Human Resources Talent Acquisition Specialist/Recruiter #70FB12192018

  • Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
  • Fredericksburg, VA 22401, USA
  • Dec 24, 2018
Human Resources

Job Description

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative Fredericksburg, Virginia


Human Resources Talent Acquisition Specialist/Recruiter

Job Posting #: 70FB12192018

Job Grade: 12

Job Classification: Exempt


  • Associate's degree required.
  • Additional college level courses related to job also preferred.
  • PHR (Professional Human Resources), SPHR (Senior Professional Human Resources), SHRM-CP (SHRM Certified Professional), or SHRM-SCP (SHRM Senior Certified Professional) certificate a plus.

Work Experience: Must have eight (8) years of current recruiting/talent acquisition experience where responsibilities have progressively increased. Additional experience in one or more of the areas of human resources administration, i.e., personnel, benefits, or payroll, desired.

Summary of Job Duties:

  • Develops recruitment strategies to achieve required staffing levels.
  • Works with managers to develop specific recruiting and succession plans.
  • Assists with developing and maintaining professional relationships with college, university, and community college placement offices as a source to generate qualified applicants.
  • Directs the efforts of employment agencies and search firms, including negotiating and controlling employment-related fees.
  • Assists with scheduling and attending job/career fairs with appropriate staff to generate qualified applicants.
  • Provides information on company operations and job opportunities to potential applicants.
  • Screens and refers qualified applicants to hiring manager for interviewing.
  • May provide initial screening to obtain work history, education, training, job skills, and salary requirements.
  • Develops and conducts training programs for managers with a goal of improving recruiting and hiring efficiencies and reducing turnover.
  • Researches, analyzes, prepares and presents hiring and statistics.
  • Maintains records on recruiting activities as required.
  • Participates in development of annual recruiting budget.
  • Backup HR Generalist as needed and perform other duties as assigned.

Communication Skills: Must be able to compose clear, concise, and grammatically correct written communications with attention to detail. Must be able to communicate with individuals and small groups in a clear and effective manner. Must be able to work with a wide variety of individuals both internal and external to the Cooperative.

Abilities and Skills: Must demonstrate initiative to seek out and act upon solutions. Must have the ability to handle multiple priorities and be detail oriented. Must be outgoing, proactive, and able to engage others through personality. Must be enthusiastic, energetic, passionate, outgoing, approachable, and optimistic. Must also be competitive, tenacious, and creative. Must be able to organize, plan, schedule and coordinate with minimal or no supervision. Must be able to initiate and complete projects with little outside direction or help. Must exhibit a professional appearance and manner in dealing with others and work to maintain constructive working relationships. Must have a team-player attitude. Must be able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions required.

Job Knowledge: Knowledge in human resources related field, business and labor laws, labor relations, insurance, payroll, training, planning and administration principles and practices strongly preferred.

Working Conditions: Work will be primarily performed in the Fredericksburg office with occasional trips to the district locations. Attendance of seminars and conferences several times a year is also required. Extra hours may be required during emergencies or workload demands.



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