Skilled Trades Recruiter

Location: Arlington, VA
Date Posted: 07-24-2017
Role: Recruiter- Skilled Trades
Location: Arlington, VA (metro accessible),  1 day/week remote work
Compensation: Highly competitive, based on experience
Primary Duties:
  • Sources talent by utilizing the ATS, job boards, postings, and referrals
  • Consults with candidates from the very first phone call, follows a set of general talking points to ensure candidates are consistently informed and prepared, spends additional time based on candidate need
  • Screens talent to ensure candidates are:
    • Technically qualified, cultural fits
    • Vetted for their interest in the role (location, compensation, etc.)
    • Able and prepared to deploy on the required timeline and take information requirements seriously
  • Follows key candidate conversations with planned communication templates and infographics to ensure candidates are well prepared to swiftly move through the deployment process
  • Submits applicants to hiring manager and schedules interviews, assists hiring manager in decision process
  • Works with Pre-deployment coordinators to assist where needed, also periodically follows up with candidates in the deployment process to ensure engagement and reduce drop-off
  • Attends/conducts meetings for hiring managers with or on behalf of the Recruiting Manager
  • May recruit for proposal efforts in addition to funded requisitions
Required Qualifications:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a metrics-driven environment
  • Somewhat flexible work hours to accommodate international clients
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Skilled trades(electricians, carpenters, mechanics) recruiting experience or knowledge a strong plus
  • Military background a strong plus
  • OCONUS recruiting experience a strong plus
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