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Recruiter (Part Time)

Human Resources
Human Resources
2100000687 Requisition #

Works under the general direction of the Recruiter Supervisor to administer Employment and Human Resources policies and procedures related to recruiting and hiring.  Coordinates the overall recruitment process including job posting, interviews, and hiring.  Collaborates with managers to meet hiring targets and needs by recruiting candidates with quality talent and facilitates promotion of internal candidates.  Maintains posting and interview schedules of job vacancies using effective recruitment channels.  Creates and implements competency-based assessments and programs to measure an applicant's learning and thinking ability, habitual patterns, interests, and specific skills.  Evaluates, compares, and verifies applicants' educational, training, and employment background to minimum qualifications of posted positions.  Extends job offers to selected applicants by preparing job offer letters and certification packet materials.  Determines appropriate rate of pay according to HR Policy or consultation with Compensation.  Schedules employees for New Employee Orientation and new hire processing including medical examination, background assessment, drug screening, DOT testing, and benefits processing.  Conducts training related to employment, selection, and testing policies and procedures as needed.  Responds to all questions/inquiries concerning the status of assigned jobs and special projects.  Analyzes and recommends solutions for employment-related issues.  Makes recommendations to management concerning new recruitment channels to increase qualified applicant pool and effective testing measures used to evaluate candidates.  Researches and monitors the job market and various data to prepare complex reports, analyses, and summaries as requested.  Maintains and updates applicant database including inputting resumes, generating response letters, and developing applicant-tracking reports.  Assists with the development and implementation of the City's web-based recruiting efforts including social media recruitment communication.  May serve as a technical liaison with HR Information Systems regarding various system maintenance upgrades and troubleshooting.  Assists in preparing the annual recruiting plan and the budget.  Participates in recruitment efforts at schools, job fairs, and other outreach opportunities by traveling to various locations throughout the City.



1.        Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with management, staff members, and the general public.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer and telephone.  Requires the ability to operate an automobile to travel to various locations throughout the City.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Majority of work is performed in an office environment except during site visits and testing processes.  Requires contact with all levels of employees of City Government.  Some evening and weekend shifts may be required. May be exposed to changing weather conditions when attending outdoor recruitment events. Travel to various locations throughout the city will be required.

Bachelor's Degree in Business or Public Administration, Human Resources, or a related field and five (5) years of progressive professional work experience in performing employee selection activities in a Human Resources environment; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Must have working experience of software programs including Microsoft Office applications. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license as a condition of continued employment.  Project management experience or experience in a lead capacity preferred.  Experience in test development, recruiting, and event planning preferred.  Knowledge and experience with applicant tracking software, such as SIGMA, Oracle and optical scanner preferred. 

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
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