DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an administrative and technical position involving responsibility for planning, initiating and directing a comprehensive personnel program for County employees. The Deputy Personnel Officer is responsible for assisting in the administering and enforcing the provisions of the New York State Civil Service Law as they relate to the County departments, towns, villages, public libraries, school districts and special districts. Additionally, the incumbent assists in the County's labor relations, retirement and health insurance programs. The work is performed under the supervision of the Personnel Officer with wide leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in implementing the general personnel policies and objectives of the department. General supervision is exercised over the work of all department employees. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of public personnel administration including wage and salary administration, position classification, job evaluation, employee benefits, employee performance appraisal, employee orientation and employee effectiveness and morale; thorough knowledge of the New York State Civil Service Law and the Putnam County Rules for Classified Civil Service; thorough knowledge of the organization and functions of local governments of New York State, particularly of County government; thorough knowledge of State and Federal legislation and regulations affecting public personnel administration; thorough knowledge of the general principles and practices used in modern labor relations; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of supervision; ability to plan, direct and review a personnel program; ability to carry out and make special studies relating to civil service and personnel activities; ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with employees and department heads at all levels of County government; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to analyze and resolve complex problems; integrity; good judgment; resourcefulness; creativity; tact; courtesy; initiative.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.