Human Resources Assistant

Judicial Branch Topeka, KS
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

The HR Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and technical duties in support of the human resources programs, personnel transactions and training activities. The Human Resources department supports the District Court, the Office of Probation and Pretrial Services, and the Bankruptcy Court.

Kansas City Division

500 State Ave (259)

Kansas City, KS 66101

Topeka Division

444 SE Quincy St (490)

Topeka, KS 66683

Wichita Division

401 N Market St (204)

Wichita, KS 67202

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* Assist with processing a variety of human resources and payroll actions such as appointments, promotions, separations, terminations, and changes to benefits elections.

* Assist with recruitment efforts such as posting vacancy announcements, reviewing applications for completeness, coordinating interviews, administering employment tests, and maintaining employment statistics.

* Assist in administering background investigations, and issuing employee credentials and identification cards.

* Maintain and monitor human resources records, including payroll and leave records, using Human Resource Management Information System (HRMIS). Track and enter time sensitive data, such as employees' promotions, performance evaluations, and step increases.

* Assist with benefits program coordination including maintaining and distributing benefits materials, processing forms, addressing routine benefit questions, and resolving benefit issues.

* Assist with coordinating the intern and extern programs.

* Assist with coordination of training activities within the court such as new employee orientations and health fairs.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel to the divisional offices is required. The primary location of this job is the Kansas City, KS office.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

0203 Human Resources Assistance

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment


To qualify for the position of Human Resources Assistant, a candidate must have a minimum of two years of general administrative experience and one year of specialized experience that provides knowledge of the rules, regulations, procedures and practice of human resources administration, and involves the routine use of automated human resources systems.

The successful candidate will possess excellent organizational and computer skills, demonstrate a strong service-oriented work ethic, pay close attention to detail, and have excellent interpersonal skills. A high school diploma or equivalent is required, and a Bachelor's degree is preferred.

Education above the high school level may be substituted for required "general" experience on the basis that one academic year (30 credits) equals one year of general experience. Education may not be substituted for specialized experience.


Please read the "Qualifications" section.