Human Resource Specialist II

Commonwealth of Kentucky, Kentucky, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :
Advertisement Closes
7/9/2023 (8:00 PM EDT)
Human Resource Specialist II
Pay Grade
Employment Type
Hiring Agency
Cabinet for Health &amp Family Services | Dept for Community Based Services
Location Varies

The agency may authorize the selected candidate to telecommute. The agency may terminate or modify the telecommuting arrangement at any time.
The Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) is a multi-faceted agency that provides services and programs to enhance the self-sufficiency of families, improve safety and permanency for children and vulnerable adults, and engage families and community partners in a collaborative decision-making process.

The Department for Community Based Services Division of Service Regions seeks a driven, positive, and professional individual for the role of Human Resource Specialist II. The position will provide professional technical assistance in the areas of human resources, including recruitment, classification, compensation, onboarding, performance appraisal, payroll, and employee benefits.

We offer a great package of EMPLOYEE and FAMILY-FRIENDLY BENEFITS, including:
  • A 37.50-hour work week (with occasional overtime required)
  • Paid time off (Sick and Vacation) plus paid holidays
  • Overtime and compensatory time
  • Affordable Health Insurance with an optional Health Reimbursement Account
  • Life insurance
  • Retirement
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Program
  • Employee discounts on electronics, health &amp wellness, retail, travel/events/entertainment, and services/education
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Interprets personnel policies and regulations
  • Communicates personnel information to the Division of Service Region staff
  • Provides technical assistance and facilitates employee evaluation processes
  • Provides support and guidance to personnel-related staff in the Division
  • Prepares and processes personnel actions
  • Completes employee onboarding processes
  • Provides technical assistance with employee benefits and enrollment processes
  • Assists with coordinating fingerprint background checks for new hires
  • Monitors training compliance
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate would be:
  • Possess knowledge and experience in human resources
  • Works great as a team member
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-organized and adept at multi-tasking
  • Self-starter/motivated individual
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in U.S. CHFS will only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that CHFS has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or
Minimum Requirements
EDUCATION: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelors degree.

EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, OR SKILLS: One year of professional experience in personnel administration, business administration or management.


Substitute EXPERIENCE for EDUCATION: Administrative, business, research, and/or clerical experience will substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. Current or prior military experience will substitute for the required college on a year for year basis. Prior military experience will only substitute if the individual received an honorable discharge, discharge under honorable conditions, or a general discharge.

Working Conditions
Incumbents working in this job title perform duties in an office setting. Minimal travel may be required.
Probationary Period
This job has an initial and promotional probationary period of 6 months, except as provided in KRS 18A.111.
If you have questions about this advertisement, please contact Marjorie Shular at or 502-782-6048.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D
Last Date For Apply: 2023-10-04 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEExpired