State of Minnesota Human Resources Specialist 2 in St. Paul, Minnesota

Job Summary

Job Summary

This position performs Human Resource Management functions with responsibility in the areas of classification, staffing, compensation, examining, organizational analysis and labor relations for the Department of Public Safety.


Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of professional human resources experience OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in Human Resources or related fieldand one year of professional human resources experience. Experience to include all of the following

  • Job evaluation, analysis of principles and practices sufficient to conduct job class studies and allocate individual positions.

  • Experience with Resumix, Recruiting Solutions and/or other applicant tracking systems.

  • Coordinating selection activities including developing job announcements, determining position qualifications, reviewing applicant qualifications and assisting supervisors with hiring processes.

  • Ability to write in-depth job classification and salary documentation for determinations.

  • Knowledge of federal, state employment and labor law (e.g. ADA, EEO/AA, FMLA, FLSA, MN Data Practices Act) and bargaining processes.

As part of the selection process candidates will be required to submit a detailed writing sample.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school in Human Resources or related field

  • SHRM certification

  • Hay rating experience

  • Compensation analysis experience

  • Experience administering an Internship Program

Physical Requirements

Requires occasionally moving and transporting such articles as file folders and small tools. May need to maintain a stationary position for long periods of time while carrying out job duties.

Additional Requirements

It is the policy of the Department of Public Safety that all employees submit to a background investigation prior to employment, which includes the following components:

  1. Criminal history

  2. Reference check

  3. Education verification

  4. Finger-printing

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

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If you have questions about the position, contact Andrea Callender at or 651.201.7371.


The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email Please indicate what assistance you need.

Job Title: Human Resources Specialist 2

Location: St. Paul

Job ID: 24457

Regular/Temporary: Unlimited

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 06/14/2018

Closing Date: 06/20/2018

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Department of Public Safety

Hiring Agency: Department of Public Safety

Division/Unit: Human Resources

Work Shift: Day Shift / 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift / 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Days of Work: Monday - Friday

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $20.98 - $30.60/hourly; $43,806 - $63,893/annually

Classified Status: Classified

Job Class: Human Resources Specialist 2