Washington State Parks is governed by a board of seven volunteer citizens appointed by the Governor. Commission members serve staggered six-year terms, setting public policy and guiding the agency. The Washington state park system includes more than 100 developed parks, recreation programs, trails, boating safety and winter recreation.
Washington State Parks employs more than 450 permanent staff and more than 350 seasonal and temporary staff throughout the state. The headquarters office is located in Tumwater, and region offices are located in Burlington, East Wenatchee and Tumwater.
If you are an HR Professional who thinks creatively, works hard, and is passionate about how a top notch HR team can impact an organization's ability to meet its goals, then please consider this position. This is an opportunity to apply your skills and energy in one of the most interesting, complex and feel-good agencies in Washington State Government.
This recruitment is for a full-time, non-permanent, Human Resources Consultant 2 (Recruiter) position at Parks' Headquarters located in Tumwater, Washington.
The expected duration of this non-permanent appointment is 12 months.
Under general direction of the agency recruiter, this position independently performs professional level consultation to managers, supervisors, employees, and the public related to recruitment. The incumbent will identify, evaluate, analyze, and implement successful recruiting strategies to ensure diverse populations of qualified applicants are sourced for vacancies.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
•Advise and provide guidance to hiring managers regarding the recruitment and selection process.
•Create requisitions and build job announcements, scoring plans, and supplemental questions in the applicant tracking system NEOGOV.
•Screen applicant pools for qualifications and refer candidates to hiring managers for consideration.
•Analyze the composition of applicant pools to ensure viable selection of candidates exist for vacancies.
•Consult with hiring managers to ensure vacant positions are filled in a timely manner.
•Proactively identify opportunities to improve recruitment processes and results including enhancing the diversity of applicant pools.
•Respond to telephone and email inquiries from potential applicants regarding their status of their application.
•Review interview questions for legality and appropriateness.
•Review reference checks for red flags.
•Attends job fairs and other recruitment events.
•Assist with coordinating the agencies' Law Enforcement recruiting and hiring process.
•Trains statewide employees on effective hiring practices and processes.
•Reviews training requests, updates employee information, registers employees for training, and enters class information into The Learning Center (TLC).
•High school graduation (or equivalent).
•One (1) year of full-time professional level recruiting experience in a human resources environment.
•One (1) year of experience processing recruitment data using an applicant tracking system.
•Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook).
•Valid unrestricted (except for corrective lenses) driver's license.
•Bachelor's degree or higher in human resources management, business administration, public administration or a closely related field.
•Experience screening employment applications for required and desired qualifications.
•Experience creating job announcements.
•Experience processing recruitment data using ATS system NEOGOV.
•Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
HOW TO APPLY
To ensure consideration, please complete the online job application and profile at www.careers.wa.gov. Click on "Look for Jobs" and select Parks and Recreation Commission under the "Department" search. Use reference number 00541 when searching for the job announcement.
You must attach in your application the following:
•Cover Letter specifically addressing the qualifications listed in this announcement.
•Three professional references.
All requested materials must be submitted. Incomplete or late application materials will not be accepted. Failure to follow application process may disqualify you from further consideration. Please read the supplemental questions carefully and answer completely. Incomplete responses, including "please see resume" may disqualify you from further consideration.
The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the application questions. Answers will be verified and documentation may be required. Responses not supported in your application will disqualify you for consideration of employment from this recruitment.
Diversity Policy Statement
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is committed to creating an equitable, hospitable, appreciative, safe, and inclusive park environment – one that embraces the full spectrum of all community members' contributions. The Commission makes this commitment because:
•Diversity strengthens the workforce in competence and ability;
•Celebrating diversity appreciates and values individual differences;
•Diversity serves an increasingly heterogeneous society;
•Diversity helps ensure the relevance of a state park system, its mission, properties, and programs to the people of this state today and in the future; and
•Diversity is crucial to our ability to serve all citizens.
The Commission encourages and supports staff efforts to reach out to people of all races, national origins, abilities, religions, sexual orientations, veteran status, ages, and genders who use the parks and who live in communities nearby parks. This outreach is to focus on engaging in partnerships that expand programs and services in a way that is meaningful and of value to all people. The Commission is dedicated to offering quality experiences to all visitors through a workforce and volunteer corps that reflects the diversity of Washington State.
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over 40 years of age, disabled and Vietnam veterans and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. Persons needing accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the human resources office at (360) 902-8565. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through the Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388.
For information about this position, please contact Amy Zurfluh at Amy.Zurfluh@parks.wa.gov.
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