Dynamic Workforce Solutions Lufkin , TX 75902
Job Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Position Classification: Non-exempt
Primary Objectives of Position: Provides employers with the right candidate.
Location: Lufkin, TX
Essential Job Functions:
Help businesses recruit the best applicants for their jobs.
Appropriately connect job seekers to open positions, resulting in employment.
Successfully recruit candidates for assigned job orders.
Identify and recruit eligible and suitable program participants.
Identify job seeker barriers and refer to appropriate resources (internal or external) to overcome barriers.
Provide career advisement including the development of individual employment/placement plans, referrals to jobs, placement in training or education programs, job placement or advancement, and retention services.
Acquire and maintain ongoing programmatic competency to ensure compliant management of cases. Accurately document customer interactions through well-written case notes.
Ensure that case files meet or exceed programmatic requirement.
Acquire and maintain knowledge of market research tools and the trends in the industry or sector to appropriately guide and direct job seekers to placement or education.
Utilize Extreme Customer Service behaviors in all interactions with internal and external customers.
Other Job Duties: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.
The employee may be requested to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other management as required. The company reserves the right to revise or change job duties as business requirements dictate. It is also understood that the company reserves the right to change work schedules as required, including requiring overtime.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: Physical requirements include carrying/lifting up to 5 pounds, frequently; up to 10 pounds, regularly; and up to 25 pounds, occasionally.
Visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to drive an automobile and operate computer keyboard and basic office equipment; subject to carrying, lifting, twisting and reaching to perform essential job functions. Working conditions are primarily in an office environment with occasional travel to other locations.
Required Competencies: Extreme Customer Service focus, learning orientation, communication proficiency, teamwork orientation, technical capacity and critical thinking
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required. Areas of specialization in Human Resources, Communications, Business, Psychology, or closely related field is preferred.
Experience: Previous experience in workforce development and/or case management experience is preferred.
Skills/Abilities: Understand the recruitment, data entry, and customer requirements for all funding streams.
Understand and follow program policy. Knowledge of employment recruiting practices. Ability to engage, understand, and respond to the needs of business accounts.
Proficient with Microsoft Office. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are necessary. Ability to accurately document customer interactions through well-written case notes is a must.
Experience with State Employment Database is preferred. Knowledge of business practices within specific industry is preferred. Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced and diverse environment. Strong familiarity with regulatory entities and their laws and guidance that apply to job posting and recruitment, individual training accounts, employed worker training, customized training, and on-the-job training.
Insurance: Health, Life, Dental and Disability, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Account, Tuition Assistance