HR Specialist / Recruiter
Job TypeFull Time
CompanyNorth Wind Solutions
Job Description

The Recruiter is responsible for delivering all facets of the recruiting success throughout the awarded task orders. The Recruiter will play a critical role in ensuring we are hiring the best possible talent. This Recruiter will conduct passive and sourcing recruitment activities, meaning that you will also own candidate identification and engagement throughout the process. As a member of the NW team, the Recruiter will serve as the sourcing expert for a group of job families specific to the task orders awarded.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and execute recruiting plans, network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups and employees; coordinate and implement college recruiting initiatives and administrative duties and recordkeeping. 
  • Partner with teams to build effective sourcing and assessment, with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations 
  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management 
  • Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the organization, implementing any new processes and fine-tuning standard processes for recruiting to deliver the quality results to the customer
  • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives, including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for the most ‘hard to fill’ openings
  • Work with hiring managers on recruiting planning meetings.
  • Create and update job descriptions as needed. 
  • Lead the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position. 
  • Efficiently and effectively, fill open positions. 
  • Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation. 
  • Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need. 
  • Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting. 
  • Build networks to find qualified passive candidates. 
  • Post openings in newspaper advertisements, with professional organizations, and in other position appropriate venues. 
  • Post positions to appropriate Internet sources. 
  • Set up candidate interviews, disposition candidates, and verbal offers of employment.
  • Improve the company website recruiting page to assist in recruiting. 
  • Research new ways of using the Internet for recruitment. 
  • Use social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates. 
  • Network through Industry Contacts, Association Memberships, Trade Groups and Employees
  • Locate and document where to find ideal candidates. 
  • Aid public relations in establishing a recognizable employer of choice reputation for the company, both internally and externally. 
  • Communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport, gauge morale, and source new candidate leads. 
  • Maintain regular contact with possible future candidates. 
  • Coordinate and Implement College Recruiting Initiatives 
  • Attend career fairs for recruiting and company recognition. 
  • Develop working relationships within colleges to aid in recruiting. 
  • Review applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements. 
  • Conduct prescreening interviews. 
  • Maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data in the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). 
  • Assist in performing reference and background checks for potential employees. 
  • Assist in writing and forwarding rejection letters. 
  • Assist in interviewing and selecting employees onsite. 
  • Assist in preparing and sending offer packages. 
  • Assist in preparing and sending new employee orientation packages. 
  • Perform other special projects as assigned.
This position is contingent upon contract award. 

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years’ experience: OR
  • At least 7 years of experience in recruiting and human resources; OR
  • Any combination of experience and education exceeding 5 years of recruiting/human resources.
  • Experience with full cycle recruiting
  • Knowledge and experience in recruiting passive candidates at all levels.  
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Recruiting experience with at least 3 years in government contracting strongly preferred. 
  • Strong knowledge of Boolean, x-ray searches and additional sourcing software/tools 
  • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices. 

North Wind offers a competitive pay and benefits package to include health, life, and disability insurance benefits, 401(k) with company match, generous paid leave, and tuition reimbursement for eligible employees. As a company, we are committed to employee wellness, professional development, and work-life balance. We value safety, reliability, and commitment to our people! For more information about our benefits or hiring philosophy, visit the North Wind Career Opportunities Page.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or use the Request for Reasonable Accommodation form to get assistance.

North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.