Department of Transportation Recruiter #14001 in Helena, Montana

About MDT MDT employees are encouraged to reach their full potential on the job. The work we do at MDT has a direct impact on our community and the quality of life here in Montana. We work with communities to deliver custom transportation solutions. As an organization, we provide flexible hours, alternative work schedules, and a relaxed family-friendly environment to help MDT employees balance their personal and professional interests. The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is committed to continuous improvement of our employee safety program, our safety and health processes, and to achieving an injury-free workplace. Life in Helena, MT Escape the traffic congestion and high cost of living of so many metro areas, and discover why we love Helena! Cradled in the foothills of the Montana Rockies, surrounded by pristine forests and mountain lakes, alive with history and culture, lies Helena, "the heartbeat of Montana." This charming, sophisticated and beautiful Victorian city is both the capital of the State of Montana and the county seat for Lewis and Clark county. Learn more at About this fantastic job opportunity: Are you passionate about recruitment? Do you enjoy connecting the right candidate with their dream career opportunities? Do you want to be a part of an innovative and creative Human Resources team that supports MDT employees on their path to success? If so, this job is for YOU! As a member of the Workforce Planning team, the Recruitment Specialist is primarily responsible for full-cycle recruitment including sourcing, attracting, screening, and interviewing of applicants with emphasis on timely filling of positions with quality hires. Ensuring an outstanding candidate experience and seamless transition to becoming an employee are key factors as well. The successful candidate must: - possess superior communication skills both orally and in writing - provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers -pay attention to detail and be able to multitask Duties: -Lead full cycle recruiting in a creative, timely, cost effective and compliant manner by creating and posting attractive job listings -Utilize and research new social media, networking and career fair strategies to enhance candidate attraction (Facebook, LinkedIn, etc) - Ensure proper management of candidate applications and required additional documentation (DD-214, resume, cover letter, transcripts) through SOMRS online recruiting system ensuring all recruiting related files are accurate and organized - Build strong working relationships with agency staff and partner with hiring managers in order to ensure the highest quality candidates are received - Maintain a strong awareness of the market and trends and constantly be trying to achieve new and innovative ways to improve the recruitment process - Manage the Career Fair and Job Fair activities for the Department Required Application Materials: - Completed Application - Resume - Letter of Interest clearly detailing your experience in Human Resources, specifically in recruiting. This position is covered by a VEBA (Voluntary Employee Benefit Association). The successful applicant for this position will be required to participate in the VEBA group. The VEBA group can take part in an annual election. Any questions regarding the VEBA can be addressed to Laurie Edwards, MDT Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, (406)444-6054. The Montana Department of Transportation is an equal opportunity employer. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of disability, and veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may call the Human Resources and Occupational Safety Division, at 406.444.6054.