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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Human Resources Professional 1 in Des Moines, Iowa

Human Resources Professional 1

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Human Resources Professional 1

Salary

$43,347.20 - $73,424.00 Annually

Location

Des Moines - 50319 - Polk County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

542 Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Job Number

21-03089

Closing

6/22/2021 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Dave Cretors, 515-499-2332

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Job Description

Only applicants who meet the Minimum Qualification Requirements and meet all selective requirements (listed below) will be placed on the eligible list.

Applicants may attach a Resume/Cover Letter to the online application.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has a position vacancy for a Human Resources Professional 1 (HRP1). This position serves as a human resources consultant to Department management by managing workforce data, analyzing trends, making recommendations and providing timely, accurate and progressive ideas and advice for maintaining and growing a robust, diverse and stable workforce. The position also performs as a resident expert in hiring by assisting supervisors by facilitating their position vacancies through the hiring process (posting, screening, interviews, and hire paperwork) and by leading efforts to recruit top talent to the agency.

Lead Departmental efforts on workforce and succession planning, including the provision of tailored supervisory resources to assist divisions, bureaus and sections with developing plans for cross training, documentation of work processes, and advance planning for future vacancies.

Provide training and developmental resources to supervisors and staff on Human Resource and Workforce topics, including; Position Description Questionnaire (PDQ) development, Evaluation and Individual Performance Plan (IPP) development, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Workers Compensation, and other categories of Workforce Planning and supervisory-employee relations.

Provide on-going services that are adaptive to customer learning requirements and focus on developing consistency of Human Resources practices across the Department. Utilize multiple types of media (print, electronic, virtual training, in-person training, etc.) to ensure that varied student learning preferences are met. Ensure that a library of electronic resource materials are maintained and that content is easy to understand and kept current and accurate. Coordinate service delivery with other internal and external Human Resources staff.

Work with an array of data sources to develop and maintain an on-going Workforce dashboard for tracking metrics related to the Department’s workforce and hiring. Provide on-going updates to management with explanations regarding positive and negative data trends.

Coordinate the completion of an annual Departmental Workforce Report. Integrate statistical data with an analysis of the past 12 months of Workforce/Hiring/Human Resources activities to provide executive leadership with a summary of accomplishments, challenges and recommendations.

Respond to inquiries from internal and external sources (Workforce Development, IRS, Dept. of Administrative Services, Public Records requests, Attorney General, etc.) for workforce and personnel data. Assist CESB Chief with the completion of an annual Affirmative Action Report and other workforce related reports and research projects as assigned.

Function as a Hiring Facilitator on the Department’s Hiring Team. Maintain knowledge of state and Departmental hiring practices and assist supervisors by navigating their vacancies through the hiring process. Serve as a resource to supervisors and staff regarding hiring practices and policies. Participate in team meetings and trainings to maintain and grow knowledge base.

Provide lead worker functions over Departmental Human Resource Associates (HRAs) to ensure that daily work is distributed appropriately and back-up functions are provided. Act as a first in line resource for questions and decision making on daily HR functions.

Manage short and long-term employment recruiting efforts across the Department. Identify needs and develop strategies to recruit the best qualified candidates for Department vacancies. Work with the DAS recruitment coordinator, as appropriate, to synergize Departmental efforts with state enterprise efforts.

This is a Merit covered, exempt position which is not covered by collective bargaining.

Essential Functions

  1. Researches data from various sources to analyze trends and provide recommendations for action by management.

  2. Utilizes databases, spreadsheets and special programs to aggregate data and provide information in a visually appealing and meaningful format.

  3. Researches and develops educational materials, informational updates, technical reports and written forms of communication.

  4. Develops and delivers training on workforce and HR topics via written and electronic media to variety of stakeholders.

  5. Facilitates position vacancies through departmental and state of Iowa hiring processes.

  6. Researches and applies state and federal rules to agency work practices.

  7. Researches and recommends recruitment methods and tools for attracting and retaining job candidates

    Critical Job Competencies

    Accountability, Communication Skills, Common Sense, Critical Thinking, Customer Focus, High Productivity, Integrity, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership, Problem Solving, Self-Management, Team Player, Technical Skills: Personnel and Human Resources

    For more information about DNR Employment Opportunities and position specific notices, please visit the DNR Employment website.

    The DNR seeks to hire individuals who wish to support our mission, which is to conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organization, to improve the quality of life in Iowa and ensure a legacy for future generations.

    The starting salary for new state (Executive Branch) employees will be at the base of the pay range. This position offers a competitive salary schedule and benefit package. The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer.

Selectives

524 Personnel

6 months’ experience in providing human resource consultation and direction for an organization. Experience should also be in one or more of the following areas: developing agency personnel policies, approving personnel transactions, negotiating labor contracts, training personnel, recruiting and retention of personnel.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor's degree.

  • A combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience in technical or professional human resources work, where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work equals one year of full-time experience.

  • Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes three years of full-time work performing technical human resources work.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/HumanResourcesProfessional1-00756.pdf)

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We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

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The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website (http://goo.gl/rHiarg) .

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/employment/Benefits_Beyond_the_Paycheck.pdf) .

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability?

Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

    02

    PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

    03

    Do you have a Bachelor's Degree (or higher degree)?

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    Are you a current employee of the Executive Branch and do you have three years of full-time work performing technical human resources work? Qualifying executive branch experience includes time spent as a Human Resources Associate (00772), Human Resources Technical Specialist (00771), or a Human Resources Technical Assistant (00770).

  • Yes

  • No

    05

    Do you have a combination of a total of four years of education and full-time experience in technical or professional human resources work, where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work equals one year of full-time experience? Human resources technical work includes full-time work where your primary duties and the majority of your time is spent performing work in areas such as payroll, employment, position classification, compensation, collective bargaining administration, worker's compensation, employee discipline, and employee benefit administration.

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    Does your application demonstrate that you have 6 months' experience in providing human resource consultation and direction for an organization? Experience should also be in one or more of the following areas: developing agency personnel policies, approving personnel transactions, negotiating labor contracts, training personnel, recruiting and retention of personnel.

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

542 Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Address

Wallace State Office Building502 E 9th St, 4th FloorDes Moines, Iowa, 50319

Website

http://www.iowadnr.gov/

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