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Human Resources Intern

Published on September 19, 2019

Department(s): City Hall

Location: Pittsburg, KS

The Human Resources Intern will assist the City of Pittsburg’s Human Resources Department in all aspects. They will provide quality HR compliance and administrative support to the HR team and clients and are responsible for maintaining satisfied clients by delivering assistance and support. The Intern will report directly to the Human Resources Manager, but will also assist the Human Resources Director and Human Resources Representative. This is an non-paid position for University class credit.

This position will be non-paid until January 2020.


• Responsible for day to day operations of the HR department including applicant tracking, personnel file updates, benefits bill audits and record keeping
• Assist in planning employee engagement events such as Employee Appreciation Week, cookouts, birthday parties and monthly newsletters
• Work with department managers to list job postings, facilitate interview and onboarding processes, conduct reference checks, prepare job offers and process new hire documentation
• Manage new hire pay changes, promotions, benefits enrollment and terminations with ADP Payroll Systems
• Prepare Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents
• Proofread HR documents including audits, marketing information, and handbooks
• Coordinate candidate interviews and notifications, physicals, and testing
• Maintain a satisfied level of customer service with clients, both internal and external, by properly handling requests through responsiveness and follow up
• Openly share new ideas and information with team members
• Conduct orientation for seasonal workers


• High school diploma or GED
• Currently enrolled at a University
• Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus