Careers in State HR
The Division of Personnel and Labor Relations (DOPLR) offers exciting career paths with opportunities for individual and professional development. With the recent HR transformation, now is an outstanding time to join DOPLR and be part of the positive developments underway in State HR.
DOPLR leadership knows our work starts and ends with the team of DOPLR staff who answer calls, facilitate meetings, and coach employees through difficult situations every day. We have an outstanding team from technicians to professionals who support each other while having fun at work. We offer a positive work environment that values collaboration, staff development, and work/life balance. Many positions offer hybrid in-office and telework schedules with program managers who understand the benefits of working with individuals to enable fulfillment on and off the job.
Is HR Experience Required?
We understand career paths take different twists and turns, and HR experience is not required to join the DOPLR team. Many DOPLR employees started in different positions and eventually found their way to a career that positioned them do what they find most fulfilling on the job: supporting people. Experience working in administrative positions, or roles that require investigation and analysis can translate well to HR work. Moreover, DOPLR is committed to developing staff by offering a robust training program for building core competencies in a classroom setting, as well as and on-the-job learning.
What Does a Career Path Look Like in HR?
Many staff start at the technician series and work their way into the professional-level HR Consultant series. At the professional level, DOPLR offers many opportunities to specialize in different HR areas. As a professional consultant, staff laterally transfer and have opportunities to promote throughout the division, as well as in Payroll and Department HR. From there, DOPLR develops leaders in program management, HR Business Partner, and division leadership positions.