Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
05205 11 ST A3 C 752-02 08/15/2019
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JOB CODE: 05205

DEFINITION: This is professional, consultative work managing the activities and operations of the Absence Services Division in the Human Resources Service Center (HRSC).

The employee in this job oversees the development and administration of commonwealth benefits related to absences, workers’ compensation, and safety programs. Work involves recommending program goals, objectives, and priorities to ensure that benefit programs are implemented and administered to meet the needs of employees; and to ensure a safe, productive, and efficient work environment through the delivery of services that assist, restore, and retain valued employees. Important aspects of the work involve developing coordinated collective bargaining strategies for assigned program areas, assisting the Bureau of Employee Relations in labor negotiations, and advising the HRSC Director on programmatic issues. Work is performed independently under the direction of the HRSC Director and is reviewed through meetings and reports for attainment of goals and objectives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.):

• Manages the development and implementation of employee absences, workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, and safety policies and programs.

• Advises the HRSC Director on employee absence, workers’ compensation, and safety program issues.

• Provides detailed analyses of issues to staff involved in contract negoitations.

• Oversees the administration of the commonwealth’s workers’ compensation and safety programs.

• Develops and recommends policy guidance on the use of leave and holiday benefits.

• Leads the preparation of cost projections for current or proposed programs.

• Coordinates the bidding and selection processes for service providers.

• The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

• Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of human resource administration.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee benefits administration.

• Knowledge of the use and functionality of Microsoft Office Suite software.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision.

• Ability to read and interpret written information.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities):

• One year as a Human Resource Analyst 5;


• Six years of professional public human resources management experience that includes two years in a supervisory capacity managing an employee benefits program, and a bachelor’s degree;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes two years in a supervisory capacity managing an employee benefits program.