Recruiting Specialists, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Louisville KY

Recruiting Specialists, Kentucky Farm Bureau, Louisville KY


Responsible for the complete life cycle of the recruiting process.  This position is responsible for sourcing, pre-screening, and closing qualified candidates for hire at all levels.  Serves as the point of contact to hiring managers and applicants regarding the status of recruitment activities.  Coordinates internal and external posting activities through the Intranet (KNET), website, LinkedIn, Handshake, or other external posting sites and the Applicant Tracking System (iCIMS).  Conducts criminal history checks, reference checks, and pre-employment testing and extends employment offers.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS                                                                                                                        

Conducts activities related to the recruitment of internal and external applicants, including: internal postings, creating recruitment ads, prescreening applicants, interviewing, checking references, recommending prospective employees for employment, and making job offers to selected candidates.

Prepares and posts open positions on the Intranet page, webpage, external job boards, social media, and any other posting forums.

Confirms eligibility of internal applicants to apply for open positions and communicates with internal and external candidates on the status of their application.

Works closely with managers to coordinate and facilitate staffing activities for open positions.

Screens applicants and refers qualified applicants to hiring managers for further consideration.

Helps develop talent pipelines for recruiting for both KFBMIC employees and Agent Contractors.

Assists Agency Support & Marketing in sourcing candidates interested in contracting as sales agents for Agency Support & Marketing.

Schedules and coordinates all interviews with managers and applicants.

Extends employment offers and notifies internal and external applicants not chosen for open positions.

Processes criminal background checks, social security verification, education transcripts, and credit checks if required for the position.

Performs all new hire administrative functions – onboarding via Paylocity, making security badges, assigning security levels, adding meal plan deductions, sending appropriate announcements, verifying I-9 documentation and facilitating First Day Orientation.

Distributes company-wide communication through the Get Connected Monday Message.

Works closely with Communications to coordinate the Metro United Way Campaign, Red Cross Blood Drives, and other philanthropic events.

Develops and maintains relationships with colleges, universities, and other educational institutions to create mutually beneficial relationships for students and Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company through co-op and internship programs.

Represents KFB in a professional manner at state and local career fairs.

Prepares status changes for transfers and promotions.

Maintains order of application files and purges documents according to legal standards.

Administers the employee referral bonus program.

Provides internal and external customer service through greeting customers, initiating and receiving phone calls, and emails.

Regular, predictable attendance as employee has to physically be in the office.

This list of essential functions is non-exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.


OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                   

Assist HR Director and Talent Services Manager with the company visa sponsorship program and immigration activities required for potential and current employees to receive H1B work visas and green card processing.

Assist with the company’s relocation program and coordinate relocation activities with employees, moving companies, apartment complexes, etc.

May assist the Federation in external recruiting activities.

Assist with the activities relating to temporary workers including: coordinating for departments, handling day-to-day temporary issues with managers, and processing and tracking invoices.

Attends seminars and other continued education activities to keep abreast of recruiting trends and legal issues.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS                                                                                                                             

Physical demands: Normal vision/hearing (with or without correction); Speaking;

Lifting (not to exceed 25 lbs.); Occasional driving; Occasional in-state travel and evening/weekend work hours.

Mental demands: Deadline oriented under time constraints; Able to adjust quickly to workplace change with minimal disruption; High degree of coping skill and tolerance of ambiguity.

Environmental factors: Standard office lighting, temperature, and noise.

Equipment: Telephone; Keyboard; Personal computer; Fax; Copier; Automobile.



Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred or equivalent work experience.

Staffing experience preferred.

Knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft Office software.

Knowledge of federal and state laws governing recruitment and selection.

Able to work in a confidential manner.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Customer service orientation.

Must be self-starter and possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.


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