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A National Management Company, specializing in Self Storage facilities, has an opening for a full-time Recruiting Specialist. This position will home-office based. Candidate must live within the Bradenton/Sarasota. Some travel required. 

Salary: $40,000

Location: Sarasota/Bradenton 

Overall Responsibility: Reporting to the VP of Human Resources, the Recruiting Specialist, will be the face and voice of the company by recruiting candidates for open position, interviewing, hiring and on-boarding new team members. Additional responsibilities will include HR projects related to culture, hiring and development.

Primary Functions:

  • Understand the organizations hiring needs by working directly with hiring managers to determine open positions within the company
  • Achieve staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates, advising managers, and managing relocations
  • Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives and meeting with managers to discuss needs
  • Understand the company culture, core values, work environments and position types
  • Create job postings using the applicant tracking system to post position to job sites, social medial platforms and newsgroups to create a pool of candidates for each open position
  • Generate applicants from team member referral program, tenant outreach, technical colleges, career fairs, and other creative resources to pool qualified applicants
  • Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants, analyzing responses, and comparing qualifications to job requirements
  • Utilize technology to complete the interview process by phone and video conference
  • Schedule onsite interviews with hiring managers by coordinating schedules, arranging travel, lodging, and meals; escorting applicant to interviews and arranging property tours
  • Become the subject matter and lead expert in the organization’s assessment tool, Culture Index
  • Utilize assessment tool to understand candidates best fit for the position
  • Create and send offer letters, complete new hire on-boarding and connect with new hire throughout their first week to ensure a positive on-boarding experience
  • Send and review background check for candidates following offer
  • Coordinate new hire’s first week of training with Director of Training
  • Determine applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications
  • Utilize the applicant tracking software for each step in the recruiting process
  • Continuously review and develop new job postings based on needs of the position to attract top talent
  • Improve organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices, monitoring job offers and compensation practices, and emphasizing benefits and perks
  • Avoid legal challenges by understanding current legislation, enforcing regulations with managers, recommending new procedures, and conducting training
  • publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations
  • Develop and manage internal referral program to encourage applicant leads from internal teams
  • Continuously review and update job descriptions with direction and assistance from VP of Human Resources and direct managers
  • Develop and continuously update career progression model to show team member opportunities for advancement in internal roles; including secondary positions that may be available
  • Lead resource for internal team members relocation request, advancement inquiries, transfers and secondary positions
  • Manage the company’s salary bands by continuously reviewing market survey results based on position at the direction of the VP of Human Resources
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional
  • Additional HR related projects as assigned by VP of Human Resources

Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisor responsibilities for this role

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Advanced skills sourcing candidates
  • Strong communication skills – in person, by phone and in writing
  • Professionalism is a must - this position is the voice and face of the company
  • Organization and time management required
  • Ability to work independently
  • Support company culture and workplace diversity
  • Strong project management skills
  • Familiarity with employment law specifically related to hiring
  • Ability to network through local organizations to promote company
  • Ability to lead meetings and provide trainings

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor’s degree preferred but will consider experience in lieu of degree
  • 3+ years recruiting experience required – specifically in full life-cycle environment including management of high-volume roles
  • Experience recruiting for third party management such as storage or property management highly preferred
  • Experience working remotely required

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged periods of time working at a desk on a computer
  • The ability to constantly operate a computer and other office equipment
  • The ability to communicate, converse with and express information in person, by phone and through other technology
  • The ability to maintain a regular and punctual schedule
  • The ability to travel by car or airplane up to 25%

Our company is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status or other protected group status, as it relates to all phases of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, rates of pay and other forms of compensation.

Location: Bradenton, FL
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