[IPAC-List] Senior Test Development Specialist Opportunity

Leilani Yan M. LYan at pbcgov.org
Wed Feb 22 11:41:55 EST 2012

Palm Beach County, FL, Board of County Commissioners Human Resources is happily promoting one of our top internal Testing & Assessment Specialists to be our Manager, Compensation & Records. That brings us a terrific opportunity to recruit soon for a savvy, test-wise professional in the T&A unit. We are drafting a job posting, but we expect the following:

Job Title: HR Specialist III. Examples of job duties: Responsible for PBC Fire-Rescue promotional processes design/development/implementation/evaluation; Observes work, gathers data by interviewing or surveying incumbents, conducts focus groups/SME meetings, to extract job analysis information; Conducts TAQ's; Interprets job analysis data to make recommendations for selection methods; Designs examinations/uses various administration media; Administers and scores examinations under standard conditions as demanded by federal and state laws and the County Merit Rules and Regulations; Interprets test results in light of standard norms and limitations of tests in terms of validity and reliability; Researches materials for use in the development of selection methods and tools; i.e., pre-employment job knowledge tests, physical ability tests, assessment centers, interviews and rating scales; Explains selection procedures to County employees and the public; Schedules examinations; Reviews/revises/approves all interview questions used for every panel interview in 25+ BCC departments; Organizes training programs (e.g., Rater/assessor training, new supervisors orientation, behavioral interviewing); Represents the County at job fairs, special events. Salary Range $46,700 - $73,000 and an Outstanding employee benefits package! Consider this a head's up that we will be soliciting applicants soon. We are a premier destination, and have 1M+ residents in the County. The BCC has 5K employees, serving the community in every facet, from Parks and Recreation, to Engineering and Public Works, the public Library system, even Palm Beach International Airport. Our HR Department has a unit dedicated to Testing and Assessment, with staff in III (top level), II, and I level Testing specialist roles - we offer a genial and collaborative environment, a true team effort.

Kindly pass along to those you know, feel free to contact me with questions, lyan at pbcgov.org<mailto:lyan at pbcgov.org> or 561.389.6664. Palm Beach County is truly the 'Best of Everything.' www.pbcgov.com<http://www.pbcgov.com>.

Warm Regards,
Leilani Yan

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