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Human Resources Specialist [OSI #10111745] Full-time

at State of New Mexico in New Mexico (Published at 19-02-2020)


$14.67 - $25.53 Hourly

$30,518 - $53,101 Annually

This position is a Pay Band 60

Purpose of Position


Why does the job exist?

This position provides human resources operational functions by fulfilling the day-to-day duties of the HR Department. This position conducts specialized HR research and prepares statistical staffing reports, handles confidential personnel requests, compiles and organizes personnel records and assists in the administration of all OSI HR management programs to include benefits administration, employee time and attendance, employee and labor relations, compensation and classification, workforce planning and employee risk management.

How does it get done?

Establish and maintain agency position, personnel, confidential medical and payroll files and ensure compliance with record retention rules and regulations.
Assist in the recruitment and selection process for the agency.
Assist in the administration of the payroll process for approximately 95 FTE in two (2) different salary plans - Govex and Classified. Administer employee benefits.
Serve as key resource person in the absence of the HR Manager.

Who are the customers?

Leadership and and all employees throughout the Office of Superintendent of Insurance.

Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. With direction from the HR Manager, ability to assist management and employees on all human resources matters, meanwhile ensuring compliance with Federal laws, State Personnel Board Rules, agency policy and procedure and Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Ability to identify the needs of employees and make appropriate decisions relevant to employee needs.
  • Maintaining professionalism and ensure the utmost confidentiality in all Human Resource Bureau matters.
  • Provide highly specialized human resources administrative support in an organized and timely manner with stringent deadlines.

Minimum Qualification

Associates Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration and two (2) years of experience in human resource operations; recruitment, selection, payroll, compensation and benefits administration, labor relations, investigation, HR related training experience and/or occupational analysis. Substitutions Apply. See Substitution Table below.

Substitution Table

These combinations of education and experience qualify you for the position:

Education Experience Education Experience
1 High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 4 years of experience OR High School Diploma or Equivalent AND 4 years of experience
2 Associate's degree in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 2 years of experience Associate's degree or higher in any field AND 4 years of experience
3 Bachelor's degree or higher in the field(s) specified in the minimum qualification AND 0 years of experience
  • Education and years of experience must be related to the purpose of the position.
  • If Minimum Qualification requires a specific number of "semester hours" in a field (e.g. 6 semester hours in Accounting), applicants MUST have those semester hours in order to meet the minimum qualifications. No substitutions apply for semester hours.

Employment Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver's License.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions for individual positions in this classification will vary based on each agency's utilization, essential functions, and the recruitment needs at the time a vacancy is posted. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Supplemental Information


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Agency Contact Information: Kimberly Souders, HR Manager 505-827-4929 Email

For information on Statutory Requirements for this position, click the Classification Description link on the job advertisement.

Bargaining Unit Position

This position is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement.

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