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3-6 Month Contract Recruiter - Skilled Labor Positions in Oakland, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/4/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Oakland, CA
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Job Description

Right now, we are looking for a Recruiter to support the Bay Area market by focusing on hiring top talent. The ideal candidate will be an experienced recruiter with the ability to create and implement solid strategies, a strong service mindset, and a nose for top talent.

This will start as a 3-6 month contract opportunity with the potential to extend. There will also be the capability for this role to work remotely 2-3 days a week but ultimately we need someone who can still work onsite the majority of the work week.

Essential Activities:

  • Proactively source and contact high quality applicants using our applicant tracking system (ADP), national and local job boards, and community outreach
  • Conduct phone screens utilizing competency-based questions to evaluate skills and behaviors
  • Communicate next steps in the process verbally or via email
  • Consistently offer a positive experience for hiring managers and for candidates as consistent with the company brand
  • Develop and implement Nationally Powered Locally Driven strategies to hire top talent
  • Assist with interview scheduling and the offer process


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 5 to 7 years related experience in recruiting/talent acquisition
  • Knowledge of various employment laws and practices
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • An entrepreneurial approach to work -- the ability to work with limited supervision and to create and implement strategies independently