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HR Generalist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
CoreFirst Bank & Trust
Physical Address
3035 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66611
Job Description

Helping customers with their financial needs and leading the way in innovation and responsiveness is the core of CoreFirst Bank & Trust’s (“CoreFirst”) mission. This philosophy, the CoreFirst Way, has guided the bank well for nearly sixty (60) years and sets us apart from competitors.

Position Description:

Human Resources Generalist

Reports To:

SVP – Director of Human Resources


Human Resources




Full-Time, Exempt





? Hours:

Typically forty (40) hours per week between 8:00am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday

? Location:



3035 SW Topeka Blvd.

Topeka, KS 66611

? Role:


The HR Generalist will support the day-to-day transactions and policy administration relating to all phases of the employee life cycle activities and assist with recruiting. The Generalist will be located at the reception area of the department assisting with walk-ins and be the first point of contact.  Additionally, the Generalist will be an integral part of the HR team, working closely with bank management to support business leaders in making decisions, participate in development and improvement of policies and procedures, and assist with employee relations issues. The HR Generalist will have the ability to relate to individuals at all levels within the organization. The ideal candidate will have three to five years’ HR experience including recruitment, employee relations, HRIS, performance management, and training.

? Apply:

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Administer various human resource plans and procedures
  • Identify and source appropriate talent for current open roles within the organization; Conduct phone screens and assist with interviews to help hire most qualified candidates

  • Assists with identifying needs of hiring managers to be support recruitment efforts
  • Assists with job offers and salary negotiations
  • Completes required background checks and processes for new hires to begin employment

  • Conduct orientations with new employees as needed
  • Facilitate training and education for managers and employees
  • Assist with employee relations issues, including counseling, investigations, and addressing day-to-day needs

  • Review and process termination paperwork
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems
  • Work with management to update/create job descriptions

  • Maintain accurate organizational charts
  • Maintain employee related databases, including the Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
  • Uphold compliance with federal and state regulations related to employment
  • Prepare and analyze reports for departments as necessary
  • Project management for various HR projects throughout the year
  • Administer employee referral program
  • Other duties as assigned


Please note this description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Three to five years’ progressive experience in HR in areas including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, training, and HRIS.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to partner with managers and employees to positively impact business results
  • Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills as well as effective verbal/written communication skills
  • General knowledge and understanding of employment law and practices

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks while providing excellent customer service
  • Strong attention to detail and proven ability to prioritize workload

  • Must maintain confidentiality, discretion and integrity



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including strong spelling, punctuation, and grammar skills. Strong interpersonal skills are essential. Dependability is a must, due to the responsibilities of the position, which include being present for interview appointments and training preparation. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required of this position, but should not be considered comprehensive:


Adherence to CoreFirst Values; Respect, Communication, Integrity, Initiative, and Accountability. A secondary focus on internal and external Customer Focus, Compliance, Ethics, Perseverance, and Time Management is also essential.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from candidates, employees, and management

Ability to reconcile general ledger accounts

Work must be completed with quality and accuracy

Ability to work in a team environment and promote a positive attitude toward teamwork

Ability to accept and respond to changes in the work environment


Computer Skills:

Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook; experience working with an Applicant Tracking System/HRIS






Physical: Requirements:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, and walk.  Some light physical effort required including ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.



Travel is negligible, for purposes of attending recruiting events, visiting branch locations, or purchasing supplies. It is primarily local during the business day, although some local evening and weekend travel may be needed occasionally.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


  • Applicants must have a clean driving record and pass a drug screen and background check
  • Internal applicants must be meeting the minimum requirements of their current job and submit a cover letter and resume via the employee portal

  • Applications received by July 1, 2018 given first priority


CoreFirst Employment Practices:

CoreFirst provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, CoreFirst Bank & Trust complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


I, ________________________________________, acknowledge by my signature below that I have received a copy of my position description. 

                                Print Name


I have read and understand my job duties and responsibilities as _______________________________________________________________.

                                                                                                                                                                           Position Title


I further understand that I am responsible for the satisfactory execution of all the duties described therein, under any and all conditions as described. 


I can perform the essential function of this position with or without reasonable accommodations?   ______ Yes     _______  No


I certify that the information provided above is true and complete, and I understand that if the information provided above is false, it may result in denial of employment or dismissal. 



Employee Signature                         Date                                                                HR Representative Signature                         Date


Revised May 2018


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