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Recruiter in Texas City, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Public Sector Solutions, a division of Neighborhood Centers Inc. manages childcare subsidies in support of working parents throughout 60 counties in Texas, provides long-term recovery services for people affected by disasters, manages utility assistance for low-income individuals, and manages Workforce Solutions career offices across the region.  Programs in this division are funded by public contracts and our reputation as an efficient and reliable steward of our tax dollars has seen this division grow over the years.


The Recruiters are responsible for finding skilled workers to fill employers’ job openings. Recruiters work with the employers listing jobs; and business consultants, counselors, service representatives and others in the system. Recruiters also source talent through contacts with individuals and organizations outside the system.


  1. Manage the full life cycle of recruitment activities, including outreaching and interviewing prospective candidates and referring qualified candidates to employers.
    • When necessary, they receive and enter job posting information from an employer
  2. Spend most of their time recruiting, screening, and referring qualified candidates to job postings in
    • Help candidates improve applications and resumes
  3. Use alternate candidate sources and explore creative methods for filling job postings.
  4. Actively participate in networking opportunities with outside sources (business associations, educational institutions, industry organizations, etc.) to increase candidate pool.
  5. Communicate with employers to discuss their needs and solicit feedback on our service.
  6. Provide continuing service to employers with open job postings in, ensuring adequate referral activity.
  7. Communicate employer feedback to career office staff to provide feedback for job candidates.
  8. May arrange and monitor the scheduling and logistics of employer interviews as well as onsite and jobsite hiring events.
  9. Document work as required in
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


BA or BS in Human Resources, Business Administration, Marketing, Psychology or related field OR direct experience in business administration, marketing, or human resources for at least eight years.


2 + years recruiting experience with a large, complex or high volume organization, fast-paced working environment.


  • General knowledge of human resource topics (recruiting, application process, interviewing, hiring, etc.)
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategies to deliver suitable job candidates to match employers’ needs
  • Ability to listen to employers and understand specific occupational requirements and candidate qualifications
  • Ability to quickly assess job candidate qualification, suitability, readiness, and interest in employer positions
  • Ability to use assessment tools to effectively screen candidates
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Able to type a minimum of 35 wpm
  • Works well in teams including employers and other staff (flexible, congenial and adaptable).
  • Flexible and creative in the use of resources to meet changing customer demands; knowledge of alternative methods of recruiting using social media
  • Able to conduct labor market research on individual employers and industries, as well as specific occupations and their education, experience, and credential requirements
  • Knowledge of specialized human resource topics such as benefits, turnover analysis, job skills analysis and talent development.
  • Self-directed and able to make rational decisions based on what is best for a customer
  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks, manage time, and stay organized
  • Results oriented, self-motivated, and adaptable to changing priorities


Proficient in Microsoft Windows and Office and willing to learn new software.


Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required