Employee Relations Coordinator

Description : Employee Relations Coordinator. Company : New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Devel.... Location : United States

HR-96 (12/19)

Posting #: 2021-031 Issue Date: 2/12/2021 Closing Date: 3/5/2021

Title : Employee Relations Coordinator Range/Title Code: V29/65498 Salary: $78,796.60-$112,372.72

Open to: Statewide - NJ Career
Service Employees

Location: Human Capital
Strategies – Trenton, NJ

Workweek: NL

# Vacancies: 1

Job Description
The Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOL) provides many benefits to employees to acknowledge and value
their contribution. Statewide benefits include health insurance, pension, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)/Health Savings
Accounts (HSA), life insurance, deferred compensation and more. The DOL also provides tuition reimbursement (after nine
months of employment), Alternate Workweek Program (determined by division), Work From Home Program (determined by
division), and employee training.

Under the direct supervision of the Administrator Employee Relations, plans, develops, organizes and supervises staff or
programs designed to assist in carrying out the employee relations function for the Department of Labor and Workforce
Development. Serves as liaison between agency/department and union officials; represents superior in the day-to-day dealings
with the various national representatives of the unions. Coordinates settlements on disciplinary actions; coordinates the agency's
response to disciplinary hearing appealed beyond the agency level. Recommends employee relations policy and resolutions of
difficult grievances and cases to superior. Represents superior in dealing with the Governor's Office of Employee Relations in
cases of arbitration and unfair labor practices. Does other related duties.

Civil Service Commission Requirements (Education/Experience/Licenses)

*If you have previously applied to posting #2020-094 and 2020-106, you do not need to reapply*

Open to career service employees of the state of New Jersey currently serving permanently in any competitive title and who meet
the open competitive requirements below:

EDUCATION: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.

NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for-year
basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.

Six (6) years of experience in labor relations work involving grievance procedures, processing unfair labor practices, arbitration
and public employee contract negotiation, employer-employee contract or agreement interpretation and
administration, two (2) years of which shall have been in conducting employee appeal and grievance hearings.

NOTE: A Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Industrial or Labor Relations or other area related
to position responsibilities may be substituted for one (1) year of the indicated experience.

RESUME NOTE: Eligibility determinations will be based only upon information presented on the resume along with other
supporting documents. Applicants who possess a degree from a college or university outside the United States must provide an
evaluation of the transcripts from a recognized evaluation service at the time of submission. Failure to do so may result in your

TO APPLY for this Position

If you qualify and would like to be considered, submit a letter of interest and your resume (including daytime phone
number and email address) to the person and email address listed below. You must submit your response by the closing date
shown above and include the posting number.

Human Capital Strategies – Recruitment Unit
[email protected]

Subject line must specify complete job posting number

This is not a promotional announcement for a Civil Service Examination.

This posting may result in personnel actions which will require final approval by the Department of Labor and Workforce

and the Civil Service Commission in accordance with Civil Service Commission rules and regulations.

Job Posting Authorized by Tennille R. McCoy, Assistant Commissioner, Division of Human Capital Strategies

  • Newly hired employees must agree to a thorough background check that may include fingerprinting.
  • Any appointments made from postings which involve movement between unit scopes, may result in a forfeiture of rights to

any promotional list in a former
unit scope.

  • As of September 2010, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 52:14-7, the “New Jersey First Act,” all new employees must reside in
the State of New Jersey, unless exempted under the law. If you do not live in New Jersey, you have one year after you begin
employment to relocate your residence to New Jersey, or to secure
an exemption.
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development


In accordance with the Uniform Ethics Code adopted by the NJ State Ethics Commission and the State Policy
Prohibiting Discrimination in the Workplace, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
(NJ DOL) requires the disclosure of all relatives, consensual personal relationships, and cohabitants. No NJ DOL
employee may supervise or exercise any authority with regard to personnel actions involving their relative, anyone
with whom there is a consensual personal relationship, or anyone with whom they cohabit.

Relative means an individual’s spouse/domestic partner/civil union partner1 or the individual or spouse’s/domestic
partner’s/civil union partner’s parent, child, brother, sister, aunt, uncle, niece, nephew, cousin, grandparent,
grandchild, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, stepparent, stepchild, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother or half-sister,
whether the relative is related to the individual or the individual’s spouse/domestic partner/civil union partner by
blood, marriage or adoption.

Consensual personal relationship means marriage, engagement, dating or other ongoing romantic or sexual

Cohabitant means non-related persons who share a household under circumstances where there is financial

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development requires the disclosure of all relatives and
consensual personal relationships to be promptly reported directly to the Division of Human Capital Strategies
(HCS) - Director’s Office. Confidentiality shall be maintained to the extent possible and practicable. This
information may be shared with NJ DOL’s Equal Employment Opportunity Office and/or the NJ DOL Ethics
Office as deemed necessary. Upon receiving notice of the relationship, HCS may address any situation as necessary
in consultation with the EEO Office and/or the Ethics Officer. This may include, but is not limited to, the changing
of reporting relationships or transferring any of the employees involved. Failure to provide notification to HCS may
result in discipline up to and including termination and the denial of legal representation and indemnification by the
State in the event that a lawsuit is filed having a connection with a personal relationship. Employees are under a
continuing obligation to promptly report personal relationships that develop during the course of their employment.

I DO NOT have a relative or a consensual personal relationship, as defined above, with anyone working for the
New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

I DO have a relative or a consensual personal relationship, as defined above, with anyone working for the New
Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development identified as follows:

Name Relationship Division and Work Location

Do you need more space for disclosure? Yes No If YES, continue writing on the back of this form.

I certify that the information on this form to the best of my knowledge and belief is true, complete and accurate. I
understand that any misleading or incorrect information, willful misstatement, or omission of a material fact, may
be just cause for disciplinary action up to and including termination. I understand my obligation to promptly report
personal relationships that develop during the course of my employment.

1 Domestic Partner as defined in NJSA 26:8A-1 et. seq. and Civil Union status as defined in NJSA 37:1-28 et. seq.