Human Resources Specialist Iii

08 Jul 2024

HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST IIIPrint ( ApplyHUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST IIISalary $57,708.00 - $92,340.00 AnnuallyLocation Denver, COJob TypeFull TimeJob NumberIHA 06615 07/08/2024DepartmentColorado Department of Human ServicesDivisionAdmin SolutionsOpening Date07/08/2024Closing Date7/22/2024 11:59 PM MountainFLSADetermined by PositionType of AnnouncementThis position is open only to Colorado state residents.Primary Physical Work Address3648 W Princeton Circle Denver, CO 80236FLSA StatusExempt; position is not eligible for overtime compensation.Department Contact NoteAlthough the full salary range for this position is provided, appointments are typically made at or near the range minimum.How To ApplyPlease submit an online application for this position at Reach out to the Department Contact to apply using a paper application, including any supplemental questions. Failure to submit a complete and timely application may result in the rejection of your application. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that application materials are received by the appropriate Human Resources office before the closing date and time listed.




Department InformationThis position is open to current Colorado residents only. Please note: This recruitment will be used to fill multiple vacancies. Most State of Colorado employees are eligible for a great benefit package! Please see the Supplemental Information section below for details! ( Work Unit:Human ResourcesThe Human Resources (HR) unit exists to provide decentralized human resource services to the applicants, managers, and employees who work for the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Consultation services include: benefit administration; compensation consultation; employee relations; labor relations; exam development; HR policy development; job analysis; job evaluation and classification; organizational development; New Employee Orientation; performance management plans (PMP); interpretation of CDHS HR policy, state personnel rules, state and federal employment laws; progressive discipline; records management; recruitment; responding to grievances, appeals, charges of discrimination; reorganization issues; retention; selection and selection appeals; workers compensation; settlement advice; strategic planning and overall HR guidance to CDHS managers, supervisors and employees.Opt in below to receive text message updates on CDHS recruiting events! CDHSCareers Description of JobThis position is currently hybrid. This position is required to report in-office, twice a week, at the Denver location, which is3648 W Princeton Cir, Denver, CO 80236. Please note: These working arrangements are subject to change.What you will be doing: Responsible for providing expertise and consulting services to business leaders and programs in areas such as: the State Personnel Board Rules, Partnership Agreement, and the CDHS Side Agreement. HRBP ensures legal and regulatory compliance (local, state and federal employment and labor laws) is maintained and CDHS’s policies are applied. HRBP assists in special projects such as unit reorganizations, updating position descriptions, recruitment and selection of open and vacant positions and recommending fair and just compensation for positions. Supports HR’s initiative in providing timely and accurate customer service to all client groups. This position reinforces Department strategies focused on employee engagement, equity, diversity & inclusion, retention, and other initiatives as identified in the results driven management system (RDMS).Primary Job Duties Include:


Employee & Labor Relations

Job Evaluation

Talent Acquisition

Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal RightsThis position will be paid bi-weekly.M inimum Qualifications: Years of Experience: Six (6) years of relevant experience in Human Resources OR Education and Experience: A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Human Resources, Business Administration, Workforce Development, Employment Law, Organizational Management, Legal Studies and/or Labor Studies AND two (2) years of relevant Human Resource experience in an occupation related to the work assigned to this position. Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal and people skills with the ability to interact with multiple program leaders at many different levels.

Ability to have strong analytical skills and has the ability to research and analyze data to understand compensation and recruitment trends.

Excellent organizational skills with the ability to pivot organize priorities.

Ability to adapt to business needs with ease.

Ability to meet and negotiate with leaders supporting positive pathways to support the business need.

Demonstrated experience with federal, state, and local employment laws, regulations, statutes and rules.

Conditions of Employment:

The successful candidate in this position will be willing to submit to and able to successfully pass a criminal background check (including reference checks).

The successful candidate hired in this position will be required to travel to attend meetings, work events, training, and conferences, etc. throughout Colorado.

Former State employees who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must (1) disclose that information on the application (2) provide an explanation why the prior termination or resignation should not disqualify the applicant from the current position, (3) provide the employee number from the applicant’s prior State employment. Absent extraordinary circumstances, prior disciplinary termination or resignation in lieu of termination and failure to provide this information will disqualify the applicant from future State employment with CDHS.

Appeal Rights:

If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for this position, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board or request a review by the State Personnel Director.

An appeal or review must be submitted on the official appeal form, signed by you or your representative. This form must be delivered to the State Personnel Board by email (, postmarked in US Mail or hand delivered (1525 Sherman Street, 4th Floor, Denver CO 80203), or faxed (303.866.5038) within ten (10) calendar days from your receipt of notice or acknowledgement of the department’s action.

For more information about the appeals process, the official appeal form, and how to deliver it to the State Personnel Board; go to ; contact the State Personnel Board for assistance at (303) 866-3300; or refer to 4 Colorado Code of Regulations (CCR) 801-1, State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, Chapter 8, Resolution of Appeals and Disputes, at under Rules.

Supplemental InformationHow to Apply ( The Assessment Process For additional recruiting questions, please contact (Jessica.stroman@state.col) .us . About Us: If your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joining the dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services ( (CDHS). Our professionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and health services that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the people of Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningful work, we offer:

Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including a PERA Defined Benefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401(k) and 457 plans

Medical and dental health plans

Employer supplemented Health Savings Account

Paid life insurance

Short- and long-term disability coverage

11 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave

BenefitHub state employee discount program

Employee Wellness program MotivateMe

Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, training and more

Remote work arrangements for eligible positions

Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. For more

information, go to .

Our Values:

We believe in a people-first approach: To serve the people of Colorado, we develop a culture and work environment that creates an energized, inspired, and healthy team capable of giving their best to Coloradans .

Balance creates quality of life: We want our team to be resilient through a supportive workplace that values flexibility, health and wellness, and employee engagement.

We hold ourselves accountable: We take responsibility through our actions, programs, and results for the state of health and human services in Colorado.

Transparency matters: We are open and honest with employees, our partners, the Coloradans we serve, and the public.

We are ethical: We abide by what is best for those we serve by doing what is right, not what is easy.

Collaboration helps us rise together: We work together with all partners, employees, and clients to achieve the best outcomes for Coloradans.

We are committed to increasing the diversity of our staff and providing culturally responsive programs and services. Therefore, we encourage responses from people of diverse backgrounds and abilities.

ADAA Accommodations: CDHS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to our ADAAA Coordinator, Nancy Schmelzer, at or call 1-800-929-0791.


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  • ID: #52054983
  • State: Colorado Denver 80221 Denver USA
  • City: Denver
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-07-08
  • Deadline: 2024-09-07
  • Category: Et cetera