Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



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Trades Recruiter

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Administrative/Management
Organization:  Strategic Human Resources Mgmt
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 103962
Job Code: Employment/Recruitment Rep 3 (H03.3)
Date Posted: June 20 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We are seeking a dynamic, self-driven and highly motivated Recruiter specializing in skilled trades positions to join our team of dedicated professionals focused on customer service and quality. You will use your expertise in working with passive candidates in a competitive market and be key in generating high quality candidate pipelines while collaborating with hiring managers to provide customer-focused consultation and guidance.  This position is in the Staffing and Employee Engagement Division.

Essential Duties
- Serve as a knowledge leader on complex and challenging recruiting trends and methodologies and partner with hiring managers and external vendors to understand business needs, define candidate qualifications and drive recruiting strategies for skilled trade positions.
- Conduct in-depth phone screens that address key competencies of job requisitions and possess the ability to assess candidates against profiles/culture. Interview and prepare a candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline.
- Promote a strong brand in the market through proactively networking, cold calling, developing/maintaining campus and professional relationships while using various markets and channels to ensure a full pipeline of passive and active candidates.
- Provide program design input and implementation on interview guides and provide training and guidance throughout the hiring process to ensure a positive candidate experience.
- Prepare search status reports and lead/participate in customer workforce planning meetings on active searches.
- Set high recruitment standards, maintaining operational excellence and compliance by analyzing recruiting strategies to attain weekly, monthly, and quarterly recruiting metrics that improve sourcing efficacy and demonstrate return on investment (ROI).
- Ensure day-to-day operational effectiveness and quality talent acquisition outcomes by identifying areas of improvement and bringing/implementing solutions while establishing a culture of shared success.
- Collaborate in a complex matrix environment, driving talent solutions across multiple business segments with competing priorities, and with management and teams on various projects such as employer brand building initiatives, social projects and career sites.
- Perform other duties as assigned

 Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources or related field or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
- Advanced knowledge and understanding of employment and recruitment principles, concepts, practices, standards, processes and systems.
- Experience and proven success utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools, including but not limited to Application Tracking System (ATS), Boolean Search, Database Search, Internet and Social media to execute robust, complex search strategies. Experience using Microsoft Office applications.
- Experience consulting, developing and implementing recruitment strategies, marketing plans and customized campaigns for the skilled trades, while assuring compliance of organizational policies and federal and state regulations.
- Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships with the ability to pivot and quickly adapt to changing business needs and priorities.
- Experience conducting complex data analysis and metrics and ability to drive business and behavioral changes with data.
- Advanced experience networking and sourcing qualified candidates; ability to proactively network and continually seek new sourcing options/approaches to deliver qualified candidates to the customer.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills, excellent customer service skills and the ability to effectively explain, advise and influence potential applicants, senior management and internal clients.

Desired Qualifications
- Ability to work as a self-driven, highly motivated team player willing and excited to roll up your sleeves and contribute to all parts of the recruiting process with a positive attitude and a true sense of ownership from start to finish. 

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.
 

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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