Goverment Jobs
January 15, 2020
Davidson County, Tennessee
Job Type


Minimum Qualifications


Education and Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree and experience equivalent to one year of professional human resources work.

Substitution of Experience for Education: Qualifying full-time professional or paraprofessional human resources experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years.
Substitution of Education for Experience: Additional graduate coursework in human resources or other related acceptable fields may be substituted for the required experience, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of one year.

One year of professional general human resources experience with the State of Tennessee.

Other Requirements

Necessary Special Qualifications: None.
Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.
Job Overview

Summary: Under general supervision, performs professional human resources administrative work of average difficulty; and performs related work as required.
Distinguishing Features: *This is the working level class in the HR Analyst sub-series.An employee in this class is assigned a variety of professional human resources management duties including: internal and external affirmative action; employee relations; managing agency performance evaluation, career counseling, employee feedback and other employee services programs; employee development and training; interviewing; supervising human resources transactions, payroll and benefits sections; monitoring organizational structure and classification; interpreting and enforcing human resources rules, regulations, policies and procedures.This class differs from HR Analyst 1* in that an incumbent of the latter functions in an entry level capacity.This class differs from HR Analyst 3 in that an incumbent of the latter performs work of a more difficult nature and serves as a supervisor for employees of this class.
Competencies (KSA's)

  1. Ethics and Values
  2. Integrity and Trust
  3. Written Communications
  4. Perseverance
  5. Customer Focus
  6. Informing
  7. Problem Solving
  8. Organizing
  9. Organizational Agility
  10. Dealing with Ambiguity
  11. Standing Alone
  1. Intermediate knowledge of clerical processes and procedures related to office work
  2. Intermediate knowledge of personnel and human resources policies, procedures, and best practices as applied to the public sector
  3. Intermediate knowledge of office productivity software including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite
  4. Intermediate knowledge of law and government as it pertains to human resources work in the public sector
  5. Basic knowledge of customer and personal service best practices
  6. Basic knowledge of mathematics (arithmetic)
  1. Intermediate mathematics skills (arithmetic)
  2. Intermediate reading comprehension
  3. Intermediate speaking skills
  4. Intermediate writing skills
  5. Intermediate coordination skills
  6. Intermediate instructing skills
  7. Basic social perceptiveness skills
  8. Basic judgment and decision making skills
  9. Basic systems analysis skills
  10. Basic quality control analysis skills
  11. Basic time management skills
  12. Active learning skills
  13. Active listening skills
  14. Service orientation skills


  1. Intermediate mathematical reasoning ability
  2. Intermediate oral comprehension ability
  3. Intermediate oral expression ability
  4. Intermediate written comprehension ability
  5. Intermediate written expression ability
  6. Intermediate time sharing ability
  7. Category flexibility ability
  8. Deductive reasoning ability
  9. Inductive reasoning ability
  10. Information ordering ability
  11. Problem sensitivity ability
  12. Speech clarity
  13. Speech recognition


  • Insurance
    There are a variety of insurance options available to state employees including:
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
  • Annual Leave
    Full-time employees earn annual leave each month at a rated based on years of service as follows:

    Years of Service

    • 0 up to 5
    • 5 up to 10
    • 10 up to 20
    • 20 or more

    Annual Leave Earned per Month

    • 1 day
    • 1 and days
    • 1 and days
    • 2 days

    Maximum Allowable days

    • 30 days
    • 36 days
    • 39 days
    • 42 days

    *Leave earned in excess of the maximum allowable days will be transferred to the employee's sick leave account annually on the employee's anniversary hire date.

  • Sick Leave
    All full-time employees accrue 1 day (7.5 hours) of sick leave per month, provided they work the major portion of that month.
  • Bereavement Leave
    Leave with pay is granted for three days in the event of the death of an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, parents, grandparents, siblings, stepparents, foster parents, or parents-in-law without charge to the employee's leave time. Two additional days of sick leave may be granted to provide a total of five days absence for this purpose.
  • Family Medical Leave
    Allows up to twelve work weeks of leave* each year to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons. Continued health insurance coverage is provided during the leave period, and the employee is reinstated to the same or an equivalent position once the leave period has ended.
    *Leave may or may not be paid leave, depending on individual employee's leave balances for earned leave.
  • ParentalLeave
    Parentalleave is an absence from work granted anyemployee who has been employed in state service for at least 12 consecutive months as a full-time employee.Parental leave is a combination of sick, annual, or special leave without pay for a period not to exceed four months following the birth of a child.
  • Military Leave
    Granted in accordance with applicable state and federal laws, rules and regulations.
  • Holidays
    Each year, full-time state employees receive 11 holidays off with pay.
  • Retirement
    State employees are automatically members of the Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System . (TCRS) Employees must accrue 5 years of creditable state service to be vested (guaranteed retirement benefits when age requirements are met). Vested members of TCRS become eligible for service retirement upon completion of 30 years of creditable service or upon attainment of age 60.
  • Deferred Compensation
    Employees may choose to make pre-tax contributions to a variety of investment options through the 401(k) plan or the 457 plan. A minimum $20 monthly contribution is required to participate in the plans. For the 401(k) plan, the state will match the $50 per month minimum contribution. The $50 match policy is evaluated on an annual basis.
  • Flexible Benefits Plan
    Under this program certain specific expenses (e.g.,medical and dental insurance premiums, medical expenses, dependent day care expenses) can be deducted from an employee's paycheck prior to taxes, resulting in a lower taxable income level.
  • Higher Education Fee Discounts and Waivers
    A 25% discount on undergraduate tuition at any state operated institution of higher learning in Tennessee is available to children 23 years of age or under of full time state employees. In addition, full-time state employees with six months of continuous service are eligible to have tuition fees waived for one course per semester at a state institution. For further information on higher education discounts, click on Chapter 1540 on the Secretary of State Rules and Regulations web page.
  • Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) Program (BEST)
    The Baccalaureate Education System Trust (BEST) was created by the Tennessee General Assembly for the purpose of providing Tennessee families with a means to save for their children's future college education costs.
  • Wellness Program
    The State Employee Wellness Program works to increase employees knowledge of options for healthier lifestyles through information and events that focus on improving behaviors affecting your health. Some specific benefits offered through the program include health risk assessments, fitness events, smoking cessation programs, and various other benefits.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    EAP is a confidential counseling and referral service for all employees and their dependents. All services are strictly confidential and can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Which best describes your level of education?

  • Did not graduate from High School or obtain GED
  • High School or GED
  • Some College
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 1 Year Masters Degree
  • 2 Year Masters Degree
  • Doctorate Degree
How many UNDERGRADUATE quarter hours from an accredited college or university have you completed? (Note: To convert semester hours to quarter hours, multiply the number of semester hours you have completed by 1.5)

  • Not applicable
  • 1-44 quarter hours
  • 45-89 quarter hours
  • 90-134 quarter hours
  • 135-179 quarter hours
  • 180 quarter hours or more
How many GRADUATE quarter hours in human resources or other related acceptable fields from an accredited college or university have you completed? (Note: To convert semester hours to quarter hours, multiply the number of semester hours you have completed by 1.5)

  • Not applicable
  • 1-35 quarter hours
  • 1 yr Master's Degree
  • 36 quarter hours or more
How many years of professional human resources work do you have?

  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • 5 years or more
How many years of qualifying full-time paraprofessional human resources experience do you have?

  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 3 years
  • 3 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years or more
How many years of professional general human resources experience with the State of Tennessee do you have?

  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year or more

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