Human Resources Assistant
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
444 SE Quincy St (490)
Topeka, KS 66683
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.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel to the divisional offices is required. The primary location of this job is the Kansas City, KS office.
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0203 Human Resources Assistance
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.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The Court reserves the right to modify the conditions of this job announcement or to withdraw the job announcement, any of which actions may occur without any prior written notice. This job announcement may involve filling more than one position described herein. This position is subject to mandatory participation in electronic payment of net pay (i.e. Direct Deposit) and ongoing favorable background checks. The U.S. Courts require employees to adhere to a Code of Ethics and Conduct. Due to the volume of applications received, the Court may only communicate to those individuals who will be interviewed for open positions. Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid. Applicants must be United States citizens or eligible to work for the United States Government.
* THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER *
Background checks and security clearance
Please read the How To Apply section.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, please submit the following items:
A cover letter;
A chronological resume;
Federal Judicial Branch Application for Employment and District of Kansas Supplemental Form; and
PDF of the completed package.
Complete applications should be submitted by email to: ****
The Application for Employment form is available on the court's web site under the Forms/Employment tabs. Please note that there are separate forms for PC and Mac users.
United States District Court, District of Kansas
500 State Ave. (259)
Kansas City, KS
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Please read the How You Will Be Evaluated section.
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Fair & Transparent
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
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New employee probationary period
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Open & closing dates:
07/06/2018 to 08/31/2018
$36,877 to $59,934 per year
Pay scale & grade: