Community Outreach Recruiter (Human Resources Advisor)

Community Outreach Recruiter (Human Resources Advisor)

Community Outreach Recruiter (Human Resources Advisor) 150 150 BoltonA
City of Austin
March 16, 2023
Job Type
Contact Name (not public)
Alexandra Bolton
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Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?

The Public Works Department is hiring a Human Resources Advisor to serve as a “Community Outreach Recruiter” on our Human Resources Talent Acquisition Team. This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity to build relationships with local workforce organizations, agencies, and networks with the goal of establishing talent pipelines and expanding employment opportunities for underserved, transitional, and early career job seekers.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and passionate about sourcing and connecting job seekers in our community with careers in public service. The individual in this role will proactively identify and cultivate partnerships with local workforce and employment support organizations, high schools, and technical/vocational schools to spread awareness about careers that do not require a 4-year college degree, attend campus recruiting events at colleges and universities to connect future and recent college graduates with early career opportunities, and partner with internal and external veterans’ support programs to reach candidates transitioning from military to civilian careers.

We are looking for someone with experience working with employment support programs and/or a proven track record of developing recruitment approaches that provide solutions to recruitment and employment barriers to reach underrepresented and entry level talent pools. The person in this role will be responsible for networking and building relationships with community partners and stakeholders to source and recruit qualified candidates, attend job fair and recruitment events, develop creative candidate attraction strategies, and implement skills based hiring practices to cultivate a diverse pool of qualified candidates.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with programs that support underserved and/or entry level job seekers gain access to employment.
Experience developing creative recruiting strategies that successfully reach underrepresented talent pools.
Experience recruiting and hiring maintenance, construction, heavy equipment operation, and/or skilled trades positions.
Experience coordinating internship and/or apprenticeship programs and initiatives.
Proficient with Microsoft365 applications.
The ability to travel to multiple work locations.

About Us:
At the Public Works Department, our mission is to build and maintain a better community by delivering services to every corner of Austin. We want to set the standard for connecting people with safe and reliable infrastructure.
The Public Works Department values accountability, excellence, innovation, integrity, respect, safety, and unity. These values are supported by how we work; exploring ideas, embracing kindness, and encouraging trust.
The City of Austin is committed to providing cost-effective, sustainable benefits that assist employees in being physically and mentally healthy. This includes low cost medical, dental, vision, paid leave time, a highly competitive retirement plan, training opportunities and more. Please click 2023 City of Austin Benefits Guide to review.

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