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Location: Parkersburg, WV
Type: Contract
Job ID: 943047


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Job Description
Staffing Specialist
Dept & Location:
Staffing & Recruiting / **enter branch & state**
Reports to:
Branch Manager
FLSA Status:
Non-Exempt (hourly), Overtime eligible
Provisional Period:
90 days
**  CHOOSE      Regular, Full-time Staff    or     RegularFull-time Temp-to-Hire
Position Summary:
This position requires a self-starting, highly motivated person who possesses strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, educate and influence others by maintaining trust and building rapport with both customers and associates.
Primary Objectives:

  • Recruiting and Candidate Onboarding – Job postings on various online sites, scheduling appointments, conducting interviews, performing skills validation testing on applicants, completion of new hire paperwork, maintaining files and personnel records, conducting background checks and drug screenings, develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need and maintain regular contact with them. Occasionally attend job fairs, college visits and other recruiting and networking events.
  • Placement and Customer Service – Work closely with customers to determine their staffing needs, analyzing and matching up associates to the positions requested by customer, ensure each associate is working in a comfortable and safe environment, communicate with the candidate all pertinent information regarding the assignment, efficiently and effectively fill open positions while keeping in contact with customer during the process, stay fully educated on customer processes and policies to ensure 100% contract compliance.
  • Administrative Duties & Recordkeeping – Database management and data integrity, verifying weekly payroll hours as needed or missing, assist with front desk and admin duties as needed, promptly answering emails and telephone calls, assist and backup absent team members.
  • Human Resources – Greet candidates with enthusiasm and professionalism, making them feel relaxed, welcomed, and valued, providing coaching/counseling to associates, provide detailed documentation in system regarding communication with associates such as complaints, resume submissions, job denials, injury claims, etc.), report potential legal matters to management immediately, report injury claims to management and online reporting tool immediately while keeping in touch with injured associate and customer.
  • Attend company sponsored and ASA suggested training and webinar sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • High School diploma required, college or additional training preferred.
  • Human Resources, Recruiting and Sales experience preferred.
  • CSP or HR certification preferred.
  • Proficient using email and Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, etc.).
  • Comfortable doing in depth interviews with individuals to determine whether they would be a good candidate for placement and what their strengths and weaknesses are, while keeping in mind possible positions they may be qualified for.
  • Have strong ability to respond appropriately to various situations and able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and  be able to work in a fast-paced environment with little to no supervision.
  • Must possess good grammar and communication skills, both verbally (in person and on phone) and written, including professional email responses and online recruiting sites.
  • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork with a positive attitude.
  • Excellent organizational and prioritizing skills, impeccable attention to detail and able to follow standard processes.
  • Capable of maintaining the highly confidential nature of human resources work.
  • Ability to travel and at times be able to maintain a flexible work schedule.
  • Able to pass a drug screen and background check.

United Talent Job Description – Staffing Specialist
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Essential Core Values:

  • Safety – Our highest priority.      
  • Integrity – Deliver on our promises. Honest, transparent and kind.
  • Quality – Accurate and Dependable, supporting continued learning.
  • Responsiveness – Listen to ideas and concerns and respond promptly.
  • Teamwork – Working together to provide best possible service.

Hours, Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Regular office hours are 8:00 – 5:00, Monday through Friday, overtime as needed.
  • Office Environment with possible outside travel and visits to various customer locations.
  • This position is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, talk and/or hear for long periods of time. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or more than 50 pounds.

Dress Code:

  • United Talent dress code is considered “business casual”. Fridays are considered jean casual day where jeans and nice tops, or United Talent shirts are appropriate.
  • Other casual days may be approved for various occasions by management.

Additional Potential Compensation:

  • Incentive awards
  • KPI goals
  • Annual reviews


  • Paid time off and Holiday pay
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision, Aflac, Life, Disability, FSA, HRA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Wellness/Gym membership reimbursements
  • Education and professional growth assistance
  • Financial wellness program

Revision Date:
December 2019
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