Alabama DMH / Personnel Specialist III

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JOB TITLE: Personnel Specialist III
OPEN DATE: 6/30/2023
CLOSE DATE: Until Filled
JOB LOCATION: Bryce Hospital Tuscaloosa, Alabama
NUMBER: 23-23
• Range 75 ($45,981.60 – $77,008.80 Annually).
• Salary will be commensurate with experience. Limitations apply to current State employees.

• 12 paid holidays.
• 1 personal leave day accrued each January.
• 13 sick leave days.
• 13 annual leave days accrued in the first year of employment.
• Longevity bonus annually after 5 years of employment.
• Continuous opportunities for acquiring CEU’s needed for maintaining professional license.
• Very low-cost health and dental insurance through the Alabama State Employee Insurance Board.
• Defined retirement benefit (not impacted by economic downturns) and a pre-retirement death benefit through the Retirement Systems of Alabama.
▪ After 1 year, the minimum amount of the pre-retirement death benefit paid to your designated beneficiary is at least equal to your current or previous fiscal year annual salary.

• Bachelor’s degree in human resource management, business administration, public administration, or a related field.
• 36 months or more experience in professional personnel management.
• 12 months or more experience in a supervisory or administrative capacity.
• Completed a working test period as a Personnel Specialist II or Personnel Assistant III.
• 36 months or more experience in professional personnel management.

• Coordinates the recruitment and selection of various merit and exempt classifications.
• Prepares disciplinary letters and represents management in pre-disciplinary conferences.
• Assists the Human Resource Director on various projects.
• Maintains and prepares various reports for staffing, budgeting, and quality assurance.
• Supervises and provides leadership for Personnel Specialist I.
• Provides advice and interpretation of State Personnel Rules, ADMH and Bryce policies to staff and applicants.
• Coordinates with the ADMH legal staff to assist with appeal hearings and EEOC complaints.
• Serves as the representative for Human Resources on the hospital’s Policy Committee.
• Maintains Primary Source Verification for licensed staff.

• Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to human resource management.
• Knowledge of State Personnel policies, rules, and regulations.
• Ability to plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the work of others.
• Ability to read and interpret various federal and state guidelines and regulations.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to coordinate and supervise various HR functions.
• Ability to work independently.
• Ability to gather, correlate, and analyze facts and recommend solutions.
• Ability to meet, interact, and effectively work with supervisors, associates, division heads, employees, state and local officials, and the public.

• Applicants will be rated based on an evaluation of their job-related training, abilities, experience, and education, and should provide adequate work history identifying experiences related to the duties and minimum qualifications as mentioned above.
• All relevant information is subject to verification.
Drug screening and security clearances will be conducted on prospective applicants being given serious consideration for employment whose job requires direct contact with patients.

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Only work experience detailed on the application will be considered. Applications should be submitted by the deadline to be considered. Announcements open until filled will remain open until a sufficient applicant pool is obtained. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible to ensure the application will be considered for the position. Copies of License/Certifications should be uploaded with your application. A copy of the academic transcript is required. Appointment of successful candidate will be conditional based on receipt of the official transcript provided by the school, college, or university.


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