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Employment Specialist
Ref No.: 17-23256
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Immediate need for a talented Employment Specialist/Recruiting Coordinator, with experience in any Industry. This is a 6 months contract with potential to hire and is located in Overland Park, KS. Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.
Job ID: 17-23256
Job Description:
The Employment Specialist is responsible for conducting video interviews for non-management positions, as well as assisting with candidate recruitment and processing.  This position will require the associate to utilize specialized systems to facilitate interviews with candidates, as well as coordinating tasks with local HR representatives, operations management, and vendors. Interviewers are also responsible for communicating with candidates via telephone, email, and SMS messaging regarding the next steps in the employment process, ensuring candidates complete the employment process timely and accurately. At times, interviewers will assist with the recruitment, scheduling, processing, auditing and tracking of candidates as they progress through the employment process systems and web-based applications. 
Training will be provided by the client for all Processes and systems, but not for general interviewing or communication skills.
Job Duties:
  • Must be willing to adjust the days of the work week and/or scheduled hours which they are expected to work to ensure the timely delivery of HR services to our internal customers
  • Must project a professional presence and adhere to Company’s appearance standards.
  • Will field inquiries and address employment related questions, concerns, and issues as they arise 
  • Will be expected to work approximately 40 hours per week at one location
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements quickly and confidently 
  • Exercise sound judgment in selecting candidates for various positions
  • Ability to work under broad guidelines
  • Handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality 
  • Trouble shoot issues, anticipate outcomes, resolve problems, and demonstrates considerable problem solving ability while working under minimal supervision and valued support to achieve business goals
  • Ability to manage time effectively, with minimal supervision to manage service delivery expectations and get work completed
  • Requires ability to ask open ended questions to gain understanding, determine the right fit, and make good decisions 
  • Uses considerable judgment when referring to compliance documents from various sources, and possess the ability to follow specific procedures to apply knowledge for resolution in each situation
  • Notifies hiring manager regarding the status of his/her request and proactively notifies local stakeholders if the hiring plan is at risk of not being met
  • Extends contingent offers of employment, assigns candidates to orientation (reschedules as needed), and closes the interview using a script to ensure all pertinent information has been communicated
  • Reviews background check status in AE.  If the background check requires adjudication, escalates the case to supervisor to determine eligibility
  • Calls ineligible candidates to notify them of their status, Coordinates DOT requirements and validates that requirements have been met to ensure regulatory compliance.  Prepares DQF for imaging in Xerox.
  • Validates that processing documents have been completed prior to scheduled orientation. 
  • Uses advanced problem solving skills to review candidate forms for completeness, conduct audit process, identify mistakes, and create follow-up tasks to rectify incomplete/rejected forms with local HR to ensure compliance and obtain resolution.
 Minimum Requirements/Preferences:
  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred; if the candidate has a degree, a concentration in Human Resources Management is preferred
  • Minimum experience of 1 year work experience in interviewing, hiring candidate, and general HR required
  • Have strong interpersonal skills, in addition to strong computer and phone skills required
  • Microsoft Office (MS) Excel: Intermediate level and MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook: Basic/Beginner level
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish) required
Our client is a leading Logistics organization and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration