1+ months

Sr Recruiter - 90211496 -

California, CA
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This position is a tiered position. Incumbents will have a position level assigned based on their skills and experience, and in alignment with position development plans. Position placement is at Amtraks sole and absolute discretion.

Please note that this position can sit in the following locations: Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia, and New York.

Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move Americas workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?

The successful candidate will be recruiting talent for positions within the Amtrak Operations Organization and will primarily focus on high-volume hiring. Hiring needs are located across a variety of locations across a designated geographical region. As a member of the Amtrak Talent Acquisition team, the recruiter will partner with hiring managers and Human ResourcesBusiness Partners throughouttheir assigned functional areas. While partnering with hiring managers, the recruiter will understand business and staffing requirements, provide market analysis, direct andinfluence the recruitment process, develop local sourcing strategies, and measure and monitor the quality and cycle time in the execution of the recruiting process. Other recruiting activities/efforts may be assigned/available as needed.

The successful candidate will heavily influence the recruitment and selection process. This will include conducting thorough and timely in-take calls, committing to weekly communications with Hiring Managers while driving the recruitment at every step of the process to fill jobs w/ qualified candidates. This role focuses heavily on the relationship with hiring managers and requires the recruiter to be highly organized, possess ample experience and genuinely thrive in managing requisitions and candidates.

Defining hiring needs withhiring organization / manager
Conduct timely and effective intake sessions with hiring manager
Define needs, set expectations and plan for the interview and selection process
Develop quality and effective postings - translating hiring manager job descriptions & needs into effective advertisements to attract strong talent
Identify effective sourcing strategies to support hiring a diverse slate of candidates
Provide regular updates to the hiring manager, and/or partner with HR Business Partner as needed
Screening andrecommending candidates to hiring managers
Develop effective prescreening questions and review resumes to match the needs of the position/organization
Facilitate and Manage candidates through the pre-hire assessment process
Phone screen applicants (as necessary)

Facilitate and Participate in Interviews (as necessary)
Requires a highly organized and disciplined individual to execute recruiting in a high volume setting to meet/exceed expectations
Must be able to build outstanding relationships withHiring Managers while influencing them on best practices
Use solid judgment and thrive in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment
May support other recruiting team activities as assigned/needed
Comply with all employment laws/legal requirements

0-2 years of relevant experience

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent amount of working experience in lieu of a degree
Demonstrated background in developing and executing recruiting process(s)
Demonstrated experience/knowledge with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
Strong professional presence; proven ability to effectively work with internal hiring managers
Demonstrated experience in taking initiative and solving problems from an influential position in an organization
Proven consulting skills Demonstrated use of independent judgment and discretion in the delivery of recruitment services
Self-motivated, confident and able to work effectively with little supervision; consistently takes initiative, takes action, and has a can do attitude


3-5years of relevant experience

High volume working Recruiting experience

Experience with SuccessFactors ATS system

Experience in a fast-paced, high-volume recruiting, high requisition load environment

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Requisition ID:72842
Band Zone:C3
Posting Location(s):Los Angeles, Philadelphia, New York, Boston
Job Family/Function:Human Capital
Relocation Offered:No
Travel Requirements:Up to 25%
Recruiter Name:Jeries Hijazin
Recruiter Email:Jeries.Hijazin@Amtrak.com

You power our progress through your performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

All positions require pre-employment background check verification, a pre-employment drug screen and proof of full vaccination against COVID -19. Amtrak is committed to a safe workplace free of drugs and alcohol and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Marijuana, notwithstanding any statute, ordinance, regulation, or other law that legalizes or decriminalizes the use or possession of marijuana, whether for medical, recreational, or other use. Candidates who engage in the usage of marijuana will not be qualified for hire. Successful applicants for employment with Amtrak must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of hire as a condition of employment, subject to requests for accommodation. Fully vaccinated means 14 days have elapsed since receiving the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or 14 days since receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety-sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions. If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, the individual will not be permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an EOE/Affirmative Action Minority/Female employer, and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race/color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related conditions), national origin/ethnicity, age, disability (intellectual, mental and physical), veteran status, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, citizenship or any other personal characteristics protected by law.



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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-07-09

Amtrak, the national rail operator, connects America in safer, greener and healthier ways. With 21,000 route miles in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces, Amtrak operates more than 300 trains each day — at speeds up to 150 mph — to more than 500 destinations. Amtrak is the operator of choice for state-supported corridor services in 17 states and for four commuter rail agencies.

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