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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Days Worked: Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri.
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description

The City of Manhattan, Kansas is seeking well qualified applicants for the position of HR Technician I/II for Employment and Classification Category.

Reports to:  Director of Human Resources and Risk Management                

Currently Scheduling Second Round of Interviews.  Open Until Filled.

(Regular, Full-time, Non-exempt)       Starting Salary:   Pay range starts at $38,667.20 DOQ

  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • KPERS Retirement (including disability & death  benefits)

This is a benefit eligible position which provides options for: 

  • Group Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Benefit Plan
  • Voluntary benefit plans
  • Retirement plans
  • Life Insurance and More

How to apply:  Using the “apply now” button on this page, please complete all required steps for consideration.

  • The online application
  • upload a resume
  • and a list of three professional references with full contact information.   

 For general questions about the position, contact Robyn (785) 587-2443 or HR@CITYOFMHK.COM.  

This position, under supervision or general supervision, provides a variety of confidential administrative, paraprofessional and technical support for services and programs in Employment and Classification to assist with salary and benefit changes; data input of personnel transactions; administer performance evaluation program and calculate salary increases; process FMLA and Shared Leave Requests; assist in maintaining classification and compensation plan data; and process terminations.  Prefer candidates with one year Employment or Compensation experience.  High attention to detail must be exhibited in application process to be considered.

For a complete position description including the essential physical functions & environmental demands

click here:  HR Technician 2019 tg.pdf