Human Resources Assistant Intern

Walla Walla, WA 99362

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Position Description

Position: Human Resources Assistant Intern
Salary Range: $16.28 per hour
Location: Human Resources Department
Employment Type: Temporary position of not more than six (6) weeks in duration with flexible work period not to commence before June 1, 2024, and concluding no later than August 31, 2024, with a maximum work week not to exceed 20 hours/week, not to exceed a maximum of 120 hours in total

Part Time Benefits Include:
• Benefited employees shall accrue sick leave benefits at the percentage rate of hours worked per week, to a maximum of eight (8) hours earned per month based on a forty (40) hour workweek but not less than one (1) hour per every forty (40) hours worked per County Policy 30.05.0
Visit Walla Walla County Website for detailed benefits information.

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Position provides coordination, support and guidance for the human resource activities and functions of Walla Walla County offices and departments. This position will be responsible for updating the county’s personnel policy, assist with data collection/entry of our HR/Risk Management system, digitalizing paper documents for the department and organizing them electronically with the assistance of the HR Manager and HR Coordinator. This Intern will be working in the Human Resources Office and will be exposed to Human Resources and Risk Management issues and learn best practices for those solutions. Work involves contact with the general public, other public agencies, elected officials and department heads and their employees. The position requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of customers.

Working Environment/Physical Abilities: Work is performed in an office setting. Must be able to lift up to twenty (20) pounds, sit for extended time. Physical abilities required for this position are ones typically related to office operations; manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate personal computers and other office equipment; accessing file cabinets; and sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications: Minimum high school or GED graduate. Any combination of experience, education and training which would demonstrate the level of knowledge and ability required. Must have the ability to attend meetings, events, and workshops outside of regular work hours. Must have good communications skills in answering phones and assisting walk-in customers. Must possess computer skills, including internet use and Microsoft Office

Application: Walla Walla County application, resume and cover letter required. Job description is available on our website at where you can apply online.

Type: Intern
Pay: $16.28 per HOUR