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State of Massachusetts Classification & Compensation Analyst in 10 Park Plaza, Massachusetts

About MassDOT An agency on the move, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) takes great pride in connecting the Commonwealth’s residents and communities. Powered by a growing data-analytics discipline – and working in conjunction with municipalities, public agencies and the private sector – we’re finding new ways to improve the Bay State’s transportation infrastructure. MassDOT is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating transportation policies and projects for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to efficiently plan, design, construct, and maintain a safe statewide transportation system which effectively meets the transportation needs of the Commonwealth. MassDOT’s divisions include: Highway, Aeronautics, Registry of Motor Vehicles, Rail & Transit, and Planning & Enterprise Services. There are approximately 3,600 employees across the organization. MassDOT’s goal is to provide employees with greater flexibility in when and where they work while continuing to execute MassDOT’s Safety and Customer Service Mission. Furthermore, MassDOT will be doing our part to lead by example in reducing congestion and greenhouse gas emissions by minimizing overall workplace commuting travel during peak hours through telework and schedule flexibility. The selected candidate will be expected to follow a hybrid work model that consists of both in-office and work from home days, as needed. Position Summary The MassDOT Classification and Compensation Analyst is a vital member of the Classification and Compensation Team and reports to the Classification and Compensation Manager. The Analyst is actively engaged with all MassDOT business units to support Human Resources as a whole. The Analyst is responsible for making classification and compensation determinations for both management and bargaining unit employees and in accordance with applicable civil service rules, laws, hiring and promotional guidelines. The Analyst also participates in classification and compensation surveys, data collection, organizational analysis and job specification development and provides testimony at Civil Service classification appeal hearings. This Analyst will assist the Manager in conducting research and making suggestions for collective bargaining negotiations Duties & Responsibilities * Analyzes and process requests for personnel actions including changes in staffing, the establishment and classification of new positions, classification appeals, and the authorization of special recruitment rates. * Supports collective bargaining by participating in management sessions, attending collective bargaining meetings with union officials as needed. * Conducts research and make recommendations for collective bargaining proposals. * Processes and tracks classification requests via the HR Service Portal. * Participates in weekly unit check-in meetings. * Determines appropriate classifications prior to posting via the approval process in MassCareers. * Participates in classification appeal desk audit interviews and recommends classification appeal determinations. * Prepares appeal documentation and briefs for the Labor Relations Unit. * Writes and revises job specifications by gathering information from job analysis. * Processes changes via the Human Resources Division for classification and compensation. * Testifies at Civil Service Hearings and arbitrations to provide information regarding classification appeal decisions. * Prepares promotional factor and retroactive payment information for submission to payroll. * Performs required compliance reviews and related analysis and documentation (including support for the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act, FLSA, etc.) Surveys and Training * Completes classification and compensation surveys as needed. * Assists in the delivery of classification training as needed. * Collaborates with peers in classification and compensation responsibilities. Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Claims * Assists in the review and responses to DUA claims as needed. * Provides claim data and statistics to management. * Participates in meetings to discuss current state of claims submitted. * Researches and documents employee information. Preferred Qualifications * Maintain confidentiality. * Ability to perform mathematical calculations using formulas to solve problems. * Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. * Ability to gather information by examining documents and interviewing others. * Ability to analyze and determine the applicability of data, draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. * Ability to work independently. * Ability to adapt to varying work situations. * Knowledge of the principles and practices of classification, compensation, and staffing. * Knowledge of the principles and practices of wage and salary administration. * Ability to conduct training and/or instruction. * Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner to diverse audiences. * Knowledge of the types and content of a wide variety of occupations common to the public sector. * Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations governing the state personnel system. * Knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity goals, programs, and objectives. Minimum Entrance Requirements This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. All applications must be submitted online, through MassCareers, to be considered. The incumbent is required to travel 10% of the time First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time professional experience in personnel work, the major duties of which include classification, staffing, job analysis and/or job evaluation, (B) of which at least one year must have been in a professional capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below: May require possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Driver’s License at a Class level specific to assignment. Substitutions: I. An Associate’s degree may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience. II. Bachelor’s degree or higher may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience. III. A Graduate degree with a major in Personnel Management, Personnel Administration or Public Administration may be substituted for the required experience. *Education toward such a degree will be prorated based on the proportion of the requirements actually completed. NOTE: No substitution will be allowed for the required (B) experience *An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. • For questions regarding the job posting, email • For general questions regarding MassDOT, call the Human Resources Service Center at 857-368-4722. • For a disability-related reasonable accommodation or alternative application method, call ADA Coordinator, Heather Ulesoo - 617-851-9447. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Job: Human Resources* *Organization: Massachusetts Department of Transportation *Title: *Classification & Compensation Analyst Location: Massachusetts-10 Park Plaza Requisition ID: 220005AL