York Region Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) Full Time in Newmarket, ON

York Region

Branch Newmarket ON CA

Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter)
Newmarket, ON

Exposure to various recruitment technology tools including applicant tracking systems, internet sourcing platforms, social media channels, etc….

Would you consider yourself high energy and eager to join one of the most progressive and innovative public sector employers? Do you have experience staffing for unionized, technical and management vacancies? If you have answered yes to these questions, the Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter) might be your next position.

Reporting to Talent Acquisition Consultant, you are responsible for providing talent acquisition services to a designated client group; providing a broad spectrum of talent acquisition services as it pertains to managing and executing the full life cycle recruitment process including: applicant screening, assessment of candidates, candidate selection and offer management. If you are enthusiastic and passionate about making an impact by partnering with the business to meet their goals through hiring top talent, this could be the opportunity for you.

The successful candidate must be dynamic contributor who thrives in a fast paced environment and embraces change. Experience in a unionized environment is a must; you should be able to work independently and be comfortable managing a high volume of complex job competitions.


Our ideal candidate should have a University degree in HR, Commerce or a related discipline. The successful candidate should have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience managing the end to end recruitment process within a fast paced corporate environment. An ability to generate meaningful and trusted relationships, to partner with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, and a commitment to exceptional client service is required. Other assets would be:

  • Strong interpersonal, sourcing and networking skills with a proven understanding of the recruitment landscape to attract top talent.
  • Demonstrated consulting, facilitation and advisory skills with the ability to successfully promote new concepts and ideas.
  • Exposure to various recruitment technology tools including applicant tracking systems, internet sourcing platforms, social media channels, etc.
  • Proficiency in behavioral interviewing methodologies, competency-based techniques, and/or other selection and assessment tools.
  • Knowledge of relevant Employment and Human Services legislation, acts and regulations as well as employee and labour relations trends and issues.
  • Understanding of cultural diversity as it relates to employment process and business need of the Region.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including Communication, Innovation, Teamwork and Collaboration, and Personal Ownership.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret collective agreements and make appropriate decisions related to recruitment and selection activities.

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by August 8th, 2018, quoting competition #22731. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$75,180 – $85,357 annually. This is a non-union position.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Newmarket, ON, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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