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Personnel Analyst III

  • Personnel Analyst III
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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$46,392.00 – $73,896.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,933.00 – $3,079.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is senior-level professional and/or supervisory human resources/personnel administration work in the Office of Administration, Division of Personnel.

Job Duties

Supervises and trains staff or serves as a team leader or specialist developing and coordinating personnel activities in one or more of the major phases of human resources/personnel administration such as position classification, recruitment, selection, and compensation.

Conducts complex and varied personnel activities for one or more State agencies; supports agency officials in the areas of position classification, selection, personnel transactions, and/or compensation; assists agencies in the interpretation of rules and regulations.

Performs complex work in the area of position classification and allocation; assumes responsibility for classification activities for assigned agency; plans and conducts position evaluations and audits; reviews pertinent information, finalizes notes and/or audit reports, and determines appropriate action for position allocation, class specification revisions, and/or establishment of new classes; handles complex classification problems; reviews and/or prepares class specifications in final form for presentation to the Personnel Advisory Board.

Conducts and coordinates special studies of economic and social data; prepares and analyzes statistical data pertaining to the structure of an agency and Uniform Classification and Pay System; recommends adjustment, revision, and positioning of new classes or repositioning of existing classes within the established pay structure.

Reviews applicant qualifications; identifies classifications to consider and current job opportunities; explains requirements for employment and describes application processes; provides information concerning state and agency rules and regulations.

Reviews and revises procedures and policies, class qualification standards, and class restructuring to provide career ladders.

Tracks legislation; collects and analyzes data; prepares response for assigned fiscal notes.

Supervises staff engaged in personnel transactions for compliance with rules and regulations; recommends appropriate action to resolve discrepancies.

Researches, collects, assembles, and analyzes workforce data.

Serves as statewide administrator for personnel information systems.

Interprets federal and state personnel laws and provides guidance to State agencies.

Attends meetings, seminars, conferences, training programs, and special recruitment events pertaining to human resources/personnel administration.

Exercises considerable independent judgment and initiative under general administrative supervision.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications apply to applicant eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate employees for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions.) (More specific qualifications may be required for particular positions allocated to this class depending on the assigned duties and responsibilities.) 

One or more years of experience as a Personnel Analyst II or Unit Supervisor (Office of Administration) with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System.


A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Business, Public, or Personnel Administration; Industrial and Labor Relations; Psychology; Statistics; or a closely related field; and,

Three or more years of professional human resources/personnel administration experience with a primary focus involving position classification, recruitment, selection, compensation, and/or professional development training in management, supervision, performance appraisal, and related personnel courses.

(Earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified areas may substitute on a year-for-year basis for a maximum of two years of the required experience at a rate of 24 earned graduate credit hours for one year of experience.)

(Human resources/personnel administration (non-clerical) experience with a primary focus involving position classification, recruitment, selection, compensation, and/or professional development training in management, supervision, performance appraisal, and related personnel courses may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)


Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources/personnel administration including methods and techniques for position classification and evaluation, compensation, recruitment, and selection.

Comprehensive knowledge of federal and state statutes, regulations, rules, policies, and procedures.

Comprehensive knowledge of Missouri government organizational structure and occupations common to State agencies.

Comprehensive knowledge of agency policies, state personnel law, and departmental operating requirements.

Intermediate knowledge of applicable statistical concepts and methods.

Intermediate knowledge of management and supervision techniques.

Intermediate knowledge of computer applications used for reporting and personnel and payroll transactions.

Ability to gather, correlate, and analyze facts of social and economic data and develop recommendations and/or solutions.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to plan and supervise the operations of human resources/personnel administration activities and assign and coordinate the work of professional and clerical staff.

Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in the performance of duties.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

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