state service credits, and salary determinations. REQUISITE SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must possess outstanding customer service skills, including oral communication; must be accurate, organized, and have the ability work within set timeframes/deadlines; must have excellent attendance and exhibit tact, good judgment, and discretion. Familiarity with Exam/Certification Online System (ECOS) is highly desirable. WHO MAY APPLY: SROA and Surplus are encouraged to apply. Persons currently in the classification, meets the minimum qualifications for a lateral transfer, or those with list eligibility. Applications will be screened, and only the most qualified will be contacted for an interview. For more information, please refer to: Click on Career Planning then Classification Specifications. The Search Term for this position is PERSONNEL SPECIALIST. Please indicate if you are a SROA/Surplus employee on your application. Please indicate the classification and position number on your application. SUBMIT APPLICATIONS: Send a standard State application (Form 678), available at:, to California Prison Industry Authority, Human Resources, Attn: Certification Unit, 560 East Natoma Street, Folsom, CA 95630 CONTACT: SHANNON PANCHO AT (916) 358-1782

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
Personnel Specialist 063 - 043 - 1303 - 002
Location County
CALPIA, Central Office, Human Resources SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
06/06/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Human Resources, Certification Unit
560 East Natoma Street
Folsom, CA 95630
Shannon Pancho
(916) 358-1782

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