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Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Assistant

Human Resources Assistant

Milwaukee County
Milwaukee, WI 53233

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Interested in joining Milwaukee County? Milwaukee County is searching for authentic people who are out to change the game and bring their whole selves to work every day.

Milwaukee County oversees operations from our Airport, Behavioral Health, Child Support Enforcement, Combined Court Operations, Sheriffs Department, House of Corrections, Human Services, Parks, Public Safety, Public Works, Fleet Operations, Transportation, and at the Zoo. Our departments are also dedicated to our Seniors in the Department on Aging, those with Disabilities, and Veterans Affairs. Our employees also remain committed to serve the cultural, human, recreational and social needs of the entire community.

Milwaukee County offers a wide variety of interesting jobs for people who want to make a difference in our community. Milwaukee County provides a competitive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If disability related accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Come and join our team and discover our diverse and versatile community of independent spirits and unique talents, we are redefining the way you think about Milwaukee County!

Closing Date: February 7, 2021 or upon the receipt of 50 application submissions.

Human Resources Assistant
Department: Human Resources

Job Summary: This position assists the HR Business Partner (HRBP) in ensuring all assigned divisions and its employees are provided with exceptional HR support and guidance. This position will provide HR service to employees and managers in responding to general inquiries, providing administrative support to the HR Partner and ensure appropriate documentation is administered; coordinate hiring activities, and complete assigned project work.

Job Responsibilities
  • Provide HR Service to Employees and Managers - Answer day-to-day HR questions from employees and managers. This may include responding to general inquiries related to payroll, benefits, policies/procedures, training, or other general questions. Complex issues are referred to the HRBP or Manager.
  • HR Data Entry - Process employee changes via Personnel Action Forms (PAF) into the HRIS including new hires, transfers, and terminations.
  • Provide Administrative Support to HRBP and Manager - Respond to Unemployment Insurance inquiries, submit FMLA and Worker's Compensation required documentation. Create and maintain employee files and other HR records. Assist HRBP in gathering information and documentation for audits and accreditations.
  • Coordinate Hiring Activities - Assist in managing candidates in the applicant tracking system (ATS) including dispositioning candidates and drafting rejection letters. Coordinate new employee onboarding process including pre-employment requirements and creating offer letters. May participate in or facilitate new employee orientation.
  • Project Work - Complete assigned projects including report generation, track requested information, assist with on-site accreditation surveys, calculate and analyze information.
  • Ability to properly operate computers, copiers, fax machines, scanners, phones, and general office equipment.
  • Ability to push, pull, lift and carry up to 10 lbs.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Education, Licensure/Certification and Experiences
  • Current residency in the State of Wisconsin required
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Two (2) years or more work experience in HR administration (i.e., Employee Relations, Payroll, HRIS) or in an Administrative Assistant role required
  • Associate’s degree or higher preferred
  • Previous work experience with payroll or HR systems preferred
  • Previous work experience with Civil Service or governmental policies/procedures preferred
  • Previous experience processing employee changes into an HRIS preferred
  • Previous experience coordinating hiring activities preferred
  • Previous experience responding to Unemployment Insurance inquiries preferred
Note: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the State of Wisconsin. The selection process will be job related and will consist of one or more of the following: education and experience evaluation; written, oral, or performance tests, or other assessment methods.

Milwaukee County is committed to fostering an equitable working environment, free from discrimination and harassment, on the basis of any characteristic protected by law. We prohibit any form of discrimination, harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy related condition, national origin, age, disability, FMLA status, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, or any other category or status that is now or in the future protected by federal, state, and local law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.

Effective October 1, 2021, Milwaukee County will require all employees to have completed COVID-19 vaccinations and provide proof of vaccination or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request. All persons offered a position will be required to provide proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination at time of hire or have submitted a completed medical or religious exemption and accommodation request and been approved for an accommodation prior to hire.

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