City of Lansing

Human Resources/Finance Receptionist

Location: City of Lansing
Job Code: 102
# of Openings: 1


The City of Lansing is seeking a highly organized, customer service focused individual to join our team as a full-time Human Resources/Finance Receptionist. The successful candidate will demonstrate effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; have the ability to maintain professionalism, diplomacy and tact; maintain confidential information; establish and manage relationships to build trust; and support the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the organization.

The City offers a competitive wage and benefit package including paid vacation, sick and holiday leave. 

Position responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Greets persons entering departments in a professional, friendly, and hospitable manner.
  • Provides general support with a variety of clerical activities.
  • Serves as the primary phone receptionist for the HR and Finance departments.
  • Maintains the calendars of the HR Director and Finance Director.
  • Schedules meetings and coordinates calendars for HR department staff.
  • Types letters, memorandums, schedules, reports, forms, and other documentation.
  • Collects and documents department staff leave slips on departmental calendar.
  • Provides ancillary back up assistance to other Department of Human Resources disciplines; including but not limited to: Employee and Labor Relations, Payroll and Benefits, Recruitment, and Safety and Wellness.
  • Keeps office supply inventory and orders supplies.

Basic Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associate’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources preferred.
  • Two years of increasingly responsible related receptionist experience.
  • One year of Human Resources-related experience preferred.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred.
  • Intermediate expertise with Microsoft Office software required, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Publisher.

The City of Lansing is a diverse, robust capital city that offers a great place to live, work, and play. The City hosts the seat of government, a thriving economy, areas of culture and entertainment, manufacturing, major educational institutions and is centrally located to major areas of interest.


The City of Lansing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Certified Veteran Friendly Employer.


The City provides reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, or during employment, notify the Department of Human Resources at (517) 483-4004. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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