Human Resource Analyst 2 (General)

Commonwealth of PA | Dauphin County, PA

Posted Date 2/06/2024
Are you interested in starting a new and exciting career within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania? The Bureau of Organization Management, Grievance and Arbitration Division, is seeking a detail-oriented professional to complete our team. This position focuses on investigating and recommending appropriate responses to classification grievances as well as employee appeals. Bring your ambition and human resource experience to our department and make your career aspirations a reality!

This Human Resource Analyst, also known in this position as a Classification Grievance Analyst, will be responsible for conducting meetings with employees, union officials, and supervisors, as you determine the appropriate response to classification grievances and appeals. Work includes drafting correspondence, reading and interpreting union contracts, commonwealth policies, and job specifications, assisting with classification arbitrations and Job Evaluation Committee meetings, participating in the temporary working out-of-classification post audit program, and performing research as required. You will be assigned cases and projects and will have the opportunity to work independently to complete all duties. Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and enjoy compiling research, investigating issues, and communicating with a variety of individuals.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the
 position description.  

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment
  • Work hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, with 60-minute lunch.
  • Work schedule may be negotiable within the office's business hours.
  • Telework: You may have the opportunity to work from home (telework) part-time up to 3 days a week and will be required to report in-office 2 days a week. In order to telework, you must have a securely configured high-speed internet connection. If you are unable to telework, you will have the option to report to the headquarters office in Harrisburg.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • One year as a Human Resource Analyst 1 including six months in the area of the parenthetical; or
  • One year of experience in the performance of professional human resource duties, including six months of experience in the area of the parenthetical; and a bachelor's degree; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training. 

Other Requirements:

  • You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.

How to Apply:

  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.  
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing dateLate applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements will eliminate you from consideration for this position. 


Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 

  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).

If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

  • Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
  • Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions. 
  • Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
  • You must provide complete and accurate information or:
    • your score may be lower than deserved.
    • you may be disqualified.
  • You may only apply/test once for this posting.
  • Your results will be provided via email.

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