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Human Resources Assistant

Location: KS, Wichita
Department: Murfin Drilling Company
Posted: 05-08-2018
Location Name: Murfin Drilling Company
Wage Max: 14.00
Wage Min: 13.00
Position Type: Full time
Shift: Standard



Title:                          Human Resources Assistant

Supervisor:              Human Resources Director

Department:             Human Resources

Status:                       Non-Exempt

Date Evaluated:        May 2018



The Human Resources Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the Human Resources Department by providing customer service to employees with incoming HR inquiries, processing new hire paperwork, maintaining employee files, assisting with benefits and providing other support as directed by the Human Resources Director.

Essential Functions

  • Provide customer service by assisting employees with questions or providing assistance to employees regarding HR resources.
  • Provide administrative support for the Human Resources Department.  Screen phone inquiries, schedule interviews/meetings, maintain employee files, prepare correspondence and assist with document retention policies.  Make copies, process mail, compile reports, and fax or scan documents.
  • Process new hire paperwork.
  • Perform employment verifications, background screenings and schedule pre-employment drug tests and physicals.
  • Verify and maintain I-9 documentation.
  • Participate in benefits administration including change reporting, new employee enrollment and invoice approval.
  • Assist in maintaining records in system including new hires and terminations.
  • Assist with termination processing and COBRA administration.
  • Provide recruitment support as directed.

Other Functions

  • Operate corporate multi-line telephone (Cisco IP Telephone System) by answering, screening or forwarding calls.
  • Assist with other duties assigned and directed by corporate management within the frame work of Murphy Tractor and Equipment Company, Inc.’s objectives.


  • Ability to communicate orally and in written format.

  • Intermediate computer skills including MS Windows, Word, and Excel.

  • Strong internal customer service and phone skills.

  • Maintains confidentiality in oral and written communications.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

  • Basic knowledge of office machines, including copier, fax, and printer.

  • Able to process work with accuracy and with strong attention to detail.

  • Able to maintain confidentiality and process confidential information discreetly.

  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Able to meet commitments and deadlines.

  • Complete required documentation and reports in a timely manner.

  • Able to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.

  • Demonstrates openness to new procedures, technology and structure.

Physical Requirements and Work Schedule

Employee must be able to do occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.

Education/Work Experience

High school diploma or GED required.  One year of experience in a similar position preferred.