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People & Payroll Intern
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Spirit Cruises | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Job title: People & Payroll Intern

Department: People

FLSA status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: People/Payroll Manager

Job Summary:

Inspired by our commitment to excellence, the People/Payroll Intern at the Company creates unforgettable memories for our guests. The successful People/Payroll Intern supports the human resources and payroll functions for all cities/business units to ensure consistently high levels of quality, service and customer satisfaction while maintaining a high level of profitability.

Essential Functions:

* Assist People/Payroll department with various Human Resources/Payroll-related functions, supporting all shipmates Company-wide, while abiding by all Company policies and procedures
* Properly input data and process new hires into the HRIS system
* Monitor E-Verify cases and background check reports daily
* Run standard reports including but not limited to pay rate change and payroll reports
* Process separation information and supporting documentation
* Process child support order garnishments
* Publish weekly organizational announcement for new hires and separations
* Act as liaison between unemployment vendor contacts and city management teams
* Assist with developing responses and action plans to comments posted on the web regarding the Company's reputation
* Serve as a marketing agent on behalf of the People department. Create flyers, posters, emails, and web updates of all things HR specific
* Handle department mail, utilizing the postage machine and/or the Post Office
* Maintain personnel files, employment verifications, and other filing ensuring regulation compliance
* Manage HR hotline and inbox daily
* Resolve shipmate questions and inquiries including guiding them to the appropriate shipmate/department
* Assist with various payroll functions to ensure timely and accurate paychecks
* Participates in shadow opportunities within other departments in the fleet
* Participates in special projects as requested
* Participates in department meetings
* Participates in Making Waves, Be Moved, and OSS programs
* Performs other duties as assigned


The successful People/Payroll Intern will personally contribute to the unforgettable guest experience, be favorably viewed by supervisors and peers, and be swift and efficient in the execution of assigned duties. Performance will be measured by quality, service, management evaluation, and feedback from peers on the city's team.

Job Specifications/Qualifications:

* High school diploma or equivalent required
* Must be earning an associates or bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field
* Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources
* Prior experience with an HRIS/payroll database is a plus
* High attention to detail
* Able to work in an organized manner and manage multiple priorities/tasks
* Able to maintain confidential information
* Able to consistently meet tight deadlines
* Able to communicate effectively in oral and written form
* Proficient computer skills and working knowledge with Microsoft Office applications (especially Word & Excel)
* Able to work independently
* Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships
* Qualified comprehensive background check

For purposes of this job description only, references to the "Company" are to the following subsidiaries of Entertainment Cruises Inc.: Premier Yachts, Inc., Mystic Blue Cruises, Inc., Seadog Ventures, Inc., Spirit Cruises, LLC and Mariposa Cruise Line Ltd. You are employed by one of these subsidiaries, not by Entertainment Cruises Inc.

About Spirit Cruises

Spirit Cruises, LLC is the largest harbor cruise company in the United States and operates a fleet of 12 ships cruising in seven of America's most popular port cities, including Boston, Chicago, New York and Weehawken, NJ (New York Harbor), Norfolk, VA, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Spirit offers lunch and dinner cruises that include energetic live song and dance entertainment, buffet dining, dancing to a DJ and sightseeing. In addition to its Spirit vessels, it operates Bateaux New York, a luxury glass dining yacht; and Elite Yacht Charters, which are private charter vessels.