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The Department of Finance and Administration (DFA) State Personnel Analyst is responsible for conducting job analysis and providing personnel-related assistance to state agencies/institutions. This

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Conducts job analysis by gathering and analyzing job-related information, writing classification specifications, deriving the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform a job, and preparing supporting documentation. Conducts research and prepares narrative and statistical reports explaining findings and job audits to determine and recommend proper classification. Analyzes occupational group structure to determine whether all jobs have been adequately identified and whether the descriptions for various levels of a job reflect a valid difference in responsibility, knowledge, and ability. Provides assistance to state agencies/institutions concerning a variety of personnel-related activities, policy clarifications/interpretations, and budget processes by explaining procedures, discussing needs, reviewing requests, conducting job analysis, and preparing recommendations. Acts as project leader for assigned special projects. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel management. Knowledge of state and federal personnel laws, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of classification and compensation techniques and procedures. Knowledge of state personnel budget preparation. Ability to interview and extract information. Ability to analyze information and recommend appropriate action. Ability to prepare and present oral and written information and reports. Ability to interpret and apply personnel laws, policies, and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in business administration, personnel management, English, public administration, or a related area; plus two years of experience in public administration, personnel management, or a related area. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

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