Human Resources Manager

Augusta, Maine, United States Part-time

Application closes: Dec. 10, 2019
Public Service Manager I
Opening Date: November 22, 2019 

Closing Date:  December 10, 2019

Job Class Code: MA27
Grade: 27 (Confidential) 
Salary: $39,702.00-$54,475.20*
*Salary reflects 30 hours per week.
Position Number: 03000-1773



Job duties:

 As a Human Resources Manager, you will assist the Director of Human Resources in overseeing human resource functions and activities within specified work units and offices within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). You will be responsible for providing technical advice and HR support to supervisors and managers within the assigned units/offices and assure coordination of functions specific to other HR staff as necessary. You will be responsible for a full range of human resource activities including recruitment, investigations, position actions and grievance resolution/contract administration.


 In order to qualify, you must have professional level experience in human resources management, preferably with significant experience working with collective bargaining agreements.


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

  1. Demonstrated ability and experience in providing a broad range of HR-related support and training to managers and supervisors, making sound decisions, being innovative, and a successful history of providing exceptional helpful customer service and partnering with agencies in providing meaningful HR services.
  2. Knowledge of and prior experience working with collective bargaining agreements.
  3. Exceptional negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to successfully navigate labor/management relations.
  4. A demonstrated ability of working in a fast-paced, technical environment with proficiency in meeting the shifting priorities.


For additional information about this position please contact Wendy Malinowski, Human Resources Director, at To apply, please upload a resume and cover letter. To request a paper application, please contact Ashley Smith at .

Value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement: 19.27% of pay   
Value of State-paid Dental Insurance:  $14.31 biweekly

Value of State-paid Health Insurance*:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution = $461.75 biweekly (employee pays nothing)
Level 2:  95% State Contribution = $438.66 biweekly (Employee pays: 5%)
Level 3:  90% State Contribution = $415.58 biweekly (Employee pays: 10%)
Level 4:  85% State Contribution = $392.49 biweekly (Employee pays: 15%)
*The level of actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program as of July 1, 2019.


The Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.