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PARKS AND RECREATION, DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  PERSONNEL SPECIALIST
Salary: $2,602.00 - $4,189.00
Posted: 06/13/2014

Job Description:
Notice: If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility.

The reporting location for this position is Sacramento. This position will work under the direction of the Personnel Supervisor I/II.

The Personnel Specialist performs a variety of personnel transactions work for an assigned group of reporting units. The Personnel Specialist will be trained to work independently in evaluating and processing various complex and sensitive personnel transactions in compliance with applicable bargaining units, contract/MOU language, department policies and procedures, CalHR/SPB/SCO laws and rules.

Duties include but are not limited to: reviews appointment documents for completeness; determines eligibility for reinstatements, transfers and list appointments; determines appropriate salary and probationary codes. Keys various types of employee information, leave balance data and payroll actions into the appropriate systems. Determines benefit eligibility requirement and rules.

Reviews separation documents; works closely with accounting to ensure all clearances are obtained before an employee separates from the Department. Reviews attendance reports; audits leave balances; researches and resolves discrepancies; makes corrections to CLAS database to ensure accuracy. Reconciles and certifies payroll before release on monthly and semi-monthly basis. Reviews personnel and payroll documents to ensure accuracy.

Researches and resolves payroll issues: establishes or modifies accounts receivables and garnishments; processes salary advances and requests for lost or destroyed warrants. Researches and evaluates personnel transactions as requested by the supervisor and makes appropriate recommendation. Attends training classes for personal and professional development. Attends staff meetings. Completes special projects as assigned.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Transaction experience is highly desirable, be highly motivated, independent and customer service oriented; have initiative, time management and detail-oriented skills; be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; demonstrate good judgment when interacting with the public and professional staff; ability to work under pressure and perform multiple tasks with accuracy, precision and neatness. Must work effectively with all levels of staff; have excellent computer skills; have excellent attendance and have a desire for personal and professional development.
There are two vacant positions available. State housing is not available. For further information regarding this position, please contact Glenda Peck at (916)654-4087.

Please send your Standard State Application, Form 678, to the contact address listed below. Please note the position number on the application and include any necessary documentation required to be eligible for the job.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 549 - 066 - 1303 - XXX
Location County
Administration Section/Personnel/Transactions Unit SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
06/27/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Certification
1416 9th Street, Room 1018
Sacramento, 95814
Glenda Peck
(916) 654-4087

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