This overview is to provide you with a brief description and services provided to the Department of General Services and its client agencies by the Office of Human Resources (OHR). It also identifies specific topics management must be aware of and provides resources for information.  The following identifies the program and area of responsibility.


CLASSIFICATION AND PAY UNIT

The Classification and Pay Unit provides consultative services and guidance to DGS management and staff on a variety of complex personnel problems. This includes assisting departmental programs with requests to fill and reclassify positions, resolving complex issues affecting employees' employment and pay, and establishing, revising and abolishing departmental classifications in accordance with the State civil service Classification Plan.


CONSTRUCTIVE INTERVENTION UNIT

The Constructive Intervention Unit provides guidance and consultation to DGS management and supervisors on issues relating to employee conduct and behavior, adverse actions, and rejection on probations.


EXAMINATIONS UNIT

The Examinations Unit coordinates the annual examination plan, including prioritizing examination requests, administering and developing components of examinations through consultation with Subject Matter Experts, and certifying and clearing employment lists upon selection of candidate.


LABOR RELATIONS OFFICE

The Labor Relations Office facilitates a cooperative relationship between management, employees and the unions, conducts meet and confers with unions, responds to employee grievances, develops management proposals, participates in negotiations and provides contract language interpretation.


PERSONNEL TRANSACTIONS UNIT

The Personnel Transactions Unit administers the payroll and benefits program including implementing and maintaining changes in employment status and pay in the state employment history and payroll systems, and processing benefit documents, appointments, separation, payroll and leave records.