Senior HR Compliance Analyst (Public Service Coordinator I)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website State of Maine, Bureau of Human Resources

Department of Administrative & Financial Services

Bureau of Human Resources

Senior HR Compliance Analyst (Public Service Coordinator I)

JOB CLASS CODE:  CA27 confidential       SALARY: 27 – $55,598.40 – $75,545.60/Annually


Opening Date: June 29, 2021

Closing Date: July 16, 2021



Analytical. Driven. Resourceful. Team player.  These qualities are essential in the role of the Senior HR Compliance Analyst within the Compliance Division of the State Bureau of Human Resources.  If you like presenting and defending cases at hearings, work well under pressure, enjoy working with members of management, facing challenges head on, and excel at researching, analyzing, compiling, and presenting complex information, then your next career could be in the Bureau of Human Resources.

As the Senior HR Compliance Analyst, you are the person in the Bureau responsible for representing and defending the State’s determinations related to classifications, reclassifications, and allocation of positions/classifications in both arbitrations and mediations.  Successful candidates must be comfortable being an advocate in arbitration or mediation settings and have knowledge of administrative hearing processes and practices.

Additional duties include:

Negotiating settlement agreements of contested or appealed determinations.
Collaborating with bargaining agents on all aspects of the appeals and hearing processes and mediations.
Reviewing and analyzing legislation affecting Human Resources operations and programs in State Government and providing guidance to the unit director on legislative decisions.
Providing investigatory, compliance, or other assistance to all units of the division.
Performing management-initiated functional job analysis.
To be successful, you must …

Make sound decisions and recommendations on strategies to be used in presenting and defending the State’s classification and compensation determinations at hearings.
Have a knowledge of Federal/State laws, rules, and regulations related to classification, recruitment, and compensation matters, the State Employee Labor Relations Act, and EEO/ADA.
Possess strong advocacy skills in administrative hearings.
Analyze and evaluate job related materials and conduct job audit interviews.
This position will work closely with the Human Resource Analysts, the Director of Classification and Compensation, and the Chief Counsel in Employee Relations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates must demonstrate skills and experience in: evidence gathering and analysis, negotiation strategies, oral presentations and defense, skills in writing clearly and effectively, and a knowledge of the State’s classification and compensation systems.

Preference will be given to candidates with a legal background or advocacy experience in hearings, mediations, and/or negotiations processes.

You must submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for an interview

If you want to serve your community, help the public, and make an impact with your next career, the State of Maine wants to hear from you!

Benefits are vital to your health and well-being. We get it. Here’s what the State of Maine offers:

Growth – build your career
Health, dental, and vision insurance – take care of yourself
State Retirement Plan and an optional 457b Retirement Savings Plan – financially independent, even after you stop working
Flexible spending accounts – manage out-of-pocket healthcare and/or daycare costs
Gym membership reimbursement – better yourself
Living resources (employee assistance program) – overcome difficult situations with support
Paid vacation, personal, and sick leave –starting with 15 days of paid vacation per year, 3 additional paid personal leave days, and 12 days per year of paid sick leave,
Paid holidays – twelve each year
Federal public loan forgiveness program – for qualifying school loans and payments
Training – develop knowledge, skills, and understanding
Benefits: (effective July 1, 2021)

The bi-weekly dollar values of some State-paid benefits for full-time employees include: $14.60 for dental insurance; 17.96% of employee’s pay towards retirement; and, depending on the employee’s annual pay, at least 85% ($412.23) of health insurance premiums (more information is available here). Participation in the Health Premium Credit Program can increase state-paid health insurance benefits by 5%.

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