The City of Phoenix is currently seeking Human Resources Aides to fill vacancies as Payroll Assistants in the following departments: Police, Fire, and Water. Human Resources Aides perform paraprofessional, technical, and specialized administrative work in one or more functional areas of human resources, including recruiting and selection, employee development, human resources records, drug and alcohol testing programs, employee leave, and industrial programs, reading, interpreting, and explaining HR-related policies and procedures, and other human resources-related functions.
As a Payroll Assistant, duties include processing payroll and personnel transactions; performing routine research and producing written reports, emails and other correspondence; reviewing payroll data and payroll action forms for accuracy and proper approvals; organizing electronic and paper payroll records in a secure and confidential manner; providing internal and external customer service; and responding to queries about payroll-related issues. Depending on the department, the position may supervise staff that processes payroll and personnel transactions. Although the Human Resources Aide classification exists across multiple departments within the City of Phoenix, the duties and position may differ in each department.