Human Resources Manager - Public Service Manager I

at State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources in Augusta, Maine, United States

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Human Resources Manager – Public Service Manager I

Augusta , Maine , United States | Human Resources | Full-time | Partially remote Apply by: April 12, 2022 Apply with Linkedin Apply

Human Resources Manager – Public Service Manager I


General Government Service Center

LOCATION: Augusta, Maine

CODE: MA27 PAY GRADE: 27 – Salary: $56,700.80 – $77,064.00/Annually


CLOSES: April 12, 2022

The Department of Administrative and Financial Services is seeking a talented Human Resources professional to join our team in the General Government Service Center (GGSC).

Well-qualified candidates for this HR Manager opening will have a demonstrated ability to communicate, advise, and consult with others. If providing exceptional customer service and presenting a broad range of HR-related support and training to leadership are your strengths, consider applying to work with the General Government Service Center. Our service center prides itself on our ability to partner with agency management in achieving their goals. As a Human Resource Manager with the GGSC you will use critical thinking, creativity, positivity and best practices to assist our agency in all human resources matters.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to providing high level human resources support to agency management including labor relations, investigations, employee perfomance management and related human resources functions.


In order to qualify, you must have professional level experience in human resources management. Preference may be given to candidates with significant experience in human resources, labor relations,

The background of well-qualified candidates will demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Demonstrated ability and experience in providing a broad range of HR-related support and training to managers and supervisors, and sound decision making.

+ A successful history of providing exceptional customer service and partnering with agencies in providing meaningful HR services with an emphasis on being innovative.

+ Knowledge of and prior experience working with bargaining unit contracts and merit systems principles.

+ A demonstrated ability of working in a fast-paced team-based environment with proficiency in meeting shifting priorities.


No matter where you work across Maine state government, you find employees who embody our state motto-“Dirigo” or “I lead”-as they provide essential services to Mainers every day. We believe in supporting our workforce’s health and wellbeing with a valuable total compensation package, including:

+ Work-Life Balance – Rest is essential. Take time for yourself using 13 paid holidays , 12 days of sick leave , and 3+ weeks of vacation leave annually. Vacation leave accrual increases with years of service, and overtime-exempt employees receive personal leave.

+ Health Insurance Coverage – The State of Maine pays 85%-100% of employee-only premiums ($9,893.52-$11,057.52 annual value), depending on salary. Use this chart to find the premium costs for you and your family, including the percentage of dependent coverage paid by the State.

+ Health Insurance Premium Credit – Participation decreases employee-only premiums by 5%. Visit the Office of Employee Health and Wellness for more information about program requirements .

+ Dental Insurance – The State of Maine pays 100% of employee-only dental premiums ($350.40 annual value).

+ Retirement Plan – The State of Maine contributes 17.96 % of pay to the Maine Public Employees Retirement System (MainePERS), on behalf of the employee.

+ Gym Membership Reimbursement – Improve overall health with regular exercise and receive up to $40 per month to offset this expense.

+ Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts – Set aside money pre-tax to help pay for out-of-pocket health care expenses and/or daycare expenses.

+ Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness – The State of Maine is a qualified employer for this federal program. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid office .

+ Living Resources Program – Navigate challenging work and life situations with our employee assistance program.

+ Parental leave is one of the most important benefits for any working parent. All employees who are welcoming a child-including fathers and adoptive parents-receive four weeks of fully paid parental leave . Additional, unpaid leave may also be available, under the Family and Medical Leave Act ( .

+ Voluntary Deferred Compensation – Save additional pre-tax funds for retirement in a MaineSaves 457(b) account through payroll deductions.

+ Learn about additional wellness benefits for State employees from the Office of Employee Health and Wellness ( .

Maine State Government is an Equal Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Job Posting: JC202466694

Posted On: Jan 21, 2022

Updated On: Apr 16, 2022